Christmas gift

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by gorrell, Dec 19, 2002.

  1. gorrell

    gorrell LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 536

    Look what Santa brought. 2002 Steiner 430 Max with 25 hp Kohler and 60" flip up deck. I'm getting a 5' front blade and 48" slip scoop before the end of the year and more attachments will come as needed. This is one very nicely designed and built machine. Had 200 hours and I saved MAJOR bucks over new.............Lynn

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  2. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Posts: 4,739

    Awesome! A friend (on the IM) has one and loves it to peices, he says it's the best mower he's ever used and best tractor expensive but worth it. He has over 40 collectible garden tractors LOL. He swears up and down it cuts and stripes better than my best pic I sent him, I said get a pic and prove it. When he gets it to me I will post it. Oh yea, you'll like the slip scoop for mulch installations and other landscaping projects! I built one for my garden tractor and it worked great but later made the tractor into a puller so the scoop is rusting.
    Have fun with santa's new sleigh ;) :)
  3. stslawncare

    stslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    from DE
    Posts: 1,484

    awesome tractor. can we have some more views of it? mind telling the price?
  4. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    Santa want to sell it?;)

    Looks good.
  5. gorrell

    gorrell LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 536

    I gave $9200 including the deck and since I picked it up from out of state, no sales tax. New ones go for over $14,000........Lynn
    I had another pic, but it's too big to load. Sorry
  6. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,076

    It looks like I might have to rethink my devotion to Gravely. That is one nice looking machine. May it give you years of trouble free use!

  7. captdevo

    captdevo LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 932


    sweet machine!!!

    i wish i knew you were looking, i might have saved you a little money!!

    if anyone is interested in a Steiner, email me i can get good deals on them and attachments too!

    btw Lynn.......i will have details on the blade and scoop tonight.
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Hey Lynn?

    Wait till you see how that baby stripes a's phenominal! I couldn't believe the job it does until I saw one with my own eyes.

    Good Luck with your new Xmas toy.
  9. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    I smell an eBay item!
  10. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Posts: 4,739

    rodfather, so it's true huh? I thought my friend was half blowing off I'm sure it does good but from what he said I thought it's too good to be true. Lynn, maybe you'll use it on your bestest lawns for it's excellent cut/stripe? What else will you do with the mower deck? I wouldn't bushhog with it thats for sure...

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