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Viking Hydro

Does not play by the rule of you get what you pay for.
You can look, but you simply won’t find a better value in the Hydro drive walk-behind category than the fixed-deck Viking. Exmark’s® patented Hydro Quick Track Adjustment allows easy and fast adjustments without tools. Our patented flow control baffles deliver an unsurpassed cut. And you’ll feel the difference our patented Enhanced Control System (ECS) makes after a long, and very productive, day. Simply put, the Viking is the mower of choice for professionals who want Hydro walk-behind performance combined with the value of a fixed deck design. Available with 36 or 48 inch cutting decks.

Available Models

Features


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Enhanced Control System

Our patented ECS puts the operator’s hands in a natural, neutral position to help reduce fatigue.

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Deck Options

With the Viking, you can choose either a 36-inch UltraCut™ Series 2 or 48-inch UltraCut Series 3 cutting deck.

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High-Clearance Deck

The high-clearance, well-balanced decks make curb climbing and trailering easy.

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Operator-Friendly

Instant forward-to-reverse with infinite speed control makes the hydro-drive Viking easy to operate. And with speeds up to 6.2 mph and 2.2 in reverse.

Model Specs


Specifications for model # VHS481GKA36200

Equipment
Steering Control Hydro drive with Enhanced Control System (ECS), forward/reverse, left/right or zero-turn.
Casters .38" thick caster yoke arms
Front Caster Tires 9 x 3.5-4, smooth-tread, semi-pneumatic.
Drive Tires 16 x 6.5-8, 4-ply Turf Master®
Safety Package Operator Presence Controls (OPC). Operator must have speed control lever in neutral and blades disengaged to leave operator’s position without stopping engine
Parking Brake Lever-actuated mechanical compression.
Electrical No battery, recoil start.
Cup Holder No
Power Components
Engine Model FS481V
Engine Brand Kawasaki®
Engine Series V-Twin
Engine Speed 3,600 rpm
Air Filter Standard Engine Manufacturer's air filter
Drive Description Twin Hydro-Gear variable-displacement pumps and twin high-efficiency Parker/Ross wheel-drive motors with 1\\" (2.54 cm) tapered shafts.
Speed Infinitely variable speed selection from 0– 6.2 mph (10 kmph) forward, 0–2.2 mph (3.5 kmph) reverse.
PTO Engagement Mechanical blade engagement with blade brake.
Fuel Capacity 5-gallon (18.9-L) fuel tank.
Drive Wheel Release Allows unit movement without engine running.
Deck Lift Manual lift with hairpin from hole to hole for position adjustment.
Engine Type Carbureted
Engine Displacement 603
Drive Hydro-Drive
Fuel Indicator None
Carb Compliant No
Fuel Type Gas Carbureted
Model Description Viking Hydro 14.5 HP* Kaw FS481V w/36" Series 2 Deck

*The gross horsepower of these gasoline engines was laboratory rated at 3600 rpm by the engine manufacturer in accordance with SAE J1940 or SAE J2723. As configured to meet safety, emission and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on these mowers may be significantly lower.
**The gross horsepower of the 3TNV80FT was laboratory rated at 2600 rpm; the 3TNV88C was laboratory rated at 3000 rpm by the engine manufacturer in accordance with SAE J1995. As configured to meet safety, emission and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on these mowers may be significantly lower.

Decks
Deck Style Fixed Deck
Deck Style Description Fixed Ultracut Series 2, side discharge standard, with molded discharge chute and option to bag or mulch.
Width / Cutting Deck 36"
Deck Construction 10-gauge top that is formed and continuously seam welded, 7-gauge side skirt and 7-gauge welded spindle mounting locations for improved strength.
Cutting Heights 1.0" (2.5 cm) to 4.25" (10.8 cm) in 0.25" (0.54 cm) increments.
Blade Spindles No maintenance, sealed and non-greasable spindles; 5.40"-diameter cutter housing and 1.0” diameter spindle tube.
Blade Tip Speed Approximately 18,500 fpm.
Blades 2 Blades at 18.00" Length
Dimensions
Width 47.0 in. (119.4 cm)
Length 78.0 in. (198.1 cm)
Height 43.2 in. (109.7 cm)
Curb Weight 481

Specifications for model # VHS481GKA48300

Equipment
Steering Control Hydro drive with Enhanced Control System (ECS), forward/reverse, left/right or zero-turn.
Casters .38\\" thick caster yoke arms
Front Caster Tires 9 x 3.5-4, smooth-tread, semi-pneumatic.
Drive Tires 16 x 6.5-8, 4-ply Turf Master®
Safety Package Operator Presence Controls (OPC). Operator must have speed control lever in neutral and blades disengaged to leave operator’s position without stopping engine
Parking Brake Lever-actuated mechanical compression.
Electrical No battery, recoil start.
Cup Holder No
Power Components
Engine Model FS481V
Engine Brand Kawasaki®
Engine Series V-Twin
Engine Speed 3,600 rpm
Air Filter Standard Engine Manufacturer's air filter
Drive Description Twin Hydro-Gear variable-displacement pumps and twin high-efficiency Parker/Ross wheel-drive motors with 1\\" (2.54 cm) tapered shafts.
Speed Infinitely variable speed selection from 0– 6.2 mph (10 kmph) forward, 0–2.2 mph (3.5 kmph) reverse.
PTO Engagement Mechanical blade engagement with blade brake.
Fuel Capacity 5-gallon (18.9-L) fuel tank.
Drive Wheel Release Allows unit movement without engine running.
Deck Lift Manual lift with hairpin from hole to hole for position adjustment.
Engine Type Carbureted
Engine Displacement 603
Drive Hydro-Drive
Fuel Indicator None
Carb Compliant No
Fuel Type Gas Carbureted
Model Description Viking Hydro 14.5 HP* Kaw FS481V w/48" Series 3 Deck

*The gross horsepower of these gasoline engines was laboratory rated at 3600 rpm by the engine manufacturer in accordance with SAE J1940 or SAE J2723. As configured to meet safety, emission and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on these mowers may be significantly lower.
**The gross horsepower of the 3TNV80FT was laboratory rated at 2600 rpm; the 3TNV88C was laboratory rated at 3000 rpm by the engine manufacturer in accordance with SAE J1995. As configured to meet safety, emission and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on these mowers may be significantly lower.

Decks
Deck Style Fixed Deck
Deck Style Description Fixed UltraCut Series 3, side discharge standard, with molded discharge chute and option to bag or mulch.
Width / Cutting Deck 48"
Deck Construction 10-gauge top that is formed and continuously seam welded, 7-gauge side skirt and 7-gauge welded spindle mounting locations for improved strength.
Cutting Heights 1.0" (2.5 cm) to 4.25" (10.8 cm) in 0.25" (0.54 cm) increments.
Blade Spindles No maintenance, sealed and non-greasable spindles; 5.40"-diameter cutter housing and 1.0” diameter spindle tube.
Blade Tip Speed Approximately 18,500 fpm.
Blades 3 Blades at 16.25" Length
Dimensions
Width 57.9 in. (147.1 cm)
Length 78.0 in. (198.1 cm)
Height 43.2 in. (109.7 cm)
Curb Weight 531

Accessories


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3-Bushel Bagger

Part# GC3602

Lightweight and easy to attach, this 3-bushel grass catcher fits all Exmark Lazer Z, Pioneer, Radius, Vantage* and wide-area walk-behinds. (*Not available for Vantage Propane models.) 116-7042 spacer adapter required for 36" deck models.

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Operator Controlled Discharge (Hand)

Part# 116-8430

The infinitely adjustable blocker door opens and closes, allowing the operator to quickly control discharge when mowing around parked cars and windows. Easily installs and removes without tools.

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Walk-Behind Weight Set

Part# 103-2637

Add weight to the front end of your Exmark® walk-behind. Enhance stability and control when using Exmark StandOn. Comes in pairs. Each weighs 9.5 pounds. Excludes Turf Tracer® X-Series.

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Micro-Mulch System

Part# MK362

Fits 36" decks. The aerodynamically designed deck, baffles and blades create airflow patterns that circulate leaves and grass for repeated cuttings and even dispersal deep into the turf. Mulching baffles also keep the underside clean, which reduces grass buildup and clumping.

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Equipment Cover

Part# 116-1379

Protect your zero-turn mower from the elements with this sturdy, waterproof cover. It’s constructed from tough 600-denier polyester, making it abrasion- and tear- resistant. Its elastic opening provides a secure, snug fit.

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StandOn

Part# 116-7223

Exmark’s StandOn features a convenient spring loaded latch and an expanded operator deck that provides a more comfortable and productive mowing experience.

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Walk-Behind Weight Set

Part# 103-2637

Add weight to the front end of your Exmark® walk-behind. Enhance stability and control when using Exmark StandOn. Comes in pairs. Each weighs 9.5 pounds. Excludes Turf Tracer® X-Series.

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Micro-Mulch System

Part# MK483Q

The aerodynamically designed deck, baffles and blades create airflow patterns that circulate leaves and grass for repeated cuttings and even dispersal deep into the turf. Mulching baffles also keep the underside clean, which reduces grass buildup and clumping.

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Equipment Cover

Part# 116-1379

Protect your zero-turn mower from the elements with this sturdy, waterproof cover. It’s constructed from tough 600-denier polyester, making it abrasion- and tear- resistant. Its elastic opening provides a secure, snug fit.

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StandOn

Part# 116-7223

Exmark’s StandOn features a convenient spring loaded latch and an expanded operator deck that provides a more comfortable and productive mowing experience.

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Operator Controlled Discharge (Hand)

Part# 116-8430

The infinitely adjustable blocker door opens and closes, allowing the operator to quickly control discharge when mowing around parked cars and windows. Easily installs and removes without tools.

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3-Bushel Bagger

Part# GC3602

Lightweight and easy to attach, this 3-bushel grass catcher fits all Exmark Lazer Z, Pioneer, Radius, Vantage* and wide-area walk-behinds. (*Not available for Vantage Propane models.) 116-7042 spacer adapter required for 36" deck models.

Warranty


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