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AS-Motor AS 940 Sherpa 4WD

AS-Motor AS 940 Sherpa 4WD

  • MPN: AS940
4.8 from 23 reviews · View Statistics
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Pros

Slashes through overgrown grass and weeds
Remains stable on steeper slopes
Robust motor

Reviews

4.8
23 reviews
  • Build Quality
    4.7 (10)
  • Value for Money
    4.4 (10)
  • Ease of Use
    5.0 (10)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.7 (9)
  • Product is used
  • Hill / Slope Performance
    4.9 (10)
  • Safety
    4.8 (10)
  • Noise Level
    3.7 (10)
  • Wet / Damp Grass Performance
    4.6 (10)
  • Turning
    4.5 (10)
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Rob
RobMid North Coast, NSW

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I like it, but in the 100hours so far, I have bent the large cutting bar, the main belt jumped out of the pull over bumps and just now the 3 bolts for all the blades sheared off on a buried rock.

Purchased in for $20,000.

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Exceptional build quality.

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So far so good.. 16hrs of heavy duty cutting (slashing)and very impressed. Purchased from Beaconsfield Mowers and Chainsaws. Came on site in Gembrook to demonstrate, which gave us a life example of the potential of the machine on our property. This thing eats slopes and tough terrain effortlessly. Few recommendations for the manufacturer. 1st the fuel tank needs a clear plastic sight glass moulded into it do you can gauge your fuel level. 2nd could use some redesign on the ROPs catches as we keep banging our elbows on them. 3rd a user manual and service schedule booklet would be a good idea so you can log maintenance etc.

Purchased in at Bobcat Mowers.

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Linda B.
Linda B.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

Love, Love this mower!

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I live on very hilly terain and love this mower. If it wasn't for Sherp (affectionally named) I would have had to leave my property years ago. It has enough grunt to pull a trailer loaded with wood up a steep hill and carry a small tank for spraying herbicides. I could go on and on about this fabulous mower but you get my thoughts. Sherpas and German technology rock!

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Geert
GeertMid North Coast, NSW

German engineering at it's best

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Steve T.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

AS940 Sherpa

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Had the AS940 for a year and covered 50hrs. Have slopes of 26 degrees in parts and this mower deals with it no problem. About to have its 50hr service with no issues to report. Bought the mower from Valley Pumps in East Gippsland who were extremely helpful. Was able to try one on their land before purchasing which convinced me that it was the right product for me

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Andrew
AndrewGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
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AS Motor Sherpa 940 4WD Is Capable

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Borrowed and tested neighbors’ Grillo and Razorback 4WD (AWD), finally decided to purchase AS Motor Sherpa 940 4WD, My property is quite hilly, have been using Greenfield MKII with diff lock in the past two decades, struggling on certain areas... this Sherpa 940 is capable to cut blackberries and small tee trees on the hills, and thick/tough grass in muddy areas behind leaking dams... very satisfied with its outstanding manufacturing quality!

Purchased in for $18,000.

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Russell
RussellSouth East Queensland, QLD

Unbelievable machine

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I purchased my Sherpa from Steep Terrain Mowing and Slashing and Glen supplied very good and informative service. He came to my property and gave me a demonstration of the Sherpa AS940 XL and after that demo I was sold on how good the machine really is. Just coming up to 40hrs of operation and cant fault the machine. I've got some pretty steep terrain that hadn't been cut for several years and the Sherpa handled it without any issues at all. Would recommend to anyone wanting a 4WD machine.

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NigeRichmond-Tweed, NSW

2yrs on Good but with issues - Part 2

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Purchased in at Chincogan Mowers and Small Engines Mullumbimby for $17,000.

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Ash F
Ash FWide Bay-Burnett, QLD

Incredible machine

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We purchased our Sherpa from Glen at Steep Terrain mowing and slashing, First of Glens customer service is the best I've experienced in a long time. Secondly this machine is almost unstoppable From thick Green grass over one meter tall to lantana bushes twice the size of the mower it eats it all with out hesitation. Our property is very very step and the Sherpa continues to surprise us in its ability's which we are pushing to the limit! We have rolled the machine twice on incredibly steep areas both times with out a scratch on us or the robust machine all we had to do was roll it upright fire it up and away it goes again.

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Wes R
Wes RSouth East Queensland, QLD

Oh what a feeling

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My Sherpa AS 940 XL has only done 27 hours but i am amazed at what it will do. I live on a very undulating 40 acre property that has not been slashed in over 2 years and this machine is doing a unbelieveable job, i keep driving it into thicker and thicker growth and wondering what will stop it, have stalled it a couple of times on very large thick clumps of tall grass but that was me just going too fast. I thing it is an awesome machine.
I live at Delaneys Creek QLD and our local Sherpa dealer Glen Stewart Just lives up the road how convenient, i found Glen to be very Honest and Trustworthly

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When the going gets tough - call a Sherpa!

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Our Sherpa 940 XL has done about 70 hours of work now, in tough conditions. It is a genuine workhorse, which doesn't take a backwards step. All steel construction - no plastic. The Sherpa feels safe and comfortable on our steep terrain (Mt Mee, Qld). We are very happy to recommend the service, reliability and courtesy of local Sherpa dealer Glen Stewart of Delaneys Creek Qld.

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Scottiemc
ScottiemcNSW, 2484
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What a workhorse!

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I have only had my Sherpa for about 12 hours of mowing time at this point but I am so impressed with it's grunt and ability to handle steep terrain. We have a hilly 5 acre property that my greenfield just wasn't up too. I needed something safer that could handle the extreme contours of the property. I looked at grillo's and razorbacks but feel I have definitely made the right decision with this workhorse. It's a little slower than I expected, rated at 6.2 km/h but feels slower...BUT, I certainly feel very safe heading up a steep slope, not a hiccup in power as it grinds its way forward. It also does a pretty good cutting job on the better couch lawn around the house pad. I can highly recommend this for hilly, steep properties.

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Andrew RNE TAS
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Too Good to be True

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Hardyards mowingtewantin
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Hardyards Allterrain Mowing.

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This mower is the ultimate of mowers goes anywhere never had an issue i mow acerage with it in sunshine coast hinterland. Im a contractor get some difficult uards check my facebook page pics. Fuel usasged is good prompt parts from interstate. Goes into areas that you cant walk inn some cases. The machine carves up saspplings best for small areas upto r4 acres.

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Questions & Answers

P G.
P G.asked

Hi, looking to buy a 4wd slasher/mower
How does the sherpa 940 compare with the Razorback?

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Linda B.
Linda B.

My preference was belt driven rather than shaft driven regarding the cutting blades. We were living on a very steep block and the Sherpa was slower and seemed safer but saying that I believe the Razor back is also a good mower.

Shiu
Shiuasked

Hi I have a 4 w d as940 serpa ride on mower .it seems a great machine. One day I was mowing and after a couple of hours it just stopped. I tried to start but couldn't. When I turn the key to start nothing happens, even not a click. What's gone wrong, can someone help.

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Shiu
Shiu

Yes

Rob
Robasked

Something has stopped the blades from engaging when I push the red leaver forward on my sherpa 940 4wd. How do you get in to see if a belt is come off?

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Features

  • 4-wheel drive offers improved traction and stability on slopes.
  • A low point of gravity makes this riding mower stable when mowing grass on inclines.
  • A cross-blade cutting system is able to cut and shred grass simultaneously, to turn it into mulch.
  • Draws upon impressive 22 horsepower.
  • Low weight compared to competitors offerings in a similar range, at 290kg.
  • Variable adjustable seat with a suspension system.
  • Rear discharge with a mulching function.
  • V-twin motor, with a fuel tank capacity of 15 litres.
  • Contains rear-wheel brakes, and an optional transport trailer and snow plow.

Points of Praise

  • This Sherpa ride-on mower was praised as being so effective at getting rid of overgrown grass a metre tall, as well as lantana, other weeds and weed saplings on large rural properties up to 40 acres.
  • This ride-on mower effectively tackled slopes of up to around 40 degrees.** Reviewers loved its ability to power up slopes with no hesitation, and felt safe doing so.
  • Some reviewers reported that even after 40-50 hours of use, they didn’t have any issues to report about their Sherpa malfunctioning or experiencing difficulties with tough terrain.

** Care should always be taken when riding a mower across slopes, as there is always a chance of tilting or rolling over, however small.

CategoryRide-On Mowers
Price (RRP) $27,000.00
Zero Turn No
Power SourcePetrol
Cutting Deck MaterialSteel
Cutting Width900 mm
Height of Cut50 mm to 105 mm
Transmission TypeHydrostatic
Horsepower22.4 hp
Max Speed6.2 km/hr
Dimensions 1520 x 980 x 1910 mm
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)
Engine / Motor
Engine NameBriggs & Stratton, 44 Professional Series 8, V-Twin
Engine Type4-Stroke and OHV (Overhead Valve)
BrandBriggs & Stratton
Engine Displacement724 cc
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  • MPN: AS940

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