Whether you’re collecting grass clippings in the summer, pine needles, or gathering leaves in the fall, the Frontier™ MC2014 Material Collection System greatly enhances your productivity. The power take-off (PTO) driven system offers a generous 493-L (14-bu) capacity for longer periods of mowing.
The following are some of the key features and benefits provided by the MC2014:
- PTO-driven blower for versatility, efficiency, and higher performance
- Three-bag collecting system
- Mower deck boot that is easy to attach, eliminating the need for a Power Flow™ attachment
- Two integrated stands to make storage fast and convenient
- Fill indicator to alert the operator when the bags are getting full to prevent chute plugging
- iMatch™ hitch system compatibility for easy hookup and removal in seconds
High-performance PTO-driven blower
Connection to the PTO
The high-performance, robust PTO-driven blower has been designed especially for the high-capacity MC2014 Material Collection System. It handles the capacity of the mower and provides plenty of velocity to fill the bags completely. At the heart is a 190.5-mm (7.5-in.) urethane impeller with 3042 rpm that generates the suction. By having the blower directly mounted on the Material Collection System instead of on the end of the mower deck, weight distribution remains uncompromised, ensuring that your lawn receives a level cut that you expect.
Mower deck boot connection
The boot kit connects the MC2014 Material Collection System to mid-mount mower decks on 1E, 1R, and 2R Series Tractors equipped with a mid-mount mower deck. Boot removal and installation is toolless for quick changing of implements (after initial installation). The boot is connected to the blower with a 203-mm (8-in.) diameter smooth bore hose to handle material throughput efficiently.
Blower hose connection from the deck boot to the impeller housing
Hose clamps use the helicoidal pattern on the hose to maintain a tight seal without adjustment during each installation. Clamps are retained and do not require tools to adjust (if required), providing a greater seal for increased suction. Easy access to the chute and boot for in-field removal of a clog is accomplished with tool-free clamps.
Storage stands with the optional caster wheel kit
To store the Material Collection System, two integrated steel storage stands make attaching and detaching quick and easy.
An optional caster wheel kit for the bottom of the stands provides a solution to further simplify maneuvering during attachment, detachment, and storage. The wheels enable the operator to move the hopper into tight spaces for better storage. Four caster wheels (two locking) and the required hardware for installation on the bottom of the two storage stands are included in the kit.
Audible fill indicator
The optional fill sensor (wireless) alerts the operator when the bags are getting full. When the indicator begins to beep, the operator should turn off the mower to prevent plugging and overfilling.
In addition, a plexiglas sight window is standard on the MC2014.
Hopper lid with gas springs
Gas springs keep the lid open for easy access and screen cleaning.
Hopper on 3-point hitch with iMatch™ hitch system
Hopper is quickly removed
The hopper is quickly removable from the blower frame for ease of maintenance.