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To mark the start of the new year we have compiled our list of ten top tractor mower deals.
And don’t think that you won’t need a garden tractor until the grass starts growing – they are vital if you have a larger area to keep tidy as they have a hundred and one uses throughout the gardening year.
So here are ten top tractors across a range of prices – there’s a machine to suit every gardening challenge.
And if you’re not sure which to choose please give our team a ring on 08454 588905 if you need any advice.
So the first. And it’s the Oleo-Mac Tornado 95/11.5T Lawn Tractor manufactured in Italy by a leading European engineering company.
This great little tractor will keep paddocks and orchards looking trim as well as more formal lawns and is powered by a Briggs & Stratton 344 cc engine which has been designed to start easily and give a long working life.
Transmatic gear shift lets you change gears on the move and gives easier steering. The turning circle is 46 cm and cutting heights are from 30 mm up to 95 mm.
Although this is a side discharge tractor it comes with a free mulch kit, normally costing £50, so you can cut the lawn as well.
It costs £1199, £500 less than the maker’s recommended retail price and we deliver it free within three to five working days. And there is a three year manufacturer’s warranty.
You can also buy a range of attachments at the same time, like a steel tipping trailer for only £99.
Now another from the same factory, and this one’s on special offer.
The Oleo-Mac OM91-PLUS/14.5 KM Lawn & Garden Tractor gives you a 91 cm cutting width and has a 432 cc engine with a key start.
With the aerodynamically-designed cutting deck and twin blades it gives an excellent and even when it’s a bit damp and there is a 210 litre grass box. And when it’s full there is an audible alarm to warn you.
There are five forward and one reverse gears and cutting heights are from30 mm up to 90 mm.
Another handy feature is the deck wash facility which lets you clean the cutting deck after use simply by attaching the garden hose.
It has a turning circle of 80 cm and is delivered free within three to five working days with a three year maker’s warranty.
It costs £1399, a huge saving on the maker’s recommended retail price of £2229.41 and again there is a range of useful attachments at special prices.
This next one is from a leading USA manufacturer and is known for its excellent collection of the clippings even when it’s wet.
The Lawnflite 603 RT Lawn Tractor has a turbo fan to help collect cuttings and this, combined with a cleverly designed cutting blade, throws the cuttings into the grass box.
The box is very closely connected to the box of the machine and this stops grass from clumping and blocking the exit chute.
The 76 cm cutting width makes it suitable for gardens up to 4000 sq metres. The transmission is infinitely variable, and much like an automatic car gives very accurate speed control just via the throttle pedal.
As an added bonus anyone buying this tractor receives £100 worth of garden tools from leading German manufacturer WOLF-Garten.
It costs £1499, has a two year manufacturer’s warranty and we deliver it free within two to three working days.
This next one is from a British favourite manufacturer and company with which we have an exclusive agreement as we are their official on-line partners.
The Mountfield 1430M Lawn Tractor has twin cutting blades across a 84 cm cutting width to give a really efficient cut on medium sized to larger lawns.
With this one you can cut down to 25 mm, quite low for a lawn tractor and up to 80 mm and the twin blades give very good grass collection in the 240 litre grass box. And you can empty this without leaving the driving seat.
And the box gives a protesting bleep when it’s full.
Mountfield’s own 432 cc engine is smooth and made for a longer life and transmits drive through five forward and one reverse gears.
A two year warranty and free delivery within two to three woking days is in the price of £1599. A free front bumper is included in the price and there are a number of attachments which you can buy for special prices when you place your order.
Back to the other side of the pond for the Lawnflite 703 RT Lawn Tractor a machine with a 92 cm cut suitable for lawns up to 8000 sq metres.
This too is excellent at collecting wet grass but has also been desisgned so that the grass box can be very simply removed to allow other attachments to be fitted – once you have a lawn tractor you’ll realise how many uses it has around a large garden.
This one has a seven speed drive to enable you to change gears on the move.
A Briggs & Stratton 13.5 hp engine starts easily with a key and it has a very tight turning radius of 46 cm.
It costs £1749 compared with the maker’s recommended price of £1999 and comes with £100 worth of WOLF-Garetn hand tools. And you can buy a mulching kit for £89 is you prefer to deal with the clippings this way.
Delivery is free and there is a two year maker’s warranty.
Now a really good looking little machine from a German manufacturer.
The Al-Ko T12-74HD-A Edition Lawn Tractor is designed for gardens of around 5000 sq metres and is exceptionally manoeuvrable with its design and very tight turning circle.
It has a hand-controlled hydrostatic drive and has a 452 cc engine and a 220 litre grass box emptied via a lever from the driver’s seat.
Cutting heights are from 30 mm to 90 mm. And when you buy this lawn tractor you receive absolutely free a steel tipping trailer with a maker’s recommended retail price of £179.
We are selling this for £1849 and there are other attachments which can be bought at the same time for excellent prices.
Delivery is free within three to five working days and there is a two year warranty from Al-Ko.
Next, the Mountfield 3000SH Lawn Tractor, a machine with a 82 cm twin bladed cutting width.
This has a 389 cc Honda engine giving plenty of power, low fuel costs and vibration levels and minimum emissions. It has an automatic decompression system to very easy pull starts.
Hydrostatic drive makes it simple to use and a sprung seat is adjustable to make it more comfortable for the driver.
The grass box holds 240 litres and grass collection is excellent thanks to twin cutting blades. Cutting heights are from 25 mm up to 80 mm and a deck weash facility makes it simple to clean after use.
A range of handy extras can also be bought at special prices when you order this lawn tractor.
It costs £1999, over £200 less than the maker’s recommended retail price. Delivered free within three to five working days it has a two year warranty from Mountfield.
Here’s a machine with a wider cut suitable for larger lawns.
The Lawnflite 903 RT Lawn Tractor has a 105 cm cutting width with transmatic drive and seven forward and reverse shift on the move gears. A 15 hp Briggs & Stratton engine is another top feature and the grass box is simply removed when you want to use it for other purposes around the garden.
It costs £2199, £300 less than the maker’s recommended retail price and has £100 worth of Wolf-GARTEN garden tools free. And there is a long list of other attachments again at special prices.
Delivery is free the next working day and there is a two year maker’s warranty.
in the lawn and want to whizz round quickly.
The Toro ZS3200S Timecutter Zero-Turn Ride-On Mower is navigated with a pair of levers rather than a steering wheel and has a 15 hp engine designed to take plenty of punishment – these machines are often used by contractors for cutting parks and formal gardens.
It is especially designed to limit engine noise and has an 81 cm cutting deck and an optional bagging system can be bought if you don’t want to mulch. And you can also discharge to the side for longer areas.
It costs £2325 compared with the maker’s recommended retail price of £2325. There is a three year warranty from the maker’s and we deliver it free within three to five working days.
And finally back to Mountfield for a machine made for bigger lawns and currently on special offer.
The Mountfield 1840H Lawn Tractor Mower has a 102 cm cutting width and is made for gardens up 10,000 sq metres with a 300 litre grass box which beeps when it’s full.
This one can also collect pine needles and leaves, useful on a larger lawn and the dashboard has an illuminated display.
A mulch plug and tow bar are included in the price and many other attachments are available like a heavy duty tipping trailer with side railings for only £199.
It costs £2999, £300 off the maker’s recommended price and we deliver it free within three to five working days. There is a five year warranty from Mountfield.
And don’t forget you can ring us for advice when you need more information.
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