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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawncare3, Jan 30, 2003.
I was wondering when you guys trade/sell your mowers or do you just use them till they die?
Run till they die. Then buy the same type and brand. Only if it was a great mower. then save the dead one far parts.
my dealer usually cuts me a deal a new mower if I bring the old one in that he uses for spare parts
The local Walker dealer here was telling me of a guy that has a fleet of 4 or 5 and trades them EVERY year for new ones......just can't seem to understand that. I might understand every 3 years after you depreciate them all out, but not every year. I run mine until near death and then use as backup, but Progressive is still young.
I think mine are setup at 3 year depriecation, so on 2 of them I'll be shopping soon
I have done both. When a machine just starts to give me too much grief, I usually fix it up, and then sell it. I would never just sell a machine if it has given me no problems.
I have a friend that buys a new GH every year. Trades the old one in. I'll use mine for at least 4 years.
We run them for three years, then they become "parts mowers" and are replaced by new ones. By the time they are 3 years old the machines cost too much to maintain, and aren't worth using anymore.