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Am I asking too much $ for this?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 2k1yzfr1, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. 2k1yzfr1

    2k1yzfr1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 539

    I have a 44" exmark lazer ZHP for sale in the local paper. It has 412 hours with a mulching kit included. Is $4000 too much money for this mower??

  2. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    It looks pretty clean , the problem i have is i would never buy a rider under 52 inches
  3. 2k1yzfr1

    2k1yzfr1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 539

    yeah it's clean and runs/cuts excellent. I just thought I needed a bigger mower so I bought a new 52" 27 hp toro. I kinda miss the little 44" for it's nimbleness though.
  4. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 692

    To much for such a little deck
  5. GrassBlaster

    GrassBlaster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 153

    I bought a brand new 48" gravely for $5800 including tax.
  6. wrestlingcoach

    wrestlingcoach LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    YEP, too much
    i just bought a 61' scags for $6000 had only 135 hours
    was a homeowner
    he mowed his own 7 acres
    very clean
  7. grassrootsinab

    grassrootsinab LawnSite Member
    from up here
    Messages: 215

    I don't know about the price....but I was at my Toro dealer the other day and your Exmarks look an awful lot like the Toro Z-turn mowers. Are they the same? Up here we don't see any exmark.
  8. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,403

    You didn't mention the engine type. The Kaw 17hp seems a little low on torque, I had a 18hp Kohler twin (20hp is supposed to be the same) and it did fine in most situations on a 48". That would affect price. Yours looks like a Kawi.

    Most buyers want size over nimbleness, so the mower's not in big demand except with startups short of cash.

    I'm actually in the market for a 44" as a backup and to do props where the 48" might not squeeze in.
  9. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    toro owns exmark. they're very close in designs.
  10. 2k1yzfr1

    2k1yzfr1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 539

    it is the 17 kawa motor. I love the size of the 44" since it would fit through the 48" gates, but for the little time I was saving in the back yards of the 5-6 yards with 48" gates I was loosing on my 2-3 acre yards and front yards. So it's back to using the 36's in the back yards. The power was adequate for the 44" deck I would have liked more in some of the thick wet St augustine, but for all the other times it was fine.

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