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Buying new mowers in a few hours! READ ASAP

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by roeslandscaping, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. roeslandscaping

    roeslandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    im going in a few hours to get some new mowers. i talked to the dealership yesterday and they are going to sell me a 2012 exmark lazer z x-series demo w/180 hrs. and a brand new 2012 turf tracer 52''. They said they throw in a ocdc for lazer. all for around 17,000$. am i getting a good deal? or should i wait till spring?
     
  2. lawn crafters

    lawn crafters LawnSite Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 440

    I dont think its a good deal. at least not in my area . Yours may be different . A good deal woukd be 15_16
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  3. pseudosun

    pseudosun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,739

    If you're in good shape financially, and that's really what you want and need, then get it. Personally, for my situation, and the time of year, i'd wait.
     
  4. Church2224

    Church2224 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    While those are both awesome mowers, you could probably get them for 1-2k less than that. Then again I am not too sure on prices for the X series Lazer z, the same Turf Tracer I was quoted $7,750 for new from my dealer, not sure on the prices for them where you are.
     
  5. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Messages: 14,849

    Same here.
     
  6. Scagguy

    Scagguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,522

    That might be a decent deal in the spring but not this time of year.
     
  7. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768


    Man, every one of you guys done busted his bubble. He was all stoked up to go and get new mowers to play on now y'all have him second guessing. :laugh: :laugh:
     
  8. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,335

    Hope that price includes tax, everything full of fuel, and a couple free trimmers!
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  9. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,489

    Print these posts out and take them to the dealer and tell him if he wants your business he'd better come down on his price, NOW!!! It will let him know that he's not the only show in town (he may be, but don't let him know that).
     
  10. catpride22

    catpride22 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    If you havnt made this purchase yet i would never buy a demo and one with 180 hrs that things almost dead.
     

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