How Bout Them Stand Up Mowers?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Jimmy Dean, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. Jimmy Dean

    Jimmy Dean LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    Anyone out there have or used the Wright stand-up mowers? I live in the NC mountains, alot of slopping yards, are these mowers better for this type of terrain?
  2. tedfrk

    tedfrk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 120

    i wish i could help you out.i never used one but am curious myself,go demo one and let us know.
  3. jimithing31

    jimithing31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    48in Wright Stander here and I love it. Only thing I recommend is get the rapid rapid height deck. Adjusting the Casters every time you need to change height is a PITA.
  4. 4curbappeal

    4curbappeal LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 761

    If you are doing hills, slopes, etc. DO NOT get the rapid height. The RH has a smaller frame w/narrower stance, smaller drive tires, less HP and a few other differences that make it inferior on hills!
    If you are looking for a mower for hills, demo the Stander or the Stander ZK. The Stander RH is a great mower and has it's place, but it sure isnt for hills or slopes! Trust me on that!
  5. Jimmy Dean

    Jimmy Dean LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    thanks guys.
  6. RedMax Man

    RedMax Man LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,051

    I have a 52" 23hp Wright stander non-rapid hite. it clings to hills like a magnet. awesome machine with a very small foot print for the amount of power maneuverability.
  7. Guzman Properties

    Guzman Properties LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 443

    I have a 48 Wright Stander RH. I have no problem on hills or flat terrain. I like the RH for the easy change in cutting height and you can hop curbs ALOT easier.
  8. Jimmy Dean

    Jimmy Dean LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    Thanks for all the input gentleman. Looks like I'll be buying one of the Wright Standers!
  9. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,931

    Asheville NC...sheesh..there ain't a level piece of ground anywhere there!
  10. Jimmy Dean

    Jimmy Dean LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    You got that right my friend! LOL. But we can sure charge more for the danger aspect!:laugh:

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