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Bad Boy ZT Elite 48 in. Zero-Turn Mower, BZT48KT740

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Stronger, smoother, more comfortable and more ergonomic than any mower in its class, the Bad Boy ZT Elite 48 in. Zero-Turn Mower packs everything Bad Boy is known for. They dare you to compare it with any zero-turn mower in its price range and you'll find there is simply no better value for the residential homeowner.

  • 48 in. cutting width
  • 90 deg. V-Twin cylinder
  • Triple fusion blades
  • 725cc Kohler Pro 7000 engine
  • 2 in. x 2 in. heavy-gauge steel rail frame
  • Pivoting 1/2 in. steel front forks
  • 6.5 gal. fuel capacity
  • Foot-Assist manual deck lift with Dial-Style height adjustment and Electric PTO

Specification Description
Blade Speed: 18000
Brand: Bad Boy
Color: Orange
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Cut Height Range: 1.5 in.-4.5 in.
Cutting Width: 48 in.
Deck Material: 3/16 in. Steel
Deck Size: 49.25 in.
Deck Thickness: 3/16 in.
Deck Type: Fabricated
Drive Type: Transaxle
Engine Displacement: 725cc
Engine Type: Gas
Engine Brand: Kohler
Front Wheel or Tire Size: 13 in.x6.5 in.-6 in.
Grass Bag Capacity: N/A
Grass Bag Height: N/A
Grass Bag Length: N/A
Grass Bag Width: N/A
Horsepower: 25 HP
Intended Use Grade: Residential
Material: N/A
Maximum Forward Speed: 7
Maximum Reverse Speed: 4
Number of Cylinders: 2
Number of Deck Positions: 13
Number of Speeds: Variable
Oil capacity: 2 qt.
Part Number: BZT48KT740
Power Type: Gas
Product Height: 46 in.
Product Length: 75 in.
Product Width: 54 in.
Rear Wheel or Tire Size: 22 in. x 10 in.-10 in.
Recommended Engine Oil: 10W-30
Recommended Fuel Type: Unleaded Gasoline
Special Feature(s): N/A
Start Type: Key
Steering Type: Steering arms
Torque: 41.3 ft/lbs
Product Type: Zero Turn Mowers
Turning Radius: 0 deg.
Type: Zero Turn Mower
Warranty: 2 Year Limited
Yard Size: 0 - 3 ac.
Fuel Capacity: 6.5 gal.
Blade Engagement: PTO
Number of Deck Wheels: 4
Product Weight: 788
Discharge Location: Side
Number of Blades: 3
Terrain Type: Grass
Manufacturer Part Number BZT48KT740
Bad Boy ZT Elite 48 in. Zero-Turn Mower, BZT48KT740 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 53.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from service has been terrible i've owned this mower for a little over a year. mower is garage keep and always maintained. fast and mows great, however, right after i purchased had hydraulics issues. took to a dealer and said they had it fixed, for some reason the oil appeared dark brown. took back May 8th (this year) for issues, i am now told the wheel motor is having to be replaced. still do not have the mower (may 30th), claim they are still waiting on the parts. may be my last bad boy.....
Date published: 2019-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great mower, highly recommend Great mower with plenty of power. Quick and easy to handle.
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Love it! It cuts great, it rides good, the deck is super heavy. Just make sure you check your mower setup before you operate
Date published: 2019-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best mower I have ever bought I have had this mower for about a month and has cut my mowing time in half. A great purchase.
Date published: 2019-05-08
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WHO DOES YOUR WARRANTY WORK

Asked by: SILVER DUKE
There is a nationwide network of authorized Bad Boy Mower service providers. Each TSC retail location has at least one service provider for Bad Boy Mowers.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-04-06

What gauge steel is the deck ? Does the drive motor and pumps one unit or two pumps and tw drive motors ?

Asked by: JC1971
The ZT deck has a 7 gauge deck. There is 1 transaxle (wheel motor/pump combo) for the left and 1 for the right.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-11-07

Do this more come with a suspension seat?

Asked by: A Greenler
This mower does NOT come with a suspension seat standard, but one is available for upgrade.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-04-08

Does the ZT 48" have the ability to attach a trailer hitch to the mower. I saw the 2 bolt cotter pin hitch, i am curious if it can attach a hitch for a 2" ball?

Asked by: Brian1212
There is no 2" receiver hitch option.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-07-09

Does this mower come with an in store warranty?

Asked by: Zeke Turner
The mower comes with a Manufacturer's 2 Year Limited Warranty. The details can be found in the owner's manual or on our website.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-02-15

Do all ZT Elite mowers have an electric deck lift?

Asked by: Leroysrib
Yes, they come standard with electric deck lift.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-10-21

What are the forward and reverse speeds?

Asked by: soph
The mower speed (both forward and reverse) is variable depending on situation, but can travel as fast as 7MPH.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-10-16

what thickness is the mower deck and is it stamped or otherwise?

Asked by: homechicken
The steel is 3/16" thick. All Bad Boy Mowers have all-welded/fabricated decks.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-01-17

Does this mower have serviceable hydros or hydro tanks,do not think I will buy another zero turn without it

Asked by: Scottkg
Yes, this mower does have hydro tanks and serviceable transmissions.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-10-16

the deck is set to 4.5 and now will not release or lower to get the deck height on a lower setting. this is a new mower that has not been used.

Asked by: Dannyboy48
Deck height changing procedures are in the owner's manual. Our technical support team is also available at 870-698-0090.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-07-31

WHAT IS THE THICKNESS OF THE DECK

Asked by: SILVER DUKE
The deck is made of 3/16" steel.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-04-04

How difficult is it to remove the deck to clean and sharpen blades?

Asked by: bait4bears
Deck removal and blade sharpening procedures are detailed in the owner's manuals available with the mowers or online.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-04-08

I’m really interested in this mower, but just to be clear... is it or is it not commercial grade

Asked by: dbarr446
This mower is not a a commercial mower. However, many components are "commercial grade."
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-10-15

What guage steel is the deck

Asked by: Ace1131
The deck is fabricated with 3/16" steel.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-02-15

 Why is the 48 inch cut higher then the 54 inch ?  

Asked by: Sambomc
Your comparing across models. The 48" has higher rated engine, transmission, etc.. components.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2019-06-03

What is the standard warranty

Asked by: JIMMYDAL
The mowers come with a 2 year limited warranty.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-10-16

Does the ZT Elite come with a mulching kit?

Asked by: Heidi48
A mulch kit is an available option. Mulch kits do not come standard.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-07-02

I see you can tow up to 300 pounds, but nowhere in the manual does it say what to use to attach what you are towing to the mower. There are two holes in the back. What would one use to attach a wagon to those holes? 

Asked by: JusticeSR
The mowers have optional hitch kits.
Answered by: Bad Boy Mowers
Date published: 2018-10-15
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