How does a mower's cutting deck affect its overall performance and quality? It would be easier to name the ways it doesn't. As you know, the deck is where the action is. From the evenness of the cut to the maneuverability of the whole mower, the deck makes all the difference in the speed and quality of lawn care. That's why Wright has developed the advanced AERO CORE™ Deck. What makes it special? Here are a few defining qualities:
Rather than pulling all the air up the middle of the mower blade and pushing it out the sides like other decks do, the AERO CORE™ is designed to pull more air from the front, which powerfully whips up the grass at the front cutting edge. The result is a cleaner, more even cut. The air-tapered surfaces that create this effect, combined with anti-clumping baffles, also help the cut grass to discharge freely. This allows each mower blade to cut efficiently and also minimizes time spent cleaning.
Less bulk means more agility around and between trees, curbs, ditches, walls, etc., than other zero turn mowers. One reason for this is that the compact footprint fits between narrower spaces, reducing the need to switch out equipment for those areas. On top of that, the design leaves room for recessed caster wheels on Wright's Stander X™ zero-turn mower, which tightens turn radius and keeps the wheels out of the way. Since it can go more places faster, the AERO CORE™ will actually save time over a larger deck in most cases, while leaving fewer ruts. Needless to say, it also leaves more room on the trailer for other lawn care equipment. To cover a variety of needs, it comes in three sizes: 48, 52, and 61.
The AERO CORE™ Deck is made of heavy-duty seven gauge steel for top-grade durability. Since decks are often the first part of mower equipment to take a damaging blow from an unseen rock or curb, the strength of seven gauge steel will lengthen the mower's life without compromising efficient air flow from cracks or dents. The discharge chute is also made from rugged material for optimal longevity. Heavy duty yet flexible plastic material enables the chute to absorb knocks and brushes without incurring damage.
As you can see, a superior deck can affect the mower's efficiency, longevity, versatility, cut quality and overall job time. In short, it is one of the most crucial items of mower equipment you'll use. So, what difference does the AERO CORE™ Deck make? See for yourself: click here to watch the AERO CORE™ in action, and then schedule a free Demo at your local Wright dealer.