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    5XI Mower Deck Conversion

    Has anyone ever tried to convert a deck from a 520H to a 5XI ? I have a 520XI with a 48" deck and wanted a larger deck for it, the 60" if I could find it. Since it's hard to find XI decks I was...
  2. Looking for a Owners Manual for A Scotts's tractor

    Does anyone out there have an owners manual for a Scotts 46572X8 tractor ? This is a model that was made by Murray for Scott's in the 90's and I can't find one anywhere. I have the parts drawings,...
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    Re: Cub Cadet RZT 50 - Ongoing Reviews

    Yeah, I know what you mean with the idlers. I was going to do it this weekend but could'nt wait so I tore into it last night. The deck belt i'm used to, not a big deal. The drive belt is another...
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    Re: Cub Cadet RZT 50 - Ongoing Reviews

    No question there, I went out yesterday and bought a couple quarts of synthetic 20W50 and a new 47" belt. I'm goint to try that on Saturday before I even think about tearing it apart. I just have not...
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    Re: Cub Cadet RZT 50 - Ongoing Reviews

    Yes I have the Cub Cadet and Hydro Gear manuals. I am going to try the fluid and belt change to see how that does and I will have to purge after the fluid change so we'll see how it goes. Did you use...
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    Re: Cub Cadet RZT 50 - Ongoing Reviews

    Has anyone taken one of these transmissions off and rebuilt it ? I have and RTZ 50 and the LH is starting to lose power after a few minutes. Looks like I can get all the parts (Pumps, motor, swash...
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    Re: 3000 Series Deck Gear box Lube

    Thats the same lube I use on the gearbox for my Woods 3pt mower, so I have it on hand, but on the 54" deck the fill point is almost to the top of the housing. Seems if I fill it to there its just...
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    3000 Series Deck Gear box Lube

    Iv'e got a 3000 series tractor and have both a 44" and a 54" deck I picked up this winter. I reconditioned the 54" deck over the winter and was going to check the lube in the gearbox but I can't find...
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    Re: Cub Cadet 826SWE Wiring Problem

    Just for your information, I sent an E-mail to Cub Cadets customer service department and got a response back the same day. They actually sent me PDF files of both wiring harness drawings showing the...
  10. Re: Need some Help with White Outdoor 524 Snow Blower

    If you have the model # go to partstree.com and look up the actual part number you need. You can do a google search on the actual part number then. If it's a White odds are it's an MTD, so parts...
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    Cub Cadet 826SWE Wiring Problem

    I have a Cub Cadet 826SWE snow blower (Model year 2000) and both of the wires from the engine to the wiring harness broke off right at the connector to the main harness. The engine has a red and...
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    Re: Engine H/P Ratings Question

    That's what I was thinking, just not sure. I have the service manuals for Briggs and Kohler engines and everything I can find is the same. Rpm's are the same, valves, heads, main jets were common on...
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    Engine H/P Ratings Question

    I have a few Cub Cadets and Wheel Horse garden tractors with Kohler Command engines that vary from 16HP to 22HP. My question is Kohler & Briggs will make an engine that is 624cc's and sell it as a...
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    New to the Wheel Horse group with a 520XI

    Hello all,

    I am kinda new to the Wheel Horse family and just wanted to ask a couple of questions. I have been a Cub Cadet guy for a while now with a 2185, 3184 and 3240 currently as well as a...
  15. Re: What's the difference between a 2185 & 2186 ?

    Thanks, I'll take a look at the hydros. There has to be something different or you would think they would keep the same model number.
  16. Re: 2000-Series mower deck leveling procedure - anyone got a link to the shop manual

    Jack, on the Cub Cadet ot MTD web site if you just put in a bogus number for the serial number it will tell you it does not recognize the number and bring up a list of year ranges to choose from.
  17. Re: Cub Cadet GT1554 27hp kohler courage with fuel prob. ?

    I was having a similar problem on a Kohler Command a couple of weeks ago. I know my fuel filter usually only has a very small amount of gas in it. I split the line before the filter and drained the...
  18. What's the difference between a 2185 & 2186 ?

    I have a 2185 and there is a 2186 up for sale by me that doesn't run I was looking to get as a parts machine. It looks like the engine is the same Kohler CH18S as my 2185 and it has the same 48"...
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    Re: CC104 or 3000 Series, Which would you restore?

    Looks good, nice job on the weld repairs. I'm going to get back out this weekend and put mine to it's 1st real test, it's only cut for 20 minutes or so at a time so far. I'm also working on a 46"...
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    Re: CC104 or 3000 Series, Which would you restore?

    Hey Cigar50 i'm in the same boat. Picked up an abused (Up to the point the deck blades were on upside down) 3184 and am trying to determine it's true condition before I put too much time or money...
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    Re: Cub Cadet 2160 engine

    Did you try looking for a donor tractor ? It seems when I look I can buy a whole tractor for less than what people are asking for just an engine or deck. I did that when I needed a new deck, but...
  22. Thread: New Tractor

    by KBEAT
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    Re: New Tractor

    I'm still laughing, the first time my wife wanted to use my tractor I was 5 states away in Colorado visiting my daughter. She had a friend get her car stuck and wanted to pull it out with my tractor....
  23. Re: After months of lurking, shopping and comparing, I now own a Kioti

    Nice set-up, I hope you enjoy it as much as I have mine :D, Iv'e actually been dissapointed this summer, it's been so dry I didn't get much seat time as usual :laughing:.
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    Re: 2185 Work in Progress

    No, now my son in-law wants me to find one to fix up for him :laughing:. I just took the 2185 out on it's maiden voyage this week and I have to tell you, if I had to choose between the 2180 with 80...
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    Re: Snow plow for 2000 series

    If you are in SE Michigan there are a couple of them listed on Craigslist now. Look under Detroit metro or Flint I think.
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    Re: 2185 Work in Progress

    Updated pictures of the in-process work. Nearly ready to mount the deck again, but i'm waiting until I get a new hydro filter so I can change that out while I have the deck off. Not trying to make it...
  27. Thread: New to me

    by KBEAT
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    Re: New to me

    Make sure the deck wheel height is set so that they are riding above your cutting height. This deck is not made to ride on the wheels and you will break the welds if you have them set too low. Keep...
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    2185 Work in Progress

    This is the 2185 that I had gotten for a parts tractor. Once I got it home and used it a couple of times I couldn't bring my self to take parts off it so I am going to clean her up and make her like...
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    Re: LT2180 mower deck swap

    Just a follow-up. I was looking at 48" decks and they were going for about $300 out here, but that was without the assist rods/springs/bolts that I would need. These would cost about $150 extra. I...
  30. Re: How reliable and durable are Cub Cadet lawn tractors?

    I've got 2 of the 2000 series tractors. One is an LT2180 and the other is a 2185 (I know I have issues) I replaced a 1000 series just to get the shaft drive servicable hydro unit. I have the 2185...
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    Re: Wheel slop, front and rear.

    That's the way my LT2180 is, I assume the 2135 is the same. The axle has a double snap ring holding on the miter gear and the wheel flange is just held on with a bolt and washer, driving on a flat on...
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    Re: LT2180 mower deck swap

    Thanks guys, just what I was looking for. According to the manual the 48" deck runs on it's own 4 rollers and there is an additional lift assist bar/spring assembly. I will have to look at my frame...
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    Re: LT2180 mower deck swap

    C'mon guys, you mean no one out ther has ever done a deck swap on a 2000 series tractor ? Just want to make sure there are no issues with the PTO pulley for blade speed or anything like that. Also...
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    LT2180 mower deck swap

    I have a LT2180 with the 42" deck and I was looking to change the deck to the 48" deck from a 2165. Does anyone know if there are any issues with this ? I assume I will have to change the drive belt,...
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    New toy, I mean tool, LT2180

    Well I ended up getting rid of the LT1050 and getting a LT2180 with just 80 hours on it. Went over the whole thing last weekend and so far I really like it, runs great and feels strong on the hills....
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    Re: Series 2000 LT quit while mowing won't restart

    Look closer at that PTO switch, if you are not even cranking the only things I can think of are the seat and PTO switch. You are getting headlights and the idiot lights on the dash when you turn the...
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    Re: Any user reviews on GT2554 out there

    Saveageactor7, you're right, the Ingersoll 4016 is up to the job. It's a great machine except for turning radius. I use the Cub on the border and around all the trees, then out comes "The Beast". It...
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    Any user reviews on GT2554 out there

    Hey guys, I currently have an CC LT1050 and an Ingersoll 4016 that I use to cut the grass around the house (About 2 or 3 acres with a walkout basement and quite a bit of slope). I use the CC to make...
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    Comparison Re: Mahindra vs. Kioti

    Didn't have a local Mahindra dealer when I got my Kioti 6 years ago, but I can tell you I have a CK30 HST and have enjoyed all 6 years of it. It has been a very dependable tractor that has done...
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    Buying Advice Re: Thinking of a Kubota... why choose Kioti?

    I was also comparing the Kubota B3030 and the Kioti CK30HST about 5 years ago. I ended up with the Kioti and have never regretted it :D. The whole operator platform and controls on the Kioti felt...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: 50 hours. Almost a year to the day!

    I agree. I've got a CK30 that's 5 years old now with just under 300 hours on it. I moved another 40 tons of rock this week for the driveways, mowed about 6 acres in the back as well as the trails and...
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    Re: Would You Trade? Branson owners

    My CK30 HST is going to have it's 5th birthday next month and I can't say a bad thing about it, it's just been a great tractor for my needs. I just wish it would stop raining so I could get it out...
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    Re: Re-thinking geothermal

    Just saw this post and was amazed by the prices I saw for the Geothermal systems :confused2:. I built a new house 5 years ago and put in a Geo system and my total cost for the unit (3-1/2 ton),...
  44. Comparison Re: looking for feedback from other sub compact owners

    I agree with most of the other comments out there, most of the brands out there make a good tractor. I comes down to what you want it to do, the feel of the specific tractor to you, and the dealer....
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    Re: CK30 HST 3-Point PHD Operation Help

    I've done alot of holes with my CK30 HST and can't believe how easy it has been. As mentioned above it's alot easier if you have someone else to keep an eye on the level. Just keep your foot on the...
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    Snow Re: Front snow blade for a CK30

    Thanks for the links. I really like the frame mount on the MIE site, but the quick changeover of the FEL mount is nice too :D.

    Yes, I am going backwards. I can run forward with the back blade if...
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    Snow Front snow blade for a CK30

    Has anybody out there mounted a blade to the front of a CK30 for snow removal ? I was out last week using the back blade on mine and my neck is killing me from looking backward for 2 hours of plowing...
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    Comparison Re: Case/Ingersoll or Deere?

    Aaron,

    The blower will throw the snow a good 30' or so, more than enough to get away from the driveway. I have been amazed by the 16HP engine in the Ingersoll, my Cub Cadet has a 23HP Kohler and I...
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    Comparison Re: Case/Ingersoll or Deere?

    I have both a Cub LT1050 and the Ingersoll 4016 (with the 48" mower and blower) I use the Cub to trim around the house because it's turning radius is much better than the Ingersoll, but I switch to...
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    Re: Cover Your Tractor

    I had the same problem 5 years ago when I got my 1st tractor. I got one of the "Garage in a Box" 12x20x8 sheds from Tractor Supply for around $250 and used it the 1st year until I built a barn. Only...
  51. Re: Anyone own or tried out an Ingersoll all Hydraulic Garden Tractor?

    I've got an Ingersoll 416 with the 16HP Briggs Vanguard and a Cub Cadet with a 23HP Kohler. You would think the Cub would have it over the Ingersoll, but you would be wrong. I use the Cub to make 2...
  52. Re: Another Newbie has question on "Does size matter?"

    If the tractor is going to be the only mower you use you need to consider the type of ground you have as well. I have almost the same property you mention as far as woods/meadow but a bit more...
  53. Buying Advice Re: Which one to buy? How much is my used one worth?

    I used to think the same way, but now that I have a tractor (Kioti CK30) I seem to find a whole bunch of things to do with it. One of my neighbors has a Jubilee series and he lusts for mine because...
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    Buying Advice Re: 50 acres and a new tractor

    I agree with most of the earlier comments, especially the "Thank You" ones. My son in-law is over there also and I can't wait for him to get back safely this month :). In the almost 4 years I have...
  55. Thread: Oil

    by KBEAT
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Oil

    I noticed that most everyone is running 15W40 rather than the 10W30/10W40 that Kioti lists. I also have the 15W40 in mine as it was all I could find at the time that was Diesel rated. I was going to...
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    Re: Pole Barn Roof/Wall Perlins

    I built a 32' x 64' last year with 4' truss centers, 8' post centers and 2 x 4 purlins. The roof feels fine when I was walking on it to put a chimney in. The only thing I would reccomend was going to...
  57. Re: JUst about ready to pull the trigger on a CK30....except

    I have moved 90 tons of crushed rock this year with my CK30 HST and have no complaints with the capacity of the loader. Even with a box blade on the back and loaded tires I could feel the rear end...
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    Re: K&N Air Filter for CK30

    Coobie, it's not a question of cost so much as whether the oil/cotton filter would filter better than the paper filter. K&N has a pretty good reputation, I wouldn't think they would get into...
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    K&N Air Filter for CK30

    Noticed today that K&N has an air filter listed for the CK30 for about $38. Anyone have any thoughts about using an oil saturated filter on these tractors ?
  60. Thread: DK pump flows

    by KBEAT
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    Re: DK pump flows

    Great, thanks for the response, I told him one of the best things I had found since I got my tractor was how helpfull people have been. Thanks again for the quick response.
  61. Thread: DK pump flows

    by KBEAT
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    DK pump flows

    A friend of mine is looking at the DK45/50 series and was asking about individual pump flows to compare to the others out there. I had thought I had seen that here somwhere, but could not find it....
  62. Re: CK30 - HYST OR GEAR ??? OWNERS PLEASE HELP..

    I do about the same with snow removal added in. I am glad I went with the HST just because of the loader and mowing. If everything is long straight runs gear is great, but for snow and mowing the HST...
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    Re: When considering Kioti----DON'T

    I agree, I have been very happy with my CK30 as well as my dealer. You need both to keep happy, a tractor purchase should be the start of a long term relationship and you need to know that the dealer...
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    Re: Great deals and depreciation

    Resale was my biggest concern 3 years ago when I bought mine, but my wife actually talked me into the Kioti because she knew I liked it better :). Now that I look back I am sooooo glad I got the...
  65. Thread: New Owner CK30

    by KBEAT
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    Re: New Owner CK30

    I've also got a CK30 and have dug alot of holes between the deck, barns and pasture fencing. I couldn't believe how well it dug into the clay where I am with a 12" auger, now I look for reasons to...
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    Re: Buying a Compact Tractor

    I've got a CK30Hst with industrial tires and use it on 11 acres. I have never had a problem with the power for pulling a 6' box blade with the scarifiers down, it's usually traction that gives up...
  67. Thread: New CK 30

    by KBEAT
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    Re: New CK 30

    Welcome !! You'll find uses for it you didn't even know existed :). I've enjoyed every minute I have spent on mine so far (Maybe not some of the snow plowing :))
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    Re: Maybe a convert........maybe not?

    I also looked at the JD, NH and Kubota's. It was between the CK30 and a Kubota B3030. The CK30 just seemed to be much sturdier and more comfortable (The operator area of the B3030 was cramped to me)....
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    Re: Cold weather start

    I have had to start my CK30 more this winter than ever with the snow we have gotten. I run the glow plugs 4 times and it always starts right up. Made the last payment on it last week, now I love it...
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    Re: Little wire Eating Rats

    Thanks for all the ideas guys :). I have been leaving the hood open since the "Event", and it has worked so far. But I want to move all my other Tool/Toys out as well and want to find something to...
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    Little wire Eating Rats

    I just built a new barn to house all my toys, I mean tools. Went out last week to use the tractor and lifted the hood to check everything. There was a nest sitting on top of my gas tank with 4 little...
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    Re: CK30 HST Purchace Q's

    While I did not stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, I am an engineer, but not a rocket scientist :D. I hope this helps a little. The torque tube is as described earlier, designed to distribute...
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    Buying Advice Re: Need advice on tractor selection

    I have 11 acres with about 2.5 around the house. I got a CK30 for all the backyard stuff and a lawn tractor for around the house. The CK30 weighs too much to use early in the spring on the lawn, but...
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    Re: CK 30 ignition switch problem

    I just started having exactly the same problem about 2 weeks ago. If I jiggle it a bit I can get the glow plug lights to come on but I am also having a problem with the tractor staying running after...
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    Re: New tractor today!

    Feeling comfortable with and trusting your dealer seems to be a common thread with happy owners. What a novel concept:) . Welcome to the pack:) , I hope you enjoy your seat time as much as I do:) ....
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Improving Tractor Fuel Economy

    I went to the dollar store and got a dozen helium baloons to tie to the tractor frame. This reduced the weight of the tractor by half. :) I also found that by only filling the loader bucket half full...
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    Re: Only 2 weeks old!

    That's funny ! I did almost the same thing with mine when it was also only a few weeks old. Digging a drainage trench through some small trees and brush and buried the fronts to the axle. Had to lift...
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    Re: New to Kioti forum and

    I think you will be very happy. I have a CK30HST also and maintain about the same area with a 60" rear mower with no problem as well as a 750' gravel drive. You will be amazed at what you will find...
  79. Thread: Dk or CK

    by KBEAT
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    Re: Dk or CK

    Thanks Contdevelop, I am up in the thumb of Michigan. I bought my CK30 a week after we finished building the house and keep finding new uses for it. There is a Kioti dealer less that 10 miles from me...
  80. Thread: Dk or CK

    by KBEAT
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    Re: Dk or CK

    I have about 11 acres with about 3 acres of woods in front. I got a CK30HST 3 summers ago and have never regretted it. I have pulled out some pretty good size trees with th CK30 and it never even...
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    Re: My loader won't crack

    Rimshot, why would you need a tractor like that just to move kindling around ? :)
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    Re: questions for ck20/25/30 owners

    I am also in SE Michigan and have had a CK30HST for a couple of years now. Have had no problems with the back blade clearing my 700' of driveway and making walking trails to get to the animals. The...
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    Re: It's orange and starts with "K"

    I would say they have reason to be confident. I have had my CK30HST for about a year and a half with no problems. Used it again this morning to move the 12" of snow we got last night. The more I use...
  84. Re: What was the MAIN deciding factor in your Kioti Purchase?

    Believe it or not, my wife talked me into it. I was all set to pick up a Kubota B3030 after looking at JD, NH, Kubota, Massey and Kioti. My wife asked me why I was considering the Kubota when she...
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