Stand Mowers ....Thinking about one....

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TriCountyLawn, May 21, 2006.

  1. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,517

    Who useing stand on mowers? Im looking at getting something with a 52in deck. So far ive seen John Deeres , Everides and Wright's. The Wrights and Everide decks looks like the Decks on my Hustlers.

    Is 23 hp enough motor to handle a rider and mowing grass?>
  2. absolutelawnman

    absolutelawnman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 83

    I do not know personally about the stander mowers, however I was talking to another company owner and he said he likes the mower itself but the brand was bad. He said that he has gone through countless bearings, 3 decks, motor, and other things. The mower itself has only 1.5 seasons on it. The brand wright.

    He could have been abusing it or got a bad mower but I think I would steer towards another brand
  3. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,517

    Ugh... The topic should have read "Stander".

    Yeah i guees thats where im at. The concept looks good but I just dont think the mfg's have a product hvy duty enough imo. They seem to be lacking in the HP area. Well see what others have to say.
  4. SidelinePropMgr

    SidelinePropMgr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 106

    Have been using Wright Standers for 3 years. Awesome machines. Have had no problems other than a broken starter. Easy to manuever, less space tken up on trailer. My 52" has a 19HP Kawasaki and its cuts anything. Only bogged down in wet grass that was 3 foot tall. Other than that, almost impossible to bog down. Am looking to add another 53" to my fleet this summer

    I would recommed an Wright Stander to anyone. Takes about 2 minutes to change the height. Not as many adjustments as floating decks however, mow all of my accounts within 1 inch in height. This amount of adjustment can be made blindfolded.
  5. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 946

    We do not use them personally. However, a buddy of mine his company uses them and they swear by them. We will probably start going with a couple in the future.
  6. LawnGuy73

    LawnGuy73 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,946

    The Wright Stander's are great mowers, very well built, light weight, compact size, and they give a great cut. Also a 23hp engine is more than enough power.
  7. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    Wright Stander all the way. A much better machine.
  8. mulcahy mowing

    mulcahy mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 721

    I have seen alot of them and wish i could ditch my w/b for one. Everyone here runs them!
  9. howardsells2000

    howardsells2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 355

    I hear nothing but good things about them. When I get ready for new equipment I will be buying the Wright Standers.
  10. bwilder10h

    bwilder10h LawnSite Member
    Messages: 186

    How do the standers do on real steep hills?

    I've got a couple residential accounts with ridiculous hills. I'm sometimes amazed the gear w/b holds them and climbs the way they do.

    The 52/23 stander would be perfect for most of my jobs, but I worry about the hills.

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