What's this mower worth??

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by edwar355, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. edwar355

    edwar355 LawnSite Member
    from dunn NC
    Posts: 2

    I have a chance to buy an old mower, a 1968 Toro 70" Professional Reel mower to be exact. I don't really have anything to compare it to however and i'm not sure how much they go for. The guy wants 500 for it. What do ya'll think??:confused:
     
  2. edwar355

    edwar355 LawnSite Member
    from dunn NC
    Posts: 2

    forgot pics.

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  3. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    For 500 I buy it just to have
     
  4. 32vld

    32vld LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,984

    Do you want it that bad?

    Do you have a need/use for it?

    How many spare $500's do you have to throw away?

    If you bought it today for $500 will you be able to guarantee that you can sell it tomorrow for $500. If you can't then it is not a good deal.

    I have no commercial use for it. I can not afford to pay $500 for a lawn ornament. I have no sentimental attachment to any old Toro mowers.
     
  5. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    OMG!!! Did that ever bring back some memories. I ran one of those 30 years ago working on a GC, mowing banks. Lots of maintenance to keep one of those mowing nicely.
     

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