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Toro TimeCutter SS5000 (50") 23HP Kawasaki Zero Turn Lawn Mower

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4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
26 Reviews
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Ships Wednesday, Sep 28th

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$3,299.99
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Grade
Entry Level Lawn Mowers
Style
Zero-Turn Mower
Surface Area
Office Building, Farm, or Parks
Large
Terrain
Hilly Terrain
Hilly
Width
50

Cutting Inches
Engine
23HP/726cc Kawasaki FR Series V-Twin OHV Engine
Dual element air filter
Full pressure lubrication system with spin-on oil filter

Toro Exclusive Smart Speed Control System
Choose different speed ranges with the flip of a lever
Gives operator more precise control
0 to 7 mph for mowing large, open areas at high speed
0 to 3 mph for mowing around trees and landscaping

Dual Hydro Gear EZT Hydrostatic Transmission
Fan cooled 10cc pumps and wheel motors on each drive wheel

50-inch, 3-Blade Stamped Steel Mower Deck
Provides superior cutting performance in all conditions
2 deck gauge wheels prevent scalping on uneven terrain
Deck washout port provides quick cleaning underneath the deck

Automatic Parking Brake
Engaged when control arms are moved outward

Heavy Duty 10-Gauge Steel Frame
For increased strength and durability

18-Inch Extra Tall Seat
More back support for a smooth, comfortable ride


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Engine
Engine Brand
Kawasaki
Starting System
12-Volt Key Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
HP
23 HP
CC
726 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
3 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
2 Cylinders
Oil Filter
Yes
Consumer Engine Warranty
3 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
30 Days
Motor
Battery Included
Included
Battery Voltage
12 Volts
Battery Type
Lead Acid
Deck
Cutting Options
3-in-1 (Side-Discharge/Bag/Mulch)
Deck Material
12-Gauge
Deck Construction
Stamped
Spindle Material
Steel
Blades
3 Blades
Deck Positions
7 Positions
Cutting Height
1.5-4.5 Inches
Deck Lift System
Manual Hand Operated
Engagement
PTO Electric
Deck Drive
Belt
Drive
Speeds
Variable
Maximum Speed
7 MPH
Maximum Reverse Speed
3 MPH
Drive Wheels
Rear Wheels
Transmission Type
Hydrostatic
Drive System
Hydrostatic
Accessories
Rear Bagger
Sold Separately
Engine Guard
No
Seat Type
Extra Tall Back
Hour Meter
Sold Separately
Arm Rests
Sold Separately
Front Bumper
No
Trailer Hitch
Included
Mulcher Kit
Sold Separately
Headlights
No
Wheels
Front Tire Size
13 x 5 Inch
Rear Tire Size
18 x 9.5 Inch
Tire Type
Pneumatic Wheels
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Assembly Required
No
Weight
588 Pounds
Product Length
73.1 Inches
Product Width
54.6 up/63 down Inches
Product Height
41.5 Inches
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
Commercial Warranty
30 Days
UPC
021038747309
Model
74730
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  3 Questions
Q: Who does the warranty work? Where do I take it for maintenance to keep from voiding the warranty?
by David Brown from Missouri on March 25, 2016

A: David - warranty work, parts or other repairs, should they ever be required, can be performed at any Toro authorized service center in your area
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Several of the Toro Zero Turn mowers have 23 or 24HP engines. That seems very high for a riding mower - more like a Kubota (or similar) tractor. Are these suitable for towing big loads or adding attachments? Is there a PTO?
by Kyle from Connecticut on May 20, 2015

A: Kyle - the Toro TimeCutter zero turn mowers are not designed to tow heavy loads. Towing capacity will vary by model, but for the most part, these mowers will not tow more than about 200 to 250 lbs total payload. And none of the zero turns that we sell have a PTO that would power any sort of attachment.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: What is the difference between this model 74730 and model 74631 both 50 inch mowers
by Everett from Michigan on May 12, 2015

A: Everett - the model 74631 is a 2014 model has a the two setting Smart Speed control system, while the model 74730 is the 2015 model and has the updated three setting Smart Speed control system.
by Jose, Product Expert
Toro 74730 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
Pros
I'd Buy It Again (4)
Easy To Use (3)
High Quality (2)
Fast (2)
Durable (2)
Cons
Packaging (2)
Removing The Mower From ... (1)
Gas Consumption (1)
Heavy (1)
85% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
26 Reviews  Sort by 
 
John
Rolla, MO
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
NOV.
01
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
One Year Later And Very Happy
I took delivery on this mower in Sept. 2014 and am very happy. I have about 30 trees to mow around and pick up leaves, so I also purchased the double bagger. I actually leave the front weight that comes with the bagging assembly on all the time, even if I am just mowing.

It helps in some of the uneven areas. The Kawasaki motor fires up quickly and runs great. Also, with the two speed option, it really helps around landscaping. I would recommend this mower to anyone.
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again
John Recommends This Toro Mower
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Owen
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUN.
04
2016
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
This Thing Sucks
I live in WI and my family got this one and it never works and we have only had 3 years and we have spent way to much money on this peace of crap... If you wants some advice... Don't buy this ####.
Owen Does Not Recommend This Mower
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Steve P.
Mesa, AZ
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 8/22/16
REVIEWED
SEP.
18
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Happy With My New Toro!
I was glad to get the online price and free delivery. The freight delivery was on time, too. I broke it out of the shipping crate and took it for a spin around my pasture. So far so good. I'll call if there are any questions.
Steve Recommends This Toro Mower
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David S.
Sharps Chapel, TN
REVIEWED
NOV.
06
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Solid Mower
I've had this mower for three seasons now. No complaints as of yet. Kawasaki engine is strong and a gas sipper for a 23 horse. Great cut every time.

I cut five large yards a week so this review is a real good example in my opinion. I think the dual speed control is useless unless you are learning, then it wont be used again.
David Recommends This Toro Mower
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Frank G.
Eagle Pass, TX
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 12/28/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Fast Toro!
Couldn't believe how fast the Toro ss5000 was I drive a John Deere z235 at work and thought it was fast but now that I have my Toro I am pretty please with its performance. So far I have done five yards with the Toro and let me tell you I have cut by work in half, the cuts are nice and need lots of power with the Kawasaki engine. Cons so far are the flats on front tires but the the slime liquid to avoid future problems other then that great mower.
Frank Recommends This Toro Mower
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Elbert P.
Locust Grove, VA
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 10/2/15
REVIEWED
NOV.
18
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Machine
I am very satisfied with this awesome machine. It does a great job. I would highly recommend it to anyone.
Elbert Recommends This Toro Mower
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Gary T.
Camden, TN
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 9/7/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
10
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Mower
I am very pleased with this mower. It has extra horsepower that makes a mowing get done quicker. The only downside is the size of the grass ejection chute cover seems excessive but that seems standard for all mowers.
Gary Recommends This Toro Mower
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Nelson G.
Miami, FL
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 1/5/16
REVIEWED
JUN.
16
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Toro 50" 23 Hp "kawasaki" Zero Turn Experience
I have a 1.5 lot. I was lucky to be able to buy the last of the discontinued Toro TimeCutter with a Kawasaki motor on it. It appears that now Toro is trying to implement their own motor on it. This is my first zero turn and it is a bless to have. It is definitely a huge difference from the regular tractor mowers.

The delivery service is very good. The mower did come in a pallet and it was a bit uncomfortable getting it out of the pallet because at the time I was not aware of how the... more
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Use, Fast, Reliable
Cons: Heavy, Packaging, Gas Consumption
Nelson Recommends This Toro Mower
Nelson's Experience With Mowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I received very good customer service, especially on guidance on how to obtain 0 apr financing. the shipping company provided excellent service and was very nice over the phone. The driver was very professional."
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Darren S.
Sunnyside, WA
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 6/25/16
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
AUG.
29
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Friends Want To Mow My Lawn
I've had this mower for a couple months now and have had 4 other people volunteer and willingly mow my front acre of pasture-lawn. :) it is rather fun and easy with the zero turn and bagger. Shipping and price were excellent.
Darren Recommends This Toro Mower
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Bill C.
Texarkana, TX
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 6/28/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
03
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Amazing Mower
I had never driven a zero turn mower. It was so easy to learn. The mower is so fast. I am mowing my yard twice as fast as I was with my John Deere My son borrowed my new mower. He liked it better than the $10,000 zero turn Kobota he had borrowed from his wife's grandfather. My son says the Toro is faster than the Kubota.
Bill Recommends This Toro Mower
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Ted L.
Pembine, WI
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 7/6/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
28
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Do Your Homework
I looked at several zero-turn lawn mowers and after comparing them, reading reviews and talking to people who owned the mowers I compared, the Toro time cutter was second to none. Ordered it and within two days it was here.

The best price combined with, no tax & no shipping saved me several hundred dollars. I simply followed the instructions and started cutting my lawn. I wish I would have bought this 10 years ago, it would have saved me a lot of time.

I now mow my lawn in half the... more
Ted Recommends This Toro Mower
Ted's Experience With Mowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"The website is great in comparing a wide selection of mowers, the features and benefits. The individual I spoke with was very helpful when discussing several different mowers. The shipping was great, here within two days."
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