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Availability: Local In-Store Pick-up / Delivery Only

Regular Price: $3,563.00

Special Price: $3,199.00

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48" cutter deck. Powerful 16hp Vanguard engine (3-year warranty). Low-maintenance mower design for convenience. Strong construction for durability. Ground speeds up to 6mph for more productivity. 6 gallon fuel tank capacity. Maintenance-free blade drive spindles. Simple cutting height adjustment.

Regular Price: $3,563.00

Special Price: $3,199.00


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Additional Information

Mower Type Walk-Behind
Starting System recoil
Engine Displacement 479cc
Drive System 6-Speed
Fuel Tank Capacity 6 gal.
Cutting Width 48 Inch
Deck Material Steel
Cutting Height 1.75" - 4.5"
Ground Speed FWD 2.5-6.0 MPH / REV 2.0 MPH
Discharge side
No. of Blades 3
Emissions Compliance 49 State Compliant
Residential Warranty 3 years
Commercial Warranty 2 years
Dry Weight 485 lbs.



  • Four-speed Peerless transmission for ground speeds up to 6 mph. Transmission features 9 spline couplers for increased durability.
  • Powerful and efficient 16hp Briggs Vanguard engine with a 3-year warranty.
  • 48" standard-style cutter deck. 
  • Convenient dash panel puts the controls at your fingertips, including key switch, throttle, cutter deck engagement switch and optional hour meter.
  • Heavy gauge handlebars are adjustable to provide additional comfort for taller operators. Handlebars have three height settings and fit a wide variety of operators.
  • Ergonomic handlebars allow for comfortable operation, with reduced handlebar diameter and adjusted steering lever angle.Twin hand controls allow for smooth, precise responsiveness.
  • Operator presence controls are contoured and designed for comfortable operation.
  • Large 6 gallon, rust-free fuel tank keeps you in the field cutting. This tank design is 20% larger than tanks on other mower brands. Molded-in cup holder provides added operator convenience and comfort.
  • Durable frame is designed to withstand rough environments.
  • Heavy-duty caster wheels with quick pin removal for easy maintenance.
  • Ogura PTO clutch brake engages the cutter blades. Adjustable airgap ensures long component life.
  • Single power belts supply solid, smooth power to each drive wheel.
  • "Split-Steel" pulley design is stronger than cast iron or stamped pulley designs. They are precision matched and lightweight for reduced inertia and decreased wear on the cutter deck drive system.
  • Marbain cutter blades stay sharp longer for reduced maintenance.
  • Maintenance-free blade drive spindles provide reliable performance and long life. Heavy-duty spindle shaft, cast aluminum housing, and sealed ball bearings.
  • Padded, ergonomically shaped shift lever makes shifting gears simple.
  • Double stacked roller bearings in cutter deck idler pulley adds to reliability.
  • User-friendly design allows quick, clean access to the engine and filters, for easy maintenance.
  • Flexible discharge chute will not dent like metal chutes.
  • A strong 2-year warranty stands behind you and your mower.
  • Briggs stands behind their 16hp Vanguard engine with a 3-year warranty.
  • There are several time saving accessories for the SFW walk-behind like grass catchers and mulching systems.