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The Grass & Slurry Machinery Specialists | Agricultural - Professional Groundscare - Industrial

Everything’s 100% with Major Swift on the Victorian Coast

Dave Hannam of Surf Coast Shire impressed by performance of Major’s new Swift Roller mower


“It cuts beautifully,” says Dave Hannam of Surf Coast Shire upon seeing the MJ71-540T Major Swift Rollermower leaving a fine turf finish at a local sports field. Featuring a 60mm blade overlap and custom-designed gearbox that work together with high blade tip speeds of 75m/s, the upgraded Major Swift replaces a 15000GR3PL Major roller mower the council purchased in 2014. “The fineness of the chop means it doesn’t lay a windrow – I’m very impressed with the new upgrade.”


As the sole tractor operator for the south-west Victorian Council, Mr. Hannam is responsible for cutting and maintaining every park, oval and reserve in the council’s 1500-square-kilometre area. Major mowers are renowned for durability but the Swifts are particularly versatile: ““I clock in a minimum of 1100 hours a year, which is a lot for a council. We set it to 40mm for our parks, open spaces and polo paddocks,” says Mr. Hannam. “One day it’s going to be doing ovals and the next day it’s doing horse paddocks.” Being able to do both on one mower means lower purchasing costs and machine down times.


The trailed configuration of the 5.4m Swift roller mower features 1.9m transport width for easy access and wing lock for safe travel between sites. “You can clamp it down nice and quickly; travel up and down the road is nice and smooth,” continues Mr. Hannam.


“Major have done a great job, again.  It’s a very well-built mower and very well thought out,” enthuses Mr. Hannam. With a galvanised body to increase the machine’s lifespan, “you can’t break this machine,” says Mr. Hannam. “It’s been designed to cut grass and it’s built to last. Everything’s 100%.”