Alpha 52″ Cut

BigDog Mowers® are top-of-the-line residential and commercial riding lawn mowers from Excel Industries, the creator of the world’s first zero-turn riding mowers. BigDog Mowers® mowers are built with fabricated decks and backed by the same quality, technology and customer service that have made Excel a leader in the industry. For power, superior cut quality, and dependability, bring home a BigDog today.


Our newest BigDog, the Alpha, leads its class with top-quality cutting, power and style. A Kawasaki engine standard and welded steel deck. Rugged engine guard. Super-comfortable embroidered seat and all this with an industry-leading 7-year limited residential warranty. The Alpha is truly the first of its kind.
Stock Code: BDU939124EX
  • Engine: Kawasaki FR691V
  • HP: 23.0 hp (17.2kW) @ 3600 rpm (Please Note: Horsepower rating as tested to SAE J1995
  • Standards.)
  • Type: Air cooled, 90-degree V-twin, normally aspirated petrol engine.
  • Ignition: Electronic
  • Oil Filter: Spin-on engine oil filter / Total oil capacity 2.2 U.S. qt. (2.1 litre) w/filter
  • Fuel: Unleaded (see engine manufacturers specifications)
  • Fuel Capacity: 11.35 L (3 US gal)
  • Air Filter: Cartridge air filter
  • Cooling: Air cooled. Fly-wheel fan
  • Governor: Mechanical
  • PTO Clutch: Electric PTO Clutch
  • Drive System: Dual hydrostatic. Hydro-Gear EZT
  • Ground Speed - Forward: 0-10.46 kph (0-6.5 mph)
  • Ground Speed - Reverse: 0-6.43 kph (0-4 mph)
  • Steering: SmoothTrak twin-lever steering provides independent control of each drive wheel.
  • Speed, forward, reverse, brake, and turns are all controlled with hand-operated controls.
  • Brakes: In Service: Hydrostatic dynamic braking.
  • Parking: Patented automatic park brake system.
  • Caster Tyres: 11 x 4 - 5, smooth tread
  • Drive Tyres: 18 x 8.50 - 8, turf tread
  • Weight: 237 kg (522 lbs)
  • Seat: Moulded-vinyl, suspension springs
  • Construction: Mainframe is 3.25" x 1.5" x .120" (8.25 cm x 3.8 cm x .30 cm) rectangular steel
  • tubing. Front caster wheels mounted with roller bearings on each wheel. Front caster forks are .25" (.63 cm) steel. Front axle fabricated with steel ball bearings.
  • ROPS: **No ROPS**
  • Seat Suspension: Seat-pan suspension springs standard.
  • Controls: Hand-operated choke, throttle, ignition switch, electric mower clutch, Integrated
  • parking brakes
  • Cup Holder: One cup holder moulded into the left side fuel tank. Accommodates nearly any cup
  • size.
  • Height: 39" (990 mm)
  • Overall Length: 73" (1855 mm)
  • Cutting Widths: 51.2" cut
  • Deck Lift: Hand Operated
  • Deck Construction: 11 ga, .120" (3.0 mm) fabricated welded steel deck with reinforced 14 ga (1.9 mm)
  • spindle mounts and impact / trim areas featuring 1/4" (6.35 mm) steel bar.
  • Cutting Height(s): Hand-operated deck height adjustment.
  • Height adjustment 1.5" to 4.5" (3.81 cm to 11.43 cm)
  • Blade(s): (3) Heavy-duty, heat treated blades 17.86"
  • Blade Drive: V-belt drive from engine with electric clutch.
  • Spindles: Die cast aluminium housings with 3/4" (19.05 mm) steel shafts and steel ball
  • bearings with triple protection seals.
  • Optional Accessories: Optional accessories available for purchase separately include:
  • Mulch Kit 52": BDA124443 Catcher: BDA937441 - Non-powered, two-bag catcher. Light Kit: BDA119600 Steering Extension Kit: BDA333724
  • Please Note: Specifications subject to change without notice.

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