Turf Magazine - February, 2012

TURF SCIENCE

Product Focus: Zero-Turn Mowers and Accessories

Considered one of the most important pieces of equipment in the industry, these mowers are a part of just about every company's equipment arsenal. Check out the latest models here, along with attachments that can turn your zero-turn mower into a total lawn care system.

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BigDog Mowers

X Diablo

  • Engine: Kawasaki FX850 or FX1000
  • Trans.: Pumps and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 60 or 72 inches
  • Feature: 10.4-gallon fuel capacity, 14 mph
www.bigdogmowers.com

BOB-CAT

ProCat SE
  • Engine: 674 or 725cc Kohler Command Pro
  • Trans.: 12cc Hydro-Gear pumps
  • Cut Width: 52 or 61 inches
  • Feature: Cutting range from 1 to 5.5 inches
www.bobcatturf.com

Bush Hog

ES, EC and PZ Series
  • Engine: 20 to 30 hp Kohler and Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear
  • Cut Width: 44, 52, 55, 61 or 73 inches
  • Feature: Fusion blades for a clean cut
www.bushhog.com

Country Clipper

Zero-turn mowers
  • Engine: 18 to 37 hp Kohler and Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: Up to 72 inches
  • Feature: One-handed Point-N-Go joystick
www.countryclipper.com

Cub Cadet

RZT S
  • Engine: 25 hp Kohler Courage
  • Trans.: Dual Hydro-Gear EZT
  • Cut Width: 42, 46 or 50 inches
  • Feature: SmartJet deck wash, cruise control
www.cubcadet.com

Dixie Chopper

Magnum 2750
  • Engine: 27 hp B&S
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-3400
  • Cut Width: 50 inches
  • Feature: 3,000-hour drivetrain warranty
www.dixiechopper.com

Dixon

DX200
  • Engine: 31 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 60 inches
  • Feature: Computer-aided cutting deck
www.dixon-ztr.com

Ferris

IS 1500Z
  • Engine: 18.5 to 28 hp B&S and Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Pumps and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 44 to 61 inches
  • Feature: 10 mph ground speed
www.ferrisindustries.com

Grasshopper

True ZeroTurn MaxTorque Diesel
  • Engine: Kubota MaxTorque
  • Trans.: T6 hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 52, 61 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Tier 4i-compliant and B5-ready
www.grasshoppermower.com

Gravely

Pro-Turn 400 XDZ
  • Engine: 24.5 to 31 hp Kawasaki, Kubota, Kohler
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-5400
  • Cut Width: 52, 60, 66 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Dial system to adjust cut height
www.gravely.com

Husqvarna

PZ6029FX
  • Engine: 25.5 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motor
  • Cut Width: 60 inches
  • Feature: High-productivity cutting deck designs
www.husqvarna.com/us

Hustler Turf Equipment

Super Z
  • Engine: Kawasaki FX850 or FX1000
  • Trans.: Dual hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 60, 66 or 72 inches
  • Feature: VX4 deck technology for a clean cut
www.hustlerturf.com

John Deere

ZTrak PRO Z925 EFI
  • Engine: 27 hp
  • Trans.: Tuff Torq
  • Cut Width: 54 or 60 inches
  • Feature: Brake & Go starting system
www.deere.com

Kubota

ZP330
  • Engine: 31 hp LPG
  • Trans.: HST
  • Cut Width: 60 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Hands-free hydraulic deck lift
www.kubota.com

Land Pride

Commercial Series
  • Engine: 27 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Dual hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 60 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Standard remote air filter
www.landpride.com

Lastec

4520 Articulator
  • Engine: 45 hp Kubota
  • Trans.: N/A
  • Cut Width: 120 inches
  • Feature: Five fully articulating rotary decks
www.lastec.com

Mean Green Products

CXR-62
  • Engine: 36-volt battery
  • Trans.: N/A
  • Cut Width: 62 inches
  • Feature: Cut 4 to 5 acres per charge
www.meangreenproducts.com

Snapper Pro

S200xt
  • Engine: 25.5 to 36 hp B&S or Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear Commercial ZT-5400
  • Cut Width: 61 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Mows up to 6 acres per hour
www.snapperpro.com

Tilton Equipment

Yard Shark
  • Engine: 25 hp
  • Trans.: Dual-path hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 60 inches
  • Feature: Exceptionally low center of gravity
www.yardsharkmowers.com

Toro

Z Master Commercial 3000 Series
  • Engine: 20.5 to 23.5 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 48, 52 or 60 inches
  • Feature: 7-gauge welded steel deck
www.toro.com

Walker Mfg.

Super B Diesel
  • Engine: Yanmar Minimax
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear transaxle
  • Cut Width: 52, 60 or 74 inches
  • Feature: Rubber isolation engine mounts
www.walkermowers.com

Worldlawn Power Equipment

Cobra Series
  • Engine: 24 or 27 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear pump and motor
  • Cut Width: 48, 52 or 60 inches
  • Feature: 13 cutting heights from 1.5 to 4.5 inches
www.worldlawnpowerequipment.com

Wright Mfg.

ZTO
  • Engine: 22 to 30 hp Kawasaki and B&S
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-3400
  • Cut Width: 48, 52 and 61 inches
  • Feature: Zero Technology Optimized
www.wrightmfg.com

Accessories


Accelerator Industries

Grass catchers feature ultra-light, all-welded construction; rust-free, high-durability aluminum alloy; double T handles; and a removable back door for easy dumping.

www.acceleratorindustries.com

JRCO

The Tine Rake Dethatcher removes embedded thatch and leaves while mowing. It has flexible tines for turning while dethatching and comes in 36, 46 and 60-inch widths.

www.jrcoinc.com

ProLawn

The sprayer/spreader has specially designed aerodynamic shields that help control drift by keeping chemicals within the spray chamber. Spray up to 5.5 acres per tank.

www.prolawnsprayshields.com

ProMow

The Gold 5 Series offers an 8-foot-1-inch cut, low horsepower requirements, adjustable cutting heights, easy sharpening and zero-turn full reverse capability.

www.promow.com

TurfEx

The Thatch, Groom 'N' Sweep package is an attachment system that can be converted from a sweeper to a dethatcher without the need for additional equipment.

www.turfexproducts.com

UTECO

The ZRATOR is a steerable, front-mount core plug aerator that allows users to go left, right, forward and in reverse without raising the tines out of the ground.

www.zrator.com

W.E. Chapps

The Deluxe Rider/Z Cover secures around the mower with strong elastic. The waterproof, tear-resistant outer cover comes with no liner, cotton liner or heat liner.

www.wechapps.com