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I was going to keep the John Deere GT275 . Not sure I can afford to keep it .
First , my two shed doors are too narrow . Second , I'd have to keep it outdoors . Don't think it's ever seen a rain drop . And third , with the powerflow grass catcher .
I've seen the price range from 1000 to 2500 . This one sat for 5 years . I have changed all of the fluids with John Deere recommended brand . The hood is in excellent shape except for a few scratches . Near new tires that we're still up . No play in the steering . Pretty much like new ! Just a small crack in the seat .
The question is , what price should I ask for it ?
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Is there an hour meter?
 

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Without pictures in my area of NJ, would be $1200 to $1500........any more then that you can get a used 345 which has more bells and whistles then a GT275.

Maybe an extra $300 to $400 for power flow package.
 

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Put $2500 or best offer on it and take nothing lower then $2200
 

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Repair shop up the street had one in similar condition at the curb for $1700. It was gone in a couple of days.
 

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The first thing I would do is to make it look like new. I know that the engine is covered in mold but you need to clean it up. Buff out the hood and powder coating and clean up the deck. I have owned and sold that model and it is well regarded because of the big one-cylinder engine. If you do all of that I think $1800 is a real ballpark number. Blades sharpened and oil changed will also make it more sellable to people who need a mower the next day. I just sold a GX255 for $2000 an hour ago with PS and diff lock that looked like new. I don't believe you will ever get $2000 for it
 

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The first thing I would do is to make it look like new. I know that the engine is covered in mold but you need to clean it up. Buff out the hood and powder coating and clean up the deck. I have owned and sold that model and it is well regarded because of the big one-cylinder engine. If you do all of that I think $1800 is a real ballpark number. Blades sharpened and oil changed will also make it more sellable to people who need a mower the next day. I just sold a GX255 for $2000 an hour ago with PS and diff lock that looked like new. I don't believe you will ever get $2000 for it
He will get someone for $2000 if interested in Power flow bagger also, if he sells it seperate, should get aleast $2000 total(tractor and bagger) if in NJ
 

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Those were pictures before I cleaned it up ! In the process of cleaning the whole frame and engine . The hood is scratched . And the seat is cracked in one spot . Should I repaint the hood or leave it . Can get John Deere green , but it never seems to quite match .
Thanks for all the input . Much appreciated !
 

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Can probably buff this one out before selling it.
 
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Those were pictures before I cleaned it up ! In the process of cleaning the whole frame and engine . The hood is scratched . And the seat is cracked in one spot . Should I repaint the hood or leave it . Can get John Deere green , but it never seems to quite match .
Thanks for all the input . Much appreciated ! Up in
 

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I wouldn't repaint the good just for scratches. Somewhere in this forum I have seen posts on buffing them out.
 

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Any chance chance you can widen your shed doors? I did that on my shed when I upgraded tractors.

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I wouldn't repaint the hood for scratches. A lot can be done with sanding and buffing. If you start with 800 wet and end up with 2000 wet and then buff with a good polishing compound you can get many scratches out. Painting usually makes scratches stand out rather than hiding them. There is a good quality 4-inch yellow vinyl tape available that can be applied to the seat crack on eBay. Do not fall for any of the liquid repairs for seats. They are all a hoax.
 

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I wouldn't repaint the hood for scratches. A lot can be done with sanding and buffing. If you start with 800 wet and end up with 2000 wet and then buff with a good polishing compound you can get many scratches out. Painting usually makes scratches stand out rather than hiding them. There is a good quality 4-inch yellow vinyl tape available that can be applied to the seat crack on eBay. Do not fall for any of the liquid repairs for seats. They are all a hoax.
Thanks for all of the tips . They will all be used !
 

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Around me in VA, that's a $1200 tractor, maybe. Possibly a little more with the powerflo
In my part of VA also


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Im in western mass and have two 4 foot wide doors I took off my shed. $50 and you can keep the tractor!
 
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