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How much is this worth?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by The Lawn Boy Pro, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,217

    I am NOT selling this, but if you were to buy a used push blower, how much would you give for this one? Its mine, and I am trying to make ends meet, and im trying to figure out the value of some equipment, and how much it could go for if I sold it.

    Obviously its a Giant VAC. Its a 8HP Big Block Briggs and Stratton Engine which had the entire carb assembly rebuilt, and Rebuilt (and cleaned inside and out) the rest of the engine. It also

    giant vac push blower re-size.jpg
  2. lawnkid

    lawnkid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    I would not pay more than $500 for it. Just my thought. I bought a Giant vac with a 5hp Briggs on it a year ago for $350. It's not the strongest blower but gets the job done
  3. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    I wouldn't pay over $300. for it.
  4. charlies

    charlies LawnSite Senior Member
    from earth
    Messages: 587

    although i think 300$ is a little low w/out having tried it out, i would guess 3-500$. if i were buying it off ebay...3 - 350$.
  5. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296


    Im typing cause this has to be 15 characters:rolleyes:
  6. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    3 sold at a turf auction, last week, for 180-275, so that's 360-550 your $ :)
  7. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,217

    ok, so right in the 350ish area. Thanks everyone :)
  8. GrassFearsMe

    GrassFearsMe LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Are you serious 300 for that ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. you start paying that much for that old machine and your a fool. if you were desperate maybe a 125-145 at the max. I bought one of those with a 5 hp engine in just as good conditon for $50 2 years ago. Spend the extra money and buy a little wonder new or used.
  9. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    What do you mean you're trying to make ends meet? You're only 17 for cryin' out loud. Stop spending so much time painting your equipment and go find jobs to put the equipment to good use! ;)
  10. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,217

    dude, i do have accounts, but in order to have better machines, you gotta sell your old stuff first. And i believe if an older machine is in good shape, its more likely to sell. and thankyou very much, but that engine is practically 1 year old.

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