should i buy it

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Jay89, Sep 9, 2006.

  1. Jay89

    Jay89 LawnSite Member
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    well i don;t really know much about walkbehinds. but i was loking thru the paper and found a ex mark 48 in for 1000 wiht sulky and and grass catcher. i ahve been mowing for a few years now and i realize i want to do it for a living when i get out of high school in june. its 4 years old and has one owner that used it for his and his moms yard i haven't gone and loked at yet since i don;t know much about them. does it sound like a decent deal or should i wait for another one Thanks
     
  2. DodgeTruckMan731

    DodgeTruckMan731 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Exmark what? TTHP Viking Metro hybro or gear drive, we need some more details, how many hours on it?
     
  3. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    What soze and brand of engine is on it? Mainly as long as it runs and its not a total rusted POS, it will probablyt be worth buying even if just to have as a back-up machine. JMO

    More details would be helpful though!
     
  4. Jay89

    Jay89 LawnSite Member
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    15 hp kohler command, fixed deck and belt not sure on the brand its prob a metro
     
  5. DodgeTruckMan731

    DodgeTruckMan731 LawnSite Senior Member
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    well its worth looking at, buy it if its in nice shape if it has alot of rust or is just an un-taken care of mower forget it.
     
  6. Lugnut

    Lugnut LawnSite Senior Member
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    chances are its a good deal, even with it being belt driven, 1000 for a 4 year old, non commercially used mower is pretty good. just check it over for any problems before you buy, and ask for dealer paperwork, possible service records, etc.
     

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