Toro stander?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HazellLawnCare, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. HazellLawnCare

    HazellLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 832

    I was at a Toro dealer the other day and he mentioned Toro is wanting to put a stander out. Has anyone heard any talk of this? All my stuff is
    Toro now and I hate to go buy Wright Standers this winter.
  2. HenryB

    HenryB LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,844

    Wright's patent on the design should be ending soon so we might see a bunch of new Standers. I think the patent is for 7 years.:clapping:
  3. HazellLawnCare

    HazellLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 832

    I just hope that if they do make one it is as compact as the Wright machine.
  4. mowtech

    mowtech LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    Patents are in effect for 20 years after date of initial patent application. Wright's patents won't be running out anytime soon.
  5. ThirdDay

    ThirdDay LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 442

    2009 is the year that comes to mind after reading all of the original BS with the Wright Great Dane lawsuit.
  6. ToughAsStihl

    ToughAsStihl LawnSite Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 124

    Correct me if I am wrong. But doesn't Deere have one? Why can they manufacture them if others cant? Or am I missing something?
  7. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,277

    John Deere also Everide both have them
  8. one man gang

    one man gang LawnSite Fanatic
    from N. In.
    Messages: 5,811

    John Deere and Great Dane are one and the same,no?
  9. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,177

    Maybe Toro will catch on...there sales would rocked im sure becouse they have great push mowers, ztrs, walkbehinds, and then hopefully wouldnt have to change up mowers (ex. run toro and wright)...Hazell how many employees are you runnin with all your eqp...also how many hours you got on the Zs now?
  10. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    I thought it was 2007...but maybe not...

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