Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Okanagan valley British Columbia
If it looks good and the engine has compression and spark it would be hard to go wrong at that price. Rather than starting fluid which is extremely hard on aluminum pistons and cylinders, squirt some fresh gas into the spark plug hole. If it fires you have found the problem. It will be a little difficult to check the drive without running the machine or removing the bottom cover which the seller is not likely to permit.
As was mentioned the tires will never go flat but provide marginal traction. You could install chains but the machine will shake your fillings loose on a hard surface.