48" Lesco Walk Behind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mikbro, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. mikbro

    mikbro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Guys, I was looking at a 48" Bobcat WB, however, someone here in my city advertised a 48" Lesco WB for sale. He is the original owner and said the mower was never used commercially. He is asking $1000. Are these good mowers and does it appear to be a good price. I'm going to look at it tomorrow, he says everything works on it and it has been serviced regularly. I have included pictures. I would appreciate your opinion. Thanks.

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  2. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    That thing looks brand new. Definitely worth $1000. I would quickly go get it!

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Dude if that was in my city I would be knocking on his front door with cash right now. Take it while you can. That thing is in pristene condition.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    wow thats a great deal. better go get it fast before someone else does
  5. mikbro

    mikbro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Thanks for your input. I went to check it out today and the pictures don't due it justice. I figured I got a steal.
  6. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    Yeah, to me it looks like it's never even cut grass! For a grand that's a heck of a deal. Granted it's a belt drive, but if it's adjusted right it shouldn't beat you up much.

    Hopefully when you went to check it out you brought it home??
  7. ScagGrassGuy1978

    ScagGrassGuy1978 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    Seriously how many hours on it. Id jump on that too.
    Its probably an awesome find, but at my age.....I would be cautious.
    That machine was never used by the looks of it, I mean its way to clean. Not even a drip mark of grease on it
    Either that or you bought a machine from the most anally retentive person on the face of the earth
    Go for it if its "GOOD"
  8. ScagGrassGuy1978

    ScagGrassGuy1978 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    Are those peanut shells on the floor?
  9. G.M.Landscaping

    G.M.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 939

    I've always run Lesco's and that is a steal for a belt drive that new and clean.

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