The Scag Liberty Z is specifically designed for the home owner that wants a high-quality mower but does not need a large, commercial-grade unit. Now, there is no need to take a step down and buy a big box, throw away mower. Now, you can buy something that will last, and perform at a very high level.
The Liberty Z is designed, manufactured and assembled Scag tough, just like every other Scag product. It has a strong, fully fabricated (bent and welded, not stamped) cutter deck that is designed to last a long time, and deliver a beautiful cut. There are self-adjusting belts and sealed bearings throughout the mower to minimize maintenance.
Cover some serious grass with ground speeds up to 7mph and a large capacity fuel tank. The tube steel main frame and a heavy-duty steel bumper give the mower incredible strength and durability. An extra large footplate makes getting on and off the Liberty Z a snap, and changing cutting heights can be done right from the seat. A powerful, yet smooth drive system combined with a Kohler 7000 Series PRO engine delivers plenty of power, even in tall, wet grass. Fast, easy, simple, reliable.
The high-back, contoured, padded seat fits like a glove and is very comfortable. The LIberty Z is so comfortable and fun to drive, you may just find yourself looking for more grass to cut!
48″ & 52″ commercial grade cutter deck are constructed with a 10-gauge top with an 11-gauge reinforcement plate around the spindle mounting area for extra support. The cutter deck skirt is 10-gauge for additional strength. This is not a mass produced, stamped steel deck.
Power your Liberty with commercial grade, full pressure lubrication engines. 22 HP or 24 HP Kohler 7000 Series V-Twin engine options. Click here for a complete list of engine and cutter deck combinations.
Dual Hydro-Gear ZT-2800 transaxles put solid, reliable power to the ground. Integrated transaxle has charge pumps and spin-on oil filters and steel plate oil filter guards to protect filters from damage.
Custom, bolstered seat adds another level of comfort to the 48″ & 52″ Scag Liberty Z. Adjustable with tools. Fold-up arm rests are optional accessory.
Ogura G1 PTO clutch brake has lots of torque (74 ft/lbs) for smooth blade engagements and solid holding power in heavy cutting conditions. Adjustable airgap delivers long component life.
Compact mower size enables you to take the Liberty Z into tight places. The Liberty Z also occupies less space in your garage, leaving more room for other tools and toys.
5.5 gallon fuel capacitygives you the liberty to cut vast amounts of grass without having to stop and refuel. The fuel tank features an extra large filler neck for easy refueling.
Large drive and caster tiresensure solid traction and a smooth ride.
-Front caster tires: 11 x 4 – 5, 4-ply
-Drive tires: 20 x 10 – 8, 2-ply
Extra large foot platefor improved operator comfort and easier mounting and dismounting of the mower. The pierced, extruded metal tread ensures solid footing.
Easily adjust cutting heights while seated via. Wide range of adjustment from 1″ to 4-1/2″ in 1/4″ increments.
Foot pedal deck lift features a large foot pedal with pierced extruded medal for deck lifting. Spring-assisted design makes lifting the cutter deck easy and smooth.
Spring-loaded, self-adjusting idler arms effortlessly keep all belts in constant adjustment for maximum life and no maintenance.
All steel pulleys are stronger than plastic pulley designs. This is a Scag….you will not find plastic pulleys on the Liberty Z. Steel dust and debris covers are fitted over idler pulley bearings and spindles to keep foreign material out, extending bearing life.
Comfortable, adjustable (with tool), fully cushioned seat with optional padded arm rest accessory.
Padded steering control levers with ultra-smooth dampers for smooth, precise responsiveness. Levers are adjustable.
Oil-filled steering dampers are designed and positioned for smooth steering lever operation and minimal control effort.
4-corner cutter deck adjustment mechanisms allow for easy deck leveling and pitch adjustment to deliver a smooth, even cut.
Interlocked parking brake system prevents movement when parked on inclines. The mower cannot be driven when the brake is applied. This prevents premature brake wear.
Operator friendly instrument panel is conveniently located just to the left of the operator. It includes an ignition switch, mower engagement switch, and separate choke and throttle controls.
User-friendly mower design allows quick access to the engine and filters, for easy maintenance.
Cup holder is molded into the fuel tank to provide added operator convenience and comfort.
Maintenance-free battery is enclosed within the right side tank molding to prevent external damage and to provide a sleek, clean appearance.
Engine oil drain makes oil changes easy.
High-quality electrical components such as switches and tightly woven, custom wiring harness looms are used throughout the Scag mower line for dependability and long life.
Digital hour meter only activates when engine is running and is located within easy sight of the operator while in the operating position.
Productive, time saving accessories like a grass collection system, high-powered halogen lights are available for the Liberty Z.
Actual ground speed may vary. Specifications subject to change without notice or obligation.
SCAG LIBERTY Z 48 ” and 52 ” MOWER OPTIONS/ ENGINE AND CUTTER DECK COMBINATIONS*
48″ Cutter Deck, 22HP Kohler 7000 Series V-twin air-cooled engine
52″ Cutter Deck, 24HP Kohler 7000 Series V-twin air-cooled engine
* Subject to availability.
LIBERTY Z – Product Dimensions
48″ LIBERTY Z
52″ LIBERTY Z
Width (chute down)
Width (chute in transport position)
* Dimensions are subject to change.
The Scag Liberty Z is more maneuverable and can mow faster than conventional garden tractors. It can cut your mowing time in half* if you are currently cutting your grass with a standard yard & garden tractor.Even at higher cutting speeds, the Liberty Z delivers a beautiful quality-of-cut and will transform your lawn into the envy of the neighborhood.
* Actual results may vary depending on terrain, obstacles, etc
** Graph and data shown is based upon a 6MPH mowing speed, 8 hours of cutting, with total reduced by 20% to account for overlap and turns.
The Liberty Z has a 3-year Limited Warranty when used in an estate or homeowner application. This warranty covers manufacturing defects for three years, including parts and labor (excludes wear items).
*** Engine warranty is honored and handled through the individual engine manufacturer. See Limited Warranty Statement for details on engine coverage.