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stander vs walk behind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bond's Lawn Keepers, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. Bond's Lawn Keepers

    Bond's Lawn Keepers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    Just thinking about buying a stander. But what advantage is a stander vs a walk behind, besides standing on it.
  2. Hard Worker

    Hard Worker LawnSite Member
    Messages: 186

    I have two and love them both. It is much faster for me that is, than using a walk behind.
  3. baddboygeorge

    baddboygeorge LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,249

    i will blow circles around a walkbehind! thats a fact!!
  4. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,655

    Maneuverability and efficiency. From my experience, there is even a difference in stand-ons mowers in terms of maneuverability and efficiency. I would recommend a Wright, but get demos and make the best decision for yourself.
  5. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,405

    Im thinking about getting a wright. I have a 48 inch hydro and I figure if I put a bullrider type sulky on it I will keep it but I think I will switch to all wrights after that.

  6. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    A stander is much faster than a walk-behind!!!!....I love my stander...I would also recommend a Wright.
  7. gringo gardener

    gringo gardener LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    fore me the one disadvantage of using a hydro walker with a sulky is that the uneven weight distribution can create some uneven terrain from time to time ... i'm hoping to upgrade myself to a stander to hopefully alleviate this

    also ... i wood get the widest tires u can as this will help minimize rutting

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