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2019 Spartan RT HD 61″ Vanguard

The Spartan RT PRO and RT HD offer a dollar for dollar value that is a cut above the competition. The RT Series is packed with the basic features that make Spartan stand out from the rest: GT Trac for the best incline traction, easy touch brake system, ergonomic cockpit, foot assist easy-lift deck, straightforward design for easy add-ons and maintenance, the Vibration Control Deck System, and state-of-the-art push start instrument panel.

The RT-HD is a heavy duty commercial mower option offering fleet-like pricing to everyday buyers. There is not another commercial mower that offers such value.

Go ahead. Take a test drive. The comfort, the smooth ride, the clean and even cut, the traction on inclines…you cannot miss the difference.  The RT Series is the most decked-out mower line on the planet at such an incredibly affordable price. Take Command of your yard or your business with the RT Series Spartan Mowers.



Spec Value
Engine Vanguard (49R977)
Horsepower 26HP
Fuel Capacity 9.5 gal
Spec Value
Hydraulic Drive Parker HTJ 12cc wheel motors
Hydraulic Drive Torque Continuous: 3,140 in/lb | Max Torque: 4,870 in/lb
Hydro Drive Maintenance 1,000 hours between oil change
Drive Tires 24x12x12 Turf Radial
Front Tires 13×6.5×6 Radial
Wheels Type Steel with optional aluminum rear wheels and front hub covers
Speed (F/R) Forward: Up to 11MPH | Reverse: Up to 5MPH
Spec Value
Seat TCB-3 TecsPak Elastomer Dampeners with 360 Floating System
Steering Levers Soft Touch Knobs to Adjust Forward and Back. Adjustable Up and Down
Control Panel LCD Display Engine hour meter, Mower deck hour meter, Tachometer, Low level warning volt meter, Time between oil change countdown, Fault codes
Control Panel LED Warning Indicators Parking brake set, Drive levers, Operator present, PTO, Low/Hi battery volts, Low oil PSI
Ignition Keyless, enter personal code to start
Auxiliary Power 12 Volt outlet next to phone holder
Storage Phone holder, cup holder and deep storage tray
Hitch 2″ Rear Receiver Standard
Spec Value
Deck Size 61″
Deck Depth 6″ Deep, Reinforced 7 Gauge XTF (Xtreme Turf Flow) Deck
Deck Lift Foot operated with shock assist. Optional push-button electric actuator
Deck Adjustment Change-on-the-go Precision Deck Height Dial
Cut Height 1.5″ to 5.5″ with 15 cut heights in between
Blade Spindles Cast aluminum, no maintenance/sealed four ag bearings
Parking Brake Foot operated
Frame Powder Coated Fusion-Bonded Solid Steel Bridge Frame
Spec Value
Width 61″ Deck: 62.5″ wide
Weight 1,081 lb
Length 84″
Height 75″ with ROPS up (54″ ROPS Down)
Spec Value
Engine Warranty 3 Year Residential, 3 Year Commercial
Full Warranty 2 Year Residential, 1 Year Commercial. 120 Day Belt Warranty
Deck Warranty Lifetime on the leading edge. See full warranty for disclosure and restrictions
Hydraulic Drive 3 year/1,200 hour warranty



  • Gt-trac for the best traction on inclines. Precision weight distribution, balance, and control
  • 360 floating seat system
  • Patented ergonomic brake system with easy, once-touch foot control to unlock/lock
  • Soft ride rear radial tires – specific tread pattern designed and tooled for this mower for softer ride, longer life, and more traction.
  • Cast aluminum sealed spindles with ag bearings
  • 24″ rear radial tires – standard


  • 6” deep, reinforced 7-gauge XTF (extreme turf flow) deck
  • Change-on-the-go precision deck height dial with shock-assisted deck foot lift
  • One-piece deck with baffling to handle all types of grass

Simplistic Design

  • Long lasting deck belts are designed with large idler pulleys to minimize wear
  • Ergonomic cockpit with storage, cup and phone holder, and 12v outlet
  • Perfectly balanced with low center of gravity
  • Plug and play wiring system
  • Simple push-start control panel with LCD display
  • Wrap-around design for durability
  • Rt-pro – parker HTE 10cc transmission | RT-HD – parker HTJ 12cc transmission
  • Folding ROPS – standard

Heavy Duty Frame

  • 1.5” to 3” tubular frame – same heavy-duty material used on intimidator UTV
  • Receiver hitch welded into main frame rail
  • Easy maintenance access
  • Vibration control deck system
  • Lifetime warranty on leading edge of deck

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