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524V-42 Compact Zero-Turn Lawn Mower

The Grasshopper 524V-42 is the fastest, most economical and compact FrontMount™ riding lawn mower available. This zero-radius mower with a 42-inch front-mounted cutting deck will fit through 4-foot gates and is perfect for homeowners and landscape professionals. Enjoy all the zero-radius maneuverability, cut quality, comfort and durability that only Grasshopper riding lawn mowers provide. The PowerFold® Electric Deck Lift feature raises the deck to a near vertical position for easy cleaning and compact storage.

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Options
OPTIONS
QUIKAJUST TILT™ LEVERS

Available for all MidMount models, optional QuikAjust Tilt™ steering levers (except 124V-41) with "no tools" adjustment provide a 9-inch range for maximum comfort and fit while maintaining natural arm and wrist positions..

EXTENDED STEERING LEVERS

Provides an additional two inches of leg clearance

BAR-TREAD LOW-PRESSURE TIRES

Optional low-pressure, high-flotation bar-tread tires flex with the terrain for maximum traction and minimize scuffing caused by wheel spin-out.

SIDE DISCHARGE CONTROL KIT

Control the discharge of the mower deck to avoid putting clippings in flower beds and on sidewalks

TAIL WHEEL OPTIONS

Dual-fork tail wheels

TAIL WHEEL OPTIONS

Wide stance single-fork tail wheels.

SUNSHADE CANOPY VINYL

Lightweight, water repellent, UV-resistant vinyl canopy mounts easily to OPS or ROPS to limit exposure to direct sunlight, reducing eye strain and increasing operator comfort.

SUNSHADE CANOPY ALUMINUM

Diamond-plated aluminum canopy is highly resistant to abrasions. Easily mounts to ROPS or OPS to increase operator comfort by limiting exposure to direct sunlight and reducing eye strain. Canopy tilts up and down for customized comfort. (Optional fan and light kits increase comfort and roadside visibility.)

ADJUSTABLE CUP HOLDER

An Adjustable Cup Holder locks into multiple positions to accommodate a wide range of drink sizes.

LED WORK LIGHTS

LED work lights provide improved visibility in low light situations.

YELLOW BEACON LIGHT

Yellow beacon attaches to OPS or ROPS to provide greater visibility in high-traffic areas.

DOWN DISCHARGE™ MULCHING PACKAGE

The optional Down Discharge™ mulching package with GrassMax™ medium-lift blades cuts and recuts clippings and directs them deep into the grass bed, enriching turf and producing a beautifully manicured cut.

POWERVAC® FRONTMOUNT COLLECTION SYSTEM

Powerful, deck-driven PowerVac™ collection systems deliver one-pass perfection every time, and are available with a wide range of twin or triple mesh bag or high-capacity metal hopper collectors.
Quik-D-Tatch® Vac drive can be removed in seconds without tools

Specifications
Specifications
Engine
Engine Type
42" 524V
B&S Commercial Turf, V-Twin
Displacement
42" 524V
44.2 cu. in. (724 cc)
Lubrication
42" 524V
Pressure Lube
Crankshaft
42" 524V
Vertical
Engine Cooling
42" 524V
Air
Fuel Type
42" 524V
Gasoline - unleaded
Fuel Capacity
42" 524V
4.0 U.S. Gal (15.1 l)
Optional Fuel Capacity
42" 524V
NA
Air Cleaner
42" 524V
Integrated, cyclonic air cleaner with 5-step debris management system
Muffler
42" 524V
Ultra quiet, single, industrial type.
DuraMax Decks
DuraMax® Deck
42" 524V
NA
Mulch Kit #
42" 524V
504569
Deck Size
42" 524V
42"
Cutting Height Range
42" 524V
2.00 to 4.5 in. (5.1 to 11.4 cm)
Deck Construction
42" 524V
Geometrically engineered design with 7-gauge skirts withstands the brunt of commercial mowing. (3) Sentry™ spindles and a triple-strength upper deck over 0.50-in. thick in stress zones. Formed double thickness hardened steel truss spindle plane is 0.210 in. - equal to 5-gauge (5.31 mm). Anvil-edge design with reinforcement on front edge of deck.
Deck Blades
42" 524V
(3) 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Deck Spindles
42" 524V
Sentry™ Spindle System, 2.5 cm (approx. 1 in.) O.D. shaft. Spindle head designed to eliminate fiber wrap. Double bearings, non-greasable. Spindle cones shield housing and lower bearings from fiber wrap and dirt ingestion.
Spindle Housing
42" 524V
8 in. (20.3 cm)-diameter machined aluminum housing with 6-bolt pattern.
Blade Drive
42" 524V
Belt drive with single Kevlar V-belt and idler arm tensioning.
Deck Trimability
42" 524V
NA
Starter & Electrical System
Battery
42" 524V
12 Volt
Starter
42" 524V
Solenoid shift
Ignition
42" 524V
Breakerless
Interlock System
42" 524V
Prevents engine start when PTO clutch is engaged or steering levers are in drive position. Allows operator dismount without engine shutdown only when PTO is disengaged and steering levers are locked in neutral.
Ultimate Operator Station
Operator Seat
42" 524V
Premium Comfort Seat, embroidered logo, iso-mounted, high-back, deep-cushioned, foam-padded CoolTemp Cordura-covered, padded arms/backrest with lumbar support and coil-spring suspension
Suspension
42" 524V
InFrame™ suspension
Console-mounted Instruments
42" 524V
Low engine oil pressure and parking brake indicator lights, digital hour meter, ignition and push/pull PTO switches. Choke integrated with throttle lever.
Work Lights
42" 524V
Optional - LED
Hour Meter
42" 524V
Standard
Transmission & Steering
Transmission Type
42" 524V
Design-matched hydrostatic system with integral cooling fans. Fully hydraulic, integrated Parker HTE Series transmission with variable displacement piston-type pumps and high-torque wheel motors for each drive wheel.
Transmission Filtration
42" 524V
Internal field-serviceable filter / No break-in oil change required; best-in-class service intervals with CoolTemp Hydro-Max™ fluid.
Speeds
42" 524V
0 - 8.0 mph (0 - 12.9 kph) forward 0-5.5 mph (0-8.9 kph) reverse.
Turning Radius
42" 524V
True zero degree, turns within own length with counter-rotating, independently powered drive wheels.
Steering
42" 524V
One- or two-hand operation with adjustable HydraSmooth™ dual levers that automatically return to neutral from either forward or reverse position.
Brakes
42" 524V
Dynamic braking through hydrostatic transmission.
Parking Brake
42" 524V
Drum style
Attachment Drive
42" 524V
NA
Tire Sizes
Standard Midmount Drivetire
42" 524V
NA
Optional MidMount™Drive Tires
42" 524V
NA
MidMount™ Front Caster Wheels
42" 524V
NA
Standard FrontMount™ Drive Tire
42" 524V
20x8.00x10, turf tread, 4-ply rated
Optional FrontMount™ Drive Tire
42" 524V
NA
FrontMount™ Single Fork Tail Wheel Size
42" 524V
13x6.50x6 rib tread, pneumatic
FrontMount™ Wide Stance Single Fork Tail Wheel Size
42" 524V
NA
FrontMount Deck Tire
42" 524V
9x3.50x4 (flat proof), 4-ply rated
Dimensions
Height, Seatback
42" 524V
45.0 in. (114.3 cm)
Height Seat Cushion
42" 524V
29.0 in. (73.7 cm)
Height ROPS
42" 524V
64.0 in. (162.6 cm)
Mower+Deck Length
42" 524V
97.0 in. (246.4 cm)
Mower+Deck - Deck Folded
42" 524V
87.0 in. (221.0 cm)
Deck Width - Side Discharge
42" 524V
55.5 in. (141.0 cm)
Deck Width - Side Discharge 41"
42" 524V
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 42"
42" 524V
55.5 in. (141.0 cm)
Deck Width - Side Discharge 48"
42" 524V
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 52"
42" 524V
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 61"
42" 524V
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 72"
42" 524V
NA
Deck Width - Mulching
42" 524V
43.5 in.* (110.5 cm)
FrontMount™ Width
42" 524V
42.0 in. (106.7 cm)/59.5 in. (151.1 cm)
FrontMount™ Wheelbase
42" 524V
47.0 in. (119.4 cm)
Weight
Weight Power Unit+Deck (uncrated)
42" 524V
935 lbs. (424.1 kg)
Weight FrontMount™ Power Unit only
42" 524V
650 lbs. (294.8 kg)
Weight Mower Deck
42" 524V
285 lbs. (129.3 kg)
Weight Mulch Kit
42" 524V
22 lbs. (10.0 kg)
Engine
42" 524V
Engine Type
B&S Commercial Turf, V-Twin
Displacement
44.2 cu. in. (724 cc)
Lubrication
Pressure Lube
Crankshaft
Vertical
Engine Cooling
Air
Fuel Type
Gasoline - unleaded
Fuel Capacity
4.0 U.S. Gal (15.1 l)
Optional Fuel Capacity
NA
Air Cleaner
Integrated, cyclonic air cleaner with 5-step debris management system
Muffler
Ultra quiet, single, industrial type.
DuraMax Decks
42" 524V
DuraMax® Deck
NA
Mulch Kit #
504569
Deck Size
42"
Cutting Height Range
2.00 to 4.5 in. (5.1 to 11.4 cm)
Deck Construction
Geometrically engineered design with 7-gauge skirts withstands the brunt of commercial mowing. (3) Sentry™ spindles and a triple-strength upper deck over 0.50-in. thick in stress zones. Formed double thickness hardened steel truss spindle plane is 0.210 in. - equal to 5-gauge (5.31 mm). Anvil-edge design with reinforcement on front edge of deck.
Deck Blades
(3) 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Deck Spindles
Sentry™ Spindle System, 2.5 cm (approx. 1 in.) O.D. shaft. Spindle head designed to eliminate fiber wrap. Double bearings, non-greasable. Spindle cones shield housing and lower bearings from fiber wrap and dirt ingestion.
Spindle Housing
8 in. (20.3 cm)-diameter machined aluminum housing with 6-bolt pattern.
Blade Drive
Belt drive with single Kevlar V-belt and idler arm tensioning.
Deck Trimability
NA
Starter & Electrical System
42" 524V
Battery
12 Volt
Starter
Solenoid shift
Ignition
Breakerless
Interlock System
Prevents engine start when PTO clutch is engaged or steering levers are in drive position. Allows operator dismount without engine shutdown only when PTO is disengaged and steering levers are locked in neutral.
Ultimate Operator Station
42" 524V
Operator Seat
Premium Comfort Seat, embroidered logo, iso-mounted, high-back, deep-cushioned, foam-padded CoolTemp Cordura-covered, padded arms/backrest with lumbar support and coil-spring suspension
Suspension
InFrame™ suspension
Console-mounted Instruments
Low engine oil pressure and parking brake indicator lights, digital hour meter, ignition and push/pull PTO switches. Choke integrated with throttle lever.
Work Lights
Optional - LED
Hour Meter
Standard
Transmission & Steering
42" 524V
Transmission Type
Design-matched hydrostatic system with integral cooling fans. Fully hydraulic, integrated Parker HTE Series transmission with variable displacement piston-type pumps and high-torque wheel motors for each drive wheel.
Transmission Filtration
Internal field-serviceable filter / No break-in oil change required; best-in-class service intervals with CoolTemp Hydro-Max™ fluid.
Speeds
0 - 8.0 mph (0 - 12.9 kph) forward 0-5.5 mph (0-8.9 kph) reverse.
Turning Radius
True zero degree, turns within own length with counter-rotating, independently powered drive wheels.
Steering
One- or two-hand operation with adjustable HydraSmooth™ dual levers that automatically return to neutral from either forward or reverse position.
Brakes
Dynamic braking through hydrostatic transmission.
Parking Brake
Drum style
Attachment Drive
NA
Tire Sizes
42" 524V
Standard Midmount Drivetire
NA
Optional MidMount™Drive Tires
NA
MidMount™ Front Caster Wheels
NA
Standard FrontMount™ Drive Tire
20x8.00x10, turf tread, 4-ply rated
Optional FrontMount™ Drive Tire
NA
FrontMount™ Single Fork Tail Wheel Size
13x6.50x6 rib tread, pneumatic
FrontMount™ Wide Stance Single Fork Tail Wheel Size
NA
FrontMount Deck Tire
9x3.50x4 (flat proof), 4-ply rated
Dimensions
42" 524V
Height, Seatback
45.0 in. (114.3 cm)
Height Seat Cushion
29.0 in. (73.7 cm)
Height ROPS
64.0 in. (162.6 cm)
Mower+Deck Length
97.0 in. (246.4 cm)
Mower+Deck - Deck Folded
87.0 in. (221.0 cm)
Deck Width - Side Discharge
55.5 in. (141.0 cm)
Deck Width - Side Discharge 41"
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 42"
55.5 in. (141.0 cm)
Deck Width - Side Discharge 48"
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 52"
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 61"
NA
Deck Width - Side Discharge 72"
NA
Deck Width - Mulching
43.5 in.* (110.5 cm)
FrontMount™ Width
42.0 in. (106.7 cm)/59.5 in. (151.1 cm)
FrontMount™ Wheelbase
47.0 in. (119.4 cm)
Weight
42" 524V
Weight Power Unit+Deck (uncrated)
935 lbs. (424.1 kg)
Weight FrontMount™ Power Unit only
650 lbs. (294.8 kg)
Weight Mower Deck
285 lbs. (129.3 kg)
Weight Mulch Kit
22 lbs. (10.0 kg)

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