Mowing unit | Collection and conveyor auger system

Der HorseHopper

The HorseHopper combines the advantages of all mowing methods

  1. Mowing
    consists in cutting the blade of grass with a cutting device. The aim is to limit its growth. This operation therefore has to be performed regularly.
  2. Sickle mowing
    is a process, in which the plant is cut off completely at its base with a cutting device. A further operation is required to process the clippings produced into a more manageable length.
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Mähen und Häckseln

Mowing and shredding

The AMAZONE HorseHopper cuts the plant at its base and then chops it into several pieces which are either gathered up or allowed to fall to the ground. It combines the advantages of mowing and sickle cutting systems in a single machine. The AMAZONE HorseHopper can be adapted to your lawn maintenance requirements.

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Upgrade your lawn care

Why scarify?
The natural growth of a lawn can be hindered by the formation of lawn thatch. Tight mowing intervals without collecting, a poor rotting of leaves and the remainder of clippings or the formation of moss all serve to suffocate the lawn; they prevent water, nutrients and air from getting into the soil and reaching the roots.

The AMAZONE HorseHopper removes and collects lawn thatch from your lawn in a single process.

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Rasenfilz und Moos bequem beseitigen

Easily disposes of lawn thatch and moss

The soil structure can be improved and renewed by carrying out trouble-free scarifying with the AMAZONE HorseHopper. Scarifying blades, fitted to the rotor penetrate 1 to 2 mm into the turf, breaking up the upper earth layer, cutting off parasitic plants and thinning out the lawn surface. Lawn thatch is combed out, collected and simultaneously the soil is rolled. The combination of mowing and scarifying blades produces an outstanding suction effect.

  • Tool-less conversion to scarifying – and done in seconds
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Ingenious: Mowing – Scarifying – Collecting – Emptying

The HorseHopper’s first-class cutting and collecting performance is based on its SmartCut exact cut rotor. An outstanding feature of the SmartCut exact cut rotor is its special, V-shaped blade arrangement, which reduces energy consumption and noise. For this innovation, AMAZONE was awarded a Silver Medal by the Innovations Jury at Demopark 2013.

Due to the high suction effect provided by the SmartCut rotor, the HorseHopper can also be used for collecting mown grass, leaves, debris, acorns, chestnuts, etc.

The benefits of the SmartCut rotor, with its V-shaped blade arrangement are obvious in comparison with the rotor technology so far, where the cutting blades are arranged linearly in rows. Because the knives, when arranged in a V-shape, do not pass the shear bar simultaneously but in very short intervals one after the other, they convey the cut material better in the direction of the rotor centre, resulting in less lateral air turbulence and, because of this, in an additional improvement in the collecting performance.

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Benefits of the SmartCut exact cutting rotor

  • Precise and clean cutting in one pass
  • Improved collection quality
  • Reduced noise emission
  • Simple and quick blade exchange
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The mowing deck

Versatile, robust and safe

The large diameter of the rotor prevents grass becoming caught up. The high wear-resistant qualities of the blades result in little wear. The blade system is insensitive to foreign objects as all the knives are mounted independently. The blades are suspended on the rotor via special hooks. They can be reversed or replaced without tools. A high quality cutting performance is achieved across the entire working width.

All important components are quickly and easily accessible, resulting in effective maintenance ensuring a long life span at minimum expense. Cleaning and maintenance operations can be performed quickly and easily.

  • The blades can be easily and quickly exchanged without using tools

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H77 long wing blades
Mähwerk (2) Mähmesser
Cutting blades

Mähwerk (3) Fflügelmesser_H60
H60 wing blades
Mähwerk (4) Vertikutiermesser (2mm oder 3mm)
Scarifying blades (2 mm or 3 mm)

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Combination of mowing blades & scarifying blades
Mähwerk (6) Kombination Flügelmesser lang H77 und Vertikutiermesser
Combination of H77 long wing blades & scarifying blades

Mähwerk (7) Kombination_Flügelmesser H60 und Vertikutiermesser
Combination of H60 wing blades and scarifying blades
Mähwerk (8) ctx ventiles H88 affutes
H88 extra-long sharpened wing blades

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