The Next Gen 18" Hydro-Drive Sod Cutter for Golf applications is perfect for soft touch, shallow cut, bent grass. With variable ground speeds - forward and reverse - and intuitive controls, this sod cutter is the easiest to operate and most comfortable to use sod cutter on the market. This unit is built upon the most rugged foundation in the industry with a newly designed superstructure frame featuring 50 more pounds of steel and supports a robust drive and cut system. Plus a laser clad cutting blade offers precision cut and up to 3x blade life. The machine’s heavy-duty gear box and cutting system include oversized sealed bearings, tight shaft mounted eccentrics and a one-inch lateral stability bar – all designed to provide the next level in durability. Knobby wheels are ideal for softer touch, shallow cut bent grass applications.