The walk-behind mower is one of the most widely used weapons in any turf pro’s arsenal. Its uses are nearly limitless, and its importance is often underrated. From the latest models that technology has to offer, you’ll find just what you’re looking for in this month’s Buying Guide to Walk-Behind Mowers. We’ve also included a section of companies that offer attachment options for your walk-behind.

WALK-BEHIND MOWERS

Allen

The small, lightweight Allen XR16 hover mower features a new intake, impeller and blade system that increases airflow efficiency.


Ariens/Gravely

The Wide Area Walk 1034 mower with 34-inch cutting path fits through a 36-inch gate and features a 10 hp Briggs & Stratton I.C. engine.


Better Outdoor Products

Compact, lightweight Quick mowers are available with 32, 36 and 44-inch decks and a range of Briggs & Stratton and Kawasaki engines.


Billy Goat

The FM finish cut mower has a 33-inch mowing width. The triple-blade design keeps the wheelbase short for optimum maneuverability and easy handling.


BOB-CAT

Hydro walk-behinds are available with fixed or float side-discharge decks in 36, 48 or 54-inch sizes and a 15 or 17 hp Kawasaki V-Twin, air-cooled engine.


Bunton

The Bullet features a 15 hp Kawasaki KAI V-Twin gas engine, 36 or 48-inch cutting decks with side discharge, 5-gallon fuel tank and several accessories.


Cub Cadet Commercial

Wide-Area Walks feature fully welded, one-piece engine platforms and mowing decks; 7-gauge steel skirts reinforced with solid steel plates; and Command Cut System.


Eastman

The self-propelled 21-K, powered by a 6 hp Kawasaki engine, features spin-on oil filter, cut height of 1 to 4 inches and aluminum wheels with replaceable rubber tires.


Exmark

Exmark’s Turf Tracer hydro mower is available with 52 to 60-inch cutting decks and is powered by a 23 hp Kawasaki engine. Features Enhanced Control System.


Ferris

Powered by a 19 or 25 hp Kawasaki V-Twin engine, the ComfortControl DD is available in 48, 52 or 61-inch cutting widths. Cutting height from 1.75 to 4.75 inches.


Havener

Bradley belt-drive mowers are available with 32, 36, 48 and 52-inch decks and Briggs & Stratton or Kohler engines. Cutting height 1.5 to 4 inches.


Hayter

The Hayter Harrier 56 is a rotary striping mower with a ribbed and split rear drive roller. One-handle cutting height adjustment between .5 and 2.5 inches.


Husqvarna

The WH5221EFQ features a 21 hp Kawasaki engine and a 52-inch floating deck with adjustable heights from 1.5 to 6 inches in quarter-inch increments.


Hustler

TrimStar Hydro walk-behinds feature 36 or 48-inch full-floating decks, transmission lever, H-Bar Plus steering system, cruise control and more.


John Deere

The 7G18 mower, powered by an 18 hp Kohler Command Pro engine, comes with a 48-inch 7-Iron II deck, reverse assist and five-speed transmission.


Rich Mfg.

The Convertible Mower, a hydro walk-behind that converts to a zero-turn, is available with Kohler or Kawasaki engines and deck sizes of 48, 52 or 61 inches.


Scag

The Scag Pro-V hydro walk-behind features a new operator control system that delivers maximum productivity with no hand fatigue.


Snapper Pro

The SW20 features a 36 or 48-inch deck with quick-adjust levers from 1.75 to 4.5 inches, and cruise control bar for a variety of handling options.


Sutech

The Sutech 33-inch mower is powered by a Honda GXV340 engine. Three-speed transmission, machined pulleys and 11-gauge fabricated steel deck.


Toro

The T2 T-Bar Hydro is available with a 17 or 19 hp Kawasaki KAI V-Twin engine and 36, 40, 48 or 52-inch TURBO FORCE decks.


Walker

The Walker is powered by a 15 hp Kawasaki engine. Two integrated HydroGear zero-turn transaxles offer the ability to maneuver into tight areas.


Worldlawn Power Equip.

Worldlawn’s 33-inch mower features a new pistol-grip turning system, Briggs & Stratton engines from 10.5 to 13 hp and cut heights from 1.5 to 4 inches.


Wright

The Velke pistol grip mower, available with deck widths of 32, 36, 48 and 52 inches, has large drive tires and a hydraulic control system.


ACCESSORIES

Accelerator

Accelerator Industries offers aluminum grass catchers made of lightweight 6061 aluminum available in four sizes for most mowers.


JRCO

The Tine Rake Dethatcher removes embedded thatch and leaves while mowing and combs up matted turfgrass. Flexible tines allow zero-turn maneuvering.


Jungle Jim’s

Jungle Wheels feature a large, nonskid platform, optional seat attachment, third pivot point for a smoother ride and rear-weighted design for an even cut.


Rack ’Em

The E-Z RIDE Mower Sulky has a built-in reverse lock to keep the unit rigid in reverse. The wheel grease fitting is accessible through a sliding door.


Urbano

The Catcher King grass catcher is available in steel or aluminum, has a smooth bottom for full packing and powder-coated finish.


W.E. Chapps

The Deluxe Mid-Size Mower Cover has a waterproof, abrasion and tear-resistant outer cover and is secured by straps with quick-release buckles.


Wood Bay

Grasskicker 1.2 mm, carbide-tipped blades offer consistency of texture and dual application—they can be used for grooming and light verticutting.


Wright

The Velke SuperPro sulky features a mono-spring suspension and a protective rubber fender over the top of the wheel to provide superior cushioning.

Check out guides to Riding Mowers & Attachments, Sweepers, and Trailers & Accessories in the March issue of Turf!