CUSHMAN made a mower???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TheKingOfLawns, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. TheKingOfLawns

    TheKingOfLawns LawnSite Member
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  2. txgrassguy

    txgrassguy LawnSite Gold Member
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    No way is this machine even remotely close to a walker.
    The Cushman company morphed into several different names, the last of which is Ezgo-Textron.
    Cushman has been a supplier of estate and commercial grounds maintenance equipment since the late fifties.
    The machine pictured is just an out front rotary mower with a bagger, no blower just the lift from the blades filling the vault. Were never popular because they clogged all of the time.
  3. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale LawnSite Senior Member
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    Nothing close to a walker, and poorly designed IMO. Imagine how much dust and grass clippings you'd be eating if the pipe didn't clog. I like the high lift though-definitely ahead of their time.
  4. zemzabob

    zemzabob LawnSite Senior Member
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    The lift is cool but it sure is an ugly cuss.
  5. TheKingOfLawns

    TheKingOfLawns LawnSite Member
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    i just meant walker-esk as in a dumpable hopper.
  6. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    I worked at a resort that had Cushman like that. With the collection system they would mow the commons area with it. Never spent any time running it though.
  7. BanvilleLawnCare

    BanvilleLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    I think it looks more like Hustlers industrial grade mower, I think it is called a 4600?

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