50" dixie

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by multchamatic, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. multchamatic

    multchamatic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    1998 dixie, 4000 hours, in good condition, and its priced at 2,000. Is that too high or should i jump on the deal asap?

  2. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    I wouldn't buy anything with 4000 hours on it.......
  3. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    sounds like alot of hours for me, unless it had a new engine on it maybe, but that is still alot of hours on the other parts
  4. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    I say pass. With 4,000 hours, its most likely on its last leg.
  5. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    look at it this way. a mower with 4,000 hours on it is like a car with 200,000 miles on it.

    its been through alot and is more than likley beat up. like alarsh said, more than likley its on its last leg and their trying to unload is before it dies all together.

    unless the machine has been totally rebuilt (ask for the service records if this is the case) than i woudl pass. and by rebuilt i mean engine, major components such as hydro pumps, filters etc...
  6. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    That is a lot of hours. I wouldn't give over $1000 for the machine.

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