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Exmark Metro 36

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GreenAcresLC, Dec 16, 2007.

  1. GreenAcresLC

    GreenAcresLC LawnSite Member
    from KY
    Messages: 84

    I have been searching on ebay for a decent used mower to start out with. There is a 2001 Exmark metro 36" on there with a Buy it now of 1300.00. It has Jungle Wheels and Bagger with it. My question is, is this a good mower to start with/is it a good deal at 1300? I haven't priced a metro 36 new, so I have no idea of how this compares. Thought of going cheap and buying a new Cadet 33", but just kinda nervous of the reliability of a cheaper model, and curious if a sulky of any kind would fit a 33 cadet. A lot of questions here, thanks for any info.
     
  2. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    Of the two options you've mentioned, go with the Exmark, the cub isn't commercial grade.
     
  3. Pietro

    Pietro LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 855

    New metro is like $2500....so with jungle wheels and a catcher thats like 3,000 or so for 13000......not bad.
     
  4. MikeLT1Z28

    MikeLT1Z28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,732

    i think that was the last year the metro sold for 1999+tax. to buy a new 36" would probably be about 2400 now, plus around $150 for the mulch kit, then the bagger, and a sulkie... i know tim that is selling that mower and he won't sell anything that is junk or needs work. it's a good deal. i have one just like it and can say it's a good starter mower and the kohler 15 is a good motor.
     

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