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lawnpro2210
09-18-2008, 06:35 PM
saw this equipment on craigslist and looks pretty good for the price.Just curious

http://akroncanton.craigslist.org/grd/846173203.html

http://akroncanton.craigslist.org/grd/846080082.html

Dirtman2007
09-18-2008, 06:42 PM
Seems like a low price for that machine, either there's "something wrong with it" or someone's old lady is selling the old mans stuff!:laugh:

I would think that market value would be around $18,000- $20,000+ for that machine. looks like the U/C is in good shape

bobcat_ron
09-18-2008, 07:11 PM
Can you spell "stolen"?

dozerman21
09-18-2008, 07:13 PM
Only the D5 came up. That's way too low. It should be around $30-$35K. Probably a scam or misprint. On the flip side, I have heard of crazier deals due to divorce or estate sales...

lawnpro2210
09-18-2008, 07:41 PM
lol prolly a scam
i see them all the time

jefftb
09-18-2008, 08:41 PM
I've seen many, fire sale, oops sorry "divorce based fire sale" prices on Craigslist. There are three right now in my area.

lawnpro2210
09-19-2008, 04:49 PM
should i buy these two pieces of equipment and try and resale them at a higher price.Sent both of them a email and the said that they were for sale and that that was the price they wanted for them???

CAT powered
09-19-2008, 06:42 PM
Make sure you get the serial numbers checked before you give the guy a cent. Those things look like they're so hot you'd need ovenmits.

Gravel Rat
09-19-2008, 06:47 PM
It could be stolen equipment or insurance fraud the owner claimed it stolen got insurance money for it.

If it sounds too good to be true then becarefull because its nothing but trouble.

lawnpro2210
09-19-2008, 08:03 PM
well here is what the lady sent me back.This is about the dozer.what do you think i could get for it in ohio?heres what she said

Hi, I'm a single mother with 2 children because i divorced with my husband and after the divorce i got this tractor,i don't need it and i need the money that's why I'm selling it so cheap. The tractor is in ........ at the shipping company. My husband (eX) is from .....and the tractor was there when the divorce finished(all papers of it are registered on my name) and i decided to sell and i only benefit of my husband to pay the shipping only if the sale goes trough eBay's protection program for our safety. Reply me with your full name and full address, I will send your details to eBay and they will contact you with invoice and support.

CAT powered
09-19-2008, 08:18 PM
Ask her to fax you copies of the papers "Just for your peace of mind" and if everything checks out then GO FOR IT.

RockSet N' Grade
09-19-2008, 08:21 PM
an old saying that continues to ring true over time: If it sounds to good to be true, it probably isn't. On another note: check it out and do your due dilligence. When I lived in Calif. one of my buddies bought a muscle car in concours condition for $400. The reason was the wife was pissed at the husband, she had title and wanted to stick it to him during the divorce........which she did. The car, on the open market, was +/- $85k.......so, sometimes there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow........

Dirtman2007
09-19-2008, 08:22 PM
Why do they need Ebay Information if it is being sold on craigslist?

KTM
09-19-2008, 08:51 PM
The EBAY scam is the most frequent one on Craigslist, Good deals do not last long on the list, I know craigslist nuts that check HOURLY to get the good deals. EBAY does not deal with any transactions.