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Who uses standers to mow small residential yards?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by kse1221, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. smokenjoe_10

    smokenjoe_10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 98

    I love it, I do hills so steep it's hard to walk on. The JD dealer said they are bringing back the diesel 4 wheel drive 4 wheel steer later this year I am very tempted to trade in for that, I have worked the heck out of it for the little over a year I have had it just hit 154 hrs today only over heated once "this spring thatching" moves fast cuts amazing. I'll work on getting pics.
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  2. Doug8949

    Doug8949 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    What did you give if you don't mind I was quoted 16500 tractor and bagger
  3. smokenjoe_10

    smokenjoe_10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 98

    Tractor, deck, bagger, different mounting brackets for fertilizer spreader, thatcher mounts and extra wing, mud flaps, and 25G sprayer, front weight kit with 2 weights, a little over 15xxx.
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  4. Doug8949

    Doug8949 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    Wow I need a road trip
  5. smokenjoe_10

    smokenjoe_10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 98

    Haha kinda helped that the buddy I plow with, and the farm I work on buy equipment from the same place my buddy and cousin both deal with the women that sold me the mower. Got 10% off all attachments.
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  6. LHS Lawns

    LHS Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    I bought the Toro GS 52" and love it for small yards. Got a mulching kit on it and its fantastic.

    No more worries of blowing grass on the street or flower beds.

    I use it on about about half the lawns I mow. It's quick and manuverable and doesn't leave a big footprint.

    One of the best purchases I've ever made.
  7. mattymax

    mattymax LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 179

    52" WRIGHT STANDER X. Mostly all small residential with a few larger acre lots. Lot it so far. Very maneuverable. Only have about 12 hours of use so far.

  8. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,920

    52" GS, works great on the "smaller" residentials but is still productive on larger commercial and resi's.
  9. ozarkbilly

    ozarkbilly LawnSite Member
    Messages: 85

    48" Grandstand & 30" Toro Turfmaster. Best setup I've ever had. I've got a few tiny (.15 acre & under) lawns that I exclusively use the TM on, and a handful of back yards the GS won't fit into that I use the TM on. Probably 80% of my properties sees the TM staying on the trailer. My properties range in size from true "postage stamp-size" up to 4 acres, and I'm happy enough with my efficiency/profitability on the 4 acre one that I don't plan on upgrading any time soon.
  10. TPCLandscaping

    TPCLandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    I was running a 21" toro commercial, 40" grandstand, 52" grandstand and 61" Ferris,
    I just picked up a 30" Turfmaster today and i've been using that in place of the 21" in most places, but still using the 21… i have used my 40" grand stand on a ton of small lawns… i can fit through a lot of gates on it, but like some of the guys said they can scuff up the lawn.

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