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#1 BowlBuilder OFFLINE  

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Posted September 03, 2013 - 02:49 AM

They are the same model and about the same price.  Hard to decide which is the better deal.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

 

 

Here is the first one:  http://www.ebay.com/...=item3cd50dd000

 

Here is the second one:  http://www.ebay.com/...=item41766c5557



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 05:09 AM

I don't care for either. First has too many hours for the price. The second is a pig in a poke. PAtience and local ads will usually find you a better deal. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted September 03, 2013 - 06:59 AM

both of those machines are way over priced, the first with those hrs and condition i would give $750 max the second ( basket case) would bring $400 max in my neck for the woods, last year i picked up a 520 for a friend in great shape , less than 1000 hrs, deck, tiller, blower $875, there are lots of gts out there, those machines will likely be on ebay forever unless he finds some foolish soul



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 07:09 AM

Why would you even consider paying $100 more for a junk tractor? Do you even know if it runs?

 

Having said that, tractor #1 is wayyyy over priced.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 08:30 AM

Both too high priced.  And how can the second one be in working order when it's in pieces?  :wallbanging:



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 09:13 AM

I would have to agree, I wouldn't touch the 2nd tractor with a big stick.  The first seems over priced, but definitely the better of the two.  I took a quick look at the RedSquare forum and there are a few there for sale as well.  Maybe you should take a look there before deciding.  That would at least give you a couple more options.  Good luck.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 09:36 AM

Wheel Horse makes good tractors. Keep looking and you'll come up with a better deal. 



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 10:45 AM

For what it's worth, I've seen one or two 520's on local Craigslist.  I'm pretty sure they weren't at $1400. maybe about $1000, maybe less.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 10:50 AM

I about fell off my chair when I seen the price for the second one!



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 12:16 PM

Ditto. Plenty of better ones out there, "it just takes time". Patience, Grasshopper.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 04:02 PM

I posted this as a joke.  Sorry if anyone took it differently.  I wouldn't buy either one of these tractors.  I am a Case/Ingersoll fan. I just thought it was funny someone would actually ask $1500 for a disassembled tractor.  If I did something wrong, please let me know.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 07:35 PM

I posted this as a joke.  Sorry if anyone took it differently.  I wouldn't buy either one of these tractors.  I am a Case/Ingersoll fan. I just thought it was funny someone would actually ask $1500 for a disassembled tractor.  If I did something wrong, please let me know.


I think You and I must have the same sense of humor! I got the joke right off. I was going to urge You to buy both so you'd have plenty of parts!

I think I saw the second one a month ago for a lot more money? Hard to believe no one's scoffed it up yet!

Joe

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Posted September 03, 2013 - 09:49 PM

http://winstonsalem....3981706636.html

 

Just ran across this one.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 10:06 PM

Boy, there are a bunch of the around...

http://cleveland.cra...4039139015.html
http://mansfield.cra...3986246494.html
http://toledo.craigs...4025131936.html
http://harrisburg.cr...3979874028.html
http://york.craigsli...4017472804.html
http://binghamton.cr...4010429204.html

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Posted September 04, 2013 - 08:00 AM

Boy, there are a bunch of the around...

http://mansfield.cra...3986246494.html
 

 

Wow!  Does this one come with a car for that price?  Or is it just diamonds on the steering wheel?






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