Found this mower on craigslist

Discussion in 'Marketplace' started by lawnman623, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. lawnman623

    lawnman623 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

  2. Bibbee Lawn Care

    Bibbee Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    Looks like a good buy to me. Make sure the hydros are good, those things can be expensive.
  3. Bibbee Lawn Care

    Bibbee Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    Although this doesn't look like a commercial model. Still not a bad buy...
  4. M&SLawnCare

    M&SLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 306

    Its not commercial. So keep that in mind. If your just starting out i'ld consider it, if you have a good amount of work lined up I would wait for a commercial grade mower.
  5. chesterlawn

    chesterlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    If you are serious about cutting lawns, stay away. It's not built for cutting every day, and it's not a commercial grade mower. Why is the seller upgrading? That should tell you something.
  6. TSB group

    TSB group LawnSite Member
    Messages: 118

    Dude, go pro or go work at McDonalds! If you cannot afford a commerical mower, you can't afford to fix that one! Its not worth the hassle.
  7. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,684

    That mower is a total piece of junk, nearly worn out at 100+ hours and way overpriced. I was a servicing dealer for Troybilt and they are the absolute junkiest of the junk made by MTD. They do not cut, handle, or hold up well, even when brand new.
    Stay away, far away from that turd.:nono::nono::nono:
  8. Mike's LawnCare Landscape

    Mike's LawnCare Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    lol I say its stolen. Maybe not. Ps 1st thing don't buy junk - (this is junk next year)
    I think you can buy in new around $2500 even at that I would pass !!!
  9. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,497

    I vote skip it too!
  10. dhunterd08

    dhunterd08 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    offer him 1,000 cash

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