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Old 12-01-2012, 04:20 PM
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who can tell me about using a walkbehind or stander to suck up leaves?

I am wondering if I should buy a Wright Stander or a Ferris Comfort control DD walkbehind (with velke/sulky)... both of them are good grass cutters but for the sake of leaf clean up.. I dont know how well the bagging attachments work for that..

Can anybody please tell me in detail their experiences with the side bagging attachments?

I dont have enough money to buy those vacuum systems you attach to a truck and have it suck up leaf piles... Id rather buy a machine that I can use from april- late november that can do it all.. I want to stay away from Walker.. They are excellent finishing mowers and the GHS is great but they require lots of maintenance and are pretty expensive..

Any help would be appreciated!

Dan
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Old 12-01-2012, 04:59 PM
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neither one will work that good for bagging.
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:00 PM
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what do you recommend?
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:17 PM
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Rake and tarp.

And if you get Ames True Temper steel tine you can buy a replacement handle when it breaks.
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:18 PM
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that would take forever for my larger propertys
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:18 PM
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http://www.proteroinc.com/

Check this out for a wright stander. It will be a couple grand, but you bag all season long.
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A ZTR would be more suited for bagging. You need a mower that could hold a 3 bin bagger on the back.

The side discharge baggers are to small and if there a good size it will tilt the deck.

The walkers are designed to bag so its a different discussion altogether.
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:22 PM
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Thats true.. I dont want a tilt on the deck when it fills up.. neither do I want to be emptying the attachment too often.
The only reason I like the Stander vs a Zero Turn is because a stander can go more places that a zeroturn cannot. Are there any other alternatives for the stander? or would the Zeroturn with bagger be the best option?
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:25 PM
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I forgot to say that I've used a side bagger on a exmark metro for a few back yards that I couldn't get it. What a joke. Stopping every 2 minutes to empty. I also had side baggers on a couple Wrights for spring dethatching. Same thing. Empty every few minutes. They were fast if I didn't have to bag or had more capacity. I have a navigator which OS similar to a walker. Can't imagine clean ups or bagging grass without it. I do very little maintance be side the norm you'll have with any mower
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:26 PM
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Thats true.. I dont want a tilt on the deck when it fills up.. neither do I want to be emptying the attachment too often.
The only reason I like the Stander vs a Zero Turn is because a stander can go more places that a zeroturn cannot. Are there any other alternatives for the stander? or would the Zeroturn with bagger be the best option?
Did you check out the link?
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