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JimQ
10-15-2008, 02:22 PM
I found this posted over on the other site.

Pj, care to elaborate?

Q


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Hustler M -1T Features
. 5.5 hp Honda commercial-grade OHV 4-stroke engine
. Shaft Drive - 2nd PTO shaft to power gear drive (no belts)
. Twin blade mulching system
. Heavy-duty, yet light-weight, cast-aluminum deck
. Heavy-duty, reinforced, 1"-diameter handles . 7 cutting heights: .87" to 3.3"
. Heavy-duty, aluminum wheels with ball-bearing hubs
. Extra-large discharge opening allows better flow and distribution of grass clippings to improve mowing efficiency and finished appearance
. High-capacity, 2.65 cu ft grass bag is easy-on, easy-off*
. 1-year commercial warranty!
. Blade Brake Clutch - stops blade, not engine
. 21" mulch/catch/side-discharge (optional) deck
. Front Bumper and Edge Guard to protect deck

Configurations
mulch/catch/side-discharge (optional) deck

Engine Specs
Model Honda GXV160
Horsepower 5.5
No. of Cylinders 1
Max. Torque 9.6 Nm @ 2500 rpm

Warranty 2-year limited engine, and homeowner warranty
1-year limited commercial warranty

Engine Type Air-cooled, 4-cycle OHC, single-cylinder, gasoline
Starter Recoil/Zone Start
Ignition Transistorized magnetic*
Spark Plug BPR5ES (NGK)
Fuel Unleaded gasoline with octane rating of 87 or higher
Cooling Air cooled. Fly-wheel fan

Traction Drive System
Type Two speed, rear-wheel drive, gear driven
Transmission Drive Direct drive from auxiliary PTO shaft
Ground Speed High: 2.2 mph (3.54 kph) Low: 1.0 mph (1.61 kph)
Mower Drive Direct-drive off engine crankshaft
Wheels Front: 8" aluminum w/ball bearings
Rear: 9.6" aluminum w/ball bearings
Capacities Fuel System: .48 US gal (1.8 l)
Engine Oil: 1.38 US pt (.65 l) SAE 10W30 (SF, SG class) Gear Case: .32 US pt (.15 l) ISO VG220 Gear Oil
Dimensions Height: 50 in (127 cm)
Length: 36 in (91.44 cm) excluding handle*
Width: 22.8 in (58 cm)
Weight: 134.2 lbs (61 kg)
Safety Features Operator presence system connected to deck. Blade stop
system connected to blade, brake, clutch.*
Controls Hand-operated choke/throttle, electric mower clutch,
transmission

Mowing Deck
Type Mulching/rear bagging
Construction Cast aluminum deck. Chrome-plated, tubular-steel handles.
Cutting Heights 7 height settings (inches): .87, 1.26, 1.65, 2.05, 2.44, 2.83, 3.23
(mm): (22, 32, 42,52,62,72,82)
Blade Tip Speed 17,043 fpm
Blade Drive Direct drive from engine crank shaft
Spindle Machine aluminum housing, 1 in (2.5 cm) diameter high carbon steel
shafts and sealed ball bearings
Width of Cut 21 in (53.34 cm)

MSRP - $1300

dishboy
10-15-2008, 02:57 PM
134 lbs. no thanks!

JimQ
10-15-2008, 03:10 PM
134 lbs. no thanks!

That's in the neighborhood of the Toro and Honda that is closely resembles.

Come on Pj. What's the scoop? Why is it so Honda-esque?

Q

dishboy
10-15-2008, 03:25 PM
Twenty pounds heavier than the Toro zone start , big neighborhood if you ask me.

JimQ
10-15-2008, 05:42 PM
oooohhhhhh wait. I was wrong. How about KAAZ?

http://www.kaaz.co.jp/ex_cd/ce_ansi/

Q

lawnboy dan
10-15-2008, 07:26 PM
looks like a yellow painted honda to me

Woody82986
10-15-2008, 08:44 PM
I'd seriously buy it if it were at least 15-20 pounds lighter and $100 cheaper. It's a nice looking machine.

TomberLawn
10-27-2008, 09:40 PM
Why does it only go 2.2mph? Most of the commercial 21" mowers I've seen go about 4mph. My homeowner grade Lawn Boy goes 5, if you can keep up with it. Maybe they'll come out with a Super M-1T that goes 15mph! lol Ok, maybe 5.

ALC-GregH
10-28-2008, 08:05 AM
or maybe they will have accessories for this mower and offer a sulky. :D

saw man
10-28-2008, 10:45 AM
Allready been posted.

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=250478

LushGreenLawn
10-28-2008, 11:10 AM
All the Kaaz handheld stuff looks like Tanaka equipment, and their mowers look like re-branded honda's.

Do we need another brand of handheld equipment, especially if its just re-branded equipment with a name that you can't take seriously?