Jan 6, 2009

Grasshopper introduces 2009 Big Block models



MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. – Grasshopper Big Block power units – MidMount™ Models 329B and 335, and FrontMount™ Models 729BT and 735BT – provide exceptionally smooth operation and deliver tremendous power and value, with a simplified design that offers the durability commercial contractors expect. With Vanguard gasoline engines up to 35 horsepower, Big Block mowers power through the tough jobs and are versatile to decrease fuel use and labor for increased productivity with low fuel consumption per horsepower. Mid-and front-mounted DuraMax® decks up to 72 inches provide a precision cut with even dispersal of clippings and easy conversion from side-discharge to optional mulching or PowerVac™ collection. Rear discharge decks, plus turf-care and snow-removal implements increase productivity all year. About Grasshopper The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.

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About Grasshopper

The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first liquid-cooled diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.
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