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How old is this mower and what is its value?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by bogeyfree31, May 24, 2010.

  1. bogeyfree31

    bogeyfree31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    Its a Gravely pm160z with 95 hours. Current owner got it in a barter and never used it.

    Just serviced and everything checks out.

    18hp Kohler with 46 inch cut.

    Whats it worth? He's asking $1500.

    Whats the deal with the steering controls?

    He didn't know the year. How old is this mower?

    Should I consider this mower or spend three times this amount and get something brand new?

  2. biggziff

    biggziff LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    Get the serial number and call Gravely to get the year. Someone had one on here for sale recently and wanted $4200 for it.
  3. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    Just an off the cuff guess. I'd say it's around a '93 model...

    Certianly OLD technology, some of the first "trial and errors" in making commercial zero turns, back when sitting down was something new.

    I hate to say it, but there may be a reason it's that old with almost NO hours... I'd demand to USE it for some time before any money changes hands.
  4. LarryF

    LarryF LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    If it is, in fact, a '93, I doubt if the original cost 17 years ago was as high as $4200.
  5. biggziff

    biggziff LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    I would agree, but that doesn't stop someone from asking for that! :rolleyes:

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