TAG: Hustler

4 dead after shooting at mower manufacturer

February 26, 2016By

An employee killed three people and injured 14 others today when he opened fire at the Excel Industries plant, which manufactures the Hustler and Big Dog mowing brands, in Hesston, Kan., the Associated Press reports. After receiving fire, a law enforcement officer shot and killed 38-year-old Cedric Ford, an employee at the plant, Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said in a press conference. “We’re really saddened... read more

Companies in the News: Excel, JCB, TaskEasy, Enviroscapes

January 11, 2016By

TaskEasy, a start-up offering on-demand services, reports $10 million in snow removal and landscape services ordered through its website. TaskEasy has provided services in more than 4,400 cities across 50 states. “Part of our mission is to build strong communities and to fuel our local economies. Hitting this milepost and announcing over $10 million in jobs provided to our contractor network is... read more

Hustler to drop new mowers at GIE+EXPO

October 19, 2015By

Hustler Turf Equipment will release a new stand-on mower and an addition to its Raptor family of mowers at the GIE+EXPO. The Hustler SS is Hustler’s new stand-on mower. It’s available in four deck sizes, designed for toughness and features Hustler’s SmoothTrak steering. “We have talked to dealers and end users from coast to coast regarding features that will make the... read more

Kohler engines to power select Hustler Raptor models

April 27, 2015By

Kohler’s air-cooled, V-twin 7000 series engines will soon power Hustler Turf Equipment’s 42- and 54-in. Raptor models. The 7000 series engines feature Kohler’s Smart-Choke technology and include cast iron cylinder bores and dual-seal air filters. According to the company, the engines also have high-torque inertia drive starters, which allow for easy start-up of the mowers. “We are very excited to... read more

Hustler releases FasTrak SDX mower

March 16, 2015By

Hustler Turf Equipment, Hesston, Kan., released the new FasTrak SDX commercial zero-turn mower. Equipped with a Kawasaki FX engine, the FasTrak SDX also features a commercial clutch, a Hydro-Gear ZT 3400 drive system, an upgraded custom seat with operator isolation, large 23-inch tires and a top speed of 9 mph. The FasTrak SDX is backed by Hustler’s four-year, 1,000-hour limited... read more

Mowers: Which do you use and why?

November 5, 2014By

Adam Delagrange Founder, Delagrange Landscaping Centerburg, Ohio “Hustler. From a price point of buying these machines new, the Hustler brand tends to be cheaper than comparable models but they don’t lack the quality. Currently, we’re running two Hustler X-ONEs with 26-hp Kawasaki engines and 60-in. decks, and I also have a Hustler TrimStar walk-behind with a 17-hp Kawasaki and a... read more