Built to deliver low-maintenance and high-performance operation, the Patriot™ makes a statement; it says you’re a hardworking lawn care professional that believes in getting a job done right. In other words, this machine is built to make money and leave your customers—and their neighbors—saluting your handiwork.

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Ogura PTO Clutch Brake

Strong, Adjustable Clutch for Long Life

The Ogura GT2 PTO Clutch Brake provides excellent starting and stopping power for the cutter deck, 108 ft. lb. of holding strength, and an adjustable air gap for long life.

Drive-Shaft Cutter Deck
Command perfection


Heavy-duty Hero Cutter Deck 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.

Hero 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-3100 / ZT-3400 Transaxles

Speeds Up To 10 MPH (SPZ61) / 8.5 MPH (SPZ52)

The ZT drive systems’ dual hydro transaxles with all-metal gears and spin-on oil filters 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.

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Suspension Seat

Ride in Comfort

The torsion-spring suspension seat adjusts to each operator’s weight, is contoured and features armrests, all to provide superior comfort.

Iso-Mounted Footplate

Crank Up the Comfort

Pierced, extruded-steel footplate is rubber iso-mounted for enhanced comfort.

Foot-Pedal Parking Brake

Stay in Control

Foot-operated parking brake activates a disc-brake system, allowing the parking brake to be engaged without taking your hands off of the steering controls. Ausco disc brakes provide reliable performance.

Powerful and Efficient Engine Options

Reliable Power, Up To 27 HP

Choose from a variety of proven air-cooled, V-twin engine options to help you get the job done.

SPZ-52H-22FX52" Hero Cutter Deck, 22 HP Kawasaki®FX691$9,199
SPZ-52H-23CV52" Hero Cutter Deck, 23 HP Kohler® Command PRO®$9,199
SPZ-52H-24FT52" Hero Cutter Deck, 24 HP Kawasaki® FT$9,199
SPZ-52H-25ZT52" Hero Cutter Deck, 25 HP Kohler® Confidant$8,599
SPZ-52H-27CX52" Hero Cutter Deck, 27 HP Briggs CXi Series™ – V-Twin$9,199
SPZ-61H-23FX61" Hero Cutter Deck, 23 HP Kawasaki® FX730$9,999
SPZ-61H-25ZT61" Hero Cutter Deck, 25 HP Kohler® Confidant$8,999
SPZ-61H-25CV61" Hero Cutter Deck, 25 HP Kohler® Command PRO® – V-Twin, air-cooled engine$9,749
SPZ-61H-27CX61" Hero Cutter Deck, 27 HP Briggs CXi Series™$9,749
* Limited availability. Contact your local Scag dealer for specific availability information.
Product Dimensions52" Patriot61" Patriot
Width (chute down)64.5"73.5"
Width (chute in transport position) 53"62"
Height (ROPS folded)46.5"47"
Height (ROPS up)61"61"
Weight907-911 lb952-956 lb
GeneralTotal Fuel Capacity6.5 gallons
Drive Tires22" x 10.5"-12" (52")

24" x 12"-12" (61")
Caster Tires13" x 6.5"-6"
SeatTorsion-spring suspension seat
Drive SystemDrive System TypeHydro-Gear ZT3100 Transaxle (52")

Hydro-Gear ZT3400 Transaxle (61")
PumpsZT3100 Internal Pump: 10 cc (52")

ZT3400 Internal Pump: 12 cc (61")
MotorsInternal Motor: 16 cc
Forward Ground Speed8.5 mph (52")

10 mph (61")
Reverse Ground Speed5 mph
Parking BrakeFoot-operated pedal
DeckCutting Widths52" and 61"
TypeHero Cutter Deck
Cutting Height1.5" to 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 GT2 (108 ft lb)

Adjustable air-gap for extended life.

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