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Our Featured Brand of the month, The Dixie Chopper .

1980

Working in his barn near Greencastle, Indiana, Dixie Chopper founder and chairman Art Evans knew there had to be a better way. The result of his efforts becomes the first zero-turn radius lawn mower built for commercial use that would soon revolutionize the lawn and garden industry

1987

Stainless steel becomes a standard "Plus Feature" on all production models, introducing an unprecedented level of durability and quality.

1987

No more chain drives: Dixie Chopper raises the bar by introducing the "N" Series, the industry's first hydrostatic drive zero-turn radius mower.

1990

The Quad Loop Direct Hydrostatic Drive is introduced, featuring advanced design previously found only in 100HP plus industrial machines.

1993

To prove that a stock Dixie Chopper mower can handle a whopping 150 horsepower, Art Evans builds a jet powered lawn mower using a Chinook helicopter engine. The jet mower is made famous by Tim Allen and Bob Vila in a 1993 episode of the TV sitcom Home Improvement.

1996

The world's first Twin Engine Mower, the S'Burb'n Turb'n is introduced. Dixie Chopper asks: "How fast do I want to ride it today?"

1999

Diesel power debuts with an unprecedented 50 Horsepower turbo-charged engine.

2000

The Millennium Mower hits the market becoming the first liquid cooled Dixie Chopper.

2003

Conceived as a residential mower, the Silver Eagle is introduced and later becomes Dixie Chopper's biggest selling commercial machine.

2003

Dixie Chopper introduces the Xtreme Mow-chine, the ultimate commercial mowing machine of the day. At 15 miles per hour actual cutting speed, the Xtreme was truly the World's Fastest Lawn Mower.

2005

In celebration of Dixie Chopper's 25th anniversary, the crew from television's American Choppers builds the famous Dixie Bike using a 1000cc Generac lawn mower engine.

2006

The world's first true propane powered lawn mower is introduced, again placing Dixie Chopper ahead of the pack in innovation.

2007

The Xcaliber is born. Once again Art Evans takes it to the next level with the exclusive X2 Wind Tunnel deck and unprecedented overall performance.

2010

The CNG Eco-Eagle again places Dixie Chopper at the forefront of technology and innovation with the most environmentally friendly combustion engine lawn mower ever built.

2012

The Xcaliber 4x4, the first-ever 4 wheel drive lawn mower with zero-turn capabilities is introduced.

2013

The Zee 2 joins the popular Zee 1 in the new residential line-up of Dixie Choppers, making even more speed and power available to the discerning homeowner who demands Dixie Chopper quality and value.

2014

Dixie Chopper joins the Jacobsen/Textron family of quality turf products.

 

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Dixie Chopper is a brand of industrial zero-turning lawn mower manufactured in Fillmore, Indiana. It was founded by Hoosier Art Evans in 1980. In February 2014 Dixie Chopper was purchased by Jacobsen/Textron.

 

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