Evaluating used equipment

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by daycab, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. daycab

    daycab LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I'm going to look at a used BCS 2 wheel tractor Monday. Does anybody have any tips for judging the condition of used gas equipment? The unit in question has a 14 hp Briggs on it. No idea on the hours. Thanks.
  2. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,207

    Just look the unit over very good and be sure it is in good shape and runs good. When you look at something you can usually tell if its been taken care of or not. Also talk them down on the price as low as they will go if you decide to try to buy it.

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