Handling Clippings the Easy Way

When Ray Amundson purchased his first Walker Mower in 2006, it came with a Hi-Dump. Four years later, he replaced that one with two more, each with that important selling point for him.

“I injured my left bicep in a parachute accident while in the Army and I couldn’t lift bags full of clippings,” the owner of Ray’s Lawn Service in Moorhead, Minnesota, explains. “The Hi-Dump was the ideal solution for me.”

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New 60in Dozer Blade Released

A new version of the 60” dozer blade (H16) has been designed by Walker and will be manufactured by Walker, replacing an earlier unit manufactured by RAD. The new design has a reinforced blade for increased durability and a simple foot-actuated blade angle adjustment to speed operation. A replaceable four-position steel blade wear edge offers extended wear capacity. Mounts on MH tractor with H-19 implement hitch and on MD/MT with the H10 implement hitch.

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New Rear Discharge 64in Deck Available

The new DR64 rear discharge deck is a scaled-up version of the DR52 for applications with larger spaces and needing high-production mowing. The combination of mulch action and rear discharge of clippings of this deck gives a nice spreading of clippings and finished appearance. The design of the deck footrest offers individual foot pads and six easily adjustable positions. The deck footrest is mounted on the carrier frame for extra security.

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Utility Bed Kit Now Available for The S14

An optional kit installs a utility bed on the Model S14 non-collection tractor for increased versatility. The bed is hinged on the back for dumping and uses a gas spring to hold the bed in the “up” position. This is a simple bolt-on kit that is dealer or customer-installed. Order Kit P/N 5650-10.

Learn more about the S14

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GHS Blower Patent Granted

In May (2015), U.S. patent #9,032,701 was granted to Dean Walker and Walker Manufacturing, covering the design of the GHS blower system developed for the Model MS14.

This unique design simplifies and compacts the drive train by powering the blower and the mower deck with a common drive shaft. The resulting benefits to the MS14 are reduced cost while maintaining strong performance of the GHS blower and compact size of the tractor.

View a page from the patent submission.

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New Production Line for Factory

A new production line has been installed at the factory to assemble all of the non-collection models, MB and MH, plus the MS14. This move consolidated two production lines used previously into one line with increased output capacity for all of these models. The design of racking and storage bins along the production line optimizes the flow of component parts into assembly; enhanced lighting was added to boost workplace comfort and efficiency.

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