Great Dane Surfer Price

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mo Green, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    I have been looking at a used Surfer. It has an 18hp Kohler, electric start. It has has a total engine overhaul within the last few months. It is 5 or 6 years old and seems to be in pretty good condition. The guy is asking $2800 for it. Good price or not?
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    i dont think so. I would check the frame from the rear wheels forward along the sides for cracks. But that seems like a very high price for that mower.
  3. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    I wouldn't want to pay over $1900 for it. Depends on what size deck it has and how many hours and the overall condition.
  4. theturfsurfer

    theturfsurfer LawnSite Member
    from mtka,MN
    Messages: 102

    the price is to high and I would recommend steering clear of old great danes. I have used both type of surfers and the wright is a better machine. All sorts of problems arise with older Gdanes.
  5. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    I appreciate the replies fellas. :waving:
  6. Legacy

    Legacy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 160

    The Great Dane Surfers and Super Surfers are very nice machines but that price is too high...

    Just saw the new 2005 Super Surfer at a show and it looked awesome!!
  7. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    Mo, I use Wrights, so I have no real experience with GD's..but the price does sound high to me. I would say around 1500.-1800.00 might be more accurate, also dependent on how many hours are on that 5-6 year old machine.

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