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TNT LawnCare Inc.
04-30-2008, 06:37 PM
Purchased the 36 stander,love the machine . Probably get a 32 and a 52. One question were having a problem with the 36, uncut strip center of the blades,yes right down the middle. Were in a heavy growth season here in MD. I dont like doulbe cutting . Blades are sharpend every nite.Were cutting at 3". Tried different types of blades ,fronm different MFG.

WrightCommercial
05-12-2008, 11:38 AM
TNT Lawncare Inc.,

First thing you will want to do is verify what pitch the cutter deck has with a operator standing on the mower, should be between 1/8" and 1/4". If the tire pressures have been changed the pitch might be flat and part of the problem. Not knowing which blades you have tried, the Scag Hi-lift seems to be the most common swap. If the growth is real heavy it might warrant a slightly slower cutting speed.

Best Regards
Wright Mfg. Service Department

olde_blue
05-14-2008, 12:01 AM
I bought a used 2006 36" Stander in late 2006, and I was very disappointed in how it left uncut grass between the blades, while my 36" walkbehind did not have this problem. The only apparent difference in the decks was an odd-shaped divider that the Wright had bolted between the blades (see photo). I unbolted it from the mower, and that solved 95% of my problem. I have no idea what the divider was supposed to do, except ruin the way that the mower cuts!

TNT: Does your mower have one of the dividers?

I still have a minor problem with the 36" Stander leaving a center strip about 1/4" higher than the mown grass in tall, over-fertilized bluegrass when I am cutting with gator blades and with all the spacers on the bottom (negative rake--I know this is not ideal, but I need to cut a few yards longer). I've discovered that running standard straight high-lift blades (Oregon 91-622) pretty much solves this problem. I plan on trying a pair of the 3-in-1 gators, to see if they work better than standard gators, later in the season. Most of the time I prefer the mulching blades.

An underdeck anti-blowout baffle might improve the cut (especially with gators, since it would channel the airflow), but Wright has previously wrote that they do not plan to make one for the twin-blade decks like they have designed for the triple-blade ones.

Photo of divider, view from above, the front of the mower would be to the lower left.

WrightCommercial
05-14-2008, 10:35 AM
olde blue

The plate that was in your 36" Stander is part of a mulch system that was replaced by the curved mulch kits. It would have been used with a chute block off plate. The two blade flow baffle is a current project but no time line has been set at this point.

Best Regards
Wright Mfg. Service Department

TNT LawnCare Inc.
05-16-2008, 06:43 PM
Olde Blue i'll have to check for the baffle,i beleive the mower is an 07. It was a demo with 5 hours on it. Wright MFG. Exmark solid foil hi-lifts have worked the best

RhettMan
06-22-2008, 02:40 PM
Im was thinking about buying a stander, would thick san austine give this mower a clean-finish problem?

WrightCommercial
06-24-2008, 11:32 AM
RhettMan,

We have never heard of an issue regarding cut quality with Saint Augustine grasses regarding our mowers. The only thing is the cut height is usually lower, around 2", but that is a condition of the type of grass.

Best Regards
Wright Mfg. Service Department

olde_blue
08-18-2008, 11:37 PM
The two blade flow baffle is a current project but no time line has been set at this point.


Wright,

While it has only been four months, I was wondering if you had any ETA yet on the two-blade side discharge baffle. Fall is approaching, and if they will be ready this year I'ld like to order one.

Thanks.

P.S. I tried out the Oregon 3 in 1 Gator blades on the 36" fixed deck Stander. They work a little better than standard Gators, but still leave tend to leave a bit of a mow-hawk where standard blades leave a level cut.

WrightCommercial
10-03-2008, 09:51 AM
olde blue,

Sorry for the delay in responding just didn't know when the project would start up again. Within the next week or two we will be reopening this project and we will keep you posted as to the availability date.

Best Regards
Wright Mfg. Service Dept.

olde_blue
05-14-2010, 12:18 PM
Greetings. I was wondering if the project to come out with a side-discharge baffle for the 36" decks was ever completed. If so, what is the part number for the new baffle for a 36" deck? Thanks.

WrightCommercial
05-17-2010, 02:14 PM
olde blue,

This was going to completion but once the economy changed so did its priority. We have brought this back up to R&D and at the least would like to get one made for your evaluation. Will keep you posted.

Best Regards
Wright Mfg. Service Dept.

cbkc
08-09-2010, 01:17 AM
Wright - any update on this? I have a 36" stander that could use this. I can't understand why the downturn in the economy would effect the development of this...sounds like an easy excuse. Hustler mower didn't stop R&D, they actually have come out with more products the past 2 years than any other. Let us know where this project stands.

cbkc
09-06-2010, 03:33 AM
Hello? Can someone from Wright please update us?