Aebi KT50 with Lloyds front-mounted mower

Having already decided that Lloyds' cutters are top-notch, we are not surprised to find them fitted to an Aebi vehicle.

We put the Aebi KT50 with front-mounted hydraulic gang mower to test on the fairways of a golf course. With tight mounting of the cutters to the tractor unit, our tester finds the combination easy to manoeuvre and enjoys a good view of the grass cutting from the driver’s seat. A full electro-hydraulic system means that all functions are controlled from the cab.
The tester, last seen on the golf course, seems to have disappeared.
Out-front of the KT50 are three Lloyds Universal cutting cylinders. The units are on independent hydraulics, so they can be lifted one after another. A choice of four-, six- or nine-bladed units, with floating or fixed head options, adds to the versatility of what can be described as a classic combination. After the mowing is finished, the Aebi can be mounted to other equipment, including sweepers and cleaners.
The tester reappears, just as we are about to dispatch a search party. “This is almost addictive,” he says. “It helps when you enjoy using a machine and I really enjoyed that. It’s a nice, compact machine, simple to operate, and covers large areas quite quickly. What’s more, it handles really well on steep banks.”
We take a look at his work. The finish is — as we have come to expect from Lloyds cutters — simply superb.

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