Smart Purchase - or Bad Mistake?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bluediamond, Aug 26, 2005.

  1. bluediamond

    bluediamond LawnSite Member
    Posts: 78

    I know a guy selling his landscaping equipment. He has been the only owner and says he maintained everything and that they are in good condition. I'm thinking about buying:
    1. 36" Great Dane. 300 Hours. 2 years old. $2500

    2. 52" Great Dane. 3-3 1/2 years old. 575 Hours. $3500

    Are these good prices? Would you buy neither, one, or both? Any advice would be helpful.

  2. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,662

    Great Dane has just been sold by JD. In a lot of areas, parts supply has been a real problem. It seems to me, that during the transition of ownership, parts could become even harder, if not impossible to get. Just something to think about.
  3. bluediamond

    bluediamond LawnSite Member
    Posts: 78

    Thanks mowingman. I didn't know that. Definitely something to think about.

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