Stand Up Guys

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by greg1, Jul 21, 2007.

  1. greg1

    greg1 LawnSite Member
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    I need imput from those with experience on stand up mowers.
    Wright, Dane, J. Deere, other manufacturers? Are they stable, good cut,
    reliable?
     
  2. capelawncare.com

    capelawncare.com LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,136

    I have a JD 657, and love it. Its fast, safe and manuverable. The cut is good once you change the blades.
     
  3. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
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    The only problem I have with the Deere is the stamped deck. Other then I like the cut.

    Personally I would go with a Wright Stander. Im moving from WB's to Wrights next year and Im really looking forward to it.
     
  4. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    I love my Wright.......
     
  5. scag36

    scag36 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 77

    love my wright also i have a sentar sport
     
  6. TSG

    TSG LawnSite Senior Member
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    I REALLY wanted a Wright
    Was within minutes of putting money down
    I demoed in all my situations.
    The cut was less than good
    I then tried a hustler WB with Sulkie
    The hustler put the Wright to shame on hills
    and the cut was great.
    The only thing I really didn't like about the standars was going up Hills.
    Always thoughtI was going over
    Just .02
    Alan
     
  7. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,993


    I felt that way also the first time I used them. Its more of an illusion though. Just a feeling you need t get used to.
     
  8. CustomKare

    CustomKare LawnSite Member
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    Owner of WRIGHT Sentar and Stander for 3 years. Love the machines. Cut could improve with blade change outs.
     
  9. Bill Davis

    Bill Davis LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 397

    I have two deere 657's and love them. I would be interested to hear what your problem with the deck capelawn. I have had no problems with the decks. have a great sunday!
     
  10. TSG

    TSG LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 444

    Didn't Deere buy Dane ?
    On most side by side comparisons the Wright got higher marks than the Dane.
     

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