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    Default advice on a ford 1100

    Hello I'm new to the forum, I'm looking for an older compact tractor to use a few times a year for my food plots. Right now I'm looking to buy just the tractor, and maybe a backblade for my driveway this winter. I've come across a 1980 ford 1100 for $1900. It looks to be in great shape. Thoughts on this tractor, anything I should know? Are parts readily available still? Thanks!

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    Will it take standard three pt implements? I don't know a ton about tractors but from reading threads on the forum it looks like a handful of older tractors have a reverse pto etc. and will only take a specific brush hog or finish mower

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    Default Re: advice on a ford 1100

    The 1100 will take standard implements. It works just like anything new. has lots of info too.

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    Default Re: advice on a ford 1100

    For food plots you will want 4x4 in a small tractor like the 1100. Those small tractors do not do ground engagement tasks very well without it.

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