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#16 JDBrian OFFLINE  

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 06:06 AM

Steve, that's a nice package and the price is good too. It's hard to find a tractor up here with those attachments. The tiller or SB alone for a new GT would cost you more than that. That tractor can be rebuilt to be pretty much as good as new and will out perform most of what is out there in the new market unless you are going to pay 5 figures for something like an X700 series tractor.
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Posted October 07, 2012 - 06:33 AM

those are very good lawn tractors and built well . a friend bought one new in 2000 and has never had a minutes trouble with it .but if i was at a sale and it wouldn't start i wouldn't have even bid .

Edited by Gary400, October 07, 2012 - 06:35 AM.

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 06:40 AM

Wow Steve! It looks like you picked up just the 200 series package I've been looking for and at a good price as well,way to go!! :thumbs:
My herd is primarily 200 series but I've been wanting a full hydro deere which is why I was after the 345 yesterday.
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Posted October 08, 2012 - 03:38 AM

Just take a look at machindinder or Tractor House and you'll see what they're asking for them. They hold their value very well. slkpk

Edited by slkpk, October 08, 2012 - 03:39 AM.


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Posted October 14, 2012 - 08:30 AM

Anything green, just can't get over what you can get for it.


It took me 7 years to get a 318 at a good price, and even then i got lucky cause my father in-law found it.

Another thing i've noticed, people will buy green for projects

Sold a 165 one time, it was really rough, sold it with a rough blower for almost 1000, so within hours of being posted!

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Posted October 26, 2012 - 11:00 PM

those green machines are nice especially the 200 and 300 series. I paid $800 for my 318 and it ran and drove good. the i paid 400 for the snow plow. If it turned over and sounded like it had good compression i could see that, especially at an auction.

I went to an auction once and a non running 318 that was in decent shape sold for $1700, but a running Massey Ferguson 14 sold for $900.

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Posted October 27, 2012 - 06:19 AM

...I went to an auction once and a non running 318 that was in decent shape sold for $1700, but a running Massey Ferguson 14 sold for $900.


It's that particular shade of green. I think that they have to add gold dust to make the color look right!

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 04:19 PM

It's that particular shade of green. I think that they have to add gold dust to make the color look right!


that or they blend up hundred dollar bills and mix them with the paint




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