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What would you pay?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by lawnman_scott, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    what would you pay for a 04 exmark lazer with a 27hp kohler that runs good, everything works and in decent condition with 3300 hours?

    I ask here because the only people who would want to buy it would be someone new to the business. Its not for sale, I just want to see what people think it may be worth.
  2. BillyRgn

    BillyRgn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 248

    i would have to see it but, it all depends on a few things, have the pumps and wheel motors been replaced, is the deck woren out and needs replacing, is the motor original, does it need replace ment, how tight are the controls. but with that about of hours, if i was going to buy it and it was in good shape i wouldn't see my self paying more than $2,500. but i am no expert so bring it to your dealer and ask them, my dealer does it all the time
  3. 4curbappeal

    4curbappeal LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 761

    I wouldn't buy a used mower with 3300 hrs.
  4. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,642

    I would go with $2500 too. Use it as a backup mower
  5. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,612

    nothing, but someone will...
  6. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    What size deck does it have, a phazer 44" cut with a 27 HP would be mean
  7. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    52, its a lazer not a phaser.

    $2500 sounds fair.I just look at the hours and I know I wouldnt buy it with that many hours, but since I own it I think its worth the money.
  8. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    If that 3,300 isn't a typo I wouldn't give squat for it.
  9. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    I consider 3,300 super high hrs. It doesn't matter how good the regular maint has been, a usability issue is more likely than not right on the horizon.

    hydro pump and wheel motors have already exceeded their oem lifespan but that is common.

    so what is it worth? who knows if it could last just 1 week with me on one of
    my larger routes it would generate thousands so whats it worth? you decide....
  10. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    Nothing Here too...Way to much hours for me!

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