Gang-Type rotary lawn mower with multiple rear rollers

  • US 6,336,312 B1
  • Filed: 08/22/2000
  • Issued: 01/08/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/03/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A gang-type rotary lawn mower comprising:

  • a frame supported by front wheels and at least one rear wheel for movement over the ground;

    a power source which is mounted on said frame and which drives at least two of said wheels;

    an operator'"'"'s seat mounted on said frame;

    a steering system enabling the operator to steer said lawn mower;

    at least two side-by-side front rotary cutting deck assemblies mounted on said frame in front of said front wheels, said front deck assemblies defining a gap between adjacent front deck assemblies; and

    at least one rear rotary cutting deck assembly mounted on said frame behind said front deck assemblies and between said front wheels, each rear deck assembly being aligned with a respective gap between adjacent front deck assemblies;

    each of said front and rear deck assemblies including a deck defining a downwardly opening space, at least one cutting blade mounted on a spindle for rotation therewith and a first roller supporting said deck for movement over the ground, said first roller extending only partially across the width of said deck.

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