Chambers American Products, Inc. has been manufacturing and selling the CAP mowers since 1998. It has always been my goal to build the most cost effective mowers available. Our product volume is small but we remember and appreciate all customers who gave us the opportunity to provide mowers for their needs.
For years, like our competition, we have used farm tractors for the primary carrying vehicle for these mowers. Farm tractors were made for farm use and did very well there. Whenever these tractors have a mid-mounted roadside mower, especially a boom mower, installed they were a compromise. These mowers put a tremendous amount of structural stress on these tractors. The mower mounting frame had to be adapted to attach to the available mounting points on the tractor. Some of these tractors did not really have suitable mounting points, but we made adaptations to be able to use them. We have seen many structural issues on the tractors and mowers because of this limitation. Like my competitors, we used these because they were the best mounting vehicle available. When the new Tier 4 tractors became the only available new mounting vehicles, we were forced to look at alternatives or simply quit mounting onto tractors. The emission control equipment required the best position on the tractor, which is also where we desired to mount our mowers.
We have been designing, manufacturing, and selling roadside mowers since 1998 and have been mounting onto a variety of tractor brands and models. We have learned what features make for a good mounting tractor such as good visibility, good structural strength, strong attaching points, and all wheel hydrostatic drive. We design and manufacture all our mower-fabricated components so that we can manufacture most types of equipment.