Features

The Alpha leads its class with top-quality cutting, power and style. Standard 23 horsepower Kohler engine*. Welded steel deck. LED lights. Rugged engine guard. Super-comfortable embroidered seat. All this with an industry-leading 7-year limited warranty and a price that leads the competition. The Alpha is truly the first of its kind.

*Alpha 52” with the Kohler 7000 Smart Choke.

Alpha

ENGINE

Manufacturer

Kawasaki/Kohler

Horsepower

36" Deck: Kohler 7000 Series HD Smart Choke - 22 HP

36" Deck: Kawasaki FR541V - 15 HP

42" Deck: Kohler 7000 Series HD Smart Choke - 22 HP

52" Deck: Kawasaki FR691V - 23 HP

52" Deck: Kohler 7000 Smart Choke - 24 HP

Cooling

Air Cooled

Engine Warranty

3 yrs

Drive System

Type

Dual Hydrostatic

Transmission

Hydro-Gear EZT

Speed

Forward: 0-6.5mph

Reverse: 0-4mph

Parking Brakes

Patented Automatic

Decks

Cutting Width

35.1" 40.4" 51.2"

Cutting Height

1.5" to 4.5"

Deck Lift

Hand Operated

Depth

4"

Blades

36" Deck: 2

42" Deck: 2

52" Deck: 3

Blade Length

36" Deck: 17.86"

42" Deck: 20.50"

52" Deck: 17.86"

Spindles

Aluminum w/ 3/4" steel
shafts and sealed ball bearings

w/ triple protection seals

Drive

Electric PTO Clutch

Construction

11 ga. Fabricated

Spindle Mounts

Reinforced 14ga.

Impact/Trim Areas

1/4" Steel Bar

Construction

Frame

3.25" x 1.5" x .120" steel

Front Axle

Fabricated w/ steel ball bearings

Front Caster Wheels

Steel Roller Bearings

Front Caster Forks

Fabricated .25" Steel

General

seat

Molded-vinyl, suspension springs

Fuel Capacity

3 gal

Cup Holder

Yes

Front Tire

11 x 4 – 5, smooth tread

Drive Tire

36" Deck: 18 x 7 – 8, turf tread

42" Deck: 18 x 8.50 – 8, turf tread

52" Deck: 18 x 8.50 – 8, turf tread

Dimensions

Deck size

36"

42"

52"

Height

39"

39"

39"

Length

73"

73"

73"

Overall Width

(with discharge chute up)

38.3"

44.4"

53.4"

Weight

488lbs.

501lbs.

522lbs.

Alpha

Grass Catcher

Non Powered Grass Catcher

This 5.2 bushel catcher is super easy to assemble, requiring only 9 bolts to attach the catcher, with no drilling necessary. It also includes a large 7.5" diameter transfer tube for faster, easier transfer of clippings.

Mulch Kit

Mulch Kit

Recycles clippings under our ultra-tough deck, allowing clippings to be cut and recut, then discharged down into the grass. This reduces the handling of clippings, improves appearance and recycles nutrients back to the soil.

Flex Forks

Flex Forks

Shock-absorbing front caster forks provide a smooth ride and even smoother cut.

Steering Lever Extension Kit

Steering Lever Extension Kit

Our steering levers can be easily adjusted in several different ways to make your mowing experience as comfortable as possible. Available for all models.

Stripe Kit

Stripe Kit

We have the perfect way to take your lawn to the next level. Our innovative striping kit features a durable, heavy-duty system that's easy to install and is designed to leave a beautiful finish every time you mow. Available only for the 52" deck size.

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