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value of used equip.

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by fastlane, Feb 14, 2002.

  1. fastlane

    fastlane LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    I'am new to Lawnsite.com
    where can i find value of ZTRs?
    getting back into lawncare after 20 years away. need help.
    can buy 4 walker motel ts each with a 48''and62''? deck.
    all have between 2000 and 2800hrs 3-5 years old
    what are they worth?
    Or should I buy something new and get 2-3year warranty?
  2. CSRA Landscaping

    CSRA Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,232

    While I really can't help you with pricing the Walkers, I'm sure there's someone here who can. I just wanted to say that you may have better luck finding them if you posted in the commercial lawncare forum here, instead of the homeowner assistance forum. But don't worry ... I'm sure a moderator will move it for you. Hope you find what you need.

    Oh! Try the search feature at the top of the page ... you might find something there about valuea of used Z's. Good luck!
  3. mowsho

    mowsho LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    That is a whole lot of hours on a machine.
    May be good back up machine, but i would be wary of using it
    for full time mowing.
  4. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    ditto what dwd said . now if the price is right and machines are in fair condition . it might be worth it
  5. Ground Master

    Ground Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Its been my opinion that used equipment seems overpriced to begin with. I start by thinking of its value as HALF as the original value, then factor in condition, age, and other variables.

    I'm just guessing that those walkers cost $9000 new. In my opinion they might be worth $2000. Look at the cost of replacing the engine and hydro components too.....that could run you 2500.

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