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Old 02-12-2010, 08:54 PM
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I am wanting to start in the lawn care business this year and wanted to see how the pros on here feel about the Great Dane Surfers.
I dont mind to stand up if it gets the job done.
I am looking a 52" super surfer, what do you guys think?
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Do a search there is a lot of good info on this subject.
I researched it when I was in the market and decided to go with the Wright Stander.
I'm very happy with it.

I think I remember reading the surfer was not as good on inclines.
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What about stand ups opposed to riding mowers?
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+ better on inclines, because you can move your weight around. smaller foot, print takes up less room on trailer and can fit in smaller places.
- can be bad on knees
sit down Z:
+ better on knees.
- can be bad on back.
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I researched it when I was in the market and decided to go with the Wright Stander.
What made you ultimately decide to go with that one?
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What made you ultimately decide to go with that one?
from what I read on this board the Wright is the superior machine.
I physically look at the Gravely and the Wright and read about the surfer on here. I came to the conclusion that everyone was right about the Wright. I love my 52 and plan on buying a 32 once the 52 is paid off
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I have not ultimately set my mind to this mower, wanted to see what you guys thought about it. I have looked at this mower and found a great deal on a used one with only 13 hours on it. I can get it fo half the price as a new one, and it still looks brand new.
Are they fast mowers, acres per hour?
Is it hard standing on them for a while?
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It would be interesting if you could try it out and see how you like the feel of it.
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Anyone else have an opinion on the stand up mowers like the super surfer? Is it hard on you to stand up all day riding these?
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I have bad knees and it doesn't bother me to run a stander
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