Toro 52" walk behind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by C&S Services, Apr 12, 2004.

  1. C&S Services

    C&S Services LawnSite Member
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    I was hoping you guys out there would be able to help me on this. Found a Toro Proline SFS 52" walk behind. It is a demo left over from last fall, They are asking $2380.00 with a 2 year extended warranty. It's in pretty much new condition except the discharge chute has a dent in it looks like someone misjudged the width and hit a pole or fence post. Is this a fair price or are they asking too much? Any replies would be helpfull, would like to pick it up this week. Thanks.
     
  2. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Not sure which engine it has but that sounds like an attractive price. I assume it's a belt drive at that price. A new 32"/12.5hp T bar fixed deck model is $2600.

    Is it T bar or pistol grips?
    Engine type and rating?
    Is this the vertical height adjustment pins or horizontal? The former was unbalanced and front-heavy, causing traction problems.
     
  3. Blk94fiveOh

    Blk94fiveOh LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Posts: 112

    well the sfs deck isn't the best, but it will give you a decent cut. If its a T-bar with adequate horsepower i'd go for it. Keep in mind that the sfs deck doesn't need quite as much hp as some of the other decks out there. Don't worry about the discharge chute, all it does is create clumps anyways.
     
  4. bayfish

    bayfish LawnSite Senior Member
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    If it is a hydro with T bar...good price. I have a 52" hydro with a 20 hp kohler. I paid $4000.00 for it 2 years ago new. Does a good job.
     
  5. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    I got a T-bar 52'' gear drive last year and it retailed for about $3700, I would go for it
     
  6. PicturePerfect

    PicturePerfect LawnSite Member
    Posts: 25

    I got a new Toro Proline SFS 44" walk behind belt drive with a 17 hp kawasaki for $3000.
     

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