Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bobac, Jun 21, 2003.

  1. bobac

    bobac LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    Im just starting out in the business and i found a MTD Pro with a 52" deck. It has 20 hours on it. What are you opinions on this mower. And does any body have any pics of this.
  2. lawnboyil

    lawnboyil LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    mtd pro is the same thing as a lesco mower but just different paint. thats it we have 48" hydro not too many problems with ti

  3. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    I have a 48" MTD Pro, hydro with a 16 briggs, runs/cuts great.
  4. Let it Grow

    Let it Grow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    While we're on this topic, I found a guy that wants to sell me an mtd with a 38" blade and with a bagging system for $500, he says it's 5 or 6 years old. He says it runs great. I basically need a real cheap riding mower to get me through the rest of the season. I don't know anything about mtd's...what do you guys think?
  5. polecat63

    polecat63 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,655

    5 or 6 year old 38" MTD rider? Prolly didn't pay mush more then $500 for it new. This would not be an MTD Pro, but a homeowner model and thus not as sturdy. If you gotta ahave it offer him $300 and that's prolly too much.
  6. Let it Grow

    Let it Grow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    That's what I'm thinking too! I think I'll pass this one up and wait for a better deal. Thanks for the info!

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