Quick question on a used exmark

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by QualityCOMO, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. QualityCOMO

    QualityCOMO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    Hey guys I have been looking around for a back up mower to have if something goes wrong and I have found a used exmark mark turf tracer with a 60' cut. Not sure on the year yet but it does have the esc controls. Says the motor runs strong and everything is good but my only question is that it has 2300 hours on it. I have always ran scag mowers so my question is how long can this thing go? He is only asking 900 for the mower. Any input would be great.

  2. hi_speedreed

    hi_speedreed LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 534

    That's huge! I didn't know they made a 60 footer.:drinkup:
  3. gdguth

    gdguth LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 443

    I have the exact same mower. It is a great walkbehind. They are built solid and cut great. I feel that is quite a few hours, but for that price, I think it is probably a good deal unless something is majorily wrong with it. A new one is going to cost about 10 times more than that. You might in the future have to put a new engine on it, replace the hydros, but you still would have a good deal in my opinion. Should still be a lot cheaper than new!
  4. pseudosun

    pseudosun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,739

    Still a good deal. I have a 2000 exmark 36" and i paid 800 for it about 3 years ago. I think you'll get good use out of it. Use that thing up, if you don't want to spend alot right now.
  5. hrhlawn

    hrhlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    I was going to buy that but I can't get a hold of them and when I did the guy was very rude I'm 200 miles from there and wanted more pictures and he told me I could buy with the one picture that he had and he wasn't gonna take anymore for me didn't think it was very nice I was going to buy 32 that he had to he wouldn't give me any more pictures on that either
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  6. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,292

    Is it all original stuff on the machine? Original engine? Seems like a load of hours for an engine, and a good fair number on the rest. See if you can get him down a few hundred, then mow it this next season and make some money with it and if it goes to poop you lost nothing.
  7. pseudosun

    pseudosun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,739

    Nah, back out. I wouldn't buy from him, just because of his attitude.
  8. QualityCOMO

    QualityCOMO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    I was going to do the same thing as you were but I think I will stay away from that. There are pleanty of used mowers out there. :usflag:

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