what to look for in a used mower

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by jh88, Jul 23, 2003.

  1. jh88

    jh88 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    I have decided to upgrade my riding mower. I have found a ex-mark lazer Z. I haven't seen it yet but it is used. I need some help on what to look for in a quality used mower. I'm open to all opinions and sugestions. Also send me any questions you would ask the owner about the mower.
  2. mowerman52

    mowerman52 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    I just bought 2 Ferris walk behinds and some of the thinks I asked the owner was, How many hours were on the machines?, What did he use them for(commercial/residential)?, What did he do and how often, maintinence wise to the mowers(oil/filter changes, Grease)?, Were there any problems with the engine?, What type of break downs did he have?.

    A little late but hope it helps.

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