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Why so many 60in. Exmark Turf Tracers on Ebay?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HenryB, Feb 4, 2007.

  1. HenryB

    HenryB LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,844

    Just curious as to why? I love them, but I know they are not the most popular seller for Exmark. Still Ebay has loads of them. Any idea why?
  2. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    I was wondering the same myself. My guess is that they are switching over to standers.
  3. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,282

    Alot of the BIG commercial guys here run them. I see the little mexicans riding the hell out of them with a sulky. I guess they are cheaper initially and they run em ragged...
  4. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    I've seen a lot of them with a 20HP engine. Maybe people are getting a bigger engine. I'd like to do a side by side comparison of the turf tracer 60" and the ferris dual drive 61"
  5. Steve's Mow & Trim

    Steve's Mow & Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 132

    i just did a surch on ebay and didnt come up with one?
  6. sikagrass

    sikagrass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 238

    I saw that too, many from the same seller.I guess we are getting into the time of year where the big guys are trading in and getting new stuff, heck its around the corner here.
  7. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
    Messages: 4,263

    Not sure about the units on Ebay right now but a lot of these units were leased by big companies. The leases are usually for 2 years. The leasing companies then sell them to individuals who refurbish and resell them. Some guys have had great luck with these units some have not.
  8. leaflawnandlimb

    leaflawnandlimb LawnSite Member
    Messages: 198

    Probably from brickman.
  9. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    Brickman. They have a deal with Exmark and a couple of guys have an in on getting the returns. :)
  10. Honerlaw-LawnCare

    Honerlaw-LawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    yup its brickman, they are on the exmark lease program. Brickman does not want to deal with selling the mowers so they have people sell the mowers for them. I bought a 48in Exmark Viking from a guy that does a lot of their selling for them and its a great mower. You just have to watch for what you buy because some of them are beat to heck and back. I will post some pics of the mower i bought.

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