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Swisher (52") 17.5HP Rough Cut Tow-Behind Trail Cutter w/ Electric Start (CA-Carb Compliant Model)

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Swisher Mowers and AccessoriesModel: RC17552BS-CA
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Grade
Mid Grade Lawn Mowers
Style
Tow Behind Mowers
Surface Area
Office Building, Farm, or Parks
Large
Terrain
Hilly Terrain
Hilly
Width
52

Cutting Inches
Engine
Mower Is Too Large To Fit On Lift Gate For Delivery
Must have a loading dock or fork lift @ delivery locale to unload

Built For Cutting Trails Through The Woods
Also works great for clearing fields and ditches
Cut tree stems and woody materials up to 3" in diameter

Powerful 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Engine
12-volt electric start system (no recoil back-up)
U1L type battery required (not included - buy locally)

52-Inch, 1/8-Inch Thick Welded Steel Cutting Deck
2 heavy duty hardened steel swinging blades
Electric clutch for engagement/disengagment of blades
2-Inch ball coupler adjusts from left to right

Stump Jumper And Break Away Blade Feature
Protects unit if you hit an immovable object while mowing

4-Wheel In-Set Design
Allows you to get closer to fences and buildings while mowing
13" x 5" puncture-resistant hollowmatic tires
Tow mower with an ATV or a lawn tractor

Remote Console Mounts To Most Tow Vehicles
Includes throttle controls, ignition and PTO switch


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Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton
Starting System
12-Volt Key Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
HP
17.5 HP
CC
500 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
2.5 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Consumer Engine Warranty
1 Year
Motor
Battery Included
Not Included
Battery Voltage
12 Volts
Battery Type
Lead Acid
Deck
Cutting Options
Rear Discharge
Deck Material
10-Gauge
Deck Construction
Welded
Spindle Material
Ductile Cast Iron
Blades
2 Blades
Deck Positions
Infinite Positions
Cutting Height
4.0-7.0 Inches
Wheels
Front Tire Size
13 x 5 Inch
Rear Tire Size
13 x 5 Inch
Tire Type
Puncture Resistant
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
750 Pounds
Product Length
130.0 Inches
Product Width
56.0 Inches
Product Height
29.0 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
728172399714
Model
RC17552BS-CA

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  1 Question
Q: Is the battery included on the electric start model? I have talked to some individuals that insist that it won't be.
by Dean from Washington on April 15, 2016

A: Dean - the battery is not included on Swisher tow behind mowers with electric start
by Jose, Product Expert
Swisher RC17552BS-CA Reviews & Ratings
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Matthew C.
Dowelltown, TN
REVIEWED
FEB.
10
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
One Heavy-duty Mower
Roughly 25 acres of some of the steepest, roughest land you can imagine. This mower when pulled behind a Yamaha Viking side-by-side did anything I asked. Because it has four wheels, it seems to pull over almost anything. It is heavy duty so make sure you have something powerful enough to pull it. Mounted the controller on a board that I bungee in the bed of the side-by-side. It makes it easy to connect and disconnect. Mowers direct shipped very promptly and emailed tracking numbers so... more
Matthew Recommends This Swisher Mower
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Matthew,
We are very happy to hear that you are pleased with your purchase. Thank you for choosing Swisher!
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Will K.
Monument, CO
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 8/30/14
REVIEWED
SEP.
23
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Mower
Mower worked fine out of the crate.

Had to buy a battery - a U1L, NOT a U1R, and wait for a long bolt (to hold the battery) that was missing in the bag.
Once I mounted the battery and put in gas, it started right up. I used it for 3 days (about 10 hrs running time) and it worked fine.

There was a bag that had the owners manual and a bunch of parts, with NO instructions or paper to explain what is in the bag.
The owners manual leaves MUCH to be desired. If you have a mechanical... more
Will Recommends This Swisher Mower
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Will,
We are happy to hear you are pleased with your purchase. We will address the issue you had with the owners manual kit with the correct department to get this fixed. If you have any questions regarding your mower, please do not hesitate to call toll free at 800-222-8183. Thank you for choosing Swisher.
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