New Exmark Possibly

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Denham Lawnboy, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. Denham Lawnboy

    Denham Lawnboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    I found a used Exmark Lazer Z Advantage series. The motor is a Kawi 28 with a 52" deck. The motor has 50 hours on it. The deck is a Ultra Cut deck. It comes with a Mulching kit and a spare set of blades. He is asking 7000.

    My question to yall is...

    Is the price good?

    Is the motor good?

    Is the deck good?

    Basically what i am asking is if anybody has any information Good or Bad about the mower please let me know.

    Yall may remember that the reason that i am unhappy with the mower that i have now is that it is under powered(IMO). Right now I have a 18 Kohler 48" Toro. Will this mower be a good upgrade?
  2. advantage landscaping

    advantage landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 215

    Well you do have 50% more horsepower... Have you tried it?

    How can I say whether the motor or deck is good without seeing it and trying it out?

    It's a nice machine, but I would never pay 7k used.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    That sounds pretty high.
  4. DK lawn care

    DK lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 763

    The price does sound high but i have heard good things about how the ultra cut decks cut grass. Is he including regular blades or does he have mulching blades like gator blades?
  5. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    If I was going to spend that kind of money, it would be on a 60" TT.
  6. Denham Lawnboy

    Denham Lawnboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

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  7. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    I totally agree with that.

    In a lot of areas, the mower sold for that new basically.

    I think some guys have been getting the 28/60" for just over $7,000 brand new, full warranty... no more than $7,400 if memory serves me correctly.

    New mower values 'tank' once they have cut grass, much like a new car does when the papers are signed.

    $7,000 is way too much.
  8. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    Sage advice from the LCO wizard !!

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