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Introducing New Toro® TimeMaster® 30-inch Walk-Behind Mowers
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (Winter 2011) - Forget about just cutting the lawn. Master your lawn-mowing tasks -- and your time -- with new Toro® TimeMaster™ 30-inch wide area walk-behind mowers.
Designed with the look and feel of a typical walk-behind mower, the TimeMaster is packed with features that make it simple to use and store. It makes lawn mowing easier on your busy schedule, too. With this first-of-its-kind mower, you can cut your lawn up to 40% faster than if you're using a typical 21-inch walk-behind mower, leaving you more time for the important things in life. The TimeMaster's extra-wide, yet lightweight, 30-inch cutting deck features a twin-blade cutting system and two-point height-of-cut adjustment to give you professional-looking results. The 12-gauge steel deck, cast aluminum frame and Briggs & Stratton 190cc OHV engine provide durability you can count on.
When it's time to mow, the TimeMaster's innovative Personal Pace® automatic drive system does the work for you. Simply place your hands on the handle, press down, and Personal Pace adapts to your mowing speed. A traction-assist handle helps tame uneven terrain, and a larger capacity bag allows you to capture more clippings without sacrificing maneuverability. With the TimeMaster's Spin-Stop™ System, you're able to stop the cutting blades without shutting off the engine. This feature makes it quicker and easier to remove obstacles from your mowing path without having to restart the engine. A handle height adjustment option keeps the mowing experience comfortable for any user. When you're done mowing, simply press down on the quick-stow lever for easy storage.
“If you have a big lawn and a busy schedule, this mower is for you,” explains Matthew Medden, senior marketing manager for Toro. “Originally, we designed the TimeMaster for homeowners who were looking to buy a small riding mower, but didn't have the room to store it. What we found is that bigger really is better when it comes to any lawn-mowing task. If you can get the job done faster, that's pretty appealing for any homeowner.”
The TimeMaster model 20199 starts at $1049 USD (MSRP) and is covered by a three-year full warranty and Toro's three-year Guaranteed-To-Start (GTS) promise. The TimeMaster 20200 model, with Key-Lectric® electric start, has an MSRP of $1,149 USD (MSRP) and features a three-year full warranty and a three-year GTS promise. See your local retailer for complete warranty information.
Look for the new TimeMaster models this spring at your local authorized Toro dealer. Select models will be available at select The Home Depot® stores. For more information, contact Toro toll free at 1-866-336-5205 or visit www.toro.com/timemaster30.
About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of turf and landscape maintenance equipment, and precision irrigation systems. With sales of nearly $1.9 billion in fiscal 2011, Toro's global presence extends to more than 90 countries through its reputation of world-class service, innovation and turf expertise. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields. More information is available at www.toro.com.