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    Gold Member Kioti Tom's Avatar
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    Jan 2012
    Industry, Pa- - 5 mi. north of Ohio River
    Kioti DS4510, Ford '48 8N, Ford '53 Jubilee, Power King 1614

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    I have 4. Kioti DS4510, Ford 8N, and a Jubilee/53 NAA and a Power King 1614 w/mower and front blade.
    Kioti 2012 DS4510 with FEL
    Ford 1948 8N
    Ford 1953 Jubilee
    Power King 1614
    Various 3 pt. equipment
    Sold: Ford 1946 2N, Kioti 2011 DS3510

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    Mar 2012
    NSW Australia
    Tractors16-600hp Farm & Earthmoving Equip, Trucks etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mace Canute View Post
    Good Gord MBTRAC!
    Yep -that's about my sentiments when I see our annual fuel bill ...............

    Guess we run a few more tractors than most; consider a lot of the old "clunkers" we've had since new so they owe us nothing, some may only be pulled out of the sheds every second year or so as a standby for seasonal "bumper" harvests/seasons or as cheap "insurance" when the newer gear breaksdown........& we are awaiting parts....or it just makes economic sense to keep a specific operation low cost with a fully depeciated "clunker" than a AUD$300K+ techno toy.
    We plan to always rake up big/the most hours on select newer gear which is transported from farm to farm, the enables much higher than average utilisation for regular updating to the latest & greatest(??) to keep pace with seasonal changes/opportunity in our farming operations, so there's usually 5 or more tractors replaced each year - for example the McCormick & the Landini's purchased in 2011 will be replaced this year (with 3x Daedong's & probably 2x Deutz's), as will the (broadacre) 2006 Case STX530 & 2009 NH T8050 for two large hp row crop machines.....& we also schedule rebuilds on our older gear to keep them we need a few "clunkers" around.....for practical (& sentimental) reasons.(+with no ECU's/computers they're a piece of cake to work on & to wind up the hp easily ..)

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    Epic Contributor k0ua's Avatar
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    Branson, Mo.
    Kioti DK35se Hydrostat

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    A Kioti for the big work and a JD for the lawn work

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    Kioti DK35se hydrostat with 2 QA buckets, 48 inch. King Kutter Rotary Cutter. 750 lbs ballast box. Loaded tires, Construction Attachments SSQA Lightweight Pallet forks. EA 50 inch single lid "wicked" Grapple. Satisfied Everlast PA160 welder owner NRA Life Member How to add a link to a post . Best way to search TBN . Igitur qui desiderat pacem praeparet bellum

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    Jan 2008
    Western PA
    John Deere 5083E MFWD, Kubota L3400 HST

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    I have a kubota L3400 hst with a loader and a 5083E with a loader. The kubota does the daily chores and the john deere gets the heavy work (round and square bale moving) brush hogging (10') Pulling vehicles out. I love doing little jobs with the HST though, boy is that nice not having to throw gears.

    I gotta lean towards the cab though. This is my first cabbed machine with A/C and boy is that nice when its 90* out!
    '11 John Deere 5083E, 563NSL Loader, MX10 Mower, 78" Bucket, Forks/Bale spear (interchangeable)
    L3400 Kubota HST Loader, finish mower, rake, scraper blade, Gin pole, Kustom Fab front hydraulic snow plow (Inspired by ASGAR)
    JD 550 Dozer 6 way blade and winch
    JD 450B Track Loader
    Case 480C Backhoe W/ Extend-a-hoe

    '01 International 4700 LP, DT530, Allison MD3060, Air Ride, Crew Cab
    '11 Moritz 20+5 14.5K GN with adj. Tail
    ''08 700R Raptor

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    Super Star Member TripleR's Avatar
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    Mar 2009
    Kubota M8540HDC, L5740HSTC, BX2200, BX2660, John Deere 425&1025R, Case, Massey Ferguson, Ford

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    Case, John Deere, Ford, kubota, Massey Ferguson and my brother owns a new Kioti I like. I mostly run Kubota now as they are the ones with cabs and really don't have a favorite, different size for different things.

    Fortunately or unfortunately I find I pretty much like them all and even though I doubt I will buy another I find myself driving through all the dealer lots from time to time.

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    Germanton, NC
    Kubota MX5100F IH McCormick Farmall 140, Massey Ferguson 135

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    I have a kubota MX5100F and a Farmall 140 (was FIL's). My BIL keeps the Massey Ferguson 135 (was FIL's) and he has a Kubota m5700 4wd. He lives around the corner and we share equipment as needed.

    My favorite is the 1962 Farmall. It is a workhorse but is the ideal garden tractor. Gardening is about all this machine does other than occasionally pulling a cultipacker. I am afraid it needs a head gasket but am sure it will be well worth the fix. My second favorite is the MX5100. It compliments the Farmall well.

    The 135 is a great tractor. Since 1972 it has been restored twice - it still is a working tractor mostly for teddering and raking hay.

    The M5700 is a good machine for its purposes - mostly baling hay and loader work cleaning the feed barn.

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    Elite Member nybirdman's Avatar
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    Feb 2009
    north of upstate ny
    Kubota L4240 HSTC,L3000DT

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    kubota L4240 HSTC and John Deere lawn mowers:like both for their uses.

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    east coast
    2012 JD 3720 deluxe cab

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    2 John deere and a wheel horse

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    Mar 2009
    NW Oregon
    Deere 317 & L118

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    I used to be color blind, right now I have 2 Deere's. Here is what I have had over the past few years:

    1st tractor: Yanmar YM169D (16 hp, if I ever get the chance to get another Yanmar I will, they are awesome tractors)(sold)
    2nd tractor: Simplicity 9518 (18 hp, it was a project that ended up getting to expensive so it was sold)

    Skid Steer:
    1st skid steer: Deere 317 (61 net hp, with counter weight kit it is rated to lift 2100 lbs )(this is my current machine)

    Riding Mowers:
    1st riding mower: Allis Chalmers 712 (I think)(scrapped)
    2nd riding mower: John Deere L118 (current machine)
    3rd riding mower: Allis Chalmers 610 (dropped a new engine in it, sold)
    4th riding mower: Simplicity 738 (sold with the 610)
    5th riding mower: Simplicity 5008 (parted out, sold parts with the 610)
    6th riding mower: Craftsman 917.270780 (fixed up and sold)
    7th riding mower: Sears 10/30 (scrapped)
    8th riding mower: Simplicity 6108 (sold)

    For being a 17 year old kid I have had quite a bit of machinery so far.
    My Fleet:
    2004 Deere 317 Skid Steer Loader
    66" Construction bucket, imatch QA adapter, Bobcat landplane ,4 in 1 bucket, Pallet forks
    2005 John Deere L118
    42" deck, bagger

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    Elite Member Piston's Avatar
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    Sep 2008
    Lakes Region NH
    Kubota L4610 Hitachi UH083LC

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    I have a kubota L4610 and a John Deere 410 backhoe. Certainly two different machines. There is nothing about either one that makes it good or bad from a design standpoint. From a personal preference standpoint though, I don't like the HST pedal on the Kubota, but that is purely personal opinion.

    I'm very happy with both. I'd like my next tractor to be a Case 75C (identical to the New Holland T4.75). I'm the opposite of color blind, I don't like having two of the same makes, not just in tractors/machinery but also other things.

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