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Buying a used mower

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by CBramble, Jun 8, 2006.

  1. CBramble

    CBramble LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    What kind of questions should one ask when buying a used mower? My reason for asking is that locally there is a used exmark 48" WB for sale for $350. Now this seeems a REALLY good deal to me but then again, if something is to good to be true, it probably is....:rolleyes:
  2. PJDiesel

    PJDiesel LawnSite Member
    Messages: 146

    Gotta be a junker.

    I sold my deck & peerless off of my old 36" for $260.00 last year.

    As him if it starts and runs. For that price that's about all your deserve in a private sale.
  3. Jay Ray

    Jay Ray LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,510

    Ditto that. If it starts and runs, somebody will grab it quick for a backup mower or for parts if you don't.
  4. CBramble

    CBramble LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    I'm def. going to have to look into it...

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