Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs.

Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. Questions on your truck, trailer, commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders??

Walk-behind/Stander?


Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs.

Questions on your truck, trailer, commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders??
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #21  
Old 12-07-2011, 08:31 PM
Clays Landscape Clays Landscape is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Blackstone, Va
Posts: 114
Rep Power: 6
Clays Landscape is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TNTLawnCare View Post
So if you are trying to decide between a hydro WB and a Stander you have to consider the what the application is, e.g. Primary mower or a secondary mower to compliment a rider, you also need to look at the weight difference between the two. You also need to see what is readliy available in your area (as stated earlier).
You mentioned the weight. Does a stander weigh a great deal more?
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #22  
Old 12-07-2011, 10:24 PM
TNTLawnCare TNTLawnCare is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 5
TNTLawnCare is on a distinguished road
Default weight

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clays Landscape View Post
You mentioned the weight. Does a stander weigh a great deal more?
My thoughts were orginally that they were built on a rider chasis, so they should weigh the same. seemed reasonable in my little pea brain.

I just looked at Scag's Website (sorry I am a Scag fan) and here is what I found out:

I compared all 52" mowers, I picked the mid sized rider (Tiger Cat)

Rider weighs 1100lbs.
Stand On weighs 860lbs.
Hydro WB 580lbs.
Belt Drive WB 535lbs

With concerns of soil compaction and rutting of yards it was just something that I had been curious about. I dont know if the weight difference is really enough to be concerned about.
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 12-08-2011, 08:11 AM
mark123's Avatar
mark123 mark123 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 1,404
Rep Power: 9
mark123 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TNTLawnCare View Post
... I compared all 52" mowers, I picked the mid sized rider (Tiger Cat)

Rider weighs 1100lbs.
Stand On weighs 860lbs.
Hydro WB 580lbs.
Belt Drive WB 535lbs

With concerns of soil compaction and rutting of yards it was just something that I had been curious about. I dont know if the weight difference is really enough to be concerned about.
You've also got to take into consideration that the riders and stand-ons usually have wider tires to spread the weight over a larger surface area.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 12-08-2011, 09:29 AM
TNTLawnCare TNTLawnCare is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 5
TNTLawnCare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mark123 View Post
You've also got to take into consideration that the riders and stand-ons usually have wider tires to spread the weight over a larger surface area.
Very True!!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Walk Behind Vs. Rider (z or otherwise) lukus223 Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 9 07-16-2011 12:51 AM
Gravely walk behind ataboyj Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 2 04-30-2011 10:30 PM
*GASP* The New SCAG! STANDER! Nandoboom Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 13 01-20-2011 10:41 PM
Wright Stander Saddlewood Starting a lawn care business. 7 08-01-2009 12:06 PM
Wright Stander $2400 more than Great Dane Surfer turfbuilder Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 4 03-14-2009 09:26 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Hello from Centreville!
Daveylawns
05-23-2016 09:04 AM
Yesterday 04:08 PM
by Steve
1 43
Laying new grass, Sod...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-23-2016 10:07 AM
05-23-2016 08:41 PM
by Steve
1 36
I need some aeration...
rootytalbot
08-14-2015 12:32 PM
05-23-2016 09:06 AM
by Daveylawns
10 3,739
To mow weekly or Biweekly
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-11-2016 04:09 PM
05-22-2016 11:45 AM
by jrs.landscaping
8 251
Prolin
rmccutchan
05-21-2016 04:53 PM
05-21-2016 06:36 PM
by rmccutchan
2 55
Upgraded to a new mower
Stevenor92
05-17-2016 08:17 PM
05-20-2016 07:08 PM
by Stevenor92
8 172
Intro
LaraRahmani
05-18-2016 02:54 PM
05-19-2016 02:43 PM
by Steve
2 93
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
05-18-2016 07:34 PM
by Stevenor92
4 161
New mower!!!!
Stevenor92
05-18-2016 03:46 AM
05-18-2016 06:39 PM
by Stevenor92
2 92
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
05-18-2016 02:59 PM
by LaraRahmani
1,249 434,453
Stupid idea?
hopolb33
05-13-2016 11:25 AM
05-16-2016 11:22 AM
by Steve
1 131
Planting SKYBOUND CEDARS
FrankieeLawnz
05-13-2016 03:59 PM
05-16-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
1 118
Edging Fad...
Tree geek
05-10-2016 11:29 PM
05-15-2016 11:12 PM
by Tree geek
2 165
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
05-13-2016 11:15 AM
by Steve
11 352
Hello from great state...
Cel1980
05-11-2016 09:00 AM
05-13-2016 11:07 AM
by Steve
2 137
Did this job free to...
JJand M Lawncare
05-02-2016 02:33 PM
05-11-2016 03:54 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
10 399
How to tell Cust. to...
GeeGood
04-09-2008 09:55 PM
05-09-2016 07:08 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
16 5,490
Echo SRM 230 trouble.
Jack Rabbit
05-08-2016 06:16 PM
05-08-2016 11:22 PM
by Just for Cuts
1 136
Toro ZTR Issues
rsanchez1203
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
05-07-2016 10:26 AM
by Steve
2 154
Correct way to quote a...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-02-2016 11:52 AM
05-03-2016 10:59 AM
by Steve
1 264
Having an issue with...
Mr. Mow
04-27-2016 03:58 PM
04-28-2016 05:04 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 277
Hello From Virginia
JJand M Lawncare
04-25-2016 01:02 PM
04-27-2016 05:20 PM
by Steve
5 317
knowledge is Key
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-23-2016 02:23 AM
04-25-2016 02:40 PM
by Steve
2 296
Hello from Calgary
Freshcut
04-22-2016 06:10 PM
04-25-2016 02:38 PM
by Steve
1 260
» Popular Tags
advertising become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss break business education business help business management contractor hacks deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimates free lawn care fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade hydro increase customers jjandm lawncare landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawncare lawn mowing lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch new business planting plowing raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care roundup safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel solo solo backpack sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up swzt toro timecutter tree tree pics tree service video walk behind what to charge work from home
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy