Best WB $3000.00 and under

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by EID, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. EID

    EID LawnSite Member
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    used machines apply, if the average used price is 3k or under w/ 300hrs or less.
     
  2. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,853

    you can get a new machene for under $3000 if its a fixed deck belt drive. Exmark, Toro and Bob-Cat all make good machenes.
     
  3. toplineth

    toplineth LawnSite Member
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    The new Toro WB's have a 7 gauge deck. Also look hard at Wright, they are nice machines that are built well and have a great warranty.
     
  4. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Posts: 1,873

    I have a 50 in Gravely belt drive, I bought about 5 yrs ago for around $2200. It not a hydro but it does a good job,I just use it for my yard. it may be better to buy somthing like this new insted of buying a used hydro unless you know they guy selling it to you and it has low hours.
     
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    My toro 30197 is 3k new.
     
  6. Groundkeeperz

    Groundkeeperz LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Posts: 18

    Eid,
    I would look for a 48" hydro with a 17hp, this size mower does good on the lawns we mow in this area (sw va) and are pretty common to find used for under 3k.
    I use gravely 17 hp kawasaki hydros in 48" .
    I would definetely go with a hydro, what ever you chose. deere, gravely, toro or exmark, there all good mowers.
    New your looking at about $4800
     
  7. Signature Landscaping1

    Signature Landscaping1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Posts: 1,497

    My lesco was $2400 brand new
     
  8. EID

    EID LawnSite Member
    Posts: 16

    Thank you all.
     
  9. tteckster

    tteckster LawnSite Member
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    Your in S.W. Virginia, I'd get the Quick 36!
     
  10. EID

    EID LawnSite Member
    Posts: 16

    This mower is new to me? Why do you give the nod toward this mower? Looks nice, for a good price.
     

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