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Not worth $2k

3 years does a lot to a piece of equipment.

$700 - $1000 only.

... 2k is what you spend looking for a used vehicle, not a 3 year old lawn mower.

We also don't know how he defines, "runs great".... if you kick it a couple of times it'll start right up!

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Yes that will leave a better stripe but the cut will look like crap Your mower is designed to have a 1/4 rake.
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Yes that will leave a better stripe but the cut will look like crap Your mower is designed to have a 1/4 rake. ...
Yes, as in lower in the front. Lowering the back just makes no sense at all.
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Yes, as in lower in the front. Lowering the back just makes no sense at all.
sorry I should have explained that better, I was tired, sick, and on cold medicine when I posed that.
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Yes, as in lower in the front. Lowering the back just makes no sense at all.
sorry I should have explained that better, I was tired, sick, and on cold medicine when I posed that. Thanks for finishing the job for me mark.
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sorry I should have explained that better, I was tired, sick, and on cold medicine when I posed that. Thanks for finishing the job for me mark.
You explained it well, I was just butting in to agree.
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So how much do you all think this mower is worth?
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So how much do you all think this mower is worth?
$2000 if it comes with the bagger.
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If you go to check it out look under it from the rear. There is a pulley that goes to the transmission. Give it a good shake. If it wobbles the transmission is going to need repaired soon. Either the input shaft is worn or the bearings are shot. Either way having a backup transmission is a good idea for this mower. I was lucky enough that my old mower that I blew up had the exact same transmission and I was able to swap it out before the new transmission failed for the second time (it wasn't fixed properly by the local yokels).
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I have found what I truly want, a Toro Grandstand 40". It normally runs new for $7400. I found a dealer that had one he needed to get off his floor plan before he starts paying interest on it for $5950. Only 2 hrs are on this machine. What do you think?
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