This is the first tractor in the sub 36" category to feature a twin bladed cutting system. The blades are contra rotating and direct the grass cuttings through the wide rear discharge chute into the collector. A twin bladed deck gives a better finish than a tractor with a single blade. The collecting is cleaner and more powerful due to the direct centre rear discharge and the throw and air volume generated by two blades. The cutting result is also visibly improved as a twin bladed deck follows the ground contours better and is therefore less likely to scalp the grass, cutting height range 25mm to 80mm, 7 positions. The grass cuttings are blown into the large 240 litre rear mounted collector, a large capacity is important as is the collector full alarm which automatically comes on to alert the operator that the collector is full. The collector is emptied from the drivers seat, simply pull the collector lever to tip out the grass.
The 1530H has a hydrostatic transmission which is a semi automatic drive, put simply the further you push the transmission pedal the quicker the tractor moves. This infinitely variable system allows for seemless forward and reverse speed changes on the move and is a real benefit when manoeuvring around obstacles, shifting from forward to reverse simply by moving your foot on the transmission pedal. As a point of interest we sell more hydrostatic tractors now than manual.
The tractor has a comfortable high back seat which is adjustable to suit the driver, the seat also features a safety switch which cuts the engine if the driver gets out of the seat with the blades running.
To engage the cutting blades, simply pull the switch on the dashboard and the electric clutch does the rest. To turn off the blades simply push the blade switch and the electric clutch engages a brake which stops the blades in 3 seconds.
The 1530H is powered by a Mountfield 452cc four stroke engine, this OHV engine has loads of power for this tractor.
Manoeuvrability is another important factor to consider when choosing a tractor, with very light steering and an incredibly tight turning circle the Mountfield 1530 is a class leader.
Keeping your tractor in tip-top condition is easy, the cutting deck has a washing port fitted, simply snap on the hose fitting, turn the water on and run the deck for a minute and the jobs done!
Mountfield 1530 garden tractor is a versatile machine as not only does it offer fantastic grass collection, with the fitting of the optional deflector the grass can be rear discharged, this is particularly useful for long grass.
Being able to mulch the grass is a great feature and with the fitting of the optional mulching plug the 1430 becomes a great mulching tractor. When the conditions are right you can mulch the grass and achieve the same finish as if you had collected, you really can't tell! There is also the benefit of returning vital natural fertiliser to your lawn.
The 1530 can also be fitted with an optional tow bar which allows the fitting of many labour saving tractor accessories. For more details on these click on the Ride-On Accessories tab.