The zero-turn mower generally has two drive wheels hydraulically controlled to spin independently.
According to Hustler Turf, John Regier of Moundridge, Kan., is credited with developing the first true zero-turn mower in 1964, with hydraulically controlled drive wheels designed to spin in either direction.
The Toro Co., Bloomington, Minn., has redesigned the TimeCutter Z4200 zero-turn mower
with new features designed to save time while cutting.
Now that I've discovered just how much time and effort a zero-turn mower
can save, I'm thinking I will contact some of my neighbors and see if they would like to share a "neighborhood mower." If we split the cost, we'll all win.
Today's zero-turn mower
is based on an ingenious steering mechanism that controls the direction of travel by operating the rear wheels with two small hydrostatic transmissions.
I appreciate your assessment in "Zero-Turn Mowers
: Best Rides and Best Buys" (April/May 2013) that there was a major difference between the less expensive mowers and the high-end units.
said it has signed an agreement to acquire Bush Hog LLC, Selma, Ala., a manufacturer of rotary cutters, finishing mowers, zero-turn mowers
, front-end loaders, backhoes, landscape equipment and implements.
Bad Boy Mowers of Batesville, which makes zero-turn mowers
, announced plans last week to expand its operations and add about 100 workers.
The Z-Trak Estate 500 series is made up of the Z510A and Z520A zero-turn mowers
and is situated in a line of residential, commercial grade and diesel mowers found in the Z-Trak residential series.
With the Time Saver lineup, which also includes chipper-shredder vacuums, wide-cut mowers, zero-turn mowers
, snow throwers and string trimmers, Cub Cadet has targeted the busy homeowner with equipment specifically aimed at providing time savings for the user.
This is in addition to a line of front-mount zero-turn mowers