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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Introducing the NEW BOB-CAT Predator-Pro LP-61, Propane-Powered Zero-Turn Riding Mower.

Leave it up to Schiller Grounds Care to find a way so that commercial cutters don’t have to sacrifice performance when using an alternative fueled mower. The new BOB-CAT Predator-Pro LP-61 has all of the power and performance features that are the signature of the commercial Predator-Pro line. The only difference…These new units are powered by a formidable 30-hp Generac 990 engine that affords the new units all of the power associated with a Predator-Pro commercial mower with the added ability to cut Ozone forming emissions by greater than 50% over gasoline burning engines, insuring cutting that is green and clean.

The Predator-Pro LP-61 is a no-hassle propane-powered commercial zero-turn rider that utilizes liquid withdrawal – no conversion system needed and no costly, specialty tanks required. The Generac 990 engine is fueled by the same common liquid withdrawal propane tanks and technology that forklift trucks utilize – giving users easy access to a readily available fuel source and replenishment system.


Benefits of the NEW Predator-Pro LP-61:

  • Dependable, hardworking Generac® 30-hp Engine – designed specifically to use liquid propane (LP) fuel while reducing ozone forming emissions by over 50% versus air cooled gasoline engines*.
  • An ideal mower choice for government contract jobs and municipalities.
  • Cleaner burning propane fuel reduces engine deposits and extends engine life.
  • No–Hassle Fuel Replenishment System – uses two (2) – 33.5 lb. standard liquid withdrawal propane tanks – no specialty tanks or conversion kit needed.
  • Your choice of 61″ side discharge DuraDeck™ or a

    new

    61″ rear discharge deck that allows trimming on both sides of the mower.
  • Dual Choice 2-year/2000-hour or 5-year/500-hour warranty with a lifetime warranty on deck, deck cradle and engine deck

The new BOB-CAT Predator-Pro LP-61 is available in dealerships now.



Specifications:


POWER

Engine Generac®, 30-hp Liquid Propane

Ignition Electronic, Electric Start


DIMENSIONS

Length 80” (2.03 m)

Width 72″ (1.83 m) Side-Discharge; 73″ (1.9 m) with Chute Down; 62″ (1.6 m) with Chute Up

Overall Height


46.5″ (1.2 m)


VEHICLE

Fuel Capacity Two 33.5 lb. Propane Tanks

Transmission Hydrostatic Drive with Dual Variable Displacement Pumps; Wheel Motors

Drive Belt from Engine to Hydrostat Input Shafts; Hydrostatic Drive to Wheels

Brakes Hydrostat Provides Dynamic Braking; Disc-Type Parking Brake

Steering Lever-Type Steering Controls Independent Power to each Wheel for Moving, Stopping & Turning

Seat High-Back, Full Suspension Seat with Adjustable Armrests


CUTTING DECK

Cutting Width and Type 61″ (1.55-m) Side or Rear-Discharge

Deck Construction Formed and Welded 10-Gauge Steel with 7-Gauge Reinforcements and Side Skirts, with Reinforced Leading Edge

Spindles Large Top-Mounted, 1 inch (25-mm) dia. Shaft on Maintenance-Free Ball Bearings


SPEED –


16 cc Pumps

0 – 13.5 mph (21.1 km/h) Forward; 0 – 4 mph (6.4 km/h) Reverse

Turning Radius True Zero-Turning Radius

Frame 7-Gauge Formed and Welded Steel

Drive Belt from Engine to Center Spindle; Split Steel Pulleys from Center Spindle to Outboard Spindles; 5.5 (140-mm) Idler




PRODUCTIVITY RATE / 8 HOURS

61″ Deck Up to 35.52 Acres (14.37 ha) at 9 mph (14.48 km/h)

Height of Cut 1.5″ to 4.5″ (38 mm to 114 mm) in 0.25″ (6.4 mm) Increments

Blades (3)


21″ (53 cm); .25″ (6.4 mm) Thick


TIRES

(2) 24 x 12-12 4-Ply Turf Tread Drive Wheels


ANTI-SCALP ROLLERS

(7) 5 (127 mm): (2) Front Center, Left and Right Front, Left and Right Rear, Center Rear


OPTIONS

Fold Down ROPS, 2-post with seat belt, Knobby ATV Tire 23 x 10.50-12 (2 required, fits all standard rims) 61″ Deck Striping Kit (side discharge only), 61″ Mulch Baffle Kit (side discharge only), 61″ Widetrack Kit (widens wheel width on 61″ units), ECO Plate 61″ (side discharge only), 61″ Boss-Vac™ Pro Collection System (side discharge deck only), Magnetic Light Kit.


About BOB-CAT

Since the 1970’s, professional landscapers have relied upon the quality cut produced by BOB-CAT brand mowers to maintain golf courses, schools, parks and recreation areas, cemeteries, and landscapes big and small. BOB-CAT offers a full line of commercial walk-behind and zero-turn radius ride-on mowers for commercial and residential use. BOB-CAT mowers are available through power equipment dealers nationwide. To learn more about BOB-CAT products and locate a BOB-CAT dealer in your area, visit the BOB-CAT website at

www.bobcatturf.com

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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, Inc. is a U.S. based outdoor power equipment manufacturer with three manufacturing facilities located in Southampton, Pennsylvania, Norfolk, Nebraska and Johnson Creek, Wisconsin. Schiller Grounds Care creates and brings to market a broad variety of landscaping, gardening and turf care equipment for residential and commercial use under the brand names of BOB-CAT, Bunton, 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

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Photo Caption:

New Predator-Pro LP (above) shown with side discharge deck and optional ROPS.

Contact: Linda Beattie

Ph: 215-357-5110 x1423

Fax: 215-357-1071

Email: lbeattie@schillergc.com


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