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    Re: Massey Ferguson 1648 vs Kioti DK50SE

    Both are good machines. I like the Massey but the DK50 is also a nice tractor. The Massey seems to fit more closely with your needs and as others have mentioned better options. I the DK40 I wouldn't...
  2. Re: Having A Hard Time Deciding Between LS Or Kioti

    I'm not a large fan of those sizes of those tractors, BUT in this case I would go with the LS. I would love to have a cab but due to barn limitations it wasn't an option. Both are great tractors and...
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    Re: Would you think I was crazy if...

    I would definitely do it, but I would want something a little bigger. My mini was just as if not more useful then my tractor.
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    Buying Advice Re: Chinese yes or no.

    People get stuck on buying new. None of my tractors have been new and all have been great. I bought my first John Deere with 88 hours on it with a ton of attachments (backhoe, thumb, pallet forks,...
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor - Which way to go?

    It is obvious you don't have much seat time in a sub compact tractor... Comparing a lawn tractor to a sub compact tractor is a dumb comparison. I have a 24hp John Deere 2320 (which isn't a subcompact...
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor - Which way to go?

    I would look at a Deere 2320-2720 series tractor. I had a 2320 for 3 years, and restored a house and property mainly with that and a mini hoe. Fantastic tractor, tons of power, very safe, and not too...
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    Re: Utility Vehicles?

    Thanks guys for the responses, when I mean off road capabilities, I don't mean power, the Kubota is an incredibly powerful machine as well is the mule. What I mean is the Kubota and the regular mule...
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    Re: Utility Vehicles?

    Lol, she isn't my wife, literally my neighbor haha. But yes, her main needs are using around their horse farm, and for going on very rugged trails. This took the JCB out after I looked more into it....
  9. Buying Advice Re: Starting with 10 acres. Some clearing needed. plan is to have cattle and horse.

    Why buy new? Buy a used 75HP New Holland or something similar. The biggest mistake people make is being stuck on buying something new, and they can't afford what they need so they buy something too...
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    Utility Vehicles?

    Hey guys, my neighbor is looking to get a utility vehicle and has given the project of finding one to me LOL. Since she has already made that first mistake ;), I want to get her the best possible...
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    Buying Advice Re: Better Tractor vs Better System

    Don't know anything about the grapple, but bought a set of pallet forks from them, and they are fantastic to work with, I would buy anything from them, wonderful people, great service, great products.
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    Buying Advice Re: Better Tractor vs Better System

    What about a Deere 2305 or 1000 series? Fantastic tractors, with better attachment availability. Only thing better about the BX is the availability of a grapple.
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    Re: Lot Clearning - DIY or Pro ?

    I got lucky, and learned to operate as a kid. Youtube videos do help some with the controls and some tips and tricks, but as already been said clearing is not as easy as it looks. Not matter the size...
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    Re: Skid Steer - Tracks or Wheels?

    I would look into a MTL undercarriage. Multi Terrian Loader. Cat makes a few different models, not sure of your price range but everything from the 247-297 are good machines, mine the 257. Very...
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    2007 Kawasaki Mule 610 issue

    Hey guys. Yesterday I was driving our 2007 Kawasaki Mule 610 home, from plowing a neighbors. I was driving down a not so steep hill and heard a loud pop. All of a sudden I lost all power and even...
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    Re: Search Over

    I really like that lever for forward and reverse. Miss having that, had it on the JCB 215S. Great backhoe and made it easier to use. DO NOT LIKE the heel toe pedal set up on my kubota at all. Didn't...
  17. Tractor Sizing Re: I would like your opinion on what size and brand tractor is for me.

    If you want to farm on it I would go with a few tractors. An 85C Case Farmall with loader etc, and then a International 1066 or something like that
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    Juno (2015 Blizzard Tractor Pics)

    Hey Guys, Living in the shoreline of CT, we just got hit pretty hard. Lets see your guys pictures of your tractors plowing.
    Here's Mine
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  19. Re: Small Excavator... What to look at or avoid?

    I loved my Bobcat 335. Great machine. The thing with a mini excavator is it really depends on what you are gonna do with it. I have had quiet a few, and trust me you don't want to go cheap or too...
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    Comparison Re: LS Tractors

    Never said they did. Doesn't matter who makes them, the two tractors the OP was talking about are both good tractors. I am not talking about total brands here, I am talking about the specific models...
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    Comparison Re: LS Tractors

    I do. My family owns a 3,500 acre farm. We run tractors for a long time and run them hard. Not entirely brand loyal. They have Deeres and Cases. Friends have LS's. Never said they were bad tractors,...
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    Comparison Re: LS Tractors

    Not talking about the boomers. Looked hard at 50B's (LS R4047H) drove a few of them nice tractors. This guy wasn't looking at a Boomer series tractor...
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    Comparison Re: LS Tractors

    Can't go wrong with the Case or New Holland. LS makes a great tractor, but not on the same "level" as NH or Case
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    Re: Another PT110 bites the dust...

    I am very sorry to hear about your experiences. I considered an RC50 but didn't get it too to bad reviews. If I were you, I would just get rid of the 110 and get a 287D Cat or if you aren't partial...
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    Buying Advice Re: Used JD 110 vs everything else

    For you purposes I wouldn't even consider a tractor. Not the right machine for the job. The Deere 110 has a lot of "purpose built features" built onto a 4000 series frame. Very good machine. It is...
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    Re: Would you buy a KX41

    I would not buy any smaller machine then a 5 ton and nothing bigger for your purposes. I have had 3 minis and 2 backhoes over the years. 2 three tons (TB135 Takeuchi and a 804 Super JCB) and 1, 5 ton...
  27. Re: Love my new tractor, Hate new Curtis Cab.

    I am guessing that your JD dealership is DH marvin, who is mine as well. Wonderful dealership, wonderful people, can't say enough good things about them.
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    Re: Do I need a bigger tractor?

    In all honesty, due to the fact that you are limited to a 1500 sized pickup truck I would keep one of them for mowing, and I would buy a skid steer like a Case 1845C, Cat 226 or a Bobcat 753. But I...
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    Re: Kubota M7060 vs JD 5075E; Kubota DPF

    I would go with the Kubota in this instance, because I haven't heard the best things about the E series deeres. Have you considered a Case 75C?
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    Re: Strongest Korean brand

    LS seems like a nice tractor. I drove two 50 boomers (4047 Ls's) nice tractors with pretty decent power. I don't know enough or have any experience with Kioti to say anything. But I gotta ask, why do...
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    Re: If you had $15K in your pocket...

    A John Deere 4500-4600 would do well. I would want a loader, once you have one you will never want another without it
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    Re: is there a big difference in 6 HP ?

    I am with GmanBart, If the only purpose of your machine is moving and digging dirt, buy a skid steer. A cat 247 or a Kubota SLV75 would be perfect. A tractor with a loader can do the work, BUT, if...
  33. Comparison Re: Best smaller tractor for a backhoe attachemnt to dig in tough clay

    Id go with a used John Deere 4520
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    Re: Solid Backhoe for $35K possible?

    Nice! I used to have a 215S JCB and loved it. Case makes a good machine, you will have good luck with it. I now run the mini excavator/ tractor combo. Works well for me, but a Backhoe still has a...
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    Re: Small horse/hobby farm

    Depends on your task. I would personally want CTL like a Takeuchi tL240 or Cat 247 etc, and an old farmall cub, and then a zero turn mower with a 2500 sized pickup
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    Re: Lets see your best tractor pictures

    Here are some of mine

    The Bobcat 335
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    The new Kubota
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    Re: New farm owners: CUT or UT?

    I don't know your opinion on Case but the used DX45's are awesome tractors. I looked very closey at buying three but didn't due to on person not liking my offer, one I couldn't get a shipping price...
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    Re: What size tractor should I buy?

    Honesty for your needs, I would get something like a John Deere 4600
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    Re: Tires to get??

    I would definitely get R4's
  40. Buying Advice Re: Considering new Kubota L3901 or used New Holland TC40 DA, which should I choose?

    The New Holland is a bullet proof tractor. The kubota is good, but If I were you I would definitely take the new holland.
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    Re: Any body built a knuckleboom loader

    Have you considered a Anderson M90
    Log loaders | Anderson Group | Agricultural, Biomass and Forestry Equipment
  42. Thread: trade

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Comparison Re: trade

    Id do it depending on what the dealer gave you for both. If they wouldn't give you that much then sell them both on craigslist. Thats what I did, got 3 grand more off craigslist then the dealer...
  43. Re: Need a ~60 horse tractor.......ready set go!

    Ive heard that the Case 75C is a fantastic tractor. The Kubota is a good option as well as the New Holland
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    Re: Backhoe attachment vs excavator

    I had a few mini excavators over the years, and more that Ive ran. I started with a Takeuchi TB135. Then I got a Bobcat X331. Then I got a Jcb 804 super, and then after that, we use a Bobcat 335. All...
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    Buying Advice Re: Advice on First Utility Tractor Purchase

    I agree with your plan to rent and see what works for you. A If you buy a tracked skid steer, you will not have a problem getting hung up. With a wheeled one you might. I think a CTL or a MTL are the...
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    Buying Advice Re: Advice on First Utility Tractor Purchase

    With a property like that, I wouldn't even look at buying a tractor. I would get a Compact Track Loader or a Multi terrain loader. I have been doing rock work for a couple years, and I have been...
  47. Re: I'm sure it is the usual question. What tractor to buy?

    For that purpose I would suggest you get a used backhoe (Case 580, Jcb 3cx, Deere 310 etc) for this phase. Then when most of your projects are done get a 45hp tractor.
  48. Re: Good Clearing/Farm tractor for 250+ acres

    I used to own the mini excavator but a can now only borrow it for short periods of time from a friend. Also need to mow the fields with the machine and I plan on logging some of the deadstand with it.
  49. Good Clearing/Farm tractor for 250+ acres

    Hey guys. I know you are probably sick of seeing these types of posts but we are selling the family farm in the next 3-4 years. In order to make in more attractive to a buyer we are cleaning it up....
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    Buying Advice Re: Help deciding between two tractors

    What about these?
    Ford 5000 Diesel Tractor
    Ford 335 industrial tractor
    John Deere 4110 Tractor 20hp with cab ***GREAT PRICE***
    Massey Ferguson 50E PowerShuttle Tractor.
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    Comparison Re: m7060 or 5085e

    I am a john deere guy through and through. And even though I have kubota, i don't really like them. But the e series are John Deere's biggest mistake. they are made n india and have horrible quality....
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    Re: Looking at a couple of tractors

    would this ford be a replacement for the 5235?
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    Re: Farmall C Series

    The C series are still built by Ls. They just have shibarua engines. This is where it gets mildly confusing. The Cvt series compacts i believe are made by Shibarau, and then the regular b and c...
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    Re: Kubota M7040SU vs Case IH / FArmall 75A

    Case makes an excellent tractor
  55. Re: Please Help Us Choose a NEW VIDEO TRACTOR!!!

    Dont get mad at me for saying this, but in your buisness making videos with your tractor it is essentially a show tractor. Not ALL but a lot of the people watching your videos are people that just...
  56. Re: Please Help Us Choose a NEW VIDEO TRACTOR!!!

    Case 50b cvt! Awesome tractor! And if not that then a Deere 4720
  57. Thread: LS XR4046

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Price Check Re: LS XR4046

    The R4047 is an excellent tractor. People confuse tier 4 with better fuel economy which isn't the case. All tier 4 is emissions, they are actually worse on fuel. You aren't missing anything with tier...
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    Re: Little KX-41 followed me home

    Sweet machine! I miss my bobcat 335!
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    Here are the new Bradco forks
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    Thanks! I looked into it and I really like it.
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    Buying Advice Re: 2032R vs Kubota B3030 & choice of flail

    im not talking about the others. I had a John Deere. This isn't my first one. also I'm not talking about the 1 series I'm talking about the 2000 series. So yes I will make a statement like that...
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    Buying Advice Re: What Zero Turn?

    Hustler Makes a good Zero turn. I have a 48in Fastrak. Grasshoppers are excellent but expensive. I also have a deere 54in and thats good but the others are better. I used to have a toro and was also...
  63. Buying Advice Re: Compatible, smaller, older tractor, similar to an International Harvester 574

    I don't know if this is something your interested in or would consider. But what I would do is sell the 574 and buy a Case 45b cvt or the new holland equivalent.
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    Hey guys I picked it up last week. I love it! Im getting the tires filled this coming week and just picked up a set of 42in bradco pallet forks. Here are a few pictures when I brought it home. 383342...
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    Buying Advice Re: 2032R vs Kubota B3030 & choice of flail

    JOHN DEERE. I had a 2320 and put 700 hours of building stonewalls, clearing, mowing, moving manure, and renovating a house with it. Built like Tanks. The kubota is a very awkwardly set up tractor in...
  66. Thread: too big?

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Re: too big?

    Thats not what I said. I think LS makes an excellent tractor and looked very seriously at them. But on the New holland boomers made by Ls aren't very good. The loader is cheaper and the parts on it...
  67. Thread: too big?

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Re: too big?

    For your uses I wouldn't want anything smaller then a 1736. And NH are a very good tractor its just the LS conversions that aren't
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    Re: Dairy work

    for that use I would suggest a Case 45b Cvt or get a compact wheel loader. Gehl, deere, Case all make good ones
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    Re: Need help pricing my for sale Kubota

    I just sold my tractor, bought another, and have been helping friends buy and sell equipment for a while. Based on previous experience, and with the condition, age, hours etc of this tractor. and...
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    Re: Spartan 42in pallet forks?

    true, the only reason I asked is he and I have the same loader. That is true on how the forks are built depended very much if it fits. I know that they are marginally more expensive, but since I got...
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    Thanks for the info, my garage is 100in tall. So I am hoping It will fit with the ROPS up with a canopy lol
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    Re: Spartan 42in pallet forks?

    Thanks for the reply. How bad was the gap? I am not a very good welder lol, nor do I have a welder so that wouldn't be something I could fix....
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    haha thats what I'm doing now!!!
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    Re: Spartan 42in pallet forks?

    Thanks guys for the repleys. They do look a lot like the titians. Here they are: Skid Steer Pallet Fork Attachment | Skid Steer Pallet Forks | Spartan
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    They do, but I am looking to get a canopy...
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    Re: Bought New Tractor!!

    Thanks Baby Grand. I want to get a canopy for the tractor. I just read 4 different websites specs on the tractor's height. I have a 98in tall door. According to Kubota it is 97 inches tall, according...
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    Spartan 42in pallet forks?

    Hey guys, I am looking at these pallet forks. I am asking if any of you guys have these? I am asking because they are pretty cheap so I am wondering about the quality? Thanks, John
    Ps these are for...
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    Bought New Tractor!!

    Hey guys. Just put money down on a Kubota L3240. I was really looking at Case/New Holland but couldn't find any in my area. I really want to thank everybody that helped with the process. I will post...
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    Re: Is 830 hours too many for a Case dx45?

    thanks for the reply. That was my thinking. I really like the salesman and they are a trust worthy and honest place. It was owned by the city of fort worth and the maintenance was always done.
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    Is 830 hours too many for a Case dx45?

    Hi guys. I am looking at a Case DX45. It looks to be in excellent condition but I just found out it has 830 hours. Is that way to much? It seems to be really clean. Any help is appreciated, Thanks,...
  81. Thread: Case 50b?

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Re: Case 50b?

    Looked at two tractors today. A case dx45 and a few massey ferguesons. I loved the dx45 but it was in kind of rough shape. The masseys just weren't ergonomic (to me no offense to Massey owners just...
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    Re: Kubota vs Exmark Z

    It depends. Just for mowing thats easy the exmark, I have tried the CUT with belly mower and my zero turn with the same size deck runs circles around it. Now if you want to plow/do any earth moving...
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    Re: Some tractor's options

    I can tell you really like kubota, but have you considered brands like John Deere 5085m/5095m, Case 85/95/105c , Massey Fergueson 4610 etc. Kubota makes a fine tractor but you these are just as good...
  84. Re: Stepped off, and it almost tipped over (lifting a snowmobile) !

    not trying to be a jerk but I will be blunt. Two things, first I don't know what you were unloading it from, but still why would you have the snowmobile that high for any amount of time. Second in...
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    Re: Pictures of your Tractor!

    bump....
  86. Comparison Re: Kioti Kubota or Deere. Which one to buy???????

    Get the 2320! I have had mine for 3 years and complete restored a house with it, cleared, built stone walls, dug trenches etc. It is a very heavy duty tractor. Very fuel efficient. No complaints. Im...
  87. Re: first post and its a need some help deciding on a tractor

    The Ls/New Holland is a good tractor. The kubota is ok (in my opinion). The john deere is by far the best of those. It is the most pricey but for good reason. They have a yanmar diesel in them. Very...
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    Re: How did you tell?

    Lol, of course! Best chicken on earth
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Tractor for ~ 100 acres

    My family has a few farms but the one I was closest too we is 275 acres. it was and is farmed with a International 886, international 684 with loader,farmall super c, kubota m7040 2wd, and some small...
  90. Thread: Case 50b?

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Re: Case 50b?

    Hey guys. I am talking to the person about the Case. I found another tractor. If the Case doesn't go through then I will look at this. It is a Massey Fergueson 1635, loader, cab heat, 70hrs $25,000...
  91. Re: Kioti CS2410 Delivered! Thoughts and pictures so far.

    Congrats on the purchase. My question is, if you sell Case tractors why didn't you buy one?
  92. Buying Advice Re: Scag is crap Should have bought a Kubota ZTR

    I have currently 2 z mowers and used to have a toro. I have a john deere and a hustler
    The john deere is for personal use, and the hustler commercial. I have driven most of the major brands. I dont...
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    Re: How did you tell?

    hey i saw you live in foster, I used to live in North Scituate. bought a few things from dubays
  94. Re: Never owned a compact utility tractor, yet

    Tbh with only one acre of land, the best thing for the kind of work would be to rent a mini excavator for a month or so
  95. Thread: Case 50b?

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Re: Case 50b?

    Thats a sick tractor. And thanks for the advice, i am personally leaning towards the case. I live in new england so this is the nicest one around lol, most of the ones around here are pretty beat up.
  96. Thread: Case 50b?

    by Roadbuilder6
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    Re: Case 50b?

    hey guys. I talked to the LS dealer today. They couldn't get me a tier 3 tractor and the tier 4s were 5 grand more then the tier 3s. I can find any used ones so Im looking at a few different...
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    Re: Are all sub compacts essentially equal?

    says the guy with a ventrac....
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    Re: Are all sub compacts essentially equal?

    the best subcompact by far is the John Deere 1026r
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    Re: need opinions pls Mahindra or Kioti ??

    You should look at LS
  100. Buying Advice Re: Kubota L3200 vs NH Workmaster 35 vs JD 3032E

    To be honest too many people get wrapped around the idea of buying a brand new tractor. All of those are economy tractors. And all of them are a good tractors. But what I did is went on craigslist...
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