Used Wright Stander

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by priwi, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. priwi

    priwi LawnSite Member
    from SE WI
    Posts: 9

    What do you think a 3 year old Wright Standard (52") would be worth. The unit was a trade at our local dealer and the dealer completely rebuild the machine. New tires / hoses / bearings / re-paint / new labels / shoot etc. I believe the engine is a 25 kawi with 2000 hours on it.

    Option 2:
    New Wright Stander X (52") - $7800

    The machine would be my main unit.
  2. fatboynormmie

    fatboynormmie LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,102

    That's a lot of hrs and unless he replaced that engine as well I would be Leary of it as my main mower.
  3. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Main unit should never be used
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  4. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,332

    I would buy the new one if its ur main/only mower. If you've got 2k on the engine and hydros u will be putting some money in it soon.
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  5. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,463

    Get the new one. 2000 hrs. is the beginning of the end.
  6. olde_blue

    olde_blue LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 349

    It's probably worth about $1500 to $2500. A large-frame Stander that works well rarely sells for under $1500; $2500 is pushing the top end for a 2000 hour Stander, but if the mower was refurbish, they might get that for it.

    If you mow full time, and this will be your main mower, it probably will not last very long; but if you are part time, have a second mower, and can do your own maintenance, it might be worth considering.

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