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#1 MiCarl ONLINE  

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Posted February 16, 2016 - 06:07 PM

Power King, Monroe, MI Craigslist.

 

Looks like a nice tractor.  Not sure where the market is, but if it was about half that price I'd be raiding the wife's scented candle money.


Edited by MiCarl, February 16, 2016 - 06:07 PM.

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Posted February 16, 2016 - 06:12 PM

Half would be about right.  Nice looking tractor though.


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Posted February 16, 2016 - 08:48 PM

Nice but not that nice.


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Posted February 16, 2016 - 09:50 PM

Yep, proud of it!  About half seems right to me also. 


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Posted February 16, 2016 - 10:44 PM

wow even at half  ( $1850 ) I could think of a lot of tractors I could get for that


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Posted February 17, 2016 - 07:46 AM

Assuming everything is in good condition (ready to work today) here is my uninformed math:

 

Tractor - $1000

Deck - $250

Tiller - $250

Blade - $125

Wheel weights - $125

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Total package $1750.

 

My thinking on this set up is it's perfect for a guy like me: Large suburban lot, mow regularly, some light gardening and an occasional snow push.



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Posted February 17, 2016 - 10:34 AM

He's PROUD of that one!



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Posted February 17, 2016 - 10:56 AM

Assuming everything is in good condition (ready to work today) here is my uninformed math:

 

Tractor - $1000

Deck - $250

Tiller - $250

Blade - $125

Wheel weights - $125

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Total package $1750.

 

My thinking on this set up is it's perfect for a guy like me: Large suburban lot, mow regularly, some light gardening and an occasional snow push.

Your math looks good to me.  To be honest, for what you have listed chore wise, yes it has everything you need but it's probably more tractor than you need.  Until you own one properly weighted for the task at hand, you really don't realize just what these machines can do.  They work well beyond their advertised limits.  There was a time when that tractor would have commanded the listed price and you would have been happy to pay it but those days are gone.  He'll have it for a while.  If you're going for it, good luck.  It has everything that bumps the price up on these.  Hydraulics, the best engine (IMO), dual trannies (a must for the tiller), three point, it's got it all.  It even has what I think is the most comfortable seat they offered.  You wouldn't believe just how comfy that seat is.



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Posted February 17, 2016 - 01:05 PM

No, I'm not going to make a run at it.  I picked up the Speedex in my Avatar last August - it's my toy for now.  I've made or adapted things to get me similar capabilities.

 

Yes, it's more tractor than I need most days but occasionally want something with some umph and I'm coming up on 19 years with a lawn tractor that has been big enough 95% of the time.  It's wore out.

 

Besides, if it were priced right it'd be cheaper than a new lawn tractor and probably last much longer


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Posted February 17, 2016 - 01:21 PM

Yes, I understand the 95% thing all too well as do most folks into these things.  Not a fun feeling.






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