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resurectionlawn
03-08-2009, 10:11 AM
here is a mower that we just picked up for $150 dollars.

DillonsLawnCare
03-08-2009, 10:22 AM
what brand is that??

looks like an eXmark or a snapper......?

resurectionlawn
03-08-2009, 10:27 AM
what brand is that??

looks like an eXmark or a snapper......?

It is a 36 inch exmark.

mowerbrad
03-08-2009, 12:20 PM
Why.......?

Kennedy Landscaping
03-08-2009, 12:38 PM
Wow.........

KensLawnCare
03-08-2009, 12:39 PM
a little fixin up that would be a great mower ive always got used equipment very very cheap and not had any problems at all i got a 44 exmark ztr for 800 bucks it has 3730 hours now had it for 2 years not a problem with it yet

toddman36
03-08-2009, 12:40 PM
Looks like a late 80's or early 90s. I've got one that I still use on a couple accounts and it cuts pretty well suprisingly.

KensLawnCare
03-08-2009, 12:41 PM
here it it not the prettiest thing but very dependable ha ha

riverwalklandscaping
03-08-2009, 12:52 PM
haha wow i'd pay someone 150 to take that thing away if it was me, but if you're good at fixing up things i'm sure it will be fine

resurectionlawn
03-08-2009, 01:15 PM
Why.......?

i just landed 80 city accounts with a property management company,and i needed something that can get through the gates.i just came back from my shop and we replaced the valve and carb,now shes running,tomorrow well probaly paint it.

1wezil
03-08-2009, 01:20 PM
here is a mower that we just picked up for $150 dollars.

Good for you if it runs good great ! :cool2: Why buy new it's all about money not what you spend BUT what you keep in your pocket.:cool2::cool2::cool2:

KensLawnCare
03-08-2009, 01:21 PM
good luck she should do just fine it would be just as as good as a new machine good luck i have a grasshopper im fixin up got it very cheap yet a great machine when im done with it monday

Lawnut101
03-08-2009, 02:16 PM
You should post some pics after you paint it up! I'm sure it will look almost like a new mower. I'm not that handy myself, so I would never buy something like that. lol

got-h2o
03-08-2009, 04:01 PM
haha wow i'd pay someone 150 to take that thing away if it was me, but if you're good at fixing up things i'm sure it will be fine

Yeah, I bet ya would. He posted b/c he was proud of the deal, not to hear how you're better than he is :rolleyes:.

mowerbrad
03-08-2009, 04:03 PM
I guess if it runs okay, thats what really matters. But to me, one that is that age and in that condition might not be the most reliable mower. If you are mechanically inclined you probably are in pretty good shape but if not I think this will always be something that you will dump money into.

You can always make a turd look pretty but in the end it will always be a turd.

Junior M
03-08-2009, 04:06 PM
i just landed 80 city accounts with a property management company,and i needed something that can get through the gates.i just came back from my shop and we replaced the valve and carb,now shes running,tomorrow well probaly paint it.
I was 60 some the other day?

chrissmart123
03-08-2009, 06:13 PM
if you just got 80 new accounts why didnt you pick up a newer runnung 36"?

ambersLawnmowing
03-08-2009, 06:34 PM
if you just got 80 new accounts why didnt you pick up a newer runnung 36"?

That is what i was thinking. Hope you like turning wrenches.

got-h2o
03-08-2009, 06:44 PM
if you just got 80 new accounts why didnt you pick up a newer runnung 36"?

I have to agree with that

resurectionlawn
03-08-2009, 07:35 PM
I was 60 some the other day?

it was and still is but these are 80 from another company

resurectionlawn
03-08-2009, 07:37 PM
if you just got 80 new accounts why didnt you pick up a newer runnung 36"?

the company is only paying 14 dollars per cut and they are bi weekly so i figured ill wait till the season starts going and i have some cash rolling in.

Nick's Lawn Care
03-08-2009, 07:38 PM
You could fix it up, paint it and use it a little while and sell it for about $750 or so...

IntegrityGuy
03-08-2009, 07:44 PM
the company is only paying 14 dollars per cut and they are bi weekly so i figured ill wait till the season starts going and i have some cash rolling in.

That mower will be worth alot more than what you paid for it if you do a good paint job.

What size are the yards. Is it at an appartment complex?

resurectionlawn
03-08-2009, 07:47 PM
That mower will be worth alot more than what you paid for it if you do a good paint job.

What size are the yards. Is it at an appartment complex?

no it is a property management company that owns small houses in the city,on some of the properties it will take longer to get the mower off the trailer then to cut.

ojpent
03-08-2009, 10:18 PM
I saw that mower yesterday on craigslist. The guy was origanally asking $300.00 great way to get the price down.. Just a word of advice about the city properties i started out doing the same thing 10 years ago just wastch your stuff and yourself, it's okay to start out but I promised myself I would never go back to mowing city rentals again. I like were I am now Webster, irondequoit, and border of penfield...

South Florida Lawns
03-08-2009, 11:12 PM
Ken thats actually not that bad of a mower you got there. I'd love to find an older 60" cut Toro or eXmark for like less than 1000.

Greg78
03-09-2009, 12:01 AM
Ken thats actually not that bad of a mower you got there. I'd love to find an older 60" cut Toro or eXmark for like less than 1000.

I hear you there. I love our 95' Lazer Z with 52" deck. Runs and cuts great and didn't break the bank.

Only got the one pic, not a very flattering view of my backside :dizzy:
I'd love to find another..... I looked at the 09' lineup and wasn't impressed.

ojpent
03-09-2009, 12:04 AM
I hear you there. I love our 95' Lazer Z with 52" deck. Runs and cuts great and didn't break the bank.

Only got the one pic, not a very flattering view of my backside :dizzy:
I'd love to find another..... I looked at the 09' lineup and wasn't impressed.

At least your not showing Plumbers crack:laugh:

Greg78
03-09-2009, 12:08 AM
At least your not showing Plumbers crack:laugh:

:laugh: No kidding. *trucewhiteflag*

Greg78
03-09-2009, 12:11 AM
here it it not the prettiest thing but very dependable ha ha

Local Exmark dealer has one looks about the same, just has the seat still intact.
He is asking $3500:dizzy: I guess the price increase just wasn't for the next Lazer. :laugh:

resurectionlawn
03-09-2009, 07:01 AM
I saw that mower yesterday on craigslist. The guy was origanally asking $300.00 great way to get the price down.. Just a word of advice about the city properties i started out doing the same thing 10 years ago just wastch your stuff and yourself, it's okay to start out but I promised myself I would never go back to mowing city rentals again. I like were I am now Webster, irondequoit, and border of penfield...

yep it was 300 dollars but hey cash talks,and thanks for the advice,we have accounts in penfield,brighton,henrietta,pittsford,greece,east rochester,& webster.

punt66
03-09-2009, 07:17 AM
I did the same with my encore wb. Bought it for $100 with a blown engine. Looked better then yours though haha. I watched craigslist for a year and a 14 hp kawi popped up. $200. 2 hours later the machine was running and mowing. $300 48" encore premier. Cant beat the fixer uppers. But i would never do that if it was a main machine. Main machines stay new.

ojpent
03-09-2009, 07:37 AM
yep it was 300 dollars but hey cash talks,and thanks for the advice,we have accounts in penfield,brighton,henrietta,pittsford,greece,east rochester,& webster.

I know at this point here in rochester if you can grab them do so, but I was just saying for safety reasons.. Good luck with the machine, post some pic's when its all painted..

STIHL GUY
03-09-2009, 09:46 PM
looks like ya got a winner there