Stiga Essential Tornado 398 M Petrol Ride On Mower petrol ride on, takes the place of the Tornado 2098 H. The Tornado 398M is a petrol-powered ride-on mower with a 98 cm cutting deck and a two-bladed cutting system suitable for large lawn areas up to approx 5000m2. This machine, which is part of STIGA’s Essential series, was designed for gardening beginners or people who seek simple functions to attain a specific gardening standard.
The STIGA Tornado 398 M ride-on mower is intended for those who want to cut grass with the side discharge function or mulch with the STIGA mulching plug as an option. This ride-on mower has an appealing, modern appearance and is powered by a STIGA engine with a net power output of 6.5 kW @ 2800 rpm. The Tornado 398 M has a mechanical transmission and a 98 cm cutting deck with two blades and two anti-scalp wheels. The cutting height can be adjusted to seven different positions (from 25 to 80 mm) using a lever next to the driver’s seat, and the blades are activated by an electromagnetic clutch with the push of a button. Battery charger, trailer hitch, and mulching plug are sold separately.Stiga’s own-brand engine powers this ride on.
The Stiga Essential Tornado 398 M Petrol Ride On Mower is driven by STIGA’s proprietary petrol engine, which produces 7.5 kW At 2800 rpm and comes with a pedal-operated hydrostatic gearbox that allows for gradual speed adjustment without changing gears.
Features We Like
- Wide cutting deck of 98cm
- Adjustable seat
- Large area coverage of 5000m2
- Powerful engine from Stiga producing 7.5kW
- Convenient washing connection for easy deck cleaning
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Additional aspects contribute to a pleasant working environment.
A screw-adjustable seat allows you to find a comfortable working position; traditional headlamps give illumination in low-light settings; and a tiny side storage box and a cup holder are useful extras.
Designed to last for many years
The ride-on mower’s key parts are protected from harm by a front bumper. Two anti-scalp wheels are also included to protect the grass, especially while crossing uneven terrain. A washing connection makes it simple to maintain the deck’s underside clean for long-term performance.
The Stiga Tornado 398m is worth considering if you have lawns up to 6,000m2 in size and include paddocks or orchards. It has the same engine and transmission as the Mountfield 1530M. It features a 98 cm cutting width but no grass collection box. Instead, shred grass clippings or side-eject longer, coarser grasses while mowing formal lawns. This can save the time needed to trim big areas by up to 30%. There are seven different cut heights to select from, ranging from 25mm for more formal lawns to 80mm for uneven or damp grass. The cutting quality is excellent, and the dual blades efficiently shred the grass cuttings.Stiga ride-on mowers.
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Manual with lever
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25 – 80 mm
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5 forward + 1 reverse
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Pivoting front axle
Seat with Safety Contact Breaker
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