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Walker 4 Sale - How good of a deal is this?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Critical Care, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,654

    Okay, here’s the deal. Someone has offered me a 2001 Walker EFI 26 hp mower with a 48” deck and the 9.5 bushel catcher. The mower has about 150 hours on it and this guy is asking 10,500 for it. Lets assume that it is in good condition… I think similar new 2004 models would go for 12,500 or more, but regardless, should I be jumping up and down over this price he quoted?
  2. Huften Lawn Care

    Huften Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 38

    Paid $10,500 new, last year. 26EFI, 9.5 catcher, tailwheel lock, suspension seat and light kit.
  3. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    The guy is on drugs.
  4. Duramax99

    Duramax99 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    That machine is worth about $8,500
  5. Vladslawn

    Vladslawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Seems high. Usually there is a spread between list and negotiated price. Although not sure what the current market conditions are like.
    I was in Montana last May; dealer agreed price was for $10,500.00 (48" & 26 hp EFI) 2003 year

    Good Luck shopping, Vlad
  6. Currinson

    Currinson LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 110

    I just bought a new 26 EFI 48 GHS with 9.5 busshell, with a used 54" side discharge, and the coupling for 10,500. So I think that price is way off. Good luck

    TEXAS DEALER LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    i will sell you a brand new one for $10500.00
  8. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    $12500 brand new???? I can buy a new one for less than he's asking. Like Duramax said, $8500.
  9. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    I have an 2001 MT20 paid 7700 w 15 hrs. For03 they changed the

    muffler. I think mine is worth 6500 +1000 for 26 =7500. Ed
  10. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,654

    I think you're kidding, Texas Dealer. A couple years ago I priced new 26 hp EFI models with the 42" deck and the price was almost identical from one place to another, with the exception that one dealer said that he puts the low profile tires on his. Unfortunately, outside of the local dealer, the next closest dealer is over a hundred miles away and on the other side of the Cascades.

    Here is the quote for a new 2004 26 hp EFI with the 48" deck and 9.5 bushel catcher from the local dealer:
    tractor $10,552
    48" deck $1,679
    freight-assembly $395
    total $12,626

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