Buying a mower this morning

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hrock, May 22, 2004.

  1. Hrock

    Hrock LawnSite Member
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    still cant decide on a Stander or a Sentar, any advice?
     
  2. metro-hp_48

    metro-hp_48 LawnSite Senior Member
    from TN
    Posts: 874

    Atleast with a Sentar, you can stand or ride. Alot harder to change the deck height on the Stander.
     
  3. J.Gordon

    J.Gordon LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have to agree with metro-hp, the deck adjustment would be worth it for me.
     
  4. Hrock

    Hrock LawnSite Member
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    hey good advice, have you used the sentar? Im 80 percent sure it will be the sentar, I just havnt used one yet. ive used great dane surfers for years.

    I want to know how the sentars ride, are they easy to zero turn and go at a good speed?
     
  5. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Posts: 4,739

    I also am getting a new one this morning!
    2004 Ferris IS1000Z 52" 23hp Kawasaki!!!! 2 year warranty and front wheel independant suspension!
     
  6. economiclawncare

    economiclawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 143

    i know yall are excited to get yall new toys i know i would be.
     
  7. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    You're willing to drop 7-8K on a Sentar, and have never demoed one?? Don't worry,... I can tell you it is an awesome machine. We had a Wright rep bring us a Sentar, 48" Stander, and a Velke mower to one of our accounts on Thursday. Very outstanding machines, but the Stander fit our needs better than a Sentar. Good luck with your new mower..
     
  8. MTR

    MTR LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 1,280

    One important input...
    I went to a JD dealer who also carries Wright 's product. He has two 52/23 Kawi Sentars for sale, they were a swap or trade-ins or switch something like that with very low hours, the previous owners swapped them for Stander instead, so go figure!
    I did not demo but sitting on it, it seems awkward to stand on mower with that foldable seat poking your butt all the time, I don't want to mow and get bothered by the seat though, I would rather stand free and clear like Stander...the Sentar height adjustment is neat very clearly calibrated.
    Tough choice...I know.
    just a little info for thought. (I won't buy Sentar, only Stander, if you want to sit, the Z is for).
     
  9. Rather Be Fishing

    Rather Be Fishing LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 109

    Hopefully I'll get to demo both Tuesday. The Stander is used (100 hours), what do you Wright folks think would be a fair offer on the used Stander? (52")
     
  10. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,217

    wow, you're actually getting a Z for a change.
     

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