Landscape & Irrigation

September 2017

Landscape and Irrigation is read by decision makers throughout the landscape and irrigation markets — including contractors, landscape architects, professional grounds managers, and irrigation and water mgmt companies and reaches the entire spetrum.

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EQUIPMENT FOCUS 30 September 2017 Landscape and Irrigation help ensure better on- and off-road comfort a n d h a n d l i n g . T h e Ch a l l en ger S er i e s includes the Challenger 500, Challenger 550, Challenger 700 and Challenger 750 Crew, offering a range of options. Backed by the strength of Cub Cadet's dealer network, these utility vehicles provide power, performance, versatility and valuable standard features. Cushman Hauler series The Cushman Hauler series — featuring the truck-inspired Hauler 1200, 1200X, Pro and Pro-X utility vehicles — offers the versatility, payload and affordable accessories needed to enhance a landscapers' productivity. These vehicles are equipped with a choice of a 13.5-hp. gas or 72V AC electric powertrain, a 1,200-pound total vehicle capacity, and a 1,200- to 1,500-pound tow capacity. They are available with a sound-dampening 12-cubic-foot durable polyethylene bed or a 15-cubic-foot fully aluminum bed. The poly bed includes integrated divider slots for increased organization and customizable storage. The aluminum bed features an L-track system that can accommodate hooks and brackets for convenient tie-down locations and space-saving accessories. The optional commercial package features easy-to-add accessories such as a USB outlet, brake lights, brush guard and more. Gravely Atlas JSV The Gravely Atlas job site vehicle (JSV) utility vehicle was designed specifically for heavy job site work. With a 1,900-pound payload and 2,000-pound towing capacity, the Atlas JSV allows work crews to literally haul a ton. Supported by an on-demand, true all-wheel drive system and De Dion rear suspension, the JSV provides the heavy-duty traction and suspension required to maintain full ground clearance and a smooth ride even when carrying maximum loads. The all-steel MX-18 Job Box features a 1,250-pound capacity, steel walls to prevent bowing, and 4 integrated tie- down points to secure cargo. The 48-inch by 57-inch bed easily accommodates a standard wooden pallet, and an electric cargo bed lift is standard on all Atlas JSV models. The Atlas JSV-3000 fits three adults comfortably across 1 bench seat, while the Atlas JSV-6000 crew model fits six adults across two bench seats. Both models are available with a 1-cylinder, 570cc Polaris DOHC gas engine or 3-cylinder, 1,028cc Kohler diesel engine. All engines provide a 10-gallon fuel capacity and ground speed of 35 mph. Accessories are available. Honda Pioneer 1000 Entering its third year in Honda's lineup, the Pioneer 1000 is powered by a purpose-built 999cc parallel-twin engine and is still the only side-by-side on the market with an advanced Dual Clutch Transmission, a durable beltless transmission that can be shifted through its six speeds either automatically or manually (via steering-column-mounted paddles). Customers can also switch between standard and sport transmission modes, while drive- system modes include 2WD, 4WD, 4WD Diff Lock, and Turf. All Pioneer 1000 models boast fully independent rear suspension and long suspension travel, a 1,000-pound payload capacity (600 pounds for CA models), as well as 2,000-pound towing capacities and 27-inch tires. All five-seater Pioneer 1000 models have Honda's QuickFlip seating, which allows owners to switch between rear seating and a cargo bed, and non-LE five-seat models have self-leveling rear suspension. The Pioneer 1000 is available in six different configurations, and all can be personalized via a wide array of Honda accessories. Hustler Turf Equipment MDV Designed for heavy-duty applications, Hustler Turf Equipment's Maximum Duty Vehicle (MDV) features LeveLift technology, a patented, labor-saving cargo box that allows users to lift up to 750 pounds from the ground and dump material from any point in its arc of motion. A true workhorse, the MDV is ideal for farmers and ranchers, university facilities managers, municipality workers, parks and recreation employees, and people on industrial campuses — anywhere there's a need to lift and transport heavy materials. The Hustler MDV saves time by turning a two- or three-person job into a one-person job, freeing up people to focus on other tasks. With a simple flip of a switch, the LeveLift brings the cargo box up, back, and down, enabling loading at ground level or at any point. Once loaded, the LeveLift brings the cargo box back up and into position on the MDV. With minimum time and effort, the cargo is loaded and on its way. John Deere Gator XUV560 The John Deere Gator XUV560 Crossover Series utility vehicle offers professional landscapers an affordable, comfortable and versatile 4x4 solution. Powered by a 16-hp. V-twin gasoline engine, the Gator swiftly accelerates up to 28 mph, enabling landscapers to quickly get from job to job. With a towing weight of 1,100 pounds and payload capacity of 800 pounds, the

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