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    Re: L3130 New or L3130 Used

    I'm going on 3 years with my then-new 3130 DST. This thing has lived in a continual battlefield of clearing land all its life. The bushhog has had repairs, but the tractor has been bulletproof. ...
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    Re: B7800/JD 790

    The JD 790 was the JD model I had settled on before I bought a Kubota. In the JD line, it's more....er, primitive? If primitive means metal fenders and manual transimission. One thing that sold...
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    Re: Second and smaller Kubota?

    Liquidator; I'm sorry you didn't read between the lines. This isn't really a practical decision, it's an emotional decision. I'm just trying to rationalize it. The only really practical side to...
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    Second and smaller Kubota?

    About 15 months ago I purchased an L3130, bucket, Bushhog brand 60', and box blade. I built a reinforced canopy for clearing woods and went to work. It has performed amazingly and flawlessly...
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    Re: 3130 or 3430?? Value in the Kubota Name??

    I've been through this question defending another "brand name" product I own vs. the cheaper competition. IT'S NOT WHAT IT COSTS YOU TO BUY IT. IT'S WHAT IT COSTS YOU TO OWN IT. You need to...
  6. Re: Purchase a Kubota 3130? Have Tranny questions

    I'm very happy with my 3130 DT. Power is not an issue; just select whatever gear is appropriate and "git 'er done". I, too, was concerned with the extra money for the GST/HST. In my opinion, the...
  7. Thread: New L3130

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    Re: New L3130

    I'm absolutely teenage-boy-in-love with my L3130. It seems to do things with no effort that I'm not sure I should be asking it to do at all. You've made the one choice I wish I had. You got the...
  8. L3130: Newbie dumb question on hydraulics..

    I have an L3130 with 513 FEL; just a few hours time on them. I put my tractor on the trailer last night with the bucket elevated to clear the back of the truck. This morning I found it had leaked...
  9. Re: The wider the wheels the less horsepower????????

    Me, bein' from Georgia two, well I kin til ya' this is absoloot fakt. Its kinda like TV wrasslin'. The guy with the bigger shoulders wins, don't he? He's wider so he's got more horsepower, rite? ...
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    Re: Ordered the Kubota 3130DT with 513 FEL

    I'm very satisfied, but...... I finally reached the limits on my package the other day. I have wreaked havoc on Ga. first growth forest. But in the way of turning my truck/trailer combo around on...
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    Re: Ordered the Kubota 3130DT with 513 FEL

    Yea. Sure, I know where Chesterfield is. Man am I getting old. I used to be a Park Ranger for the Richmond National Battlefield Parks and used to go through Chesterfield virtually daily.

    I've...
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    Re: Ordered the Kubota 3130DT with 513 FEL

    I pull with a 97 F-250 powerstroke extended cab. This is plenty of truck. My trailer is a full deck 18' car trailer, two 3500 lb. axles. It has trailered many full sized cars(Galaxies, Lincolns,...
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    Re: Ordered the Kubota 3130DT with 513 FEL

    Congrats. After much shopping and worrying, I ended up buying the same package you did about a three weeks ago. For a 91 cu. in. engine it's an amazing piece of equipment. A contractor I'm working...
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    L3130 DT: More macho musings.....

    I don't want this post to turn into one of those "my tractor is better than your tractor" debates because you would sound stupid and be wasting your time. By insight, intuition, and intense study of...
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    Re: 3130 GST/HST owners- Get a Hormone!

    stvman: Good idea! I'm afraid if you hadn't offered, with all that pumping on the clutch and my girth I would have ended up looking like a lopsided bullfrog.
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    Re: 3130 GST/HST owners- Get a Hormone!

    I'm glad some of you got a kick out of my post. It was (OK, some of it was) meant in jest. Part of the truth is I was just too dern dumb to catch on to the GST trans. And I just didn't see the...
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    3130 GST/HST owners- Get a Hormone!

    I am thrilled with my new purchase of a L3130 DT, that's Kubota-ese for standard transmission. In spite of what many readers would consider its plebian transmission, harken back just a few years...
  18. Deere 790 vs. Kubota 3000 debate resolved.

    On advice of posters who kindly responded to my inquiry I went to yet another tractor dealer to look at the NH TC30. When I parked directly in front of me was a Kubota L3130 with FEL. The FEL hid...
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    Still shopping....JD790 vs. Kubota L3000

    I "thought" I had decided on a JD 790 which I really liked except the positioning of the shifter and lack of HST. Also looked at a JD4310 and Kubota 3130 but these bumped out of my price limit and...
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    Re: Heck of a sales pitch....

    Rick;

    I interpreted your message as a suggestion to hedge my tax exposure by making a sizeable contribution to your favorite charity. I am strongly considering this as an alternative. I will...
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    Re: Heck of a sales pitch....

    Obviously there are some very bright people who read these posts and, believe me, all your input is greatly appreciated....if a little hard for someone new to digest. Here's my situation: By luck...
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    Heck of a sales pitch....

    Just got back from the closest Deere/Kubota dealer 70 miles away. While I've been shopping both new and used tractors hard, the salesman said Congress this summer passed a bill that allowed 50%...
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    Re: Ford 1920 vs. neglected farm

    jmc;

    That's the kind of abuse I'm talking about. Got the dealer down to $10,500, out the door with "Bushhog" brand bushhog with stumpjumper and a box blade at $11,700. I'm very close. Thanks to...
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    JD790 vs. Ford 1920...Help?

    I've been suddenly and inadvertently launched into a new career as a "real estate developer". I have 25 acres of partially wooded, partial former field which hasn't been bushhogged in 7 or 8 years. ...
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