Wright Manufacturing, the company that invented the stand-on mower, will showcase the newly redesigned Stander ZK at GIE+EXPO 2014. Wright has completed a ground-up makeover of this mower, which was first introduced at GIE+EXPO in 2007.
When you step on to the re-engineered Stander ZK, you’ll notice the added comfort on the roomier foot platform. The platform is easy to step off of to exit or pick up debris, and a 5-gallon debris container has been provided.
You won’t have to operate the new Stander ZK long before you experience its better balance and stability, especially on hills. Reinforced wheelie wheels and elastomer bumpers for progressive ride control help the mower hug the ground on all types of terrain. Its short overall length makes this mower more maneuverable than mid-mount Zs.
The large, rugged, 52- or 61-inch AERO-CORE deck, push-button deck lift, 25.5- or 27-hp. engine, mowing speed of 12.5 mph, and fully independent left/right hydro systems all contribute to the new Stander ZK’s improved productivity.
The AERO-CORE deck has air-tapered surfaces that eliminate clumping, and its airflow stands grass up for a uniform cut. The deck is equipped with anti-scalp rollers for smooth, even results, even on varying terrain. Recessed caster wheels reduce the turning radius, and the compact footprint improves maneuverability and reduces the space required on the trailer.
Fleet managers will also like the redesigned Stander ZK. The only critical in-season maintenance points are engine oil and blades, and there are no grease fittings. The 17.5-gallon fuel tank eliminates the need to carry extra gas, and the mower’s light weight and compact footprint makes trailering multiple units easier.
At GIE+EXPO, you can look over the redesigned Stander ZK indoors at booth 3094 and test drive it outdoors at booth 7624-D.