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Look at it this way, get those expenses into asking price! Your overhead is SO high with cost of purchase of this machine and all!!! ;) Also added selling point!
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Look at it this way, get those expenses into asking price! Your overhead is SO high with cost of purchase of this machine and all!!! ;) Also added selling point!
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Yes! Yes! Good way to look at it Eric! I'm blessed and thankful. Don't let me take that away from it. It's just you and Pops make it look so easy. We bought this or that and fixed it up with some parts we had and she's out for sale... Oh! Look we sold another one. :yahoo:

I'm sure it also helps since you guys have lots of extra parts laying around. :ThumbUp:

So far with the battery, spark plug, oil filter, fuel filter, draglinks, paint, primer, and wheel spindles. I'm @ $229.54. At the very least with regards to the deck I'll need a new belt. Looking at a belt... Which ballpark runs in the $40 range. I'm at $270 respectfully.

The real question, Eric, is with the shape that you've seen it in and imagining the deck finished. What sort of price could I ask? Is $500 too much? Is $300 too low? :whatdoyouthink:

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Bryan after its all said and done most likely $600 asking and see what they offer. Up here get LOWBALLED badly! I'd get offers of $150-300 on machine like that. I'd go with how your local machines sell for!


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Got the parts in today and put them on...

This is the straightest this things is going to get. And even though it's not straight as an arrow, it's far better than what it was.

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Moving right along to deck since the mower itself is pretty lined out. Before I remove all of the pulleys and parts to do a good job of stripping it. I think I might bring it down to the local car wash and spray some tough degreaser on it and hit it hard with the pressure washer. Might take off most of the topical rust on the top and bottom. Already have another set of blades that I found for it so I don't have to go buy those. I'm also thinking the belt is in good enough shape to use. I'll cross that bridge when I get there.

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Deciding to finish it with 1 light coat of primer and around 2 coats of Flat black.

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I like how it turned out... I like the price the guy paid too!

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I put about $250 into this machine and listed it for $500. First guy called and said he would take it, no questions asked. He didn't even try to talk me down.

I made sure it was right before I sent it out. I think it was a good deal. Considering the shape that it was in and it runs great!
 

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You did great!!


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You made that thing look mint!! They got a great deal! :ThumbUp:

I'll bet you were somewhat relieved you made out ahead yet proud that you were able to get full asking price too without any haggling. That in itself should be quite the reward and feeling of self-achievement! Nice job! :yahoo:

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Brian, you getting the bug!!


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Brian, you want to come work for me?? dad is slacking of late!!! ;)
 
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Watch out, Eric, you've got competition. You may see some deals swept out under your feet when you aren't looking. :)
 

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I think you both need to have a "build off" and see who can resell theirs for the highest amount.
 

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Brian would possibly cheat!! He'd have his wife "buy" it for twice what he wanted for it!! ;)
I'd do same but pops is easy to recognize!! :)
 

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What are you talking about??? She would Jew me down so low I'd have to prayically give it away... And make me feel guilty about doing that some how!!!
 

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Lol dad make ME pay him!


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