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Old 02-15-2019, 09:24 AM   #1
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I need to sell some yard equipment in Philly, preferably without a bunch of tire-kickers since I would need to work out some weekend arrangement. How/where would you post this? Theoretically should get around $1500.

Gravely 510 walk-behind tractor. (circa late 70's)
single blade mower attachment (30")
snow cannon 27" attachment (snow blower)
plow blade, (48" probably)

garage kept, engine has been sitting dry for 20 years or so.

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Maybe advertise to gravely collector's.

I wouldn't expect $1500, more like $400.

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Maybe advertise to gravely collector's.

I wouldn't expect $1500, more like $400.
I based my estimate on craigslist and ebay posts, but I don't have endless time for a buyer to show up.
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Maybe someone wants an old gravely, that's pretty much the buyer for something like that. They'll be prepared for dealing with the whole issue of obsolete parts. Need a new carb or coil, and they may be in for a repower.

PITA, so you have to want one, and probably do any tinkering yourself.

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I was raised on a Gravley walk-behind with a single blade. That's more of a brushhog setup. I can tell you that it will hog some brush . They are great machines.
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Maybe someone wants an old gravely, that's pretty much the buyer for something like that. They'll be prepared for dealing with the whole issue of obsolete parts. Need a new carb or coil, and they may be in for a repower.

PITA, so you have to want one, and probably do any tinkering yourself.

JMO.
Sure, but I'm not thinking of it as "an old Gravely". It's a durable workhorse for somebody who knows and wants it for practical use. And there are plenty of parts just a click away. It's not rocket surgery to keep them in good, running shape, either.

If I had the room, I'd like to keep it myself.
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I'd throw it on craigslist. It's not that difficult to weed out the tire kickers with a few emails.
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I'd throw it on craigslist. It's not that difficult to weed out the tire kickers with a few emails.
I did a few hours ago. We shall see.

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