What should I look for

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Roger Wilkerson, May 4, 2008.

  1. Roger Wilkerson

    Roger Wilkerson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    I am looking at a few used commercial ZTR's one is a Toro Z master 52 and one is a 60" Exmark. What should I look out for and what should I ask? Both are 2800. The seller said the Exmark has a short somewhere in the wiring but he would take it to the dealer and get it fixed. For some reason the Toro has a stamped deck on a commercial frame and that concerns me. Both are in the 1200 hour range.


  2. slone

    slone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    Make Sure The Engines Are In Good Shape. If You Buy The Mower Today And Blow The Engine It Will Cost You At Least A $ 1000.00 Just For The Engine. Have A Dealer Look At Before Buying. I Have A Stamped Deck On My Lesco 54 And It Works Just Fine. It Works Better Than My 60 Fab Deck When It Comes To Fall Cleanups . The Fab Deck Tends To Let The Leaves Escape Out The Front. I Use A Vac System On Both Machines. Love The Stamp/
  3. Roger Wilkerson

    Roger Wilkerson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    The Toro has a powerflow bagger that I will likely only use during the fall due to the hills I have. The Exmark has a rebuilt motor so it is likely the best choice unless it sells before I get to look at it (out on demo now)

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