Price on 247

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by buzzyng, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. buzzyng

    buzzyng LawnSite Member
    from OR
    Posts: 82

    Wanted to get some thoughts if this was good or not.

    new 247, open cab, no QC, one std bucket - approx $36.4k out the door
     
  2. ConstSvcs

    ConstSvcs LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 380

    Here is a quote from our local dealer here in CT as of last week:



    7/11/2008

    CONSTRUCTION SERVICES UNLIMITED
    Tom Tolla

    ( 1) NEW CATERPILLAR 257B II MULTI TERRAIN LOADER

    MACHINE SPECIFICATIONS
    Machine ID: CK289
    Description
    257B II MTL
    CAB with AC/HEAT/DEFROST
    DOOR, CAB,POLYCARBONATE
    SUSPENSION SEAT w/2” BELT
    LIGHTS, Front & Rear
    SELF-LEVELING HYDRAULICS
    PARTS & SERVICE MANUALS
    COUNTERWEIGHT, MACHINE
    72” GP BUCKET
    QUICK COUPLER
    BACK-UP ALARM
    2 YEAR POWERTRAIN WARRANTY In Stock in NY


    QUOTE GRAND TOTAL
    * Quote total does not include tax. $48,575.

    NEW 247B II, ID# CJ742, SAME SPEC AS ABOVE, On Order- Due In 2 Weeks $ 43,029.

    ATTACHMENTS:
    48” FORKS $ 625.
    72” GRAPPLE BUCKET $ 3300.
    BP18 PICK UP BROOM $ 5100.

    FINANCE: 36 MONTHS @ 0 % 48 MOS/ 1.9 % 60MOS/ 2.9 %

    We thank you for the opportunity to be of service to you.

    Very truly yours,
    H. O. Penn Machinery Co., Inc.
    Steve Noss c/p (860) 883-7126
     
  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,099

    That's about right, mine is fully loaded with $2800 in added extras, I am paying $32,000, but if not for the trade in (less $23,500) it would be $55,000 and change.

    Soak your dealer in as much warranty on the Undercarriage!!!
     

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