DR Field and Brush Mower

DR Field and Brush Mower

PREMIER-26, 13.3 FPT

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DR Field and Brush Mower

PREMIER-26, 13.3 FPT

SKU: FBM13AM

Our lightest and easiest-to-handle DR Brush Mower. With a 26" cut and 2" brush busting ability, the PREMIER is equivalent to our PRO-26 10.5 HP model, except that it does not accept optional attachments.

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PREMIER-26, 13.3 FPT

Product Review Stars: 4.80 star rating(56 reviews)

Our Lightest and Most Maneuverable Brush Mower

  • 26" cut
  • 13.3 fpt DR OHV engine, Manual-Start
  • Cuts 2" saplings, 4-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush
  • Note: does not accept optional attachments

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PRO-26, 10.5 HP Manual-Start

Product Review Stars: 4.77 star rating(93 reviews)

Lightweight and Maneuverable

  • 26" cut
  • 10.5 HP B&S PowerBuilt engine, Manual-Start
  • Cuts 2" saplings, 4-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush
  • Accepts all optional Attachments

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PRO-26, 14.5 HP Electric-Start

Product Review Stars: 4.80 star rating(201 reviews)

40% More Power and Electric Start

  • 26" cut
  • 14.5 HP B&S Intek engine, Electric-Start
  • Cuts 2.5" saplings, 4-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush
  • Accepts all optional Attachments

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DR Field and Brush Mower

PRO XL-30, 16.5 HP Electric-Start

Product Review Stars: 4.89 star rating(123 reviews)

Wide Cut with Power Steering

  • Power Steering and 30" cut!
  • 16.5 HP B&S Professional engine, Electric-Start
  • Cuts 2.5" saplings, 6-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush
  • Accepts all optional Attachments

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PRO XL-30, 20.0 HP Electric-Start

Product Review Stars: 4.75 star rating(99 reviews)

Maximum Torque and Power Steering

  • Power Steering and 30" cut!
  • 20 HP B&S Professional V-twin, Electric-Start
  • Cuts 3" saplings, 6-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush
  • Accepts all optional Attachments

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PRO MAX-34, 20.0 HP Electric-Start

Product Review Stars: 4.88 star rating(73 reviews)

Super-Wide Cut and Power Steering

  • 34" cut and Power Steering!
  • 20 HP B&S Professional V-twin, Electric-Start
  • Cuts 3" saplings, 6-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush
  • Accepts all optional Attachments

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DR Field and Brush Mower

PRO-44, 16.5 HP Tow-Behind Brush Mower

Product Review Stars: 4.59 star rating(39 reviews)

Clear fields fast—up to 1.5 acres per hour!

  • 44" cut
  • Mows up to 1.5 acres per hour
  • 16.5 HP B&S Professional, Electric-Start
  • Cuts 3" saplings, 4-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush

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PRO XL-44, 20 HP Tow-Behind Brush Mower

Product Review Stars: 4.69 star rating(78 reviews)

Our Best Tow-Behind Brush Mower!

  • 44" cut
  • Mows up to 2 acres per hour
  • 20 HP B&S Professional V-Twin, Electric-Start
  • Cuts 3" saplings, 6-ft high grass, 8-ft high weeds & brush

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DR Finish Mower

MOW PRO-44, 13.3 ft./lbs. Tow-Behind Finish Mower

Product Review Stars: 4.50 star rating(18 reviews)

Tow Behind for lawns and fields

  • 44" cut, mows up to 2 acres/hour
  • Tow with ATV or Riding Mower
  • Cuts thick, 1-ft high grass
  • 13.3 ft./lbs. DR OHV, Manual-Start

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DR Finish Mower

MOW PRO-60, 14.5 HP Tow-Behind Finish Mower

Product Review Stars: 4.74 star rating(34 reviews)

Our top-of-the-line Finish Mower!

  • 60" cut, mows up to 2.75 acres/hour
  • Tow with ATV or Riding Mower
  • Cuts thick, 1-ft high grass
  • 14.5 HP B&S PowerBuilt engine, Electric-Start

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Overview
 DR Field and Brush Mower

PREMIER Field and Brush Mower (1:51)


Product Summary:

  • 13.3 fpt Manual-Starting DR OHV Engine
  • 26" brush deck
  • 16" lugged tires (sealant filled, tubeless)
  • 3 forward speeds, 1 reverse
  • Splash lubrication
  • See Features and Specs Tabs for more product details

Warranty Coverage

  • Machine: 2 years residential; 90 days commercial
  • Engine: 2 years residential; 1 year commercial

No Nonsense, No Frills

Just looking for a great brush mower? The PREMIER is our lightest and most maneuverable DR Field and Brush Mower. Unlike it’s bigger brothers, the PREMIER is designed exclusively as a mower (it does not accept our optional attachments), which allowed us to take weight out of the frame...and that translates into easier, more responsive handling in the field.


With a 26” cutting width and three forward speeds (as well as powered reverse) the PREMIER has everything you need to churn through the thickest field grass and clear out overgrown brush—including saplings up to 2” in diameter. The OHV engine starts easily every time, and the big, lugged tires track reliably over all kinds of uneven terrain. This is one solid mower!


PREMIER Field and Brush Mower

Features

13.3 FPT DR OHV Engine

Our PREMIER model is powered by our own easy-starting, DR OHV engine with 13.3 foot-pounds of torque and 340cc displacement. It features a cast-iron cylinder sleeve and dual-element air filter. CARB certified.

Superior Mulching

Our decks are enclosed on 3 sides, so that cut material is chopped and re-chopped, reducing grass and brush to a fine mulch. This means less material is left behind in your field, and none of the windrows you get with side-discharging mowers.

Gear-Driven Transmission: Lock it in and Rip it up!

Unlike hydrostatic drives, the DR's geared transmission lets you lock in your ground speed, leaving your hands free to steer the machine across uneven terrain (instead of fussing with touchy throttle controls as you go). With 3 forward gears, you can choose a fixed pace that’s right for you.

Big, Lugged Tires for Sure Traction

These are big (16" x 4.75"), lugged tires that pull the PREMIER through or over just about anything, and they are sealant filled...which means they’re highly resistant to puncture. Tough as nails, apparently!

Custom-Made Blade Spindle

Made of 1.375" thick cast iron with oversized double sealed bearings, the blade spindle is integrated into the deck housing and reinforced for vibration-free performance. Designed to provide years of maintenance-free use (and abuse!).

Adjustable Handlebars

A comfortable working height is important, especially when traversing rough terrain.

Ergonomic Controls

Both on the control panel and on the grips, all DR Field and Brush Mowers controls are designed to optimize operator comfort and minimize hand fatigue. Everything you need is right at your fingertips, so there is no walking around the mower to make adjustments.

Heavy-Duty Powder Coating

Our frames and decks are finished with a tough, durable powder coating that resists scratching and promotes long life.

Specs

Clutch

Clutch Mechanical

Cutting

Cutting Width 26"
Cutting Capacity 4' High Grass, 8' High Weeds, 2" Thick Saplings
Cutting Height 3.5"
Number of Blades 1

Dimensions

Length 80in
Width 29.5in
Height 46in
Weight 237 lbs
Blade Length 26in
Shipping Dimensions 66.5in L x 31.5in W x 36in H
Handlebar Height Low: 38" / High: 39.5"
Shipping Weight 342 lbs

Engine

Make DR
Starting Type Manual
Ft Lbs Torque 13.3
Displacement 340cc
Engine Type OHV
Number Of Cylinders 1 (Cast Iron Sleeved)
Air Filter Dual Element
Pre Cleaner Yes
Oil Filter No
Lubrication Splash
Oil Type SAE 30W HD
Cooling Methods Air Cooled

Fuel System

Fuel Capacity 3.7 Quarts

General

Accepts Attachments No
CARB Certified Yes
Assembly Yes

Material

Frame 12 Guage
Deck 12 Guage

Warranty

Machine Warranty 2 yrs Residential Use 90 Days Commercial Use
Engine Warranty 2 yrs Residential Use 1 Year Commercial Use

Wheels Tires

Number of Tires 2
Wheel Brake with Lock No
Dimensions 16" x 4.75"
Tread Lugged
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happy owner
Posted by: KURT L. from NORTH PORT, FL on 11/05/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I've had my DR for 17 years and are currently looking to buy another. best bang for the buck.
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ok but expect future problems
Posted by: Gary S. from new ulm, MN on 11/03/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 3.00 star rating
Assembly was easy, Once it was running it does cut well. Does not like to start. All three times I used it, it took at least 20 pulls to start. It was around 50 degrees the first time and around 45 the next couple. I expect as it gets older it will be tough to get going. Hope I am wrong
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4 ft. Tall brush and weeds.
Posted by: John S. from Damascus, VA on 10/21/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
4 ft. Brush and weeds are no match for this mower. The shift leaver needs to be modified to make it more substantial. Overall I am pleased with the mower. This is the second one I have owned.
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Brush Cutter
Posted by: James J. from Deer Park, WA on 07/13/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I have used it and I like it. The only recommendations I have at present would be to modify the shifter. It I'd a bit flimsy which makes it a little difficult to use.
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Quality from the first pull
Posted by: John B. from Stanwood, MI on 07/10/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Love this brush mower. It's easy to start and light enough to maneuver around trees. It does everything they say it will.
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The perfect entry level machine!
Posted by: Dan R. (Product Manager) from Vergennes, VT on 05/22/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Although this may be an entry level machine, it cuts through 1"-2" saplings and tall weeds/brush with ease! I found this machine incredibly easy to maneuver thanks to the lightweight design and ergonomic controls. This is a great all-around brush mower that should not be overlooked!
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Works great!
Posted by: Brad (Product Tester) from Vergennes VT on 05/18/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I was impressed with this machine, it is a surprisingly powerful unit. It works great and is easy to use. It is very maneuverable. It takes care of 1"-2" saplings with no problem. A great solution for a homeowner with lighter work that needs to be done.
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A great addition to a strong line up!
Posted by: Don Selby (DR Product Testing Manager) from Vergennes,, VT on 05/18/2017
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
This is an easy to start, light and maneuverable unit with enough power to cut down 1"-2" saplings with ease. This is the type of mower that you use around the edge of your lawn, in the rough stuff you wouldn't dare take your lawn mower. You won't mind hitting small stumps, sticks, rocks, etc. with it. The design is simple so there's little to worry about, just replacing the belt and blade every so often. This is a great addition to an already strong lineup!
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Bleak Hill Farm
Posted by: Robert A. from Woodville, VA on 10/18/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
The machine does a nice job clipping around the pond; doesn't get close enough to the fence line to suit me. At 84, wish I had bought the electric start.
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Beast Of A Brush Hog
Posted by: Ian Z. from Oxford, GA on 10/17/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I was a wee bit skeptical as to how well this unit would handle the immense amount of brush in my yard. I have just under 8 acres of land and probably 2-3 which needed brush removal. Used the unit yesterday for 4 hours and got ALOT done. This thing is a beast and powered through it all! Worth every penny! Highly recommended! Thanks DR
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the hog
Posted by: jeffrey conklin from huguenot, NY on 10/10/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
great machine,starts easy lots of power.
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dr field and brush mower
Posted by: Adron& Jeannne S. from LUEDERS, TX on 09/08/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
This product exceeds what we expected. It came fully assembled and ready to go. Well made and worth the money
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Great Mower
Posted by: Robert H. from Orion, MI on 08/15/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I purchased this mower to cut trails, keep the driveway easement open, cut around the perimeter of my yard, and the hard to get to areas of my property in northern Michigan. It saves time, effort, and the life of my regular mower. The horsepower is awesome. It goes through just about everything. It's also not too big to handle it tight areas. Good buy for me.
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Brush Mower
Posted by: Paul E Zimmerman from SNEADS FERRY, NC on 08/01/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Very fine product , for what I have used it ..Simple operation ...
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Brush mower
Posted by: JOHN D. from EVERTON, MO on 07/15/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Great!!
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SpookieBrush mower is better than expected
Posted by: Charles A. from Glen St Mary, FL on 07/07/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Brush mower is better than expected. I'm 87 years old and have no problem with it. The only problem is I can't use it for any length of time as I tire easily. I have a lot of vines growing and it cuts through them easily.
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Best thing since our prior purchase in 1992
Posted by: Linda A. from Winlock, WA on 06/26/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
We are so pleased with the new mower. I can handle the controls on the Premier with no difficulties. On our old one I could not handle the grip as my hand was too small. Our neighbors have already asked if we could do a patch of ground for them. Linda A.
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Premier
Posted by: JEFFERY T. from BUTLER, MO on 06/24/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Meets all expectations - a pleasure to mow with this mower
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10.5 HP Premier F&B mower
Posted by: Milton H. from Caldwell, TX on 06/02/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
Mows better than I expected...actually clears as it mows, which my old F&B mower did not, leaving small varmints and rodents no place to hide. Starts and handles easily with controls being very easy to access. It's a bit jerky on take off in 2nd and 3rd gears, I think an infinite speed control and a reverse rather than 3 forward speeds would give better, smoother control. Overall, however, I'm very pleased.
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a great machine
Posted by: Karin H. from Talihina, OK on 03/18/2015
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Made quick and easy clean-up work of our overgrown and weedy pasture. Even cut down 6 foot pine trees. I would recommend this bush hog to friends.
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dr field and brush mower
Posted by: STANLEY M. from PRINCETON, WV on 11/05/2014
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
very good product so far have only used it a short time.put gas and oil and started 2nd pull.i had to adjust the clutch other than that no problems.
9 people found this review helpful.
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dr Field and brush
Posted by: LARRY M. from FLIPPIN, AR on 11/04/2014
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I am impressed with this machine, Is all I wanted and more. Thank You so much.
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Premier Mower
Posted by: DARRYL M. from ARLINGTON, WA on 10/20/2014
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
I rated 4 star rather than 5 due to shipping damage. Box torn loose from pallet and handle bars broke through and rubbed threw handle grips. The freight company was nice enough to shrink wrap the entire thing about 20 times around or it would have been returned. It could never have held up to the drive home. Had the same issue with my chipper and that box blew out of the truck in spite of two sets of tie downs. These cheap cardboard boxes are totally inadequate for a cross country trip.
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tough little machine
Posted by: BRADFORD C. from LADSON, SC on 10/07/2014
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Was hesitant at first, but after receiving the machine I took it to my hunting lease and was shocked to see what it could handle. This is the second DR mower I've owned,the first was a scout 7hp and it was also amazingly strong. Bought this to replace it because someone stole it from me. DR'S customer service is great when it comes to customer service and needing support! 10hp primer is plenty of power for my needs. Awesome!
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This machine has done what I expected of it.
Posted by: DrPizza from Ohio on 07/27/2013
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
So far, so good. I especially purchased the Premier because it is the lightest DR available. I have been using this to establish and maintain trails in brush and briers.
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I LIKE DR. EVERYTHING
Posted by: BLONDIE from Oklahoma on 05/02/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I HAVE SEVERAL PIECES OF EQUIPMENT AND THEY ARE EXCELLENT, I ALWAYS GET MORE FROM THEM THAN I EXPECT.
8 people found this review helpful.
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This product is everything I needed and thought it would be.
Posted by: KennyC from Vermont on 05/01/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I put the DR to use for 2 hours yesterday and was very satisfied with the result. I expect thaty it will give me many years of excellent work, as did my previous one -- 17 years and it's still ticki ng!
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Best way to clear land
Posted by: John12 from Tennessee on 04/29/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
This tool proved to be the best way to clear the 5 acres that I bought. It quickly cut though years of vines and undergrowth to reveal the beautiful yard that I have today. It is a dependable machine that helped decrease the amount of time I had to work in my yard.
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like this model,like the one after better
Posted by: BUSDRIVER from Pennsylvania on 04/27/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
easy starting,the model you brought out after I bought mine,would be alot better for me
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Great Machine
Posted by: darren from Maine on 04/26/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
The best piece of lawn equipment I have ever purchased
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This mower will get the job done.
Posted by: woodsman from Oregon on 04/25/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
This mower is a great piece of equipment to have around our small ranch. We use it to keep the fire danger down around the buildings. I would buy another field and brush mower, if ever needed.
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dr mower
Posted by: fletch64 from Indiana on 04/24/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
performs as advertised cuts multi flower roses and small trees
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This product easy to use.
Posted by: Vetlady from Virginia on 04/23/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I first got this product to cut down weeds around my barn. The ease of using it and the power of cutting large, tough weeds convinced me of using it on other areas of the farm. I even decided to tackle a wild rose thicket on an area I didn't want a tractor. Worked fantastic.
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Excellent performance for it's size!
Posted by: DJSal from Florida on 04/22/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I am 84 years old and am in the process of clearing the back yard (about an acre) of undergrowth with small sapplings and old brush. I have had this machine for about three years and it's performance today is the same as when I first used it. The folks at DR have always been there to answer any of my questions about the machine and it's performance.
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My field & brush mower is extremely well-designed
Posted by: archersforkfarmer from Ohio on 04/21/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I use my DR Field & Brush mower for areas of my farm that need cutting 2-3 times per season. I also use it to keep some walking/hiking trails clear from the reoccurence of hardwood trees, etc. I use the snow throwing attachment to very effectively clear snow during the Winter.....works great. The only issue I have with the mower is the difficulty in using it on some of the sloped areas of my farmstead that need mowing....the mower is much better suited for flat terrain. THat is why I would love to have a DR trimmer mower for these areas. I would greatly benefit from such a machine. Thanks for the great equipment.
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The best piece of equipment I have ever used.
Posted by: Ken1449 from Maine on 04/21/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
It just works great. It works exactly like it is advertised. I really like the snow blower attachment.
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Great for getting into areas that is too thick for my weedeater.
Posted by: Vinny from Arkansas on 04/19/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I have a lot of area to maintain and need a weedeater, riding lawn mower, bushhog and the field and brush mower. Some of the areas are too thick for the weedeater and I can't my tractor in the area. The field and brush mower does the trick!
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Excellent product
Posted by: taff from Alabama on 04/18/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I have steep inclines on my land and the Dr brush mower cut tall grass and overgrown shrubbery with ease. very capable machine
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This product is very reliable.
Posted by: F111D from Tennessee on 04/17/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
On less expensive and quality brands, I would always spend considerable time just keeping the equipment running, mostly just getting it started. The electric start feature is wonderful and even after long winter storage, the bushwacker starts right up and delivers plenty of power for the buck. This is a very solid and reliable machine that always is up to any job.
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Everybody should have one of these
Posted by: LAGNAF from Georgia on 04/15/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I have more fun with this Field and Brush Mower than should be allowed. I have 10 acres with a lot of hills and I go all over the property making paths so I can walk around and ckeck the property. If it can push it over it will cut it.
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This product has great versatility
Posted by: Bill52 from Kentucky on 04/14/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
This product is able to mow through heavy brush very effectively. It starts easily most of the time. It has needed no repairs. It is strong, reliable and effective in managing high brush areas. I would recommend it to anyone strong enough to control it.
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Execellent product
Posted by: vizman from Pennsylvania on 04/13/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I own both the DR powermower and trimmer. Both are great products and would recommend them to anyone. I have owned it for about eight years now and never had a problem with it.
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smallest brush trimmer
Posted by: LAMBA from Iowa on 04/13/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 4.00 star rating
Our mt. bike club had a heck of a time finding a high quality brush cutter nimble enough to handle the robust trimming necessary to clear corridors for trail construction and clear alongside already constructed singetrack trails. The "smallest" brush trimmer is powerful enough to do the cutting we need and light enough to minimize impact on the sensitive slope on which it is used, it is also more manageable for the operator compared to heavier machine options. The only drawbacks we have found are the flaired out handles, which can bang your knuckles into trees when passing close or turning suddenly, the machine is pretty loud (ear protection a must).
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We have had this mower for YEARS
Posted by: Osprey337 from Virginia on 04/13/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
We have used this mower for years. We keep the woods mowed. We have property in the mountains and have used it hard. We never have had trouble with it as we do EVERYTHING else. I can't say enough good things about it. It always starts. The only thing is our hand begins to cramp after awhile because you have to hold that lever down and managing to go around trees, brush and we aren't big people.and are going to be 70 and 75 this year. Thanks, DR Trimmer for this wonderful machine.
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Excellent
Posted by: Ruth from Georgia on 04/11/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Cuts tall grass very well, cuts level, when I use the mowing deck I have a beautiful yard. It cuts up to 3 inch tree limbs awesomely! Love it!
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dhoes everything advertised. takes on the toughest jobs with ease
Posted by: tommy from Texas on 04/11/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I have 20 acres and many problems with woods small tree growth, high weeds vines etc. The mower is great. couldn't do without it.
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DR field and brush mower
Posted by: Ladycamper from New York on 04/10/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
I had property along the Susquehanna River in upstate New York. In early Spring, the weeds, small trees, grass would take over. The was also a steep bank going down to the river. My DR went through all the overgrowth without a problem. I am a senior lady - 5'4" and was able to handle the machine very easily - no problem. It was also easy for me to add the curtting cord and - really important - to be able to start the machine. It was constructed very well and never broke down - very dependable. I loved my DR.
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Well built machine!
Posted by: montalker from Iowa on 04/10/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
The DR brush mower is a machine that performs. Like other DR products you can rest assured that you will be satisfied. Service is remarkable. We also have a DR trimmer which we are also happy with. Why would anyone want to have a hand held trimmer when you can have a DR.
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Best outdoor purchase next to my tractor!
Posted by: deerhunter from Wisconsin on 04/10/2012
Rating: Product Review Stars: 5.00 star rating
Dependability plus... I could not live without my DR. I do have porblems with side hills, and wish I had the model that takes care of that problem.
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This product has helped me clear my property.
Posted by: Railroad60 from Georgia on 04/09/2012
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I use my mower to clear the woods at my hunting club, have paths to ride the four wheelers and make shooting lanes. I also use it around the house to clear the woods in the branch on the edge of my property. Please consider having your line of products at the Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, Ga in October of this year. Your products are as nice or better than what they have on display. It would give you good exposure to thousands of people.
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Runs great after 8 years.
Posted by: Craigger from Kentucky on 04/08/2012
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Easy start, runs smoothly, cuts through heavy and tall grass, brambles and small bushes.
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Performs as advertised
Posted by: Jim24580 from Ohio on 04/08/2012
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The D&R Brushcutter does as advertised. We have used it on many acres. It goes through weeds and small trees. Has really been useful to keep our property nice.
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Superior product at a reasonable price
Posted by: greg123 from Mississippi on 04/08/2012
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OUTSTANDING PRODUCT!!! I would not hesitate to purchase another DR product. My mower has performed exactly as advertised, is dependable and a pleasure to use. The only thing that would make this a better product is if the kill switch wiring were better shielded(tends to snag on branches and other objects and become disconnected making the mower imposible to shut off with the key)
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This product was extremely easy to use
Posted by: ronr2 from Missouri on 04/08/2012
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Excellent piece of machinery, very dependable and very little maintenance required to get the job done.
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This product exceeded my expectations!
Posted by: NJB1944 from Washington on 04/08/2012
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The DR mower is a great multi-tasker. It cuts through tall grass, saplings, and blackberry bushes like a pro. It does the job of multiple machines. It was my first larger machine investment when I purchased almost 7 acres four years ago. Our new house is near completion and I am now awaiting delivery of a DR Power Wagon to help with landscaping. That's how much I like DR products!
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DR All-Terrain Field and Brush Mower
Posted by: Patty from Maryland on 04/07/2012
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This product is the one item in our garden shed that helps us keep our unlevel and wooded property well maintained. I find my brish mower my favorite machine. It makes me feel powerful and I am 75 years old!
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Q.I need to transport this to my remote rural land and back again, so I need to get it up into my pickup truck (Tacoma with 6 foot bed and a cap). Is it a problem to self propel it up a ramp (probably 2x12 boards) into the truck? At the very least, the blades must not spin while it self propels.
A.Thank you for contacting us.

Yes, the DR Field and Brush Mowers can be driven up the ramps with ease without the blade spinning. You also have total control of the speed. It is very easy to do.

Please contact us if you have further questions.
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Posted by: Anonymous from Jaffrey , NH on 8/21/2014
Q.How about using this to cut the lawn on a steep slope? Regular lawn mowers just don't hold up on my property.
A.We do not recommend using any of our equipment on slopes steeper than 20 degrees. This is to ensure safety of the operator as well as adequate lubrication for the engine. Our Field and Brush mowers are very capable of mowing on rough, uneven terrain as long as the vegetation is within the mowers cutting capacity. They are very durable machines. Thank you for your inquiry. fc
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Posted by: Anonymous from Hillsborough , NJ on 4/29/2014
Q.What if I do not like it the Brush Mower?
A.We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. When you purchase a DR Field and Brush Mower direct from the Factory, you receive a 6 Month Hands-On Trial Period (30 days for commercial use) that starts on the ship date.

If you are not fully satisfied, simply send it back for an exchange or a full refund of the product's original price, less the standard shipping charges to and from your delivery address.

The DR Power Premier Filed and Brush Mower is capable of cutting 4 ft high grass, 8 ft high weeds and brush and thick saplings up to 2" in diameter. Its compact size is great for maneuvering around in woodlots, nursery stock, and rough terrain.

Thanks for your question and interest in the DR Field and Brush Mower.
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Posted by: john rigler from Hayden Lake , ID on 6/11/2014
Q.Does this mower have reverse gear?
A.Thank you for contacting us.

The DR Premier Field and Brush Mower has 3 forward gears and 1 reverse. They have a feather touch control lever so that you have total control of the speed in both forward and reverse.

Please contact us if you have further questions.
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Posted by: Sally Mefford from Butler, KY on 3/7/2015
Q.Would this machine work for maintaining grass on rural gravel roads or would it pick the gravel up causing damage to the blade and the user?
A.Thank you for contacting us.

The DR Field and Brush Mower has a fixed mowing height of 3.5 inches above the ground. If there is a center hump on the road, that may be an issue, depending on how tall it is. It will also depend on how loose the gravel is.

We recommend that you give us a call at 1-800-376-9637 and discuss your needs with one of our sales reps who will be able to help you determine if it is the right machine for your needs.
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Posted by: Anonymous from Juliaetta , ID on 6/5/2014
Q.How easy is it to remove and sharpen the blades?
Our ground is quite rocky, and at a 3.5" cutting height I will be hitting a LOT of rocks.
A.Removing and sharpening a blade on our walk behind field and brush mowers very similar to a standard lawn mower. You can use a block of wood to keep the blade from rotating and use an impact wrench or breaker bar to remove the blade nut and take the blade off. The blade will be sharpened the same way as a standard lawn mower blade with the exception that the brush blade is larger than a standard mower blade. You will want to ensure that the blade is properly balanced after sharpening because if it is not balanced, you will wear out the spindle bearings excessively fast. For further assistance, please contact our Technical Support department toll-free at 1-(888) 550-0062. We will be happy to assist you and look forward to hearing from you.
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Posted by: karenbrat1 from on 5/29/2013
Q.We have areas that have gopher mounds and rocks hidden in the heavy weeds and brush. Will the Premier model work in these conditions?
I have a pre 2000 DR trimmer mower and it really is a good machine. I need something bigger and heavier. A tractor and turning area make it hard to maneuver in smaller areas or closer to fences. I am really interested in the Premier Model Field and Brush Mower We live in a high desert and gophers, ground squirrels, and badgers make dirt mounds that are hidden. Some areas are rocky, not boulders, but you wouldn't want to hit them with a lawn mower. The DR works until the weed load is to heavy, and it really is too much area for my machine.
A.If you have an acre or less, the premier model is ideal for cutting 4 ft high grass, 8 ft high weeds and saplings up to 2" in diameter. It has a 3.5" fixed cutting height and a 26" cutting width. However, it does not have the pivoting deck as our larger mowers. The larger mower's brush deck pivots from side to side and follows the contours of the ground. This minimizes scalping and improves traction on uneven terrrain. You may want to consider the next model up from the premier model.
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Posted by: NPfarmgirl from Oregon on 7/15/2012
Q.What gauge steel is the mower deck and housings?
A.The DR Premier Field and Brush Mower has a 12 gauge steel deck. Please contact us if you have further questions.
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Posted by: GlenT from on 9/7/2013
Q.Can you change the cutting height?
A.Thank you for your interest in the Premier Field and Brush Mower. This unit has a fixed cutting height of 3.5". It will cut through 4' high grass, 8' high weeds, and 2" thick saplings. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.
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Posted by: Anonymous from CA on 5/18/2017
Q.I plan to cut only thick, long grass (2 feet) and a multitude of leafy weeds, not more than 1/2" stalks or four feet tall. Will the Premier model do the job or should I consider the Pro series?
A.Thank you for your interest in the DR Premier Field and Brush Mower.

The Premier model will handle up to 4' tall grass, 8' tall weeds and brush and up to 2 inch thick saplings. With the information you have provided, the Premier model will work very well for you.

Please contact us if you have further questions.
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Posted by: Anonymous from Byers , CO on 6/30/2015
Q.Do you have a local distributer?
I live in Rutherford county North Carolina and could travel to Spartanburg, Asheville, or Charlotte. I would like to be able to test a brush mower to see if I can handle it as I am a older lady.
A.To locate DR Dealer in your area, please click on the following web link: http://www.drpower.com/dealerLocator.aspx
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Posted by: Fuzzface from North Carolina on 5/22/2012
Q.Can this be used on hills?
A.Thank you for your question. The DR Premier Field and Brush Mower can be used on hills or slopes as long as they do not exceed a 20-degree grade. This is for the safety of both you as the operator and the machine. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.
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Posted by: Anonymous from SC on 5/18/2017
Q.Will this unit accept attachments?
A.Thank you for your interest in the DR Premier Field and Brush Mower. This unit does not accept attachments. This is a fixed deck. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.
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Posted by: Anonymous from VA on 5/18/2017
Q.Will this mower be adequate to mow brush on the back side of 6-strand high-tensile electric fence? The brush/shrubs grow very fast behind the fence and I can't keep up with it with hand held brush cutters. We need to keep at least a 2 to 3 ft clear swath on the back side of fence to keep the fence charged at the maximum to keep livestock in and predators out.
A.Thank you for contacting us.

The Premier Field and Brush Mower will handle up to 4 ft high grass, 8 ft tall weeds and brush and up to 2 inch thick saplings. It has 3 forward gears and 1 reverse with a feather touch control that allows you total control of the speed of the mower.

Please contact us if you have further questions.
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Posted by: Anonymous from Ryegate , VT on 5/23/2015
Q.what angle of hill (grade) is it safe to use the field and brush mower mowing across
A.We do not recommend using any of our machines on a slope steeper then 20 degrees. This is for safety reasons as well as keeping the machines engine adequately lubricated. Anything less than 20 degrees will work just fine.
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Posted by: skeets from New York on 5/18/2013
Q.Can the 42" lawn mowing attachment be mounted on the Premier model?
A.Dear Customer, Unfortunately, the frame on the Premier model is too small to accept any of the optional attachments. Thanks for your inquiry,
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Posted by: Elrod from Florida on 8/19/2012
Q.Is the extended warranty transferrable?
A.The warranty on the mower is non-transferrable, applicable only to the original owner.
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Posted by: Lightman from Pennsylvania on 7/10/2012
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