Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. - Ryan® Heavy-Duty Sod Cutter Product Demo

Ryan® Heavy-Duty Sod Cutter Features

  • View 1

    • Durable Cutting Blade:

      Easily adjustable down to a depth of 2.5” and can change angles to match soil and blade conditions.

  • View 2

    • Automatic Sod Cutoff:

      Provides precise cutting of sod strips from one to six feet long.

    • Operator's Station:

      Adjust blade depth, change blade angles and control the handle-mounted throttle all from the operator’s station.

  • View 3

    • Forward Metering Wheel:

      Helps measure and cut sod accurately.

    • Adjustable Cutting Depth:

      Adjustable up to 2.5" deep.

    • Warranty:

      Includes 2 year limited warranty.


Ryan® Heavy-Duty Sod Cutter Models

  Honda® Engine
Engine 4-cycle Honda GX-390; recoil start; on/off switch; low-oil alert
Displacement 23.7 cu. in.(389cc)
Fuel Capacity 1.6 gal (6.1 L)
Oil Capacity 1.16 qt. (1.1L)


Ryan® Heavy-Duty Sod Cutter Specs

  • Specification 1

    • Unit


  • Specification 2

    • Lubrication




      Drive Wheel

      Rear Tires

      Auto Cutoff



      High Gear

      Low Gear

    • Oil splash in gear case; pressure grease fittings elsewhere

      Spring-loaded belt tightener

      Banded A-section V-belt engine to gear case; gears and roller chain to drive wheels; gears to blade eccentric shaft; all gears heat-treated; two forward speeds; transmission has dog clutch to disengage blade

      (2) 8 in. (203 mm) diameter, knob tread; rubber-vulcanized to cast-iron hubs

      8 x 2.50 in. with sealed roller bearings

      Roller chain drive; friction disc clutch and brake; sod-strip length adjustable from 1 ft. (305 mm) to 6 ft. (1,829 mm)


      187 ft./min. (57 m/min)

      150 ft./min. (46 m/min)

  • Specification 3

    • Dimensions


  • Specification 4

    • Cutting Width

      Cutting Thickness


      Overall Width

      Overall Length

      Overall Height



      Weight/Wet: 16 in Model

      Weight/Wet: 18 in Model

    • 16 in. (406 mm) or 18 in. (457 mm)

      Adjustable up to 2.5 in. (64 mm)


      31 in. (787 mm)

      78 in. (1,981 mm)

      36 in. (914 mm)



      551 lbs. (250 kg)

      556 lbs. (252 kg)

  • Specification 5

    • Warranty


  • Specification 6

    • Warranty

    • 2 year limited warranty



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Ryan® Heavy-Duty Sod Cutter Accessories

  • Specification 1

    • Sulky Roller

      Give your feet a rest with this available attachment that allows the operator to take a seat while precisely cutting and rolling sod at the same time.

      Hitch: 0.5 in. (13 mm) diameter pin

      Tires: 16 x 4.80-8, 6-ply pnuematic tires with sealed roller bearings

      Rolling Rack (for 16 and 18 in. models): Spring-loaded; adjustable for sod length

  • Specification 2

    • Roll Diverter Kit

      Working in conjunction with the Sulky Roller, the Roll Diverter Kit moves rolled sod pieces out of the way so you don't ride over previously cut sod.

  • Specification 3

    • Sod Hold Down Skids Kit

      The Sod Hold Down Kit keeps the sod from buckling and may be necessary in very sandy soil conditions or when the ground is dry.


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