New eXmark mower today

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by CoupesCuts, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. CoupesCuts

    CoupesCuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    OK, had to jump on this one. This was a craigslist find. I ws looking into getting a new eXmark 48" metro 15hp kawi this year. I already have one, but I could use a second one. So, I priced one out....almost $3,600 after tax. I bought mine 2 years ago and it cost me $2,850.....? Anyway, I stumbled on this and it was a no brainer. 2003 eXmark Metro 48" 15hp Kawi with ECS and aftermarket 2 wheel sulky for $1000. As you can see in the first pic it needed some attention. Flat tire, needs a powerwash badly, oil and lube.

    and about one hour later.......


    and the whole fleet.....

    In the end, I walked away with the mower for $900. It was residentially used. We popped the tire back on the bead, all belts are like new, no smoke, no noises. I'm selling the stupid sulky and putting a proslide on it.
  2. Green Finger

    Green Finger LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 839

    Congrats on the mower. Good choice.
  3. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,607


    Hey,did you ever post a pic of your truck and trailer?
  4. DRBLawnBuster

    DRBLawnBuster LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 831

    how does the belt drive handle a proslide?
  5. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Messages: 4,143

    easy fix. nice clean mower
  6. Field King

    Field King LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    Nice deal, I am also watching Craigslist for a deal, I need a 36" for gates. I found a 48" Ferris belt drive for $450, it needed carb cleaned and serviced ($94) and the neutral thumb locks ($17) I installed myself, I have under $600 in it, I am starting on a budget and love to see there are deals if u look hard enough! Nice Exmark man!
  7. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    Congratulations on finding that deal !!
  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    you literaly stole tht.... congrats on the find!
  9. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    It cleaned up nice!!

    That was a steal!!
  10. DRBLawnBuster

    DRBLawnBuster LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 831

    Nice machine, I love looking on craigslist some people are clueluess on how much to sell something for lol

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