Best Place to Buy Used Mowers???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DrFast1, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. DrFast1

    DrFast1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Hi Guys,

    Where do most of you look for used ZTR's?

    I am looking on craigslist and ebay with no luck yet.

    The local Ferris/Deere dealer says they wholesale most they get in.

    Or am I a month too early/Late for the end of season disposal in Ohio.


  2. genesis215

    genesis215 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    Look on Craigslist, there are lots of mowers in your area that I would love to get, but are to far for me. Another source would be to download Craigspal, and then you end up getting a lot higher amount of results.
  3. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 912

    Craigs list and Ebay are the only places i look. The dealers around here want pure gold for the used turds they're selling!!:angry:
  4. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    Sometimes you'll see some really great deals. It's sort of like ebay.
    I have seen some municipalities getting rid of their entire fleets. Keep in mind there is a lot of junk too. Tony

    J.A.G LAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 931

    wait till the mowing is over for the year.............
    look in the local paper , no snow means good deals in the winter.......
  6. shade tree landscaping

    shade tree landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 915

  7. Kuhndog

    Kuhndog LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    What are you looking for. Iot a gravely 260Z for sale. It has under 500 hrs. Great shape. Pictures in the other link. "Gravely Mowers"
  8. DrFast1

    DrFast1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Thanks for the offer on the Gravely.

    I am looking for a $3-4k 48-60"mower for a friend. Less than 800 hours preferred and at least commercial quality.

  9. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,850

    Your going to get alot of offers but I have a few toro's for sale and my bottom dollar would be around $4500 for a Z. PM me if interested. or email me at
  10. DrFast1

    DrFast1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I should also add that I would like them to be in the Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, or Indianapolis areas as I don't want to drive more than 75-100 miles.



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