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New Hustler Products at GIE Expo


The GIE Expo never fails to bring out the crowds for the largest Green Industry show in the U.S. This year seemed to be bigger than ever, however, these are only our guestimations and not certified results. From under the Excel Industries corporation, we saw new Hustler products at GIE Expo, and it wasn’t just a new zero turn.

New Hustler Products at GIE Expo 2018

If you were to pick a segment that Hustler fits best, it will be in their zero-turn. The Super Z has long been many professionals go-to zero-turn mower. While the Super Z is definitely in the Pro category, Hustler also has new prosumer and consumer level mowers available.

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Hustler Raptor SDX

The new Hustler Raptor SDX is hitting the prosumer market. This SDX version of the Raptor is available in a 48″, 54″, or 60″ cut. They’re powered by the Kawasaki FR691 or FR730 series engines that are either 23hp or 24hp. Rear tires include the exclusive 22″ big-bite to ensure the best traction, even on wet ground.

With the Raptor SDX, you get a 10-gauge fabricated deck and a 3/8″ x 1″ steel bar around impact areas. A 3-gallon fuel tank provides the means to cut up to 3-acres, and the Hustler SmoothTrak steering ensures you have precise control while mowing.

  • Engine:
    • 48”, 54” deck: 23HP – Kawasaki FR691
    • 60” deck: 24HP – Kawasaki FR730
    • 3 year warranty
  • Transmission Type: Dual hydrostatic Hydro-Gear ZT-3100
  • Top Speed: 7.5 mph
  • Brakes: Patented Automatic Park Brake
  • Deck and blades:
    • 10 gauge fabricated steel
    • 48” deck: 3 – 16.50” x 2.50” x .20”
    • 54” deck: 3 – 18.50” x 2.50” x .20”
    • 60” deck: 3 – 20.50” x 2.50” x .20”
  • Clutch: Electric PTO clutch
  • Fuel Capacity: 3 gallons
  • Weight:
    • 48”: 620 lbs
    • 54”: 666 lbs
    • 60”: 671 lbs
  • Acres per Hour
    • 48”: 2.91
    • 54”: 3.27
    • 60”: 3.64

Hustler Dash – Homeowner’s One-Acre Wonder

We took a look at the Hustler Super 104 which, as it’s namesake implies, has a 104-inch deck. Being the largest zero-turn mower that Hustler makes, this unit really covers the ground. Well, the Dash, is on the other side of this spectrum, as it’s intended use is for yards smaller than 1-acre.

Even though it comes in a small package, the Hustler Dash still includes some great features. The Dash includes a 1×2 tubular steel frame which provides much more strength than typical C-channel. Power is provided by the Briggs & Stratton 344cc 10.5 hp engine.

Got a lawn < 1 acre? The Hustler Turf Equipment DASH is a small ZT with a welded 1×2” steel deck and Briggs & Stratton…

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Hustler Dash Specifications

  • Cutting Width: 34″ and 42″
  • Cutting Heights: 1.5″-4.5″ 1.5″-4.5″
  • Deck Lift: Foot Operated
  • Blades: 2 – 17.86″
  • Drive: Electric PTO Clutch
  • Deck Construction: 11 gauge Fabricated
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.8 quarts
  • Weight: 390 lbs. and 400 lbs (34″ and 42″)
  • Available Now

Hauling Grass – Hustler 1200D MDV

The Hustler MDV delivers with a 750-capacity and a max speed of 36mph. Furthermore, the cargo bed includes the Levelift that hydraulicly lowers the bed to the ground. This feature makes loading and offloading cargo much easier.

Hustler 1200D UTV – MDV Levelift

  • Model: MDV Levelift
  • Engine: Kohler KDW 1003
  • Displacement: 1028cc
  • Horsepower: 23.4 hp
  • Fuel Injection: Indirect injection
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cooling System: Liquid cooled
  • Drive System: 2WD/AWD
  • Gear Selection: Lo/Hi-Neutral, Reverse
  • Top Speed: 36 mph
  • Fuel Capacity: 14 gal.
  • Towing Capacity: 1650 lb
  • Cargo Capacity: 750 lb
  • Load Capacity: 1358 lb

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Hustler Pressure Washers – HH Series

It’s not all about mowers anymore. Hustler has branched out and expanded into the pressure-washer segment of the industry. They didn’t just start with one, they have a fleet of 5 different models, ranging from 3,300 to 4,400 psi. All 5 units are Honda powered, include pneumatic tires, and their frames are made from aircraft aluminum.

Hustler HH Series Pressure Washers Specifications

  • Models: HH3324, HH3725, HH4035, HH4440, HH4240
  • Honda Engines: GC190, GX200, GX370, GX390, and GX390
  • Extruded Aircraft aluminum tubing frame
  • Pneumatic Tires
  • PSI 3300/3700/4000/4400/4200
  • HH4240 pump is belt-driven
  • GPM 2.4/2.5/3.5/4.0/4.0
  • Pump:
    • HH3324 has OEM axial cam pump
    • AAA industrial triplex pumps (HH3725, HH4035, HH4440, HH4240)
  • Pricing from $499-$1799
  • Avail November 2018

Final Thoughts – New Hustler Products at GIE Expo 2018

We’re excited to see the Hustler brand expanding into the residential market with the new Dash zero-turn and one or two of the new pressure washers. The Raptor SDX offers a great product for that in-between user or the consumer that is looking for more a professional-featured zero-turn mower. Finally, the Hustler MDV is there to carry the load, 750-lbs worth, while lowering the bed to load/unload as well.

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Damn thats a big dog . lot of maintenance . lol

Ron Force
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Is it multiport fuel injected

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