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Old 12-06-2014, 08:28 AM
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I think we have not heard from any owners, because there are not any owners. I doubt many of these Altoz machines have been sold anywhere.
No owners = no reviews.


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No owners/ operators willing to share some details with the rest of us? I'm really interested in how the mowers are doing....not looking to dog them out or anything like that....just genuinely curious.
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Old 12-08-2014, 11:07 AM
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I think we have not heard from any owners, because there are not any owners. I doubt many of these Altoz machines have been sold anywhere.
No owners = no reviews.
You may be right. Or maybe there are Altoz owners that don't visit this forum.

LS has become a pretty much "daily thing" with me (and sometimes several times daily) that I sometimes have to remind myself that not all people who use mowers on a regular basis visit LS.
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Old 03-10-2015, 01:59 AM
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Has anyone heard anything regarding pricing on the xc 540 z models?
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Old 03-24-2015, 08:24 PM
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Has anyone heard anything regarding pricing on the xc 540 z models?
K&G has them listed.
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Old 03-25-2015, 06:12 AM
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I know you have no way to know the asnwer to this question...

What is the point of 0% financing if you're going to jack the price up by $400 to qualify for it? That's just like adding a point or two to the finance rate. Sheffield is already adding their profit into the financing through doc fees.
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:38 PM
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I know you have no way to know the asnwer to this question...

What is the point of 0% financing if you're going to jack the price up by $400 to qualify for it? That's just like adding a point or two to the finance rate. Sheffield is already adding their profit into the financing through doc fees.
Sheffield charges 7.75% to do 0% on any mower. Some companies throw some of that into the price of the machine so your fee upfront is not as much, but you still pay for it one way or another. . same way with cars, furniture, etc...any bank doing 0% gets a minimum of 7.75% upfront. On cat equipment the 0% costs 12% that was the highest I have heard of so far... My dodge was $5000 cash back or 0%....they should just say you want 0% it only costs $5000 instead of wording it like that.... I was gonna buy a new skidder last year and I found out is was that high. I am saving up to pay cash cause even after giving me best price he could he would still knock off 12% to not do 0% for me.... Well besides the rooms to go deal 7 years no interest, same set was almost a third of the price at my buddies store in my pleasant paying cash...lol. Kubota was flat 7% on their skidder to not do 0 here... I am gonna stick with cat as I am happy with mine now. Drove new Deere that was 90hp and I dropped a mower with it cause it was so dang touchy compared to our cat..
Also warranty is a biggy, anytime warranty is stretched it is put into price of machine upfront too and not all use it like insurance...
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:34 PM
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That is where they make their money from, the $50 doc fee is to do the lien on serial as a paperwork fee, if you are commercial they get extra $100 from you to give you no payment for 6 months right now... They get $75 per $1000 to do Amy of the 0% deals on top of those doc fees one way or another. Here I carry 5 brands, bad boy is only one that doesn't hide the fees, gravely, Altoz, hustler, and grasshopper have the 5% of the fee added to price of all mowers (I am sure they pay a little less for it as it is worked in every mower), and the 2.75% is charged extra to you when you buy the mower as a doc fee on your invoice with your mower. Some dealers eat that fee, but none I know as that gets expensive...
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