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RT-HD Vanguard 26hp


The RT Series is jam packed with features that make Spartan stand out from the rest: GT Trac for the best incline traction, easy touch brake system, ergonomic cockpit, foot assist easy-lift deck, straightforward design for easy add-ons and maintenance, the Vibration Control Deck System, and state-of-the-art push start instrument panel.

The RT-HD is a heavy duty commercial mower option offering fleet-like pricing to everyday buyers. There is not another commercial mower that offers such value.


 Engine Name  Vanguard (49R977)
 Horsepower  26HP
 Fuel Capacity  9.5 gal


 Hydraulic Drive  Parker HTJ 12cc wheel motors
 Hydraulic Drive Torque  Continuous: 3,140 in/lb | Max Torque: 4,870 in/lb
 Hydro Drive Maintenance  1,000 hours between oil change
 Drive Tires  24x12-R12 Radial | 24x10.50-R12 Radial
 Front Tires  13x6.5-R6 Radial
 Wheels Type  Steel
 Speed (F/R)  Forward: Up to 11MPH | Reverse: Up to 5MPH


 Seat  Floating Seat System
 Steering Levers  Soft-touch knobs to adjust forward to back. Adjustable up and down
 Control Panel LCD Display  Engine hour meter, Mower deck hour meter, Tachomter, Low level warning volt meter,
 Time between oil change countdown, Fault codes
 Ignition  Keyless, enter personal code to start
 Auxiliary Power  12 Volt outlet next to phone holder
 Storage  Phone holder, cup holder and deep storage tray
 Hitch  2" Read Receiver Standard
 Control Panel LED
 Warning Indicator
 Parking brake set, Drive levers, Operator present,
 PTO, Low/Hi battery volts, Low oil PSI


 Deck Size  54", 61"
 Deck Depth  6" Deep, Reinforce 7 Gauge XTF (Xtreme Turf Flow) Deck
 Deck Lift  Foot operated with shock assist.
 Optional push-button electric actuator
 Deck Adjustment  Change-on-the-go Precision Deck Height Dial
 Cut Height  1.25" to 4.5" with 15 Cut Heights in Between
 Blade Spindles  Cast aluminum, no maintenance/sealed four ag bearings
 Parking Brake  Foot Operated
 Frame  1.5"x 3" Powder Coated Fusion-Bonded Solid Steel Bridge Frame


 Width  54" Deck: 55.5" Wide | 61" Deck: 62.5" Wide 
 Weight  54': 1,074lbs | 61": 1,102lbs
 Length  84"
 Height  75" with ROPS up (54" with Folding ROPS down)


 Engine Warranty  3 Years
 Full Warranty  3 Years or 500 Hours, 2 Year or Unlimited Hours
 Commercial. 120 Day Belt Warranty
 Deck Warranty  Lifetime on the leading edge. See full warranty for restrictions
 Hydraulic Drive Warranty  3 Years or 1500 Hours. See full warranty for restrictions
 Control Panel Warranty  3 Years