What should this be worth...

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chariot, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. chariot

    chariot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Anyone have a good guess? I just bought this mower last year, Hustler Walkbehind 54" 17 HP. I have cut back on the yards where I would need a walkbehind, only have about 60 hours on the mower. I thought that I could trade it toward another "Z". This would give me a more efficient backup mower. What percent of depreciation should I expect. Thanks
  2. mikeswag

    mikeswag LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Is it hydro or blt?
  3. chariot

    chariot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Hydro, I didn't even know that they made a blt!
  4. lawnagent

    lawnagent LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    How many hours are on it? You do realize that you will get more out of it by selling it outright than trading it to a dealer, although the trade would probably be less hassle.
  5. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    Were you planning on getting a smaller z or just having a z as a backup? If I were you I would just keep what you have and wear it out!
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Ask mowerconsultant or Doc Pete...they're the Hustler experts around here.
  7. chariot

    chariot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    It has around 60 hours on it. I know selling myself would normally do better but noone around here knows what a "Hustler" is. Could I hope for the $4000 range? Thanks
  8. chariot

    chariot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Come on guys, someone must have an idea! Thanks
  9. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,143

    $1700 cash if you bring it to me.
  10. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,581

    If you put it on eBay or try to sell it like that, your looking at about $500-$1,000 less than you paid for it..

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