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Old 07-01-2015, 02:26 AM
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Wright Z

Anybody out there own a Wright Z? The sit down zero turn. My warranty is up on my current brand and I am looking to purchase another brand. The only other brand my dealer carries is Wright. I want to hear from real wright owners that have bought new and had them awhile.
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Old 07-01-2015, 04:10 PM
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Last year Nov. I bought a brand new wright zto 48 deck. I'm very happy with it!
I live in central fl,and it has a really awesome cut for the types of grass I mow. You should demo a wright z from your local dealer. That's the best way for you to decide.
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Old 07-01-2015, 05:39 PM
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I myself have been wanting to try out the z... My dealer carries them and its a awesome looking machine... It sits low and wide like it would just hug the ground
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Old 07-01-2015, 05:44 PM
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I'm not sure how much this would affect the overall weight of the wright zto,but I wish wright would build the deck a little deeper. The deeper the deck helps with cut quality at faster speeds.
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Old 07-02-2015, 01:14 PM
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Here is the latest video from wright regarding the wright zto.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9cIyEhdT2M
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Old 07-02-2015, 01:48 PM
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The z and zto are two different mowers though... The z is wrights big frame zero turn
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Old 07-02-2015, 02:23 PM
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Your absolutely correct!

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The z and zto are two different mowers though... The z is wrights big frame zero turn
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Old 07-02-2015, 03:13 PM
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Your absolutely correct!
I demoed a zto and wasn't to impressed it was a good machine but that's bout it nothing impressed me. However I really like the way the z is made I'd love to try one
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Old 07-04-2015, 05:47 AM
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I bought it.

I bought the Wright Z 61" with the big 850 Kawasaki engine. I also ordered the bagging system as I need it for one large housing development that I do during the heavy rain season. I have always thought Wright mowers were well built. Some of the pulley and spindle designs look similar to some old Scags I have had in the past. It's too early to offer any feedback on the performance at this point. I will say that my previous mower had a 36 hp Vanguard on it and it seemed to have a little more power but I will loose that in a second for even a minimal fuel savings. The MSRP on this mower was only $510 over my previous mower and it is well worth it. The 16cc pumps are a world of difference over the 12's on my previous mower. I will review at 25 hours.
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I bought the Wright Z 61" with the big 850 Kawasaki engine. I also ordered the bagging system as I need it for one large housing development that I do during the heavy rain season. I have always thought Wright mowers were well built. Some of the pulley and spindle designs look similar to some old Scags I have had in the past. It's too early to offer any feedback on the performance at this point. I will say that my previous mower had a 36 hp Vanguard on it and it seemed to have a little more power but I will loose that in a second for even a minimal fuel savings. The MSRP on this mower was only $510 over my previous mower and it is well worth it. The 16cc pumps are a world of difference over the 12's on my previous mower. I will review at 25 hours.
How does it handle hills?
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