Here is a buy.

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by ksss, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
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  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
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    Not a bad price but boy its been beat up quite abit. That would be a machine you would want to go look in person your really taking a chance buying that machine just from the pictures.
  3. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I think it was a steal. I have seen worse with more hours go for more.

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
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    not a bad deal
  5. SellingIron

    SellingIron LawnSite Senior Member
    from FTE
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    That is a steal for sure. Call cat and make sure that S/N# doesn't fall into the same as all the others.. ( Oil pick up tube falling off and making the engine go poof!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. KTM

    KTM LawnSite Senior Member
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    Read the fine print, Oil pressure light comes on and engine starts hard and runs rough, If your a mechanic and have access to parts it would be A o.k. deal
  7. stuvecorp

    stuvecorp LawnSite Fanatic
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  8. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
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    My guess which might be a little low, but with no cab I would guess about 45K. Which if that is true translates into about $31.00 an hour. Take a moment to process that. Imagine buying a machine for 45K then 1100 hours later sell it for 10K! Part of that is likely because the economy sucks, and the rest is due to it being a CAT MTL. Honestly if you buy one these machines new at this point, you have too much money or your not watching the market. :weightlifter:
  9. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
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    I never noticed it doesn't have a cab yep that knocks some money off. Not a machine that you can use all year round.
  10. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
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    You can, it's just not enjoyable. I never liked running skid steers in the rain. It always accumulates on the glass skylight and if you hit a bump it'll end up in your lap. A real joy.

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