This top-of-the-range rear-roller mower from Hayter features an electric starter that eliminates the problems so commonly encountered with conventional pull-type recoil ignition systems. It has a huge 56cm cutting-width and comes equipped with a high-capacity catcher (70-litres), so it’s ideal for very large-scale domestic use.
The Hayter Harrier 56 Autodrive features a variable-speed power-drive, which not only aids manoeuvrability, but also confers enhanced flexibility-of-use (different grass-conditions require different ground-speeds). It has a split-differential rear-roller for a striped finish and easier turning; and it offers seven preset height-of-cut (13 – 60mm), so varying grass lengths can be effectively dealt with.
Built to provide you with season upon season of unwavering performance, the Harrier 56 has a rust-resistant die-cast aluminium chassis; long-lasting ball-bearing wheels; and a cutter-bar friction-disc that prevents crankshaft-bending. An ABS polymer deck-liner combines with an aerodynamic finned undercarriage to optimise cut & collect performance; while a convenient quick-fold handle makes it simple to prepare the mower for storage or transport.
Power for this high-performance machine comes from a 190cc Briggs & Stratton 850 Ex Series EcoPlus engine with Ready Start. Built in the U.S. to the most exacting standards, these four-stroke vertical-type units offer lower emissions and quick starts without priming. Their OHV design ensures fuel-costs; vibration; noise; and emissions are all minimised.
- Advanced Briggs & Stratton 850 Ex Series EcoPlus engine for lower emissions and no priming thanks to Ready Start system
- Split differential ribbed rear roller for superior traction, easy turning and a perfectly striped finish
- Tough ABS underdeck liner for enhanced cut and collect performance, easy cleaning and reduced noise
- Die-cast aluminium deck gives corrosion resistance, high durability and long life
- Variable ground speed between 1.5-3.0mph to suit different conditions and operator preferences
- Fail safe OPC (Operator Presence Control) system
- Folding handlebar for compact storage
- Cutterblade friction disc provides a lifetime guarantee against engine crankshaft bending
- Large capacity fabric grassbag which can be lifted through the handlebar for ease of emptying
- Can be used without grassbag as a rear discharge mower
- Smooth running long life ball bearings in front wheels
- Counter-balanced single lever height of cut to give light and easy selection of the seven cutting heights
Engine Make Briggs and Stratton Engine Model 850 EX Series EcoPlus with Readystart Engine Capacity 190cc Engine Starting System Electric Start Engine Fuel Tank Capacity 1.1 Litres Drive Self Propelled (Autodrive / Variable Speed) Cutting Width 56cm (22") Cutting Heights 13-60mm Height Adjustment Single Counter-balanced Lever (7 Positions) Grass Collector 70 Litres Mulching No Cutting Deck Aluminium Handles Foldable with Soft Grip Wheels Double Ball Bearing (Front) Rear Roller Yes Safety Features Operator Presence Control Lawn Size Up to 1500 m2 Weight 52kg Warranty 5 Years Domestic / 1 Year Commercial
- The Brand
Hayter - Modern Technology, Traditional SkillsHayter has been manufacturing the finest mowing machines for over 50 years. As the pioneer of the rotary lawnmower, the company has become a household name with both the serious gardener and the professional user.
When Hayter design a model you can be sure of excellence through concept, design and testing to final manufacture and delivery. Each stage is essential to ensure the highest possible standards are achieved at every level.
Choosing the right Hayter lawnmower for your lawn is the first step in helping to achieve a better looking garden. With an extensive collection of models, Hayter can offer the perfect grass cutting solution. Large or small lawns, rough or fine grass - Hayter have the answer!
Customer Reviews 5 item(s)
Great Machine but.....
Review by Peter / (Posted on 15/05/2016)
Great Machine but.....Review by Peter / (Posted on 15/05/2016)Great machine and cut. Pick up of grass fantastic. Reduced my garden cutting time by 1hr following having a Hayter 48
For £1000 I think it there should be less plastic but I understand the weight issues. Not ideal for a slight person as it is heavy.
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Hayter Harrier = Quality
Review by James / (Posted on 24/07/2015)
Hayter Harrier = QualityReview by James / (Posted on 24/07/2015)Love this mower. It cuts grass with ease. Made in the UK, painted in British racing green, solid build quality. What more could you want?
On a serious note, Lifting the grass box through the handle bars is a little awkward. Also the length of the mower is more than I'm used to so needs a large turning circle.
I only went with the electric start as it was on offer. It does add luxury, but I wonder if its just another thing that can go wrong. I use the cord every now and again and it fires up first pull with ease. It's worth the money if you have good grass.
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Rolls Royce of Rotary Mowers
Review by Andy Hallett / (Posted on 31/05/2015)
Rolls Royce of Rotary MowersReview by Andy Hallett / (Posted on 31/05/2015)Having had a Hayter Harrier 48 for 13 years I know how good Hayters are. The 56 ES is no different and it feels extremely solid and assured. I do agree with one of the other reviewers comments about the battery cover - it is difficult to remove. I used a screw driver to help carefully prise the flanges from their recesses but it was unnecessarily difficult. No need to move it really after charging the battery for the first time, but from a design point of view Hayter could look at this.
The only other slight negative is when emptying the grass box, it is easier to lift the box up and through between the handles - saves too much bending - and the way the starter chord is arranged it catches on the box. Nothing massive, but again something Hayter could look at in terms of design.
After charging the battery as instructed and filling up with oil and fuel it started on the first half turn of the key and the results are excellent. Really is a first class mower.
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Review by Dr Jatin Patel / (Posted on 18/05/2015)
Hayter 56Review by Dr Jatin Patel / (Posted on 18/05/2015)Great service from MowDirect.
Very impressed with the lawnmower performance and overall build quality. The only thing which lets it down is the plastic battery-cover which is very difficult to open and close - so much so that I managed to snap of find of the plastic flaps! Seems strange to let the overall build quality down by this poorly thought through mechanism, given that the lawnmower is premier priced at £1000!
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Review by Mike Hodgson / (Posted on 09/05/2015)
Excellent MowerReview by Mike Hodgson / (Posted on 09/05/2015)I bought this to replace my 20 year old Mountfield Emperor when I could no longer get parts. Each new mower I buy has more plastic parts, which worries me slightly, but it's British made and oozes quality.
It has loads of power and the auto-drive is great - slowly round the daffs and full speed ahead on the open lawn. It cuts everything you throw at it and it all ends up in the bag. What more can you want?
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- Great Machine but.....
- Fact File
Hayter Harrier 56 Lawnmower Range
The Harrier 56 range of rear roller rotary mowers are ideal for large sized lawns. These powerful, self-propelled machines host advanced features to make mowing the lawn a pleasure. Rollers at the back allow these lawn mowers give a striped finish and to cut over the lawn edge. Achieving a beautiful neat finish on a medium lawn has never been easier. With the height of cut raised slightly rough areas can also be mown with ease. With its powerful bagging abilities Autumn leaves can also be collected. The Harrier 56 lawn mowers have stylish aluminium decks that are designed to last. All models feature a finned front undercarriage which provides an efficient cutting and collection facility.1
Hayter Harrier 56 Rear Roller Variable Speed Autodrive ES
Key start ignition makes starting this powerful Harrier 56 even more effortless. With a cutting width of 56cm, the Harrier 56 is a powerful self-propelled mower that makes tackling the larger lawn a pleasure.2
The full width rear roller
ensures perfect stripes and a strongly defined banded finish without any gaps between. The roller is ribbed to help protect the turf and provide superior traction.3
The Electric Key Start
on this Hayter Harrier provides effortless starting every time with the turn of a key.4
The Harrier 56 Autodrive features a cutterbar friction disc
which protects the engine crankshaft from bending should you accidentally hit a solid object. This device is unique to Hayter and can save on costly repairs.5
The lightweight fabric grassbag
is collapsible for compact storage and lifts through the handlebars for easy emptying. It has a 70 litre capacity which means you'll have to stop fewer times to empty the cuttings.6
The height of cut
is controlled by a single counterbalanced lever for maximum convenience and effortless change of height. There are 8 separate height settings ensuring you achieve the perfect cut whatever the conditions.7
The front fins
featured on the Hayter Harrier 56 lawnmowers noticeably improve the quality of cut and collection with up to 30% more grass cutting effectivenes.8
Harrier 56 lawn mowers all feature comfortable full width controls
including Operator Presence Control. This safety feature stops the mower's engine instantly when released.9
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