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Ducke
01-08-2012, 02:03 PM
I saw this on our local kijiji and want to know what everyone thought,
I know its old and I know I will need a new motor but I was thinking of offering $100.00
Pro 300 Gravely Mower (http://halifax.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-home-garden-50-inch-commercial-mower-W0QQAdIdZ336174518)

dpld
01-08-2012, 02:34 PM
I saw this on our local kijiji and want to know what everyone thought,
I know its old and I know I will need a new motor but I was thinking of offering $100.00
Pro 300 Gravely Mower (http://halifax.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-home-garden-50-inch-commercial-mower-W0QQAdIdZ336174518)


27 hp is a exspensive motor

bruces
01-08-2012, 02:48 PM
How much more does he want for the new engine? have you looked around and priced out an engine ? I wouldnt make any offer untill I knew what doing the bare minimum to have it running would be ,but I also dont think an offer of $100.00 would be a loser for you ,you can part it for more than that .

Ducke
01-08-2012, 03:39 PM
I sent him an e-mail to see what he wants for the motor,
But I think I can get a nice reconditioned motor for cheap from a guy I know that rebuilds them.
I will let you know what I find out.

dpld
01-08-2012, 03:56 PM
is that B&S the OEM motor for that mower?

Ducke
01-08-2012, 05:24 PM
is that B&S the OEM motor for that mower?
Yes the mower came with a 16 hp B/S motor
http://www.diychatroom.com/attachments/f16/10581d1242953264-gravely-walk-behind-commercial-mower-hpim1276.jpg

Also he returned my e-mail and the motor is already sold. :(

bruces
01-08-2012, 05:38 PM
I am pretty sure princess auto had some of those vanguards cheap in the surplus area ,and bumping the unit from 16 to 27 hp doesnt seem too smart to me ,probably a good thing he already sold it .

Ducke
01-08-2012, 06:02 PM
Well I made him an offer of $100.00 for the non-working mower.
I looked around the net and they seem to be selling for around $350.00 working
so I think $100.00 for it is a good offer.

dpld
01-08-2012, 06:34 PM
it looked decent in the pic from what little you could see.
100 bucks would be a sweet deal even just for parts.