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Used Grasshopper - 725 with 200 hrs- PRICE??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jpierce, Mar 11, 2005.

  1. jpierce

    jpierce LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    Newbie Post - I have a neighbor advertising this:

    2001- 725 grasshopper zero turn radius lawnmower
    25 hp kubota water cooled engine 72" mower deck
    commerical grade lawn mower good condition
    $6250.00 obo.

    Is this a good price??

    What should I look at to evaluate it??

    It started fine and I drove it around and seemed pretty tight. The deck was a little knicked up but seemed to run ok...

    Any advice appreciated!!
  2. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    Does it have the G2 hydro system ? and if yes send me his phone # and I'll talk to him for you :D

  3. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    That actually seems cheap! In my area, a used one isn't much less than a new one!
  4. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    That sounds like a good price to me.
  5. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    With only 200 hours, it should be in very good condition. I would guess that even $7000 would be a good asking price. Most likely it has the G2 transmission. Original cost was probably in the $10,500 - $11,000 range. Check the tires, they should have at least 50% tread with that amount of hours.
  6. jpierce

    jpierce LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    It is a g2 and saw the stickers. The tires look decent but the deck is pretty worn, The hour meter is not easy to rig, is it??

    Decisions, decisions...
  7. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    It may not be the original deck. If the deck is that worn you can just get another deck at the price of this unit! Oh, and hour meters usually either work or they don't.

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    The hour meter is very easy to rig,has the unit have a new style deck flip up.
  9. jpierce

    jpierce LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    The Deck is an old style with a manual jack on it?? Is this original?? Can't really tell
  10. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    I know the new 72 decks don't flip up.

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