Good buy for the price?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BRENTMAN, Apr 21, 2009.


    BRENTMAN LawnSite Member
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  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    doesnt seem like a bad deal! go check it out, look at the hours and such
  3. turfbuilder

    turfbuilder LawnSite Senior Member
    from WI
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    Looks clean but ad doesn't mention year of mower and hours. :usflag:
  4. Weedas_Lawn_Care

    Weedas_Lawn_Care LawnSite Member
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    yea looks like a good deal to me just hours and get a deck lid for it and it will look a lot better

    BRENTMAN LawnSite Member
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    Guy said its a 2003 or somewhere around there....I'll also check the hours, does they have meters? He fixed a couple rust holes on the deck, and serviced it all up....

    thanks guys
  6. lazer 46

    lazer 46 LawnSite Senior Member
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    they don't have hour meters. I wouldn't be thrilled with patched rust holes on the deck.

    BRENTMAN LawnSite Member
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    Well in that case, can someone please give me a little better understanding on how to look at this mower, what to look for, to ensure that its infact reliable, as well as worth the price?
  8. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Rust holes on the deck are probably a good indicator that it has been some what abused. That being said it is only $1350 which is a good price on commercial equipment as long as the motor is sound and everything has been fixed properly. It might just be me but from the pictures the mower looks like it has been painted, that would make the machine a little questionable to myself, but everyone has different opinions.
  9. Outdoors_Unlimited

    Outdoors_Unlimited LawnSite Senior Member
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    FWIW I bought a 48" Viking hydro earlier this winter for $850 with a set of pro one wheels. 460 hours on the ticker. Is a 06 0r 07 model, with ECS.

    But that was during the off season, and prices have jumped now that we are "in season".

    Doesnt look like to bad of a deal though.
  10. jonvan

    jonvan LawnSite Member
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    That's right down the road from me. Looks like it's worth checking out!
    - Jon

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