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Old 02-14-2013, 10:53 PM
herler herler is offline
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Oh no, don't do it, mowers like that I'd consider hauling away for free because it's bad enough when I get stuck with it that way, just to get some piece like that off my property I have to pay serious money to get rid of it, but at least I have a chance at making out good... But not when I'm already out $150 plus hauling and I don't even know if it runs, maybe you can get $400 if you can get it running and maybe you can't even break even at $250, no sir, that thing has problems, say thanks but I don't want it.

You have to understand...
Just to haul it away we're looking at $30 cost.
And maybe $20 but you have to pay yourself, man.
Then you work on it for two hours and it needs a battery, labor and parts you're out $100...
Plus the $150 you're already north of $250 headed towards $300 and it still leaks oil and
now you have to HOPE it will sell priced over $300.

Put it this way, I know if it's running good it will sell for $200.
But 3, and you're thinking 4?

Nyah, I'd pass, fast.

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Old 02-15-2013, 06:22 AM
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I don't know about u buti don't get paid while I sit on my butt and watch tv.

Not sure where ur prices come from. Its about a half mile away from my place. I was thinking of driving it actually. For around $1 in gas. Battery...maybe $30. Couple hours cleaning it up and sharpening blades..free!

So I'm looking at about $150-180 investment.

Sell for $380 all day long!! $200 profit. Not bad for 3-4hrs tops.

I can run it and test it so I'm not too worried.
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