The walk-behind mower is one of the most widely used production units in any lawn maintenance professional’s arsenal. Its uses are nearly limitless, and its importance is often underrated. You can find the latest models that technology has to offer in this month’s Product Focus to Walk-Behind Mowers.

And, don’t forget, you can find additional information about the companies highlighted in red by visiting their advertisements in this issue.

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The HRC Commercial Series 21-inch mower offers a self-propelled, hydrostatic drive and push-type model, and features MicroCut twin-blade mulching technology, front bumper and dome-shaped deck design.


The HU800AWD all-wheel drive walk-behind is powered by a Honda GCV 190 engine and features a side guard and grass comb; large, dust-blocking bag; and variable drive speed.

Billy Goat

The HOMEPRO 34 Finish Cut Mower features a Briggs engine coupled to a mechanical transaxle with three forward speeds and reverse. Optional grass catcher and mulch kit available.

Eastman Industries

Eastman’s 21-inch commercial mower is available in three models and is powered by a Kawasaki 6 hp engine. Features .75- to 4-inch cut height and 2.5-bushel-capacity grass catcher.


Exmark’s Commercial 30 walk-behind features a 4.6-inch-deep, 3-in-1 cutting deck that changes from side-discharge, mulching or bagging without tools, and Kawaskaki KAI FJ180V engine.

John Deere

The WHP Series has three models (36-, 48- and 52-inch decks) with 14.5 or 18.5 hp engines, 5.8-gallon fuel tank, standard electric start, standard electric PTO and pistol grip controls.

Havener Enterprises

The Bradley 48-inch features an 18 hp Kawasaki engine, Hydro-Gear drives and 5-gallon fuel tank. Options include sulkies, mulch kits and grass catchers. Also available in 36- and 52-inch models.


The Masport 800SPV G is 21-inch aluminum deck mower is powered by a 190cc Briggs and Stratton engine, is self-propelled and features the Chipperchute limb chipper.

Scag Power Equipment

The SWZ hydro-drive features a 36-inch Advantage, or 48- or 52-inch Velocity Plus cutter deck, as well as powerful engine options, dual pump/motor drive system and more.


The BOB-CAT walk-behind line consists of 10 models, powered by 16, 18 or 20 hp Kawasaki engines. Decks come in 32- 36-, 48- and 54-inch widths.

The Toro Company

The TurfMaster 30-inch walk-behind mower is powered by a Kawasaki FJ180V engine and features a two-point height of cut to adjust deck height from 1.5 to 5 inches in .5-inch increments.

Wright Mfg.

Velke pistol grip hydro mowers have 32-, 36- and 52-inch decks, and can be operated as a walk-behind or paired with a Velke foldaway sulky. Able to back in and out of tight spots and makes turns quickly.

Kage Innovation

The Wheel Kaddy features adjustable suspension that increases operator comfort, trailer-style bearings for the wheels and universal joints for pivots.