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Ryan Sod Cutter 544954C

Price: $6,890.00 Model Number: 544954C


The Ryan® 544954C Jr. Sod Cutter has been the gold standard in the golf, rental and commercial industries for more than 50 years.

The improved Jr. Sod Cutter sports a host of new features, including reduced hand/arm vibration, cut by a remarkable 75 percent for more comfortable operation. A new pneumatic rear castor wheel with lockout allows for cutting around curved landscape features or straight strips with unmatched precision. A true workhorse, the Jr. Sod Cutter packs the speed, convenience and reliability you've come to expect from Ryan.

Features Include:

  • Good Balance, Easy Handling - Maximum traction and self-propelled action - 75% of the machine's weight rests on the cast iron drive wheel; knob tread for superior traction and stability.
  • Choice of Sod Widths - Available in 18” cutting widths.
  • 4 Vibration Isolators - Four elastomeric handle isolators absorb and isolate vibration transmitted through the transmission case.
  • Less Vibration -  75% LESS VIBRATION!
    • Advanced Technology Vibration Isolation
    • Vibration Dampening Handle Support
    • 9" × 3-1/2" pneumatic rear caster wheel with lockout absorbs vibration and makes it easy to cut turf on curved landscapes
  • Cast Iron Transmission Housing - Heavy-duty, built-to-last cast iron gearbox for durability and long-life for rental or commercial use.
  • Powerful Engines - Available with a 4-cycle Honda® GX160
  • Drive Wheel Lever/Engagement - Unlike competitive models, you can run the drive wheel without the cutter blade engaged.
  • Pneumatic Rear Caster Wheel with Lock-out - Pneumatic rear caster wheel reduces turf compaction, and contributes to vibration isolation. Allows operator to more easily maneuver and perform contour cutting. Can be locked in place for straight-line cutting.
  • Depth Setting Adjustment - Cutting depth indicator is more accessible to the operator; indicates cutting depths up to 2.5 inches.
  • Knife Cutting Action - Knife cutting action travels up to 2" fore and aft 20 times per second for consistent cutting with less vibration.

Specifications Include:

  • Clutch: Spring-loaded belt tightener
  • Drive: V-belt engine to gear case; double roller chain to blade eccentric shaft; gears and roller chain to traction wheels; transmission has separate dog clutches to engage cutting blade and traction drive
  • Lubrication: Oil splash in gear case
  • Speed: Up to 135 ft./min. (41 m/min)
  • Drive Wheel: (2) 8 in. (203 mm) diameter, knob-tread; rubber-vulcanized to cast-iron hubs
  • Cutting Width: 18 in. (457mm)
  • Cutting Thickness: Adjustable to 2.5 in. (64 mm)
  • Width: 25 in. (635 mm)
  • Length: 53 in. (1,346 mm)
  • Height: 40 in. (1,016 mm)
  • Weight: 373 lbs. (169 kg)


The Ryan Jr. Sod Cutter 544954C is available at Kooy Brothers located at 1919 Wilson Ave, Toronto, Ontario.

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