Want Ad Blues

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by flakebortch, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. flakebortch

    flakebortch LawnSite Member
    Posts: 86

    Hey all! I’m planning to start up a lawn care co. in spring ’08. My main order of business: to find a good used mower. I’m not really that picky. All I want is a Scag or ExMark, a Toro or Ferris will do, couple hundred hours tops, 20+ HP, 48” cut, hydrostat, ZTR that’s been meticulously maintained by an old retired mechanic from a NASCAR pit crew who will weep when he sells it to me for less than $3K. Does anyone here prune the tree that this mower grows on?
    Seriously though, the above requirments not withstanding, if anyone in the Hudson Valley (NY) knows of any season end sales or used equipment, I'm all ears.
    Anyway, back to the want ads.
    Thanks guys.
     
  2. grassnazi1

    grassnazi1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    try looking at Craigslist.org I picked up a decent machine off of there and you cans earch in your area.....
     
  3. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,201

    Your going to be paying more than $3000.00 for a decent used mower with 200-300hrs.
     

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