Billy Goat 18" Hydro-Drive Sod Cutter
Whether your job is Golf / Muni / Sports Turf / Landscaping / Flatwork / Hardscape / Irrigation, etc., the Next Gen 18” Hydro-Drive Sod Cutter is easy to operate and comfortable to use with variable ground speeds – forward & reverse – and intuitive controls.
All new from the ground up, this unit is built upon the most rugged foundation in the industry with a newly designed superstructure frame featuring 50 more pounds of steel and supports a robust new drive and cut system.
The machine’s new heavy-duty gear box and cutting system include oversized sealed bearings, tight shaft mounted eccentrics and a new one-inch lateral stability bar – all designed to perform in the industry’s most rugged conditions providing the next level in durability.
The Next Gen Hydro-Drive Sod Cutter now features the popular variable speed fingertip control in both forward and reverse, similar to the innovative Billy Goat hydro-drive overseeder and brush cutter controls – for consistent feel, simple operation and reliability through the hydro-drive family.
Engine Brand Honda®
Weight (kg) 157.8
Cutting Width in (cm) 18 (45.7)
Cutting Depth in (cm) Maximum of 2.5 (6.35)
Length in (cm) 59 (149.9)
Width in (cm) 26.5 (66)
Height in (cm) 36.5 (90.8)
Transmission Hydro Gear RT 310
Engine Warranty* 3-year limited
*Terms and conditions apply, see operators' manual for details.
Rear Swivel Caster
Perfect for curved work and locks for straight cutting.
Multiple Oversized Isolation Mounts
Absorbs vibration so operator completes tasks quickly, comfortably and without fatigue.
Convenient Hour Meter
Tracks hours of operation to help determine when to service the machine. Also ideal for rental stores to track machine hours of use when rented.
Intuitive Variable Speed Fingertip Hydro Drive Controls
Comfortably mounted for fingertip access.
Set & Forget™ Blade Depth Adjustment to 2.5
Single lever and clamp at user's operating position adjusts simply, saving time and providing precise cutting depths.
Drives 1.25" plated tapered axle with 2" sealed bearings coupled to a 1" jack shaft with armour coated chain for rugged drive reliability.
Easy Access Service Doors
Three service doors positioned at front and back of machine offer convenient access for servicing.
Heavy-Duty Bumper & Tear-Drop Tie Downs
Machine transport is safe and easy with a heavy-duty front bumper bar and six tie-down points, front and rear positions.
Well Vented Housing
Provides increased venting for cooling operation and longer transmission life.
Unique Drive Wheels
Two separate wheels designed to shed mud in wet conditions and grip in dry for improved cutting in all conditions.