Jump to content

Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Please Help Me Understand This...


  • Please log in to reply
24 replies to this topic

#16 superaben OFFLINE  

superaben

    Con Man

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 11204
  • 7,666 Thanks
  • 5,677 posts
  • Location: Shenandoah Valley, VA

Posted June 25, 2013 - 06:28 PM

I messed around a bit with Lawnboy, and they attract a whole diverse group of folks.  Everybody has their thing.  They are nice machines, though.

 

Ben W.



#17 Amigatec OFFLINE  

Amigatec

    Collector of Rusty Junk

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 5899
  • 2,025 Thanks
  • 3,172 posts
  • Location: Haskell Oklahoma

Posted June 25, 2013 - 06:57 PM

I've got one I need to sell.

#18 JimD OFFLINE  

JimD

    Member

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 385
  • 682 Thanks
  • 486 posts
  • Location: Ohio

Posted June 25, 2013 - 07:24 PM

Let's face it, ebay sellers have discovered that there are forums for everything we can imagine, and they become members or just view them to see what people want. The more of them that find out about us collectors, the higher the prices go. It wasn't that long ago when a guy could pick up an old Wheel horse for next to nothing, get it cleaned up and running and either keep it or turn it for a profit.  Unless you are js5020 who has people beatin his door down to give him stuff. :bigrofl: It's the same for all the GT brands out there now. I do think however, that the lawnboy collectors are a special breed. The oil and smoke gets to em, ya know? Then one gets a little position of authority on a tractor forum, whips out his Bible :reading_the_manual:  and turns the place into a church and starts boottin the percieved sinners out the door for no apparent reason and no explanation. It's ok though, cause they got some corporate dillweed sittin there behind em sayin :loosing_it: duh, yea, that's ok. But I digress... :D


  • js5020 said thank you

#19 SearsYellow OFFLINE  

SearsYellow

    Mower Extraordinaire

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Member No: 10530
  • 484 Thanks
  • 589 posts
  • Location: Yadkinville, NC

Posted June 26, 2013 - 12:28 PM

Well I guess different stroke (get it 2 stroke...) for different folks.

I can buy a brand new warranted machine for 300 bucks. Was it higher class people that could only afford these back in the day? I NEVER would pay 25 bucks or more for a push mower. For one they take to much work to use them and if I have to work on it I usually jerk on the cord till my arm is about to fall off. Whatever my rider can't get to I round up. I weed eat probably 2-3 times a year and that's usually between sprays.

#20 John@Reliable OFFLINE  

John@Reliable

    Procrastinators unite tomorrow

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 36
  • 1,298 Thanks
  • 1,416 posts
  • Location: Boston- Cape Cod MA

Posted June 26, 2013 - 01:05 PM

For that price, I would like to see a magnesium deck and self-prop.

Here you go, get ready to dig into your wallet :bigrofl:

http://www.ebay.com/...=item27d4151671



#21 LilysDad ONLINE  

LilysDad

    Millennium Falcon

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 12,607 Thanks
  • 9,419 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted June 26, 2013 - 02:28 PM

 The oil and smoke gets to em, ya know? Then one gets a little position of authority on a tractor forum, whips out his Bible :reading_the_manual:  and turns the place into a church and starts boottin the percieved sinners out the door for no apparent reason and no explanation. It's ok though, cause they got some corporate dillweed sittin there behind em sayin :loosing_it: duh, yea, that's ok. But I digress... :D

Anyone special I know???

 

Here you go, get ready to dig into your wallet :bigrofl:

http://www.ebay.com/...=item27d4151671

Thanks John! It's a good feelin' knowing you've got my back.


  • JimD said thank you

#22 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

Bolens 1000

    DR. Bolens

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 7
  • 14,809 Thanks
  • 18,052 posts
  • Location: Western NY

Posted June 26, 2013 - 02:44 PM

Let's face it, ebay sellers have discovered that there are forums for everything we can imagine, and they become members or just view them to see what people want. The more of them that find out about us collectors, the higher the prices go. It wasn't that long ago when a guy could pick up an old Wheel horse for next to nothing, get it cleaned up and running and either keep it or turn it for a profit.

 

One of the reasons I hate the "Whats it worth posts"


  • JimD said thank you

#23 Team_Green OFFLINE  

Team_Green
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 10410
  • 2,214 Thanks
  • 2,305 posts
  • Location: East of Edmonton...

Posted June 26, 2013 - 06:57 PM

Anyone special I know???

 

 

Ohhh yaa... probably shouldn't name names.... He thinks he is God.. while we all know the truth...  That reminds me.. i need to go clean up my dog's crap......


  • JimD, js5020 and LilysDad have said thanks

#24 LilysDad ONLINE  

LilysDad

    Millennium Falcon

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 12,607 Thanks
  • 9,419 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted June 26, 2013 - 08:05 PM

:worshippy1:             :poke:   :D


  • JimD and Team_Green have said thanks

#25 js5020 OFFLINE  

js5020

    Member

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 7086
  • 650 Thanks
  • 761 posts
  • Location: PA

Posted June 27, 2013 - 08:33 AM

 Unless you are js5020 who has people beatin his door down to give him stuff. :bigrofl:

 

 

Do I detect a bit of tractor envy?  :poke:  :rolling:  Hey they even delivered it for me :rocker2:   Oh yesterday I got rid of a 3pth spring tooth harrow, guy down the road needed one and Im done with it sooooo I delivered it for free.

 

Still waiting for that free JD420/430 or WH 520 with 60" deck :D


Edited by js5020, June 27, 2013 - 08:39 AM.

  • JimD and Team_Green have said thanks




Top