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Introducing the NEW BOB-CAT Predator-Pro LP-61, Propane-Powered Zero-Turn Riding Mower.

Leave it up to Schiller Grounds Care to find a way so that commercial cutters don’t have to sacrifice performance when using an alternative fueled mower. The new BOB-CAT Predator-Pro LP-61 has all of the power and performance features that are the signature of the commercial Predator-Pro line. The only difference...These new units are powered by a formidable 30-hp Generac 990 engine that affords the new units all of the power associated with a Predator-Pro commercial mower with the added ability to cut Ozone forming emissions by greater than 50% over gasoline burning engines, insuring cutting that is green and clean.

The Predator-Pro LP-61 is a no-hassle propane-powered commercial zero-turn rider that utilizes liquid withdrawal – no conversion system needed and no costly, specialty tanks required. The Generac 990 engine is fueled by the same common liquid withdrawal propane tanks and technology that forklift trucks utilize - giving users easy access to a readily available fuel source and replenishment system. 

Benefits of the NEW Predator-Pro LP-61:

  • Dependable, hardworking Generac® 30-hp Engine - designed specifically to use liquid propane (LP) fuel while reducing ozone forming emissions by over 50% versus air cooled gasoline engines*. 
  • An ideal mower choice for government contract jobs and municipalities.
  • Cleaner burning propane fuel reduces engine deposits and extends engine life. 
  • No–Hassle Fuel Replenishment System - uses two (2) – 33.5 lb. standard liquid withdrawal propane tanks – no specialty tanks or conversion kit needed.
  • Your choice of 61" side discharge DuraDeck™ or a new 61" rear discharge deck that allows trimming on both sides of the mower. 
  • Dual Choice 2-year/2000-hour or 5-year/500-hour warranty with a lifetime warranty on deck, deck cradle and engine deck

The new BOB-CAT Predator-Pro LP-61 is available in dealerships now.

Engine            Generac®, 30-hp Liquid Propane 
Ignition            Electronic, Electric Start

Length            80” (2.03 m)
Width            72" (1.83 m) Side-Discharge; 73" (1.9 m) with Chute Down; 62" (1.6 m) with Chute Up
Overall Height        46.5" (1.2 m)

Fuel Capacity        Two 33.5 lb. Propane Tanks
Transmission        Hydrostatic Drive with Dual Variable Displacement Pumps; Wheel Motors
Drive            Belt from Engine to Hydrostat Input Shafts; Hydrostatic Drive to Wheels
Brakes            Hydrostat Provides Dynamic Braking; Disc-Type Parking Brake
Steering            Lever-Type Steering Controls Independent Power to each Wheel for Moving, Stopping & Turning
Seat             High-Back, Full Suspension Seat with Adjustable Armrests

Cutting Width and Type    61" (1.55-m) Side or Rear-Discharge
Deck Construction    Formed and Welded 10-Gauge Steel with 7-Gauge Reinforcements and Side Skirts, with Reinforced             Leading Edge
Spindles            Large Top-Mounted, 1 inch (25-mm) dia. Shaft on Maintenance-Free Ball Bearings

SPEED - 16 cc Pumps     0 – 13.5 mph (21.1 km/h) Forward; 0 – 4 mph (6.4 km/h) Reverse
Turning Radius        True Zero-Turning Radius
Frame            7-Gauge Formed and Welded Steel
Drive            Belt from Engine to Center Spindle; Split Steel Pulleys from Center Spindle to Outboard Spindles; 5.5             (140-mm) Idler

61" Deck        Up to 35.52 Acres (14.37 ha) at 9 mph (14.48 km/h)
Height of Cut    1.5" to 4.5" (38 mm to 114 mm) in 0.25" (6.4 mm) Increments
Blades (3)        21" (53 cm); .25" (6.4 mm) Thick

TIRES            (2) 24 x 12-12 4-Ply Turf Tread Drive Wheels

ANTI-SCALP ROLLERS    (7) 5 (127 mm): (2) Front Center, Left and Right Front, Left and Right Rear, Center Rear

Fold Down ROPS, 2-post with seat belt, Knobby ATV Tire 23 x 10.50-12 (2 required, fits all standard rims) 61" Deck Striping Kit (side discharge only), 61" Mulch Baffle Kit (side discharge only), 61" Widetrack Kit (widens wheel width on 61" units), ECO Plate 61" (side discharge only), 61" Boss-Vac™ Pro Collection System (side discharge deck only), Magnetic Light Kit.

Since the 1970’s, professional landscapers have relied upon the quality cut produced by BOB-CAT brand mowers to maintain golf courses, schools, parks and recreation areas, cemeteries, and landscapes big and small. BOB-CAT offers a full line of commercial walk-behind and zero-turn radius ride-on mowers for commercial and residential use. BOB-CAT mowers are available through power equipment dealers nationwide. To learn more about BOB-CAT products and locate a BOB-CAT dealer in your area, visit the BOB-CAT website at 

BOB-CAT is a registered trademark of Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Use of the name BOB-CAT in print must be all capital letters with a hyphen between the words “BOB” and “CAT” as used within this media release.

About Schiller Grounds Care, Inc.
Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. is a U.S. based outdoor power equipment manufacturer with three manufacturing facilities located in Southampton, Pennsylvania, Norfolk, Nebraska and Johnson Creek, Wisconsin. Schiller Grounds Care creates and brings to market a broad variety of landscaping, gardening and turf care equipment for residential and commercial use under the brand names of BOB-CAT, Bunton, Classen, Little Wonder, Mantis, Ryan and Steiner. To learn more about Schiller Grounds Care and its various brands of power equipment, visit 


Photo Caption: New Predator-Pro LP (above) shown with side discharge deck and optional ROPS.

Contact: Linda Beattie
Ph: 215-357-5110 x1423
Fax: 215-357-1071

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