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Scag Pricing Structure

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by puppypaws, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. puppypaws

    puppypaws LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,148

    I thought you boys may be interested in this and how it can work with rebates and demos.

    I really think very highly of this young man, the christian relationship and honesty he potrays to the public, he does not just talk the talk; he walks the walk.

    Hey Reid,

    Sorry it took so long to get this to you. The following are all Turf
    Tiger models which I would recommend for 60" and 72". For 52" and
    below, I would recommend a Wildcat or Tiger Cub model.

    Let me share this with you as well: It is hard to compare Scag models
    nationally for a couple of reasons. 1) Although Scag is 1 manufacturer,
    they have multiple distributors throughout the U.S. Each distributor
    dictates pricing to their dealers and prices will vary across the
    country. For example: Liquid Cooled models may be very popular in
    hotter climate areas while air cooled engine models thrive throughout
    the rest of the country. 2) Depending on market demands and competition
    in certain regions, individual distributors could take lower margins on
    high volume, high demand units. For example: In the Charlotte market,
    a 23/25hp, 60" deck ZTR is the most common and is the most aggressively
    priced unit. In fact, there have been numerous instances where I was
    able to sell a 60" with a 23hp engine cheaper than I could offer a 52"
    with the same engine.

    Additionally, I believe that not all mowers are created equal. For
    example: You could purchase a 60/61" Z with the same model number from
    one area and it may be a 2007 model while the very same model in another
    region could be a 2006 or even a 2005 model. This makes a huge
    difference in pricing considering the price of sheet metal and gas has
    sky rocketed over the past 3 years. Also, newer models will generally
    have added benefits and/or features. A great example for Scag is the
    care free front tires, which was a great added benefit to their machine
    within the last 2 years.

    Last but certainly not least, all dealers are not created equal. Some
    dealers may be price driven and not offer services that are taken for
    granted such as: loaner models, quick service turnarounds, and in stock
    parts. The old adage is still true to this day, "You get what you pay

    Scag STT61V-27CH 61" with 27hp Kohler (this is our most popular
    Scag STT61V-29KA-DFI-SS 61" with 29hp DFI Kawasaki Liquid Cooled (this
    is our 2nd most popular Turf Tiger model) 10,399
    Scag STT61V-35BV-SS 61" with 35hp Vanguard Engine (we don't sell many
    of these) $10,999

    Scag Tiger Cubs start at $5999.

    Additionally, Scag has rebates from time to time that will effect the
    price significantly. Depending upon the time frame of your friend's
    purchase, I may be able to save him additional money with one of these
    factory authorized rebates. Also, I may have demo models that would
    have low hours and have a full warranty that could save additional
    dollars. If your friend has a specific model in mind, I will be more
    than happy to get him the very best pricing reflecting any and all
    rebates available as well as any demo options.

    I hope this helps and please let me know if you need anything else.

    Sincere Regards,

    Jay Gaskins
    Territory Manager
    STI-Turf Care Equipment
  2. puppypaws

    puppypaws LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,148

    I'm bringing this back into the reading area, this is information people need to be aware of.

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