Sod Cutters from 12" to 18", Standard & Heavy Duty

JR Sod Cutter 12" & 18"
  • Sturdy, operator-friendly, self-propelled sod cutter
  • Good Balance, Easy Handling - Maximum traction and self-propelled action - 90% of the machine's weight is on the knob tread drive wheels.
  • Power for the Long Haul - Available with a 5.5-hp Honda® or a 6-hp Briggs & Stratton®; Built to last cast-iron gear case.
  • Easy Depth and Blade Angle Adjustment for Varying Soil Conditions - Optional trenching and mole blade attachments.
  • Optional Tote Trailer for On-Road Trailer Use - Transports Jr. Sod Cutter, Lawnaire® IV and V Plus aerators.
Heavy Duty Sod Cutter
  • With walking ram cut-off and forward metering wheel.
  • Cut and roll 3 acres per day.
  • Two-speed transmission.
  • Easy to reach control levers.
  • Automatic vertical cut-off with a disc clutch and brake.
  • Choice of cutting blades.
Sulky Roller
  • Tires: 16 x 4.80-8, 6-ply, pneumatic tires with sealed roller bearings
  • Hitch: 0.5" (13 mm) diameter pin
  • Rolling Rack: Spring-loaded; adjustable for sod length Roller ram conversion kit (required for sulky roller), roll diverter, sod hold-down skid
IMAGE QTY SKU DescriptionEngineHPWidthDepthWeight Style
 EA 6040.00
BU-SC550A BLUEBIRD SODCUTTER, 18", 5.5HP HONDA SC550 Sod CutterHonda GX1605.518Up to 2.5
 EA 20421.50
RU-544854G RYAN HD SC, 18" 13HP HONDA 18" Heavy Duty Sod CutterHonda GX3901318Precise Adjustment up to 2.590% of the units weight rests on the cast iron drive wheel.
 EA 7076.32
RU-544951H 12" RYAN JR SOD CUTTER, 6HP BS VAN 12" - B&S Vanguard 6.5 HPBriggs & Stratton Vanguard6.512Adjustable to 2.590% of the units weight rests on the cast iron drive wheel.
 EA 7633.15
RU-544952H 18" RYAN JR SOD CUTTER, 6HP BS VAN JR Sod-Cutter 18Briggs & Stratton Vanguard6.518Adjustable to 2.590% of the units weight rests on the cast iron drive wheel.
 EA 7223.06
RU-544953C 12" RYAN JR SOD CUTTER, 5.5HP HONDA 12" - Honda GX160Honda GX1605.512Adjustable to 2.590% of the units weight rests on the cast iron drive wheel.
 EA 7750.00
RU-544954C 18" RYAN JR SOD CUTTER,5.5HP HONDA JR Sod-Cutter 18Honda GX1605.518Adjustable to 2.590% of the units weight rests on the cast iron drive wheel.
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Product Specifications
Clutch Spring-loaded belt tightener
Cutting Thickness Adjustable to 2.5" (64 mm)
Cutting Width 12" (305 mm) or 18" (457 mm)
Drive A-section V-belt engine to gear case; double roller chain to blade eccentric shaft; gears and roller chain to traction wheels; transmission has separate dog clutches to engage cutting blade and traction drive
Drive Wheels Two 8" (203 mm) diameter, knob-tread; rubber-vulcanized to cast-iron hubs
Lubrication Oil splash in gear case
Overall Size 19" W x 53" L x 39" H (0.5 m x 1.3 m x 1 m)
Speed Up to 135 ft./min. (41 m/min)
Weight 298 lbs. (135 kg)
Width 12