Model # RC11544BS

Internet #204799539

Swisher 44 in. 11.5-HP Briggs and Stratton Rough Cut Trail Commercial Tow Behind Mower
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Swisher

44 in. 11.5-HP Briggs and Stratton Rough Cut Trail Commercial Tow Behind Mower

$168568 /each
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The Swisher 44 in. 11.5 HP Trailcutter is perfect for any big mowing job. Backed by the power of 60 plus years of design experience, this mower is designed to dramatically reduce mowing time. The Swisher Trailcutter easily attaches to your ATV or lawn tractor and is the ultimate time saver for large jobs. This model will cut brush up to 3 in. in diameter. It features Two 16 in. pneumatic sealant filled tires, two heavy duty swinging blades and a convenient single-point cutting height adjustment with 4 in. range. The remote operator control console lets you safely engage and disengage from a distance. Heavy duty work requires Swisher’s heavy duty Trailcutter, 50 state compliant.
  • 11.5 HP (344cc) Briggs & Stratton recoil start engine
  • 44 in. welded, 11-Gauge steel tow- behind cutting deck with rear discharge
  • Remote operator control console
  • Single-point cutting height adjustment 4 in. range
  • Universal articulating pin hitch, adjusts left to right
  • Heavy duty stump jumper and two break away swinging blades cut most stems up to 3 in. in diameter
  • Two 16 in. pneumatic tires
  • Steel bumpers

Product Overview

Model #: RC11544BS
Internet #: 204799539

The Swisher 44 in. 11.5 HP Trailcutter is perfect for any big mowing job. Backed by the power of 60 plus years of design experience, this mower is designed to dramatically reduce mowing time. The Swisher Trailcutter easily attaches to your ATV or lawn tractor and is the ultimate time saver for large jobs. This model will cut brush up to 3 in. in diameter. It features Two 16 in. pneumatic sealant filled tires, two heavy duty swinging blades and a convenient single-point cutting height adjustment with 4 in. range. The remote operator control console lets you safely engage and disengage from a distance. Heavy duty work requires Swisher’s heavy duty Trailcutter, 50 state compliant.

  • 11.5 HP (344cc) Briggs & Stratton recoil start engine
  • 44 in. welded, 11-Gauge steel tow- behind cutting deck with rear discharge
  • Remote operator control console
  • Single-point cutting height adjustment 4 in. range
  • Universal articulating pin hitch, adjusts left to right
  • Heavy duty stump jumper and two break away swinging blades cut most stems up to 3 in. in diameter
  • Two 16 in. pneumatic tires
  • Steel bumpers

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Brand Swisher Swisher Swisher Swisher
Ratings (11) (20) (0) (1)
Power Type Gas Gas Gas
Lawn Mower Type Rough Cut Mower Rough Cut Mower Rough Cut Mower Rough Cut Mower
Engine Make Briggs and Stratton Briggs and Stratton Kawasaki Kawasaki
Refurbished No No No No
CA (CARB) Compliant CARB Compliant CARB Compliant CARB Compliant Not CARB Compliant
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
127 in
Assembled Height (in.)
27 in
Assembled Width (in.)
59 in
Blade Length (in.)
15.5
Cutting Width
44 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
16
Mower Deck Width
44
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
8

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Cutting Options
Rear-Discharge
Deck Material
11 Gauge Steel
Deck Type
Fabricated
Engine Displacement (cc)
344
Engine Make
Briggs and Stratton
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
0
Features
Rust resistant deck
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
0.7
Included
No additional items or accessories included
Lawn Mower Type
Rough Cut Mower
Maximum Cutting Height (in.)
7
Minimum Cutting Height (in.)
4
Number of Blades
2
Number of Cylinders
Single Cylinder
Number of Deck Wheels
0
Oil Capacity (oz.)
48
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
368lb
Recommended Oil Type
SAE 30
Refurbished
No
Returnable
90-Day
Size of Yard
2 - 4 Acres
Start Type
Recoil Start
Terrain Type
Flat with Obstacles

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CARB Compliant
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year limited

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
127 in
Assembled Height (in.)
27 in
Assembled Width (in.)
59 in
Blade Length (in.)
15.5
Cutting Width
44 inches
Front Wheel Size (in.)
16
Mower Deck Width
44
Rear Wheel Size (in.)
8

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Cutting Options
Rear-Discharge
Deck Material
11 Gauge Steel
Deck Type
Fabricated
Engine Displacement (cc)
344
Engine Make
Briggs and Stratton
Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)
0
Features
Rust resistant deck
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
0.7
Included
No additional items or accessories included
Lawn Mower Type
Rough Cut Mower
Maximum Cutting Height (in.)
7
Minimum Cutting Height (in.)
4
Number of Blades
2
Number of Cylinders
Single Cylinder
Number of Deck Wheels
0
Oil Capacity (oz.)
48
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
368lb
Recommended Oil Type
SAE 30
Refurbished
No
Returnable
90-Day
Size of Yard
2 - 4 Acres
Start Type
Recoil Start
Terrain Type
Flat with Obstacles

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CARB Compliant
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year limited

Questions & Answers

How many man hours to assemble?

Asked by: NormMc
Not long at all. All I had to do was install the hitch pieces. Took longer to uncrate it.
Answered by: Bobo
Date published: 2017-10-04

How much does it weigh?

Asked by: Charliehorse
About 350 lbs.
Answered by: Bobo
Date published: 2017-10-04

Is electric start available?

Is electric start available?
Asked by: ebony
Not on this model. It is on the 14.5 hp model.
Answered by: Bobo
Date published: 2017-10-04

how does it connect to my ATV hitch receiver

picture says pin hitch. i have a 2" receiver for trailer hitch
Asked by: rona
It connects with a pin that drops down through the hole. It is a very bad design(you can read my review about what happened). I would fabricate your own attachment.
Answered by: 11544
Date published: 2016-07-13
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Customer Reviews

44 in. 11.5-HP Briggs and Stratton Rough Cut Trail Commercial Tow Behind Mower is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very powerful brush cutter. The only reason it didnt get 5 stars is due to the main draw bar need... Very powerful brush cutter. The only reason it didnt get 5 stars is due to the main draw bar needs to be stronger. Other than that, works great.
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great mower for small pastures. It does cut like they... Great mower for small pastures. It does cut like they said it would. Happy with my bush hog!
Date published: 2017-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent addition to my pasture battle every spring! I have been using my 1956 Ford 850 with a 5' bush hog to mow my 5 acre pastures. Tired of the time it took and constant maintenance I decided to go with a swisher rough cut tow behind mower to pull behind my ATV. Product arrived early, uncrated, checked fluids added gasoline and started on first pull. Have used several times now and have not had the least little issue with the unit. And riding on an ATV sure beats the heck out of riding on a 50 year old tractor.
Date published: 2014-06-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from missing parts, flat tire upon arrival and broke after 1 hour of use. The trailcutter arrived with a completely flat tire, and missing bolts needed to attach the hitch. The tire could not be fixed (its tubeless) even with a can of silicone sealant. The Swisher trailcutter failed after 1 hour of use. At first it appeared to be a simple thrown belt (a common problem with Swishers), but upon closer inspection, it was missing a spacer, resulting in the disintegration of an important bearing, which caused the belt to dislodge. The replacement bearings and spacers have arrived and I will attempt repairs. To date, it has run for 1 hour, and had (1) a completely flat tire (upon arrival), (2) missing parts (bolts and a spacer that resulted in a failure of bearings and belt). I will repair and hope nothing else is wrong. I have spend an additional $170 on replacement parts. The Swisher customer service is non-existent. This swisher does have some nice features - if they ever work. The blade engage control that can be mounted on the hitch is nice. The swing hitch also works well (for 1 hour). If I can get this contraption working, it might be OK. A friend has an older model and it works well! This one is a total lemon so far.
Date published: 2014-06-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from not happy swisher cutter is fine the briggs and stratton engine is a major disapointment I was told the engine blows up right at 150 hours and it did in my case even sooner.I contacted briggs and stratton about it and got nowhere worst customer service ever!!!!I asked if they have a replacement engine that I can purchase,they told me they don't have any,how can you not have another engine!!!!!I I will never buy anything with a briggs and stratton engine again ever !!!!
Date published: 2016-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mower I tow behind ATV. Works great. Mowing tall grass and weeds in a field. Was not even a challenge for the mower.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is just what we wanted/expected. We used ours for the first time this weekend and it performed great. It was easy to hook up and get running and did a great job.
Date published: 2014-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Swisher does the job Despite how difficult it was for me to unload this product because of where the trailer arms were stored in the crate, the actual use is great. The product cuts the tough high grass and weeds and small saplings. I really needed to do that to a new pasture I established but could not cut with my regular mower because of some left over stumps. The stumps were basically eaten up by ants and replaced with anthills after four years of not being mowed but once by a bush hog I hired. I really wanted my own equipment to do the job my way. My lawn tractor is only a 17.5 engine that I took the mowing deck off of it and have been towing the Swisher behind. The Swisher gets caught on the big anthills and in some of the high thick stuff but I am always able to get free and keep mowing with it. Once this first cut is done I expect the next few will be a breeze with the Swisher. I just recommend a little bit more power in the towing vehicle so that getting over the anthills is very routine as well. It is a little bit stubborn about starting with the pull starter, but it will start after a couple slow pulls as long as the key is put on run on the controller. Don't forget the key on run. It really is a very handy product and I am so glad I did not have to purchase a tractor and a bush hog for this job. I used to own those and really was not pleased with the time it took to change out implements and the awkwardness of the mowing process. Switching to a lawn tractor later on, when the pasture was tame and smoothed out was a great improvement to the grass and the process of mowing. This new pasture will become just and smooth and easy to cut later on with the help of this Swisher. Great product.
Date published: 2016-08-23
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