Why are Wrights so heavy?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JFizzle, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. JFizzle

    JFizzle LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    I've really been thinking about the 32" velke mower from wright. It just seems like it would be perfect for my residentials and really increase productivity. My one concern and the reason I dont have one is because of the weight and the bad rep for ruts.

    In reading some other posts on here I read that dry weight was about 530 lbs. I just wanted to verify that and ask what makes them so heavy.
    If thats true, then that little machine is about twice as heavy as my big snapper 36 dual hydro.

  2. bullethead

    bullethead LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 273

    I have one and they are heavy. Seem long and deck is thick. Wish there was a 32" magic bullet.
  3. Smithco Lawncare

    Smithco Lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 143

    they are very well built and very hard to hurt them
  4. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,025

    Its a hydro. Current specs on a snapper 36" dual hydro say 550lbs dry weight. Also just checked on something I am more familiar with and a Bobcat 36" hydro is 524lbs.

    I doubt you will find a dual hydro 32-36" machine that is hugely different in weight.

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