Ariens Razor Self-Propelled Lawnmower | 911375

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    Bruce Springsteen’s hit song “Born in the USA” is commonly misinterpreted as a simplistic expression of patriotism due to its anthemic chorus, but is in fact a complex reflection on the marginalisation of the American working class. Ariens’ high quality Razor mowers, on the other hand, are “made in the USA”, which is a much less ambiguous proposition; designed and built in the USA, the Ariens Razor SP is a versatile walk-behind lawnmower which ensures a pristine finish and exceptional ease of use. This combination of convenience and quality means that the Ariens Razor SP is in many ways a horticultural embodiment of the American Dream (assuming we interpret the “American Dream” as requiring being the proud owner of a very tidy lawn).

    Built with a 53cm (21”) cutting width for effective maintenance of medium to large lawns, much of the Razor SP’s extraordinary utility is attributable to its clever cutting system. Supplied as standard with a high capacity grass collector and a mulching plug, this system allows you to quickly select a mowing mode to suit the conditions of your lawn. Traditional cut and collect will deliver a tidy finish on your lawn, with all clippings gathered by the fabric collector for disposal when you are done. The mulching mode offers a little of both of the aforementioned options, reducing clippings to tiny particles by cutting and re-cutting them before discharging directly onto your lawn. Here the mulched cuttings quickly break down and release valuable nutrients and moisture into the ground, thus ensuring a tidier finish and a healthier lawn. Whichever cutting mode you choose to use, however, all benefit from the Razor SP’s deep domed deck design, which maximises air flow for a superior quality of cut.

    Powered by a 175cc Subaru four-stroke petrol engine made with a cast iron cylinder sleeve for outstanding reliability, Ariens’ drive system allows you to adapt your mowers performance to suit your personal requirements. The variable speed rear wheel drive self-propulsion, for example, allows you to select a forward speed to match your walking pace and to ensure superb control in every corner of your garden (slower speeds will allow you to negotiate tricky corners more effectively, while selecting a steady speed in open areas of lawn will help to deliver an even finish throughout your garden). Likewise, the single-lever centralised cutting height adjustment allows you to select from seven settings between 2.5cm and 10.2cm and makes it easy to adapt the Razor SP for use on a variety of lawn surfaces.

    Similarly handy is the inclusion of a Rite-Hite handlebar, with three mowing positions and two storage positions offering exceptional comfort during operation and convenience while during storage. With its deck made from stamped steel for magnificent durability, the Ariens Razor SP is as tough as it is hardworking and capable of offering many years of sterling service. This dependability is underlined by the inclusion of a three year limited consumer warranty with every machine, so even the most demanding home gardener will find this American-made machine a steadfast horticultural companion.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Engine/motor: 175cc Subaru Auto Choke
    Power source: Unleaded petrol  
    Starting method: Recoil    
    Deck material: Steel    
    Cutting system: Metal blade  
    Cutting width: 53cm    
    Cutting height: 2.5cm - 10.2cm  
    Blade-brake clutch: N/a    
    Collection bag: Fabric    
    Mulching function: Yes    
    Rear roller: N/a    
    Drive system: Self-propelled/variable speeed
    Weight:   N/a    
    Warranty:   3-year domestic use  
    Weight 46 kg
  • Brand
    About Ariens
    The Ariens story is a true example of the American Dream. When times got tough during the Great Depression, Henry Ariens and his three sons – Steve, Leon and Francis – had to close their Brillian based iron works. However, like the phoenix rising from the ashes, this was merely a new beginning for the Ariens men, and with a $1,500 loan borrowed against Henry's life insurance policy and another $1,500 raised by selling shares of stock to a family member, the four men got back to work.

    The Ariens Company as we know it nowadays began in 1933, when Henry and the boys developed the first American-made rotary tiller and conducted a campaign to teach commercial growers, nurserymen and landscapers how the new Ariens Model A Tiller worked. Over the next two decades the Ariens Company became an established player in the lawn and garden market, and even won a U.S. Army Ordinance Award for crisis manufacturing during World War II. When Henry Ariens died in 1956 his sons took over the company and continued their father’s legacy by growing the business further and introducing a variety of new products, including the machine for which Ariens is best known: the Sno-Thro®.

    Today, Ariens’ Sno-Thro® is the leading snow-thrower brand worldwide with distribution in the US, Canada and Europe. As well as this, Ariens is now well known for producing a wide range of high quality gardening and lawn maintenance products ideal for domestic and commercial use, including their excellent lawn tractors and walk behind mowers, all of which are manufactured with the same drive for durability which motivated Henry Ariens back in his garage in 1933. Built to be tough but easy to operate, these heavy duty steel machines are engineered with commercial-grade cast iron gear cases and large intake components which set the standard for reliability and mean that Ariens products are often even passed down from one generation to the next.

    One would hope that Henry Ariens would have appreciated seeing Ariens machines being used by many generations of the same family, reflecting the way in which the Ariens Company itself has been stewarded by successive generations of Ariens, all striving to live up to Henry’s pioneering work. This commitment to the company’s humble origins is reflected in Ariens’ five Company Core Values: Be Honest, Be Fair, Keep Our Commitments, Respect the Individual and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity. As such you can always be confident of superb performance and dependability with an Ariens machine, even when dealing with the very toughest horticultural work.
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