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Questions about Wright Stander

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by roushjh, Oct 20, 2005.

  1. roushjh

    roushjh LawnSite Member
    from KS
    Messages: 85

    I'm about to purchase a used 2003 or 2004 Stander and have a couple of questions. This will be my first stander.

    1. Will a 48" unit fit between the wheel wells of a F-150 (49")? I don't want to haul my trailer almost 500 miles, if I don't have to.

    2. Is $3000 a reasonable price on a 48" unit with slightly less than 100 hours on it, and a 19 HP Kawi motor?

    I'd appreciate any responses to either or both questions.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. roushjh

    roushjh LawnSite Member
    from KS
    Messages: 85

  3. mak2

    mak2 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    I too am curious, looking for a wb, but willing to look at a stander. Noone seems real opinionated either way.
  4. premierlawncare

    premierlawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 91

    Sounds like a good price to me. I just paid $6000 for my stander 35 17/or 19 not sure. I had it 2 or 3 months and have 80 hours. So it sounds like a good deal.

    I like my stander alot.
  5. PTP

    PTP LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,397

    That is a good deal.

    If you are driving the 500 miles to pick it up, I would suggest taking the gate off of the trailer and that will greatly reduce the wind resistance.

    You could probably make it fit - with maybe a little fender damage - or you might be able to back it in so that the front casters are resting on the tail gate.
  6. roushjh

    roushjh LawnSite Member
    from KS
    Messages: 85

    Thanks for the input guys.

    You get better responses in the evening as apposed to 2 AM, when I first posted I guess!

    I have a bed extender that I'll take along also.

    Has any one out there tried to fit a 48 in a F-150 box?
  7. newlooklandscp

    newlooklandscp LawnSite Member
    Messages: 224

    I dont see why not, you said the width was 49" between wheel wells? A 48" stander is about 48 1/2" possibly 49" at the most, you can cram it in the if you have too, if not turn it sideways. As for the price seems to be good, I paid 5600 for a brand new 52" because my old stander blew up in july and I already have 100 hrs on the new one.

  8. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    Well, personally I'd try to drive away for maybe $2,500 total.

    As for the hauling, have someone measure their 48" Stander to be sure.

    If you find it is too wide to fit, I can tell you how to make a simple insert you can haul it on by clearing the wheel wells. I used to have one in my truck to handle certain jobs. Works great and it's safe.

    I wouldn't want to pull a trailer 500 miles either if I didn't have to.
  9. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Messages: 4,784

    That should give you a little extra room on the sides.
  10. Envision

    Envision LawnSite Member
    Messages: 126

    It'll be a tight fit that is for sure.... As for the price, I'd jump on that. If you don't want it, I'll take it!


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