Scag Tiger Cub question

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by TW212, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. TW212

    TW212 LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 3

    Hi everyone,

    Im just getting started in the lawn care business and my friend offered me a scag tiger cub that is one year old. It has a 48 inch deck with a kawasaki engine. It has 50-60 hours tops. What would be an estimated current value of this mower? Thanks
  2. TMAC669

    TMAC669 LawnSite Member
    from N/A
    Messages: 229

    No more than $4500.00
  3. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,420

    $4500 wouldbe a great price for the mower but is considerably under book value. I have a 2004 Scag Tiger Cub 48" 19 hp kaw with 600 hours. I looked up book value at my dealers shop (I will try and sell outright rather than trade), anyway mine booked between $4000 - $4200.

    I'd say if you can get it at $4500 that would be an excellent deal. I would also say if your friend has any horse sense he will realize he could probably get more for the machine than $4500. $5000 or better really wouldn't be such a stretch.
  4. mmacsek

    mmacsek LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 547

    These machines go for about 6000.00 new plus tax, so use your judgement. Granted there isn't a warranty but my cub has been very reliable,1250 hours. Matt
  5. guven

    guven LawnSite Member
    Messages: 205

    I just got same mower 51 hours on it one year old, I paid $4650. Mine looks like brand new, very good machine I love it, I guess I got very good deal , I call my dealar he said brand new $6400 plus tax
    previouse owner of the my mower like me, he told me that you came here from another country and mowing grass , I cut my price $850 off, he was wanting $5500 ,
  6. TW212

    TW212 LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 3

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the info
  7. MowPartRep2

    MowPartRep2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

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