Toro 70 inch cut Professional triple mower from the USA 1968

70 inch Toro Triple mower

Toro 70 inch cut triple cylinder mower, I remember suppling this to a private house in West Sussex in 1968. These Toro Mowers were first imported into the UK by The Flymo company at Watford. There were a number of models available from big rotary mowers to various golf course cylinder mowers (Reel Mowers, in American). I was employed by Andrews Of Hindhead Ltd & was responsible for all Toro sales, as well as all Flymo Trade Sales These 70s were mostly sold to golf clubs for general trimming work, they often were used to cut banks, the operator would walk alongside it by the seat. Health & Safety would probably jump about these days but it seemed to work well. They were great fun to use & this one replaced a Ransomes 24inch Matadore that ended up in the lake because the ratchet roller drive lost control on the hill. It was not trusted after that.

This machine has an 8HP Kohler 4 stroke engine. A belt drive for the wheels & chain drive to the cylinders

Size: 

70 inch cut

Year: 

1968

Exhibitor: 

Peter Hampton

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