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It began with a rotary mower called the snappin' turtle in 1951.
From the first 16 Snapping turtles made, the company was soon shipping 3,973 Snappin turtles to various cities in the United States of America.
The Snappin' Turtle can be seen in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington as an example of the pioneering lawn mower that was produced in the United States.
Snapper was bought in 2002 by Simplicity owned by Jim Weir, who would go down in history as the man who said "no" to the biggest wholesaler in the US, Wal-Mart
. This he did to further strengthen the reputation of Snapper lawn mowers as reliable and durable products.
The Snapper brand was and is known not for its price but for its performance and its durability and had already built a reputation that had spanned several generations.
The evolution of the Snapper lawn mowerSnapper Lawnmowers have evolved from the Snappin' Turtle that was a simple walk behind rotary mower suitable for suburban lawns to zero turn riding mowers and tractor mowers that cut acres of green fields faster and efficiently.
The Snapper Turtle was much easier to move around compared to the earlier power reel mowers and less expensive.
Riding mowers were the next logical step as the need to cover larger areas in a shorter amount of time arose.
The first riding lawn mower had an innovative rear engine.
Soon, hydrostatic engines were introduced together with stick steering mechanism and mulching systems.
More changes came when Simplicity took over and later on, Snapper was bought by the industry giant Briggs & Stratton.
Snapper continues to produce a wide variety and range of lawn mower machines.
The Snapper walk-behind SeriesThe Snapper walk behind series of law mowers are suitable for small to large open spaces with trees and other obstacles or not.
Snapper lawn mowers have a 3 in 1 feature that allows one to convert from side discharging, mulching or bagging.
You can chose from the HI -VAC series which combines high lift blade system and top discharge deck for ultimate bagging or you can go with a Mulching model which effectively recycles your lawn cutting.
The Pivot-N-Go model has a pivoting handle that allows the operator to control the speed of the mower.
All Snapper Lawn Mowers are equipped with Briggs & Stratton ReadyStart® engines that require no priming or chocking when you need to start the engine.
The Fresh Start® fuel cap on these engines ensure that the fuel is kept fresh for up to 6 months.
Snapper Lawn TractorsSnapper has always been synonymous with innovation, durability and power, and Snapper tractors offer that and more.
They can handle any terrain whilst ensuring ease of operation.
The Snapper riding mowersThe Riding mowers continue along the original rear engine design with the RE200 series offering superior traction and easy maneuverability.
This mower can move around 12-inch radius which normally only a push mower would do.
The series also has an auto lever to ensure a consistently even cut regardless of the nature of the surface.
Snapper riding mowers have a pivoting frame to handle the contours of the land.
They also have a feature where the user can chose to mulch, or discharge clippings from the side or inside a bag.
Snapper riding mowers retail at between $1400 and $2300.With the reputation that the Brand caries one can be sure that they are making a very sound investment by buying a Snapper riding mower.
Zero Turn Mower Series
They range from the 150Z series that is excellent at easily trimming around trees to the 285Z series which handles even tighter areas and can be spun around obstacles with ease.
Then there's the stylish 500Z series known for precision and control.
A Hydro-Gear® hydrostatic transmission on the 355Z series is but one unique addition that you can expect to find on a Snapper lawn mower.
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Lawn Mowers PartsLawn Mower Wheels
Lawn mower wheels do not break very often but need to be replaced at once if a problem is discovered in them.
Lawn Mower Oil
No matter the mower is manual or electric oil is always applied as it acts both as a lubricant as well as a coolant for the engine.
Lawn Mower Batteries
Mainly two types of the lawn mower batteries are frequently being utilized in lawn mowers which are the lead acid batteries and the nickel cadmium or Ni-Cad batteries.