View Full Version : 1995 Gravley 36 inch Walkbehind????

07-27-2001, 11:39 PM
We are thinking about buying our first walkbehind tommarrow.
Its a Gravley 36 inch,maybe a 95 or 94 model.
Great shape..been used but not abused.
Got a 14 HP Kohler Command with new recoil and muffler..
Front wheel bearings are new also..
Guy seemed to take care of it..not too much rust..
Hes askin $1400 for it..We want to get it for $1000!
Needs blades and Drive belts, probably deck belts too..

Does any one have any opinion on Gravley???
Using one or know someone who has one?
Is this a good buy?
Is $1000 out of line?

Its not a Toro or a Snapper but it is pretty nice!!

Thanks for the help


Positive Attitude Super Effort

07-27-2001, 11:44 PM
You should be glad its a Gravely! This is a great unit but I think $1,000 is to much $$.

Chuck Keough

07-27-2001, 11:46 PM
In this area a machine like that would sell for about $750 - $850.
Maybe they bring more down your way, but price sounds pretty high to me.:)

07-28-2001, 12:54 PM
I have a '95 gravely 36. In 6 years the machine has not needed a single repair! All ive ever done was oil changes, finlter changes and greasing. It dosnt have a hour meter but i would think it has a few thousand hours on it. There only about 2000 bucks new so 1400 is a bit rediculous. 800-900 bucks sounds a but more reasonable!

Chopper Lover
07-31-2001, 11:53 PM
I purchased a used Scag 36" that was the same age and condition as what you describe for $875. I also got the velke and grass gobbler (bagger) with it....


Eng Mwr Guy
08-02-2001, 09:04 AM

The machine you describe has very low warranty incidences.

The 36 deck has been reported as one of the best cutting decks out there.

I would sell that machine to my relatives.

Not for that much money though.

Suggestion: $800.00 as your counter offer (cash in pocket works well).

Good luck.

Gravely Engineer