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Installing aftermarket hitch on Wright Sentar

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by elvi679, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. elvi679

    elvi679 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    First off, this foprum is awesome and I figured it was time to post back.

    Here are some pictures and comments of my project of installing an aftermarket hitch bought off of ebay.

    Don't get me started about why the Wright does not have a hitch, but so be it - so I went to ebay and found: Seller info Member idjmrwelding1 , he had what looked to be a strong hitch that he would custom make for my Sentar for $30 shipping included. The hitch arrived within a couple of days included bolts and the paint matched perfectly (told him very similar to Cub Cadet colors).

    So, first step was taking off the seat to get to the battery compartment which had to be removed - not too difficult - just so that you know - the bar holding the seat will omly come out one way... don't try to force it. Next remove battery - mark your 3 holes, drill them out and mount your hitch.

    Done.... best of luck with your hitch.





  2. TennisBum

    TennisBum LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    Very nice! Have you used it yet? I own a 25/52 Sentar and have had some regrets that I can no longer pull my 25 sqr ft trailer.
  3. TennisBum

    TennisBum LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    I was trying to find that ebay member but I get invalid ID. Do you know how I can get in touch with him? Thanks.
  4. elvi679

    elvi679 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    you can reach him: josh rectenwald <jmrwelding@yahoo.com> or try search in ebay for item: 200474384282

    I just used it to pull around a Parker Lawnsweeper as a quick test - works as expected.

    however of course you will not be able to do quick Zero-turn type turns with a sweeper haning off the back.

  5. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,786

    Curious what size deck you are running on the wright? looks a lot like mine, (I have a 36") I am wondering if you could run a pull behind aerator now? Should be able to anyway.

    Hitch looks real good, very nice product.
  6. elvi679

    elvi679 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    Mine is 48" deck.
    Do you have any "accessories" you are using with yours? stripping kit? powerchute? etc?

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