Deal or No Deal ?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by cut cutter, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. cut cutter

    cut cutter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Walking through Sears I purchased a 2007 ZTS 7500 zero turn 24hp 50". This looks to be the same as the Simplicity Axion 24/50. This was a one day closeout clearance. I was told mower was "lost" in the warehouse and mgmt didnt know it was there. They took inventory a few days ago. I got it for $924+tax. Sign said it was a $3600 mower Other than the reviews on Sears web site, what are somepit falls if any I should expect? 1/2 hated them and 1/2 liked them alot. I currently use a 8 yr old craftsmen 13 hp rider. This was a complete impulse buy. Mower was never run I looked intothe tank and no indication was there any fuel.
  2. rainman14624

    rainman14624 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    If everything works, that's a steal not a deal. I personally don't like sitting that high on a ZTR, but for that price I could get used to it.
  3. Two Seasons

    Two Seasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 791

    Don't forget to fill it with oil before you fire it up. They ship them these days without the crankcase oil!
  4. jkason

    jkason LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 546

    Have fun paying $75.00 every time just to have Sears come out to fix it - that's in addition to any work that is done.
  5. mngrassguy

    mngrassguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,167

    Sounds like you got a good deal. One of my customers has one and loves it. Keep it clean, dry, and well maintained and it should last a long time.
  6. Mic_bug

    Mic_bug LawnSite Member
    from N.B. MI
    Messages: 201

  7. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 8,536

    Sounds like a good backup. Cheap thats for sure

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