Top 3 Walker Mowers For 2023

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Shopping for a New Walker Mower, or thinking of buying a used Walker Lawn Mower? Read this before you buying, to find the Top 3 Walker Mowers for 2023 and to find-out what Walkers Lawn Mowers strong and weak areas are. Walker Mowers Are The Most Customizable Lawn Mower available in 2023. Walker Mowers can be used, both to cut grass in the summer and to remove snow in the winter. They certainly have a superior cut that few if any other mower can match. 

This is the Best Of 2023 Walker Mowers Bagger Only Version.  I break it down into the two Walker mower categories. Bagger vs Non Bagger Mowers. Click Here for Walker Non-Bagger Tractor Options

 Walker Bagger Mowers

 The Following Are Walker's Bagger Mower Models

Walker Mower Model S

Walker Mower Model C

Walker Mower Model T 

Walker Mower Model D

 
 Home-owners # 1 is For You.  Contractors skip to #3 For Your Top Option  

 The Best home-owner model Walker Mower will be the Walker Mower Model C. This is factoring the price vs options vs machine build. The Model C is the original Walker commercial lawn mower. Since its introduction in 1986 the Model C has been continually refined and improved with the large acreage home-owner or commercial operator in mind, especially those who maintain residential properties. The Model C is a compact and versatile mower with impressive productivity. 

1. Walker Mower Model C  

C19
Walker Mower Model C19

Type: Collection
Power: 19 HP
Engine: Kohler Carb
Ideal Application: 
Residential, Commercial
Key Attributes: Compact, Agile, Balance
Decks: 6 Collection, 8 Discharge, 4 Mulching
Popular Add-ons:
Snowblower
Dozer Blade
Power Dump

$16,990*
MSRP

Walker Model C Quick Specs

- Kohler 19 HP Engine  - Choose EFI over Carbureted For a bit better fuel efficiency (costs more) 
- Wide Varity of Decks Options From 42 -62 Engine with, 7 Collection, 8 Discharge, 4 Mulching Deck Options 

The Model C is simple, light weight, and features components that keep it narrow and compact. Operators can quickly get in and out of places that are simply inaccessible with other mowers. Tight corners, overhanging obstacles, gates, and narrow strips of grass are no problem for the Model C.

The Model C includes Walker’s Grass Handling System® (GHS) with a 10.5 inch high-speed blower and 7.0 bushel grass catcher with PowerFil® oscillating chute and Grass-Pak® full signal. The GHS system, combined with tilt-open bodies, tilt-up decks, precision steering and handling, and Kohler Command Pro engines, make lawn maintenance with the Model C easy and enjoyable.

Standard Features

  • High capacity, commercial engine air filtration
  • Precision steering system
  • Forward Speed Control
  • Eaton Model 7 transmission with ductile cast iron gearbox final drive
  • Tilt-up decks and tilt-open body
  • Flexible deck carrier frame
  • 4 gallon fuel tank
  • Grass Handling System® (GHS)
  • 10.5 inch GHS blower
  • Oscillating PowerFil® chute with Grass-Pak® full signal
  • 7 bushel (8.7 cu. ft.) grass catcher

     Add-ons

TIP!! Most Popular Addons are, Light Kit, Powered Dump , Suspension Seat

The Most popular options is the C19 Non EFI model. With its 19HP engine and 48” collection deck, It will handle regular mowing of up to 3 acres along with spring and leaf cleanup like a boss.

For a Cheaper but Less Horsepower Alternative chose the Walker Model S18

2. Walker Mower Model S  

S18
Walker Mower Model S18

Type: Collection
Power: 18 HP
Engine: Briggs & Stratton Carb
Ideal Application: Residential
Key Attributes: Compact, Agile, Productive
Decks: 5 Collection, 5 Discharge, 4 Mulching
Popular Add-ons:
Snowblower
Dozer Blade
Dethatcher


$16,599 - 17,599
MSRP
This mower is ideal for .5 -1.5 acre of manicured residential turf. Upsides of this model - compatible with most Walker Mower decks, Downsides  The Model S is easily underpowered, and rides rougher because of the smaller drive tires.

 Walker Model S Quick Specs
- 18 HP Briggs and Stratton Vanguard engine
Increased displacement and torque
- 7.4 MPH ground speed
- Wide Variety of Decks options : 5 Collection, 5 Discharge, 4 Mulching

Available with two different horsepower engines, the Model S is  for smaller only residential lawns. The Model S features Walker’s Grass Handling System® (GHS) with a patented 12.75 inch Thru-Shaft® PTO GHS blower and a 7.0 bushel grass catcher. The compact design, coupled with Walker’s precision steering levers and Forward Speed Control, makes getting in and out of tight landscape features and obstacles possible, minimizing hand-held trimming and walk-behind mower time.

The lightweight, balanced design improves steering agility, shortening overall job time. Integrated Hydro-Gear ZT3100 transmissions are durable and provide precise maneuverability and industry-wide service and support. The Model S is engineered for affordability and efficiency. With commercial-grade components and multiple configurable add-ons, the Model S is a serious tool for commercial operators maintaining compact, complex properties.

Standard Features

  • High capacity, commercial engine air filtration
  • Precision steering system
  • Forward Speed Control
  • Hydro-Gear ZT3100 transmissions
  • Tilt-up decks and tilt-open body
  • Flexible deck carrier frame
  • Grass Handling System® (GHS)
  • 12.75 inch Thru-Shaft® PTO GHS blower
  • Oscillating PowerFil® chute with Grass-Pak® full signal
  • 7 bushel (8.7 cu. ft.) grass catcher

Popular Add-ons

 

 3. Walker Mower Model T

Pros Choice is 9 times out of 10 The Walker Model T 27I

T27i
Walker Mower Model T27i

Type: Collection
Power: 26.5 HP
Engine: Kohler EFI
Ideal Application: 
Commercial, Fleet
Key Attributes: Compact, Agile, Versatile
Decks: 7 Collection, 9 Discharge, 5 Mulching
Popular Add-ons:
Snowblower
Rotary Broom
Hi-Dump®

$18,900- $21,099
MSRP

Lawncare Pros Read HERE! If you are looking for best in class power, max grass handling capacity, and fastest ground speed, Its ONLY the WALKER T 27I

  The Walker T 27I is the Lawncare Pros choice because it can run the biggest of Walkers Side Discharge Decks with ease, Compatible with The Walker High Dump Option, plus The Walker T 27I has well over 1,000,000 hours of Landscape Contractors use and abuse on its resume. 

Walker Mower Model T27i Quick Specs

 - 26.5 HP Kohler Command Pro ECH749 EFI engine
- Superior fuel efficiency
- Simple, reliable operation
- Comfort Seat with optional armrests
-  Run the Biggest of Walkers SD Decks: or 7 Collection, 9 Discharge, 5 Mulching

The T also does have multiple other engine choices catering to specific commercial needs, however the T27I is by FAR THE MOST POPULAR. The Model T is equipped with a large, 10 bushel (12.4 cu. ft.) GHS grass catcher that allows extended mowing time between dumping. Like every Walker, the Model T features dual, independent hydrostatic transmissions, precision steering levers, and a separate Forward Speed Control providing precise, constant forward motion.

No other mower steers like a Walker, providing agile, zero-turn mowing with fingertip control and efficiency—all with the signature clean, manicured cut the Walker Mower. For operators wanting a single machine that will handle the toughest property maintenance challenges, the Model T is the solution.

Standard Features

  • Commercial air filter with remote air intake and turbine pre-cleaner
  • Precision steering system
  • Forward Speed Control
  • Eaton Model 7 transmission with ductile cast iron gearbox final drive
  • Flexible deck carrier frame
  • Tilt-up deck and tilt-open body
  • 4.7 gallon fuel tank
  • Grass Handling System® (GHS)
  • 10.5 inch GHS blower
  • Oscillating PowerFil® chute with Grass-Pak® full signal
  • 10 bushel (12.4 cu. ft.) grass catcher

Popular Add-ons

 


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