Kick Some Grass BOB-CAT Brings 40 Year Commercial Mower Legacy to Consumer Zero-Turn Mower Line. BOB-CAT, a leading brand of commercial walk-behind and zero-turn riding mowers, introduces the new BOB-CAT CRZ, an all-new consumer zero-turn mower line that brings professional-grade power and performance to the residential zero-turn riding mower market. With models that come in 48-, 52-, and 61-inch deck sizes - all powered by rugged Kawasaki engines - and a starting price under $5,000, the new BOB-CAT CRZ zero-turn makes it affordable for do-it-yourself home landscapers to tame their terrain like the pros this mowing season. A great cut every time. The new BOB-CAT CRZ features BOB-CATs all-new TufDeck Cutting System that features a patented double-wave baffle for maximum airflow and lift - making grass stand up and take whats coming to it from high-lift cutting blades that spin at up to 18,000 feet per minute with a large impact-resistant discharge chute that fans clippings to eliminate clumping for a crisp clean finish on the first pass. Height adjustable anti-scalp ball rollers fluidly follow the contours of the most undulated turf. The CRZs wide stance and turf friendly rear drive wheels provide sure footing on hills and slopes as well. BOB-CAT keeps you mowing. The formed and welded reinforced 10 gauge steel TufDeck is built to take whatever the ground can throw at it. And the CRZs open frame design allows easy access to operator controls, engine, and vital components that make regular maintenance quick and easy too. Built for the property owner who demands professional durability and performance, the new BOB-CAT CRZ offers: Three Zero-Turn Riding Mower Models: 48 Deck with Kawasaki FR600V 603cc Engine 52 Deck with Kawasaki FR651V 726cc Engine 61 Deck with Kawasaki FR691V 726cc Engine  Large fuel capacity: 6 gallon, single tank 7 mph ground speed A Lifetime of Durability Built In -  BOB-CATs 40 year legacy in designing and building reliable heavy-duty mowers for professional landscapers shines through in the new CRZ with rugged durability built in; oWelded and reinforced 7 gauge steel rear frame oWelded 2.5 x 1.5 and 2 x 1.5 steel tube front frame construction TufDeck Cutting System - 10 gauge welded and reinforced steel deck top / 7 gauge welded steel side skirt construction  Large 20-inch drive wheels and 13 casters  Patented double-wave baffles oProvides maximum lift and airflow for a better cut and discharge  Large discharge opening with impact resistant chute oDisperses clippings over a wider area in a uniform discharge pattern for a beautiful finish  Offset high lift heavy-duty cutter blades oOffset to improve blade performance while protecting the blade mounting from damage or wear o18,000+ FPM Blade Tip Speed  Optimized caster wheels and anti-scalp placement oCaster Wheels and Anti-Scalps work together to glide over undulating turf to provide an even carpet-like cut Easy to Own / Easy to Maintain Affordable. The new BOB-CAT CRZ starts at under $5,000 (MSRP) Easy access to belts, idlers, battery, engine, hydraulic tank and filters for daily inspection, cleaning and service Self adjusting idlers and maintenance-free idler pulleys Maintenance-free cutter spindles and caster wheels National sales and service dealer network Peace of mind industry best residential warranty 3-Years / 300 Hours Optional Accessories Mulch Baffle Kit, Grass Catcher, ROPS, Eco Plate, and Suspension Seat Insert To learn more about the new BOB-CAT CRZ line of zero-turn mowers or to setup a test-drive, find an authorized BOB-CAT dealer at www.bobcatturf.com or contact BOB-CAT toll-free at 866-469-1242. About BOB-CAT Be Good At All Things. But Be Great At Three. Words we live by. BOB-CAT researchers, designers, and engineers are relentless in their quest for a better way to tame your jungle. It shows in our mowers. They cut better, for more perfectly manicured lawns. They last longer, thanks to their industrial strength components and unmatched build quality. And theyre easier to own because of their uniquely quick and accessible maintenance features. To really get into our technologies, visit www.grassneversleeps.com. BOB-CAT Mowers are proudly made in America. To locate an authorized BOB-CAT dealer near you, visit the BOB-CAT website at www.bobcatturf.com. BOB-CAT is a registered trademark of Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Use of the name BOB-CAT in print must be all capital letters with a hyphen between the words BOB and CAT as used within this media release. About Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Schiller Grounds Care creates and brings to market a broad variety of quality landscaping, gardening and turf care equipment for residential and commercial use under the brand names of BOB-CAT, Classen, Little Wonder, Mantis, Ryan and Steiner. To learn more about Schiller Grounds Care and its various brands of power equipment, visit www.schillergc.com.