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Old 02-23-2010, 03:59 PM
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Default Good deal? Toro pro line

I am needing a back up mower and was interested in a 36" walkbehind. I have found a Toro Proline Model#3986 Hydro with 2000 hours but in good shape looks like taken care of for the hours for 900.00

I have tried to find the model# but cannot I know it is older but just need a back up. Any advice what to look for, I am thinking hard about just passing it up but hard to do for the price. A Hydro for under 1000!
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For a comparison, i bought a 2006 48" John Deere Hydro walk behind at the end of last year for $1700. It has roughly 150 hrs on it and looks brand new. If I was you and looking for a back up I would check out craigslist and wait for a good price on a decent mower. your back up may be your main mower when yours wears out or you expand. I may be wrong but 2000 hrs sounds like its at about at the end of its life and may be more headaches than its worth.
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Default I agree but price is big factor right now

I have also found a Encore 2008 model brand new at the John Deere dealer 36"
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Now this would be the best deal, but With having advertising and other start up cost going on right now I just cant get the 2000. I know this Encore will be gone any day now.
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Craigslist is a savior if you have the cash. Like granddad always said; you can always find a deal, as long as you have the cash. I found a primary mower for my business 2 months ago. 2006 Exmark Turf Tracer 60" with 200 hours for 2500. I love Exmark and always owned and never will own anything else!
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