TAG: walk-behind mowers

What walk-behind mowers do you recommend and why?

March 23, 2016By
Photo: National Association of Landscape Professionals

Justin Sanders Owner, Prestige Yardscapes & Snow Management Aurora, Ohio “Exmark. I’ve owed all walk-behinds from them, but I’m about to get my first Exmark zero-turn. I’ve dealt with a lot of walk-behind mowers in my career, but Exmark is a die-hard brand. They start up on first pull no matter if they’ve been sitting for two months or over... read more

Kubota Walk-Behind Mowers

February 1, 2016By

Kubota introduces three new Commercial Walk-Behind mowers: a 36 in. gear drive model (WG14-36), a 48 in. hydrostatic drive model (WH15-48), and a 52 in. hydrostatic drive model (WHF19-52), each powered by reliable Kawasaki V-twin gas engines. The WG14-36 uses a five-speed gear drive transmission, while the WH15-48 uses proven Hydro-Gear variable displacement pumps with Parker wheel motors. All models... read more

Get walking

December 23, 2015By

For John Erbert, walk-behind mowers are the driving force behind the success of his company, Erbert Lawns. The $3 million firm in Littleton, Colo., exclusively uses 21-inch walk-behind mowers to serve its all-residential clients. This strategy is part of an effort to take “the extra time and effort to do it right the first time.” “The 21-inch gives a beautiful... read more

Kubota adds RTV, mowers to product line

October 29, 2015By

Kubota Tractor presented an addition to its RTV-X Series line, three new commercial walk-behind gas-powered mowers and the ZB Series line of zero-turn diesel-powered mowers. RTV-X Series The new RTV-X1140 features a Kubota K-Vertible cargo conversion system, which transforms the vehicle from two passengers and a large cargo bed to four passengers and a cargo bed. “The RTV-X1140 has a... read more

Taking a stand

December 9, 2014By
Product: Mowing Scroll

As the stand-on mower category grows up, its audience grows too. With various mower types, such as zero-turn radius (ZTR) and walk-behinds, competing for space in the mower market, stand-ons elbowed their way in during the late 1990s. And their useful place in the world of mowers is becoming more firmly cemented as time goes on. Lawn maintenance operators are... read more

LM Reports: Walk-behind mowers

August 1, 2009By

Cub Cadet Commercial Tougher than the bolted design found on many mowers, the 1748 wide-area walk-behind mower offers a fully welded, one-piece engine platform and mowing deck. Features include a 7-gauge steel skirt, reinforced solid-steel plates and a 48-in. Command Cut System cutting deck. Its patented Vari-Touch foot controls allow drive-belt adjustments on the go from 8 to 24 lbs.,... read more