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View Poll Results: Which one of these would you rather use on a fairly steep hill?
A stander of your choice. 16 38.10%
A walk-behind of your choice. 26 61.90%
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Old 01-03-2010, 08:36 PM
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Don't worry about that on a stander.
Just roll with it man!
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:01 PM
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Standers are too heavy. If safety is your primary concern, the W/B is the no-brainer choice.
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i have never considered standers to bo too heavy, but io can disagree further...to me,i feel a stander to be more safe as you cant slip and fall on a stander as you arenot walking on grassy uneven terrain on a hill that you could trip etc on.
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I would say that a wb is much better than stander on a hill, safety wise. But I think some standers are just as good as wb's on a hill, such as the wright ZK.
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Old 01-04-2010, 12:00 AM
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i have never considered standers to bo too heavy, but io can disagree further...to me,i feel a stander to be more safe as you cant slip and fall on a stander as you arenot walking on grassy uneven terrain on a hill that you could trip etc on.
Who said anything about walking? Haven't bothered with that approach in years!
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Old 01-04-2010, 12:03 AM
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That's what I was thinking. There are velkies.
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Old 01-04-2010, 12:30 AM
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And that is my choice as well. Who would want to walk?
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Old 01-04-2010, 12:02 PM
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Indeed. The polls are still open on this topic.
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Old 01-04-2010, 02:47 PM
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yeah, i know about velkes, but you cant ride those on a serious incline, i know and i have tried before when we used that set up as our main one. that is where my opinion comes from if that helps you to understand. i have mowed all ways on hills, with walkbehinds, tried also with a velke(failed), standers and many types of ztr's.

with this experience over many years now i can very much say the safest, most ground hugging mower i have ever used is the standers we have. so we will agree to disagree, but my experience has proven this, not a suggestion or educated guess.
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