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Scag Mower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jhawk71, Dec 16, 2002.

  1. jhawk71

    jhawk71 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 184

    This goes along with my other post about how i want a wright stander. If i were to get a wright stander i would sell my walkbehind i currently have. Its a 2002 scag 36" with the advantage deck its belt drive and has the bagger and mulchplate. It is around 70-75 hrs. I was just wondering how much you guys think the resale value is?
    Thanks
    jhawk71
     
  2. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    i'd say about 1,000 less than you have in it.:blob3:
     
  3. jhawk71

    jhawk71 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 184

    I have about 3000 in it.
    mower-2700
    bagger-200
    mulch plate-80
    total-2980
    so grassdaddy that would mean it would be worth 2000.00 resale. If i can get someone who would want to buy it.
     
  4. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    I'd say thats pretty close.call your dealer he would know ,he might even help you sell it.
     
  5. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 723

    I say with the low hrs and extras you should ask around 2100, sounds low but resale value drops 49% when your mower is used....Markus or Mark.....Marks Mowing Service
     
  6. burninbill

    burninbill LawnSite Member
    Posts: 80

    How much have you paid on it so far? In my experience you can always use a back up and a 36" mower should come in handy. Why are you replacing the mower? In short you hardly make out when you sale equipment, atleast I don't. If it makes you more money go for it.

    Jon
     
  7. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,940

    I wait to sell or trade in till BIG maintenance things start needing attention. For example, couple thousand hrs, needs 4 new tires, still using the original battery, spindles are just starting to get loose, using a little oil, hydros a little tired, etc. THATS when I sell mine, and believe it or not, I can still get $4-$5K for a ZTR in this condition, all because the buyer is usually a homeowner, in which all those problems will not surface for quite a few seasons for them.

    I'd listen to others and KEEP your SCAG. Get a larger WB or that Stander you want and use the 36" for gates and small stuff.

    Used I try to shoot for 1/2, and SO are a lot of other people. They will not even come out and look at it if its $1000 more than other used mowers. They won't see the "hardly used" part as a value.
     
  8. GraZHopA

    GraZHopA LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 253

    jhawk71;

    A dealer in my area priced me the exact same mower about a month ago. His had 100 hours on it, so said the hour meter that the previous owner had installed. The "asking price" was $1900. I was kind of interested in it. I am wondering what you thought about your mower. I agree with the other poster, the mower would be a good back up if you go with a stander. I hope this helps in some way..
     
  9. GraZHopA

    GraZHopA LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 253

    jhawk71;

    A dealer in my area priced me the exact same mower about a month ago. His had 100 hours on it, so said the hour meter that the previous owner had installed. The "asking price" was $1900. I was kind of interested in it. I am wondering what you thought about your mower. I agree with the other poster, the mower would be a good back up if you go with a stander. I hope this helps in some way..
     
  10. Grass Master

    Grass Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 328

    If you have a Great Dane dealer in your area demo the Super Surfer before you make a purchase! They are easier to use, faster, more comfortable, more efficient etc. I have been using them for years.
     

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