Freedom Z

Freedom Z
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Deep, Fabricated, and Welded Cutter Decks

48" or 52" Cutting Width

Heavy-duty Freedom Z® design and construction yield an excellent quality-of-cut. Deep design handles lots of grass at higher speeds. Heavy-duty, aluminum, sealed ball bearing, blade-drive spindles provide reliable performance season after season.

 
 

Ogura PTO Clutch Brake

Strong, Adjustable Clutch for Long Life

The Ogura GT1 PTO Clutch Brake provides excellent starting and stopping power for the cutter deck, 74 ft. lb. of holding strength, and an adjustable air gap for long life.

 
 

Drive-Shaft Cutter Deck

High-Strength Steel Frame

Solid Design for Years of Dependable Service

Tubular-steel main frame delivers unmatched strength and longevity.

 
 

Hydro-Gear ZT-2800 Transaxles

Speeds Up To 8 MPH

The ZT drive system’s dual hydro transaxles with all-metal gears and spin-on oil filters to deliver smooth, solid power to the drive wheels. Large cooling fans keep temperatures low and extend component life.

 
 
Low-Maintenance Mower Design

More Uptime

Fewer grease points increase operator convenience and ease-of-ownership.

 
 
Contoured, Bolstered, High-Back Seat

Ride in Comfort

This ultra-comfortable and adjustable (with tools) and contoured for improved comfort, and features armrests.

 
 

Easy Foot-Pedal Deck Lift

Easy Up, Easy Down

Foot-pedal cutter-deck lift is spring-assisted and makes raising the cutter deck smooth and easy.

 
 
Powerful and Efficient Engine Options

Reliable Power, Up To 24 HP

The 22 hp and 24 hp Kohler® 7000 Series engines with PRO Performance filtration provide smooth, reliable power.

 
 

  • Engine & Deck Combinations
  • Product Dimensions
  • Specifications
ModelDescriptionMSRP
SFZ48-22KT48" Cutter Deck, 22 HP Kohler® 7000 Series™ PRO – V-Twin, air-cooled engine$5,800
SFZ52-24KT52" Cutter Deck, 24 HP Kohler® 7000 Series™ PRO – V-Twin, air-cooled engine$5,954
* Limited availability. Contact your local Scag dealer for specific availability information.
Product Dimensions48" Freedom Z52" Freedom Z
Length73"73"
Width (chute down)60.5"64.5"
Width (chute in transport position) 49"53"
Height60"60"
Weight745 lb765 lb
 SpecificationFreedom Z
GeneralTotal Fuel Capacity6.5 gallons
Drive Tires20" x 10"-10"
Caster Tires11" x 6"-5"
SeatPadded with arm rests, adjustment forward and back (tools required)
Drive SystemDrive System TypeHydro-Gear ZT2800 Transaxle
PumpsInternal Pump: 10 cc
MotorsInternal Motor: 16 cc
Forward Ground Speed8 mph
Reverse Ground Speed5 mph
Parking BrakeHand-activated lever
DeckCutting Widths48" and 52"
TypeCommercial Grade
Cutting Height1.5" to 4.5" in .25" increments
Deck LiftFoot-operated pedal
ConstructionDual-plate cutter deck constructed of 2 steel plates. Reinforcement plate at cutter deck spindles.
SpindlesAluminum housing with sealed ball bearings.
Blade EngagementOgura GT1 (74 ft lb)

Adjustable air-gap for extended life.

Accessory shown as example only. Actual appearance and/or placement of the accessory may vary by specific mower model.

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