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Deal on a RedMax..

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by GreenBlade, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. GreenBlade

    GreenBlade LawnSite Member
    Posts: 203

    I got the guy down to $250 cash. I have another question though; should I sell my other FS70? I have 2 of them; one of them I got for free. I have 3 ideas in my head:

    1) sell 1 FS70 and have the redmax replace it
    2) sell 1 FS70 & buy a FS90 & have the redmax too (I was going to do that eventually anyway)
    3) keep both FS70s & have the redmax
  2. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,711

    Make sure the warranty is transferable...otherwise buying new from your dealer makes more sense.
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,204

    If you assume you can walk in and get it fixed for 3 years---doesn't happen that way. Very few items has the warranty on them. Carb for example are probably 90days ...or that is echo warranty. It won't start you go in and you get a $75 bill.....
  4. Porcupine Lawn and Snow

    Porcupine Lawn and Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 335

    Go with solution 2 and it would be better to buy from your dealer because the warranty is most likely non-transferrable. At least that's how it goes with Stihl, Echo, Husqvarna, and Kawasaki.
  5. GreenBlade

    GreenBlade LawnSite Member
    Posts: 203

    It was non-transferrable, but he never registered it & he paid cash; so I just went online & registered it. I payed $250 & he gave me the oil, original receipt, and manual. Not a bad deal, but nothing extraordinary. Yeah I know how that warranty stuff is, 3-years only covers like a spark-plug; haha bullshit. Porcupine, why do you say solution 2

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