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swisher 44" tow behind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Sneaky, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. Sneaky

    Sneaky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    Any one ever use or seen how a swisher tow behind unit cuts? Thinking of buying one to tow behind garden tractor for pecan orchard.
  2. fcl01

    fcl01 LawnSite Member
    from OHIO
    Messages: 249

    seen a guy use one once and it did the job. didnt do it pretty but it cut.
    also seen the same guy try to back up with it and i almost died laughing!
  3. Sneaky

    Sneaky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    Jees, You mean there is only one of these things in use.
  4. DEEJ

    DEEJ LawnSite Member
    Messages: 230


    A neighbor has the 60" Swisher 3 blade finishing mower. It does the job. It is no commercial mower, but it does a respectable job for what it is.

    I personally have the RT-44 Rough Cut mower from Swisher with a 12.5HP engine. It has a single spindle with a stump jumper and 2 swinging "Bush Hog" style blades. We use this behind an ATV to do rough cutting and clear 10K of bush trails. It is rated at 1.5" brush. It does a very good job!! We are usually cutting hay and 0-1/2" brush with very good success.

    So, as for the finishing mower, it does a good job for the price. If you can back up a trailer, there is no problem backing it up. The Bush Hog stype rough cut mower is quite the beast. I highly recommend this one! I am constantly amazed what we can cut with that unit.


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