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Calling all Ferris Dudes

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by hulan2, Mar 25, 2005.

  1. hulan2

    hulan2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    I found a 48'' single hydro 4 years old 13 or 14 horse. Dealer says LCO had it as a back up mower 100-200 hours. Ran the mower and all seems good on it. It starts on 1- 2 pulls. The thing about it is the guy who had it never cleaned it by the cosmetics. However, it is just plain dirty, no dents or rust. The price tag is $1795.00 he says he will take $1700 + tax. Is this a good deal? This will be the first used piece of equipment I have bought if I buy it. I do not have enough use with my accounts to justify a new one. This e-bay link shows a mower that is almost identical. What do you think? Thanks.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4366554323&rd=1&sspagename=STRK:MEWA:IT&rd=1
     
  2. 2tall

    2tall LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    Doesn't sound to bad from what you have described about the mower. What motor is on the unit? Fc 401v is 13hp Fc420v is 14hp Kaw. Price maybe a little high> I personally wouldn't give him more than $1500. Also what do you mean by "Cosmetics".
     
  3. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,641

    Bueler...Bueler...
     

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