How to sell used equipment

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HazellLawnCare, Sep 2, 2002.

  1. HazellLawnCare

    HazellLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 832

    How do you sell your used equipment? I take very very good care of my stuff it. All looks like new is serviced when needed. It is always kept clean and and serviced to a "T". There are only a couple other large commercial crews in my area so I doubt local advertising will do. Have any of you tried eBay or large newspaper classifieds?
  2. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,876

    Things like Blowers, Trimmers, Edgers, even hand pruners do pretty well on eBay. I have bought and sold many of them. Mostly bought. But they seem to bring in pretty decent money on eBay. A mower, on the other hand, will probably not do as well unless someone who is fairly local sees it. And in that case, I'd do a 10 day auction.
  3. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    id try the flea first then this forum or ebay. only problem doing that is shipping aggrevation
  4. Moondog

    Moondog LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I need a front axle for a Ford YT 12.5 Yard Tractor model # 09GN2155, can anyone help?
  5. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 835

    Try your local paper or weekly town magazine etc. I dont know if you have it but we have the WANT AD around here and you can sell just about anything in there for 5% commission max being $95. It is a free ad until you sell. Check to see if there is a similar mag in your area.
  6. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,721

    I have had good luck selling through our local newspaper. Sold 3 ZTR's this year, all to homeowners with acreage to mow. :D
  7. Try ebay dude, I mean moondog

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