The HRU196M1 Buffalo Long Range (Blade Brake) is lightweight and easy to push, featuring a sleek, rust-proof alloy deck with 19” cutting width. With hard-wearing PVC tyres and high strength polyethylene hubs, the Long Range has been tried and tested in Australian conditions – just for you.If mulching is your thing – and for many contractors, it is – the HRU196M1 Buffalo Long Range comes with an easy-to-fit mulching plug. Simply engage the plug by locking it into the rear of the cutter deck, and you’re good to go.This model features Honda’s Mow-Safe technology in the form of a Blade Brake, which is designed with the safety of the operator and passers-by in mind. With a release of the Blade Brake, the blades will both stop within three seconds while the engine continues to run, keeping everyone safe.
The Buffalo Long Range has a powerful, long-lasting 5.5 horsepower-class engine with cast-iron bore in the form of a GXV160, perfect for harsh Australian conditions. Part of the all-conquering GXV range, and drawing on three decades of GX engine technology, you’re in good hands with the GXV.Of course, like all Honda lawnmowers the HRU196M1 Buffalo Long Range features the “first time every time” easy-start system. The pull cord is attached to the upper handles, so – unlike some competitor mowers – you don’t have to bend all the way over to start the mower.And like all Honda engines, the GXV160 runs on regular unleaded petrol, so there’s no need for multiple fuel cans in the garage or mixing oil. Contractors across Australia know that the savings alone from using a Four-Stroke engine like the GXV160 are massive.
The HRU196M1 Buffalo Long Range has an increased 66-litre Dacron catcher bag on board, making it ideal for medium- to large-sized lawns and, of course, commercial operators. With a bigger catcher, you’ll make fewer stops and save yourself time and effort.The Long Range also features an improved tang, designed to help scoop out the clippings from the mower’s chute. Gone are the days of using your hand to clear grass out from underneath the deck. The Long Range’s design also increases airflow by 12%, meaning a more efficient mow every time.With an integrated snorkel to assist the air filter, the Buffalo Long Range is well prepared to take on the dustiest and harshest of conditions that Australia has to offer. And the polypropylene, snap on fitting for the wash port means that once the job is done, you can wash the underside of your mower without getting wet.
The HRU196M1 Buffalo Long Range (Blade Brake) comes standard with a massive 3-year Commercial Engine Warranty in addition to a 4-year Domestic Warranty, giving you complete peace of mind when purchasing your investment.