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Buying new ZTR from dealer - surprised to find out it's been stored outside

ztman

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
mountain pa
My truck stays outside so my Scag can stay parked indoors.

Bought a trail mower at Tractor Supply years ago that had been sitting in their yard and was faded. $1,100 mower and the manager sold it for $100 because the paint was faded so bad.

Picked up a can of safety red on my way to the check out.
 

weeze

LawnSite Fanatic
My truck stays outside so my Scag can stay parked indoors.

Bought a trail mower at Tractor Supply years ago that had been sitting in their yard and was faded. $1,100 mower and the manager sold it for $100 because the paint was faded so bad.

Picked up a can of safety red on my way to the check out.
good deal. why can't dealers do the same? they want to charge full price for faded out junk that's rusting away?
 

Bontchimuz

LawnSite Member
Location
New Hampshire
Don’t worry about it. It’s a mower made to get coated in dust and dirt and grass and moisture.

Think about motorcycles....every dealer around here has them stored outside all day too. Even in rain.

All these machines are built and tested to handle it.

I got mine and it was stored outside in rain and thought same thing until I decided to not worry about it.
 
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