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Good Deal for Used Mower?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by cwlawley, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    I recently found this mower for sell...since I am not familiar with it I thought I'd ask if it was a good deal or not?

    2003 Exmark Metro (48in), less than 50 hours, never used commerically...
    $1600.00, probably can get it $100.00 cheaper.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.
  2. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,177

    I dont think that is a good deal.....if i were you i would go for a nice walkbehind....a 100.00 off of a 3 year old peice of equipment is not a good deal at all even if it does have 50 hours on it....if it was brand new never ran i would still want more than 100 off
  3. Rhett

    Rhett LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,071

    Not a bad deal at all. The price new is right around 3000. Does it have the mulch kit?
  4. chopsticks33

    chopsticks33 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    sounds really good, but if you can, demo to see if you like it.
  5. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    You can get that exasct same mower but brand new in NC for $2450
  6. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    Mike, I recently went to our Exmark Dealer here in Raleigh and he wouldn't come off of list. Where in Greensboro can you go and get one at that price? Thanks.
  7. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    At either one of the two dealers that I use that carry eXmark. I'll PM you their names.
  8. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    Thanks. I appreciate it.
  9. brunosplace

    brunosplace LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    I'd like to see the pricing you are getting on new equipment seeing as my 2000 Exmark Metro HP 48" was $3361.28 out the door new
  10. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    That is a good price on that mower. Real good price. So what if the mower is 2 yrs old. Its only got 50 or so hours on it and is designed to run for 2000-3000 hours. It is practically new.

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