I sent out a questionnaire to the major manufactures and retailers a few weeks ago about the new products for 2013. Here is the info from Troy-Bilt:
by: Paul Sikkema
Are you introducing new walk-behind mowers this year? What are the key features/improvements?
Yes, Troy-Bilt has the new TB320 21” Self-propelled Mower. Here are some of the key features:
- · Variable-speed, rear wheel drive transmission eliminates pushing and delivers more traction over tough terrain
- · 21” steel deep-dome TriAction cutting deck for a clean, even cut every time
- · Single-lever height adjuster quickly sets cutting height
- · 3-in-1 convertible deck lets you side discharge, mulch or rear bag clippings
- · Deck wash included
- · 2-year limited warranty
- · Product page on troybilt.com: TB320 TriAction® 21″ Rear Wheel Self-Propelled Mower
Note: I like this mower. It is compact, has plenty of power and has a unique “comb” that lifts and separates the grass before it’s cut. Lowe’s will have it for sale in a few weeks.
Are you introducing new zero-turns this year? What are the key features/improvements?
Troy-Bilt has a new line of Mustang XP RZT™ riding mowers, which offer the industry’s only limited lifetime frame warranty. The Mustang XP RZT™ comes in 42-, 46-, 50- and 54-inch deck sizes. I’ve attached a release with more information, and all the product pages are up to date on troybilt.com.
Here is a link to three videos that illustrate the design and testing of the new mowers: ZeroTurnMowers
Mustang XP RZT™ riding mowers offer the industry’s only limited lifetime frame warranty
CLEVELAND – Jan. 10, 2013 – Troy-Bilt®, a leading manufacturer of outdoor power equipment, launched a new line of residential zero-turn (RZT) riding mowers for spring/summer 2013. Built on a strong, one-piece steel frame, the Mustang XP RZT™ features the industry’s first and only limited lifetime frame warranty.
Built to support years of constant use, the full-length frame allows the mower to absorb impact for a smooth ride over rough terrain. Additional comfort upgrades include a lengthened frame for more legroom on the steel-covered, reinforced deck; ergonomic lap bars for users of all shapes and sizes; reduced vibration in the lap bars, seat and foot panels; a lower center of gravity for increased stability; and user controls located on one side for easy operation.
“Our new RZTs were designed to be not only comfortable for the driver but a rugged, reliable and durable piece of equipment,” said Heidi Ketvertis, director of marketing for Troy-Bilt. “To make sure of this, we put the mower through a series of tough tests, including running it back and forth over a ladder to simulate tough terrain, repeatedly dropping it from a height of three feet to test its strength, and strapping it to a shaking table for hours on end to make sure its parts are as secure after years of use as they were the day it rolled off the assembly line.”
Ideal for flat yards one acre or larger with obstacles and trees to cut around, the Mustang XP RZT™ comes in 42-, 46-, 50- and 54-inch deck sizes. The new line is available at www.troybilt.com.
Is your website up to date?
All product pages are up to date on troybilt.com.
Any other products you would like to mention?
Troy-Bilt also has three new 4-cycle string trimmers this year that make life in the yard easier with no mixing of gas and oil. You can eliminate the need to pull start with the cordless JumpStart engine starter, and all three can quickly convert into different tools like a hedge trimmer, blower or edger with TrimmerPlus attachments. I’ve attached a release with more info, and links to the product pages are below.