i missed out on a troy-bilt horse tille today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grass disaster, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,751

    a nicely maintained troy bilt tiller that looked brand new just sold before i was able to go check it out.

    i had a agreement of $850. on it.

    now i called on another one for $1000(he has listed) and he said he had someone else interested.

    how common are these? they seem to be selling fast from craigslist.

    would i have better luck after the garden season?
  2. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Messages: 17,469


    Most people that have them, hang on to them. I don't claim to be an expert on them, but my neighbor has one, and it is a hoss of a tiller, built back when Troy Bilt was still Troy Bilt. I have seen several on CL here this spring, and I don't believe any of them were over 1K, but several were atound $600-$700 and in decent condition, but they were just a little bit ahead of the actual spring season, so maybe that's why the difference in prices from here to your area.
  3. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Messages: 4,143

    What's funny is, that they wernt even that high when new.

    I miss when they were troy built and actually built good stuff, not that cheapo plastic crap of today.
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  4. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,751

    yes my dad has one and he thinks he paid $850 for it. man has things changes i guess

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