Model: MHM480

Category: Hover Mower

The Maruyama MHM480 Hover Mower is the latest in the lineup of commercial grade cutting tools designed for the professional. The first true commercial 2-cycle powered hover mower in the USA. Powered by the Maruyama CER800 engine for unsurpassed performance and hover technology allowing for utilization in areas not capable by traditional lawn mowers.

Excellent maneuverability, superior hovering, exceptional mulching and ability to operate at the steepest of angles are just a few features that the MHM480 contains. Utilizing a 79.2 cc, 2-cycle gasoline engine provides the user the ability to run for extended periods and maximizes the opportunity for use on difficult terrains. This mower is ideal for steep slopes and hard to trim uneven areas where traditional mowers cannot perform such as bunkers, embankments, landscaping privacy mounds, marshes, along water lines, bar ditches, and more.


  • Field proven, all angle, low emission 2-cycle engine technology
  • Amazing 90 min running time on one fuel tank
  • Designed to cut on steep slopes at any angle
  • Deep deck cavity for more effective mulching
  • Heavy duty 14” impeller for increased durability
  • Extended 52-inch reach, heavy-gauge, steel handle
  • Easy start system – spring assist technology for easy starting
  • Standard 3 x Flail Blades: 1.25” – 2.0” height of cut
  • Optional – Height Kit (adds 1.9” to cutting height, maximum total of 3.9”)
  • Optional – Handle Extension Kit (18 inches = 70 inches total reach)
  • Optional – Transport Wheel Kit
  • Straight (Bar) Blade (0.75” – 2.0” height of cut)
  • IRON-5YR commercial warranty on engine
  • Assembled in the USA
MHM480 Hover Mover
Engine ModelMaruyama CER800
Engine TypeCommercial Duty 2-Cycle Gasoline
Displacement79.2 cc
Oil and Gasoline Ratio Mix50:1
Starting SystemRecoil Start
Approx. Dry Weight39 lbs.
Fuel Tank Capacity71 oz.
Cutting Width19 Inches
Cutting Height1.25 to 2 inches (adjustable)
Cutting System3 Stainless Steel (reversible) flail-style blades (mulches as it cuts)
Starter Assist™Standard
Operator Presence ControlYes
CARB & EPA CompliantYes
Commercial WarrantyEngine: 5-years, Deck / Frame: 1-year
Item No.845995