2018 Ferris FW35 5901601 - 61" 28HP Vanguard™
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Fuel-Efficient Wide Area Commercial Mowers Built For Comfort & Control Reward your hardworking lawn care crew with the walk behind mower that might make them forget they're working at all. The FW35 dual hydrostatic walk-behind was built from the ground up to meet the demands of professional mowing crews. The design gives this mower smoother and more user-friendly operation. Powerful Engine choices from Kawasaki®, Briggs & Stratton® and Vanguard™ for both power and fuel efficiency.
- NEW! Oil Guard System on Vanguard™ BIG BLOCK EFI engine options. Save 60% on oil maintenance per season per unit!**
- CC™ Centralized Control handles for natural, ergonomic position with improved comfort and narrower stance for hand protection from scrapes & cuts.
- Heavy-duty construction with two layers of steel running the entire width for strength & lap welded corners for dent resistance.
- Easy mowing with electric starter and a cruise control bar for desired speeds.
- Big 20" tires for climbing over curbs and rough terrains, reducing deck bounce for consistent cut.
- Commercial-grade transmission & the same muscle driving our heavier, commercial zero turn mower line.
- One-hand deck lift system and gauge for accurately adjusting cutting height from 1.5 to 5 inches.
- Limited two-year, unlimited-hour warranty†.
- 500 Hour Oil Change (Select Models): Vanguard™ Engines with Oil Guard System reduce maintenance time and costs by up to 60%.**
- Cruise Control to Set Speed: Adjust the mower's speed without removing your hands from the control handles with the improved, ready-access cruise control bar. Simply press forward to increase speed and pull back a slow down. A convenient speed indicator is placed within easy view on the control panel.
- Easy-To-Use Controls: CC™ Centralized Control lawn mower handle design places the operator's hands in the ideal position to access all in-demand controls. Ergonomic operator presence, steering and reverse levers on both handles operate with a light touch to reduce operator fatigue. Easily adjust control tensions to fine tune for different operating conditions.
- Keeps the Engine Running: Need to walk away from the mower to move an obstacle or debris? The new PTO switch allows the operator to stop the mower blades quickly and easily. While moving, simply step on the centralized foot activated neutral pedals or pull back on the cruise control bar to place in neutral. Then, remove your hands from the controls. The blades will stop while the engine continues to run. Restarting the blades is just as easy. Place your hand on the controls, pull up the PTO switch and set your speed with the cruise control bar.
- Easy-Access Neutral Position: New dual access neutral pedals take the guesswork out of finding neutral, simplifying operation and saving time. The operator can use either foot to put the mower in neutral. The neutral position is clearly identified on the speed indicator on the dash.
- Well Built, Well Protected: Thick, 1/4" steel guards protect the front deck mower's transmission when going over curbs or rolling on and off a trailer - the type of rough handling that occurs daily under commercial use and can render lesser mowers inoperable. The design also reduces build up of debris to improve air flow and allow for access to the filter for maintenance.
- Longer Belt Life: The parts that wear out the soonest don't have to go so soon. The Ferris-engineered deck drive belt system and larger pulleys provide gentler belt tension, which - combined with our unique debris shield - extends belt life and reduces wear on bearings.
- Improved Deck Mounting: We listened closely to our pro users when considering the enhancements on our redesigned mower deck. The new mounting system provides easier deck leveling, improved flexibility over terrain, easy-access grease points and more durable water points for reduced maintenance. Ferris makes choosing wide area mowers a no brainer.
- Easy Reach Parking Brake: We located the parking brake handle conveniently in front of the control panel, providing instant access with minimal operator effort to reach and engage.
- Solid Construction: All Ferris walk-behind mowers are ruggedly built nose to tail to withstand daily commercial-duty operation and transport. Robust 1/4" steel engine deck construction stands the test of time.
- Engine Brand: Vanguard™ 810 EFI with Oil Guard
- Displacement (cc): 810
- Cylinders: 2
- Fuel Tank Capacity (gal): 5
- Cutting Height (in): 1.5 - 5
- Deck Construction: Fabricated 10-gauge
- Transmission: Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7" cooling fans
- Caster Tires (in): 11 x 4-5 Flat-free
- Ground Speed-Fwd (mph): 0-7
- Overall Length (in): Standard: 80.5, CC™: 76.75
- Dry Weight (lbs): 888
- Rollover Protection System (ROPS): N/A
- Parking Brake/Safety Circuit: Internal transaxle
- Warranty (Engine) †: 3-Year limited manufacturer's warranty
- Engine Power Rating *: 28 gross hp
- PTO: Electric
- Starting: Electric
- Cutting Width (in): 61
- Spindles: Aluminum
- Suspension: N/A
- Drive Axles (in): 1
- Drive Tires (in): 20 x 8-10
- Ground Speed-Rev (mph): 0-3
- Overall Width (in) Deflector Down/Deflector Up: 76.5 / 65
- Seat: N/A
- Instrumentation: Hour meter, speed indicator
- Safety Group/Controls: Operator presence, centralized foot activated neutral pedals, neutral start safety circuit/CC™ (Centralized Controls) or standard controls
- Warranty (Balance of Machine) †: 2-Year limited warranty commercial use, front-to-rear, parts & labor. Coverage on other components varies, please see operator's manual for complete details.
- Assembled Height: 41.5"
** Cost savings based on oil maintenance with 100 hour interval versus Oil Guard System 500 hour service interval.† See operator's manual or dealer for complete warranty details. Refer to engine operator's manual for engine warranty.
- Engine Manufacturer
- Horse Power
- 28 hp
- Engine Type
- 810 EFI with Oil Guard
- Dual commercial Hydro-Gear® ZT-3100® transaxles with 7 in. cooling fans
- Wheel Size
- 20 x 8-10 in.
- Fuel Capacity
- 5 gal.
- Deck Size
- 61 in.