View Full Version : Help with buying a Scag ZTR on Craigslist

04-19-2011, 12:03 PM
Hey guys needed some help from some people with a little more experience than me. I saw this and was wondering what should I look for or if there are any red flags that pop up when you see this listing. It is a brand new motor with 40 hrs on it. The hydros were redone two years ago. What would be other areas of concern. Thanks Joe

04-19-2011, 12:15 PM
That looks like a great price for that machine. The motor and hydros are the two major things and those seem to check out. Other things might include rust on the deck or anywhere else, tire wear, condition of the bagger. Belts and blades are cheap but keep them in mind when your negotiating on price. Looks like a pretty clean machine for a good price. But keep in mind hours. Anything over 1500 is a lot. Good luck with it.

Clark Griswold
04-19-2011, 12:34 PM
Good grief, he couldn't even wash it!

04-19-2011, 02:07 PM
Well dang thats gonna cost about $100 to wash, knock it off the price! :drinkup:

04-19-2011, 02:49 PM
Seems real similar to the Walker mowers but I don't know if I was to buy it clean it up and end up not liking it what do you think I could get for it. Are these pretty easy to operate? I mostly use walk behinds and "i know I know" Lawn tractors in my small business but how will this mower change how I'm doing things now?

04-19-2011, 08:52 PM
I would stay away from the turfrunners, low volume unit that didn't really do so well in sales or in the field.
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