I can’t tell you how many times I have heard, “A 42 inch tractor is too big for my yard and a 30 inch is too small!”
For many of us who own a town lot or a yard with a lot of landscaping, a 42 inch mower is just too big. The current crop of 30 inch mowers are not strong enough to pull a yard cart or they are a little too unstable for the front berm that we have to mow.
by: Paul Sikkema
Introducing the 38 inch Husqvarna Lawn Tractor!
This is a mower that has been needed for quite some time. This Husqvarna yard tractors offers premium performance with quality results. It’s compact size makes it easy to maneuver and requires less space for storage. It has all the features of the better tractors including fender-mounted cutting height adjustment, adjustable seat and an ergonomic steering wheel. This tractor is simple and comfortable to operate. It has a hydrostatic transmission for smooth, variable forward and reverse speed. Air Induction mowing technology improves airflow within the deck, ensuring a clean, consistent cut every time. It can be equipped with a range of towable accessories and mulch kit.
This is not a “cheap” lawn tractor but a true Yard Tractor with all the features you expect.
Buy here:Husqvarna 960 43 01-21 Self-Propelled YTH2042 20 HP Lawn Tractor with a 42″ 2-Blade Stamped Steel Mower Deck 960 43 01-21
I am not going to spend a lot of time reviewing this tractor. But it does remind me a lot of the late 1990′s Craftsman green LT1500 tractors. It is almost an exact replacement of the old LT1500 I am using right now to mow my lawn. The design, the size, the engine are all good for the price.
2013 husqvarna 2038
This new 2013 model 2038 Husqvarna seems to have a bunch of improvements over the older 38\" model.
It omes with the same Briggs and Stratton 20 HP motor used on the 2042 model. Now has pressurized lubrication with an oil filter. Older model had splash lubrication.
Even though the Husqvarna web site hasn\'t been updated yet it comes with headlights and anti scalping wheels
Mower has plenty of power, starts and handles like a dream. this 38\" tractor has all the features of the 42\", just enough smaller to handle great in a smaller to medium size yard. great for getting around plants and trees. mine came with everything alliegned and ready to go didn\'t need any adjustments
Nice assortment of features, cup holder easy step on and step off, all set to attach a shade , just place it in the holders already there. Set speed and it maintains it uphill or down.
I have a 48\" opening gate and it drives thru with the 2 bin bagger installed. Couldn\'t be much better.
Only improvement needed is better customer support and service, that is a real bummer.
Don\'t let that stop you from considering this tractor it is that good
Response: I like the 2038 myself. I wish I could get it with an Intek Plus motor.
When you purchase a Husqvarna from a big box store be sure you register it with Husqvarna. Warranty repairs are less painful if your machine is already registered if you have a problem.