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#1 farmer john ONLINE  

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Posted January 12, 2015 - 08:21 AM

heres one for the bolens guys; looks good and has the attachments I love, sickle bar mower, plow and a deck, I don't collect bolens but if he plays with his price a bit I don't think hes too far out of line, sorry I cant post pics, possibly one of you gents could link it up, craigs list buffalo ad # 484260688 thanks john
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Posted January 12, 2015 - 08:29 AM

https://buffalo.crai...4842606088.html

 

 

My buddy just traded 3 Sears customs for one like that.


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Posted January 12, 2015 - 11:47 AM

That Ride a Matic is lovely and that patina is wonderful. The attachments are an additional bonus. Lovely.

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Posted January 12, 2015 - 06:00 PM

well it all loks well and good, but I noticed there aint no pictures of these attachments, and if  'm going to pay that for a tractor there better be some pictures and the attachments better be mostly complete.


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Posted January 12, 2015 - 06:03 PM

Its not what it seems, contacted the guy this morning and got pics of the attachments.

One is a common reel mower and the other is a sickle for a walkbehind tractor!

The front hitch to mount the mower is also missing and if its not with the tractor when you buy it you'll never find one separate!

Still waiting to hear back if he found the hitch but I doubt it.


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Posted January 12, 2015 - 06:09 PM

The next time I sell a GT I'm gonna ask for 10 grand, minimum. I sold a hydro gt with electric lift and new tires, with 7 attachments, for that price. And I did a boatload of work to it, and countless hours re-doing every attachment. Here all I needed to do was repaint the grille. :wallbanging:  

 

 

Edit: I'm not done yet.

 

I bought a diesel SCUT for just a bit over that price, and it came with a mower deck, a snowblower, and a tiller that outweights that little thing.

 

Honestly, I started out on a tractor forum. Then I graduated to a garden tractor forum. Prices keep going like they are, I'll be on a push mower forum next.


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Posted January 12, 2015 - 06:32 PM

Its not what it seems, contacted the guy this morning and got pics of the attachments.

One is a common reel mower and the other is a sickle for a walkbehind tractor!

The front hitch to mount the mower is also missing and if its not with the tractor when you buy it you'll never find one separate!

Still waiting to hear back if he found the hitch but I doubt it.

see I knew there was a catch, that just dropped the value a bunch.


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Posted January 12, 2015 - 07:07 PM

Honestly, I started out on a tractor forum. Then I graduated to a garden tractor forum. Prices keep going like they are, I'll be on a push mower forum next.

 

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Ben W.


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Posted January 12, 2015 - 09:17 PM

Take a grand off and he will not have to keep it the rest of his life. Price is full BS


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Posted January 13, 2015 - 06:35 AM

 

Honestly, I started out on a tractor forum. Then I graduated to a garden tractor forum. Prices keep going like they are, I'll be on a push mower forum next.

This is why I come to work an hour early every day to log on GTT , you guys make me smile and it stays all day :rolling:


Edited by Alc, January 13, 2015 - 06:36 AM.

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Posted January 13, 2015 - 05:34 PM

Nearly a day and a half now and no response after I asked about the hitch for the reel and told him the sickle was for a walkbehind.

Probably not as "Rare" as he thought! :D


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