Here is your first look at the some of the mowers that will be hitting the market next year. If you see something you like, circle the number on the reader service card and send it in. You are now on your way to an even more prosperous 2009!

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BOB-CAT

ProCat DX
• Engine: 19 hp Kawasaki; 26 hp B&S
• Trans.: Hydrostatic
• Cut width: 52 and 61 inches
• Feature: 10-gauge steel DuraDeck


Bush Hog

ES2344/ES2352
• Engine: 23 hp B&S ELS
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-2800
• Cut width: 44 and 52 inches
• Feature: MagStop electromagnetic clutch


Cub Cadet

TANK S6031/S7231/S7237
• Engine: 31 and 37 hp
• Trans.: Dual Hydro-Gear pumps and motors
• Cut width: 60 and 72 inches
• Feature: Synchro-Steer technology


Dixie Chopper

Xcaliber
• Engine: 33 or 40 hp Kohler or Generac
• Trans.: Quad Loop hydraulic drive
• Cut width: 56, 66 and 74 inches
• Feature: Electric deck engagement


Encore Power Equip.

FuZion FC
• Engine: 17 hp Kawasaki
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-2800
• Cut width: 48 inches
• Feature: Electric height adjustment


Exmark

Next Lazer Z
• Engine: 20-34 hp
• Trans.: Parker unitized pump and wheel motor systems
• Cut width: 48, 52, 60 and 72 inches
• Feature: Improved cutting technology


Ferris

Evolution
• Engine: 19 and 27 hp Kawasaki
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear pumps & wheel motors
• Cut width: 36 and 48 inches
• Feature: Operator-forward design


Grasshopper

725DT
• Engine: 25 hp
• Trans.: T6 hydrostatic drive
• Cut width: 52, 61 and 72 inches
• Feature: AntiVibe Power Platform


Gravely

XDZ LP
• Engine: 28 hp Generac
• Trans.: N/A
• Cut width: 60 and 66 inches
• Feature: Runs on propane


Harper Industries

ATM 162
• Engine: 99 hp Cummins
• Trans.: Hydraulic
• Cut width: 13.5 feet
• Feature: Mows slopes up to 34 degrees


Havener Enterprises

Bradley ZTR
• Engine: 23 hp B&S
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-2800
• Cut width: 52 inches
• Feature: Cutting height of 1 to 8 inches


Husqvarna

WH4817
• Engine: 17 hp Kawasaki
• Trans.: Dual Hydro-Gear
• Cut width: 48 inches
• Feature: Advanced pistol-type controls


Kubota

ZD221/ZD323
• Engine: 21 and 23 hp Kubota
• Trans.: Shaft-driven hydrostatic
• Cut width: 48, 54 and 60 inches
• Feature: Pro-Commercial mower decks


Kyoeisha USA

Baroness LM56GA/LM66TA
• Engine: 4 hp
• Trans.: All gear-driven
• Cut width: 22 and 26 inches
• Feature: Independent grass catcher arm


Land Pride

ZXT Pro Series
• Engine: 24 hp Honda; 25 hp Kawasaki; 26 hp B&S
• Trans.: Dual hydrostatic
• Cut width: 54 and 60 inches
• Feature: Four anti-scalp rollers


New Holland

G6000 Series
• Engine: 30 and 36 hp
• Trans.: Two-range hydrostatic
• Cut width: N/A
• Feature: Two or four-wheel drive


R.L. Parsons

146XL
• Engine: Requires 25 to 40 hp
• Trans.: N/A
• Cut width: 24, 36, 41 and 50 inches
• Feature: Four cutting heads


Scag Power Equip.

Turf Tiger
• Engine: 29 hp LP; 31 hp gas
• Trans.: Dual Hydro-Gear pumps & wheel motors
• Cut width: 61 inches
• Feature: Runs on gas or LP


Schulte

FX310/FX315 Rotary Cutter
• Engine: Requires 50/65 hp
• Trans.: N/A
• Cut width: 126 and 180 inches
• Feature: Residue Distribution Tailboard


Snapper Pro

S800x
• Engine: 28 hp Kawasaki
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear
• Cut width: 61 inches
• Feature: Electric deck lift to adjust cut height


Toro

GrandStand
• Engine: 19 and 23 hp Kawasaki
• Trans.: Hydraulic
• Cut width: 48 and 52 inches
• Feature: Ride and walk capabilities


Worldlawn Power Eq.

Cobra
• Engine: Up to 27 hp Kawasaki
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear pumps and motors
• Cut width: 52 and 60 inches
• Feature: 6-gauge steel deck


Wright

Stander ZK
• Engine: Up to 31 hp
• Trans.: Hydro-Gear pumps & wheel motors
• Cut width: 52 and 61 inches
• Feature: Rapid Height Adjustment


Year-A-Round

Jari Monarch II
• Engine: 5.5 hp B&S; 6 and 6.5 hp Honda
• Trans.: N/A
• Cut width: 16 to 60 inches
• Feature: Floating sickle bar


Don’t miss the All-Industry Directory in the January issue of Turf!