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Old 08-13-2013, 08:02 PM
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I would pass on the deal.. While the Bob cat looks to be in real good condition it's an older fixed deck mower.... Probably 10 years old.. Nothing wrong with a fixed deck but you look like you got a nice floating deck newer mower.. probably less than 5 years old.. If you're wanting the 48 for covering more ground just add a sulky... Just my opinion...

That's what I was thinking.

The Kawasaki is a single cilender, which is ok but it will literally break your wrist if your not real careful, not to mention you have to work on the starter al the time.

I see those bobcats in good shape for around 1000$ all the time.

Id pass on that deal.
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:06 PM
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I would probably pass it up as well especially if your Snapper has served you well.

14-15 year old commercial mower could be bad news
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:11 PM
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Snapper has been great just wish i had bought a larger deck.
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:13 PM
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Snapper has been great just wish i had bought a larger deck.
Offer the dude 800$ for the bobcat
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:27 PM
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Really don't think I want the mower now , rather stay away from the single cylinder engines. Ill try and scoop up one for cheap over winter for larger properties maybe even a 52. Thanks for the replys can't believe I didn't notice the age of the mower at first and that it was single cylinder
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:56 PM
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Really don't think I want the mower now , rather stay away from the single cylinder engines. Ill try and scoop up one for cheap over winter for larger properties maybe even a 52. Thanks for the replys can't believe I didn't notice the age of the mower at first and that it was single cylinder
I have a mower with that engine, its super strong and the torque is better than a 2 cylinder. The starter is what gives trouble, I keep the "dogs" in my parts stock. Nothing other than that wrong with the engine.
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:30 PM
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If your 36" is a hydro, I'd be interested in a trade. I have a new 48" bobcat. Mower is great. Only problem is I ain't fit my 60", 48, and 36 on my trailer! I HAVE to have my 36 for small gates, but it's a belt drive and I hate it
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Old 08-13-2013, 11:01 PM
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Nope sorry it's a belt drive but I would trade
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Old 08-14-2013, 12:45 PM
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I have a off topic question. Why does the deck have a slant on my snapper. There's about 6 inches beetween the deck and mower on the left side which makes me have to do 2 clean up laps instead of one because of the triangle pieces it would leave.
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Old 08-14-2013, 12:51 PM
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Id do it, your getting a better mower, and the size your looking for... The kawi will outlast a kohler any day of the week, i have a bobcat 48 from the late 80s, still going strong, only snapper youll see that old belongs to frrest gump... Good luck either way.
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