I almost feel bad posting this...

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by jwsland, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. jwsland

    jwsland LawnSite Member
    Posts: 233

    Thanks to the landscaper in New Jersey who sold me these 4 backpack blowers yesterday for $45 a piece thinking they all needed to be rebuilt! 2 Echo 755t's and 2 Redmax 7001s. ALL STARTED RIGHT UP when I got home with minor adjusting. They all could use a few bucks in new parts but its not critical as I used the Redmax's today and they ripped! I bought them hoping I could get one Echo and one Redmax working for minimal money. But another $50 bucks into each one and they could probably be sold for $250-300 a piece. I'll be keeping the Redmax's tho.

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  2. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,157

    run the serial numbers....they could be hot... would not be the first time a landscaper stole something and then resold it..
     
  3. jwsland

    jwsland LawnSite Member
    Posts: 233

    I was thinking that too but based on what looked like his parents mansion he lived in and all the brand new Redmax 8000's I don't think he needs to steal anything. Definitely a good point though!
     
  4. Lefet

    Lefet LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,887

    good point, started to get jealous there for a minute!!
     
  5. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,157

    ^ you can still be jealous...mummsy and daddykins bought him new toys...

    Its always nice to get good deal from someone to dumb to know better. Kind alike taking candy from a baby...
     
  6. RLC Aaron

    RLC Aaron LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Posts: 2

    I would take a sucker from a baby and eat it right in front of him.:cry:

    On another note that is a pretty sweet deal.
     
  7. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,329

    Man thats a great deal!
    Right at the beginning of fall too!
    Wish i could find a deal like that around here!
     
  8. MLAWCARE

    MLAWCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 260

    Love the redmax's that was a great deal you got!!!!
     
  9. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    kool.i like them.seems like u got a good deal.
     
  10. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,385

    Could be stolen but maybe not.

    I'm selling two Echo 265T''s this week for $50 each. I wanted $150 but I found out they needed about $100 worth of work each.

    They are happy and I'm happy.
     

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