toro 44 price?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by AuburnGuy, Jul 30, 2003.

  1. AuburnGuy

    AuburnGuy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Would you guys pay $1500 for a 44 Toro walk behind, 14h Kohler, belt drive, with the floating recycler deck. It was used by tru-green for 3-4 years. Starts on the 1st or 2nd pull. cuts good and everything seems okay. Does it sound okay to you guys?
     
  2. redbull

    redbull LawnSite Member
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    might be a little high but not much
     
  3. polecat63

    polecat63 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Sounds a little high to me. I bought a 3 year ols 44 last year for $900 and that seems to be about the average around here anyway. Also depends on how well maintained it was. It it looks like it's been taken care of then maybe $1200 or $1300 or so, but if it's all banged up then much less. IMHO
     
  4. B&B LAWN

    B&B LAWN LawnSite Senior Member
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    auburn what part of alabama are you from
     
  5. AuburnGuy

    AuburnGuy LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'm in Birmingham, what about you?
     
  6. AuburnGuy

    AuburnGuy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thanks guys for the info
     
  7. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
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    Around here TG beats the hell out of all their stuff. I wouldnt want something they have used every day for years. The machine is about 3k new with a 17 kawi recoil start.
     
  8. B&B LAWN

    B&B LAWN LawnSite Senior Member
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    t-town
     
  9. Lawn Specialties

    Lawn Specialties LawnSite Member
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    Not to argue with the age they told you but 1997 was the last year Toro put a 14 hp Kohler on a floating deck.
     
  10. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    that's a pretty old mower and it's been used by CREWS, not the owner of a company. It's also a deck design I haven't heard anything about. I know the old 37" recycler couldn't cut tall grass and didn't mulch partiularly well either. But with a replacement engine, spindles, and transmission about $1000, I suppose you couldn't get burned too badeven if it's a dog.
     

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