Jacobsen R-311 wide-area mower

With a completely redesigned operator platform, the R-311 boasts a spacious and comfortable cockpit with high-spec suspension seat and storage console with cup holders and 12V charging outlet.

Jacobsen R-311 mower - photo: Ransomes Jacobsen
Jacobsen R-311 mower - photo: Ransomes Jacobsen

Power for the new bat-wing comes from a Tier 3-compliant, 2.2-litre, 45hp, Kubota diesel engine, giving more usable torque and improved fuel economy - reportedly 9.5 per cent more than the former HR-5111 and 13 per cent more than competitors' comparable machines.

A limited slip differential, which requires no input from the operator, and a more powerful hydraulic drive motor provide traction and hill-climbing without damaging turf.

The cutting decks feature seven new bevelled blades, with individual hydraulic drive motors to increase reliability and lower maintenance compared with belt-and-pulley types.

Safety is enhanced by a standard folding ROPS, allowing easier mowing around trees with low branches. Access for maintenance has been improved. Front and rear tie-down points are provided to secure the unit when transporting.


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