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    Price Check Re: I'm looking for a better price.

    My point is . . . at least so far (so far) . . if all bids and conditions were the same, Kubota is still the top choice. But so far 2 things have not been the same . . . price and sales...
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    Price Check Re: I'm looking for a better price.

    Why have you not contacted Barlows for a price?
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    :thumbsup: Yep, the screen in front of the radiator will clog and the vents around hood and then a horn will beep that it's over heated. As Taigragon says, keep the radiator, screen and holes on hood...
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    Re: RTV insurance

    I use homeowners coverage for Kubota F on home property. I use Kubota insurance coverage for the RTV that goes off of my home property since homeowners would not cover it. I use Kubota insurance for...
  5. Re: Kubota RTVs - how do they handle off road?

    :D I started thinking my 1140 was unstoppable the first winter I had it. I started driving cross way on a steep hill in snow and discovered it would slide side ways just like cars do but straight...
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    Have Messicks install F3680 decals on the F3080 and unless your cutting over 3 foot high grass you'll never know the difference. Guarantee it!:thumbsup:
    What extreme mowing do you plan on doing...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    Congrats on the Subaru. This is my 5th Subaru out of over 160 cars/trucks and the Subaru is one of the finest brands I've owned. They are great solid vehicles. Had a WRX a few years ago, it was...
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    I was at Barlows today checking on my tractor and saw Steve Barlow. I asked if he could find any Fxx80s and he said he would try if someone wanted one.
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    Did have to pay tax on purchase price of NEW auto with no deduction in Ky until recently. I just got a new Subaru recently and only taxed on difference between trade and sale price was and am glad to...
  10. Re: Utility Vehicle Bed Lift Capacity, Just curious.

    My Kubota RTV1140 (two rows of seats and back seat folds away to increase bed size) has never stuttered lifting a bed full and running over with gravel and big rocks. Hydraulic, not electric.
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    I get about one hour per gallon on my F3080 with 72" rear discharge deck and about the same on my F2680e 72" side discharge deck. I wait till grass is high enough to mow before I mow and never bog...
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    Tractor News Re: JOHN DEERE SEEKING KUBOTA'S

    If any thing is on a tax roll, lien recording or any record then it/you are on a list that is sold to any interested party. Many stores sell their customer lists to companies that compile lists and...
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Thoughts on Kubota BX

    Several of us have owned both BXs and Bs and done comparison reports between the two models.
    I started with a BX as my first tractor and went up to Bs and even an L and now back to a BX.
    The BX...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    :) I've traded in a lot of Kubotas to Barlows and sold a couple myself.
    First, let's consider what a fair profit is on a used tractor valued at around $16000 that is clean, low hours and documented...
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    I wouldn't turn the F3080 down if they don't have the F3680 available. Obviously I prefer the F3080 over the F3680 since I've bought 2 of them. My buddy in Oak Ridge (who I think also buys from...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    I've never made an offer but one time I did say I'd have to have more for my trade in or I couldn't do any thing while crying loudly at not being able to make the trade.:D I ask the price and then...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    :) As you can see, I'm starting off with a smile. :) I sold Real Estate in a former life and Somerset is sort of a Lake Community/Farm Community. Use to get lots of Northerners interested in Lake...
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    Re: Trenching with the BX, backhoe question.

    I turn in my seat (instead of turning the seat) most of the time when I use the BH for small projects. I've also used the release brake, lift FEL and legs and push with bucket method for longer jobs.
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    Absolutely. Plus Steve Barlow is a straight up man and he expects everyone else to be the same. He ships tractors across the country with no money in hand for which I've told him he's crazy to do...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    I've traded several to them with them never seeing my trade in until after my new one is off the truck and Marvin or Steve loads my trade in with never an issue or question. Gary complains because my...
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    If Messicks can't or don't then you may want to contact Barlows. They are probably in a different region which may have one that the north eastern region doesn't have. Barlows delivers a lot of...
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    Re: Is the F3680 still a current model?

    I doubt the 80 series is still in production. Sure the new series number change indicates the new runs.
    I currently own a F2680e and a F3080 and had owned another F3080 and sold it a couple of...
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    Dealer Re: New BX25D-1 from Barlow

    Marvin is retired Army and a fine man. I told Steve about your thinking I may work for them and about me being rewarded, he and Jamey were eating lunch at the time and he just grinned. I don't do it...
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    Dealer Re: New BX25D-1 from Barlow

    So it's arrived!!!!!!!!!! Figured it would be a few more days but I told Steve Barlow he needed to beat the thaw or send a wrecker for Marvin from what you told me about your road.:eek:...
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    Re: Post Hole Digger for BX?

    Thanks a lot TED!!!! My finger was already on it's way to post the link to Everything Attachments.:laughing:
    Love your videos!!!!!!!!!!!:cool2:
  26. Re: New bx25d-1 being delivered Sat. a.m. .....

    :thumbsup: Great SCUT, BX25, a favorite Kubota.
  27. Re: Buying a BX2370-1, I have Questions PLEASE.

    It's over in the Kubota Owners and operating forum here..........http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-owning-operating/
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    For dfran1 to help fill some time while waiting on his BX. And maybe other BX owners that haven't read it.:)
  29. Re: Buying a BX2370-1, I have Questions PLEASE.

    Once you've made a decision and ordered or bought what you decide is best for you after input from others.......well other than congratulations there's not much need for further input other than from...
  30. Re: Buying a BX2370-1, I have Questions PLEASE.

    :welcome: :thumbsup: You'll wonder why you didn't buy this tractor years ago.
    You've rec'd a lot of good advise and I'll add the weight box has never made sense to me. I'd use the money to buy a...
  31. Re: Shopping Tillers, King Kutter brand decent?

    This is a very good informational/educational site to learn about implements and they have some great videos as well as delivered pricing. Have never bought anything from them but do love their...
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    Dealer Re: New BX25D-1 from Barlow

    And this is the way a business should be. If you found 3 that offered decent service and acceptable prices in your small circle then everyone should be able to find a decent dealer. If not, then move...
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    Dealer Re: New BX25D-1 from Barlow

    Any walk in customer based business should have someone, be they parts sales person, lot tender, ring a bell or some method to acknowledge that a customer is on the premises to be served at some...
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    Dealer Re: New BX25D-1 from Barlow

    I think it depends on how many and what size's they are delivering on the one trip. For sure tell them so he can be prepared. Being close to their dealership they deliver mine on a rollback truck or...
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    Dealer Re: New BX25D-1 from Barlow

    Congratulations! :thumbsup: Hopefully our winter "artic blast" is over and the next week, starting today is supposed to be snow free and above freezing every day. Worst winter ever this past three to...
  36. Re: How to Sell tractor that still has balance on loan?

    In Ky a new none agricultural tractor purchase is taxed at 6% unless there is a trade in. The new sale price is reduced by the trade in price to determine sales tax on the difference. I have sold...
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    Re: Newbie with a PTO issue BX-25

    Age or hours on your BX25? Have you checked ALL fluids?
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    Re: Kubota RTV900

    I laid a diesel powered tractor on it's side and it did this high revving and smoke just boiled out. Started fine and ran fine after I got it back on its wheels.
    Have an RTV1140 with no issues until...
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    Re: Power service, white bottle

    I stopped by Barlows yesterday and while there I told them about my RTV running/non running issue when it was -15 degrees. Steve said the fuel here will gel at that temp and it was like anyone would...
  40. Re: Yet another, "Which tractor should I buy" thread. Thanks in advance....

    I've owned many BXs, Bs and one L. Can't add much if anything to these two posts, they cover most every thing.:thumbsup:
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    Power service, white bottle

    After reading here about fuel addatives a few years ago I started adding power service in the white bottle regularly. Recent reading indicated only for really cold weather. I quit using it......until...
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    Re: New Guy to TractorByNet

    :welcome: Congratulations on the Kubota RTV and the TBN join.:thumbsup:
    I bought a RTV1140 a bit over 4 years ago for fun with the Grands but have ended up using it for some work. Wife and I both...
  43. Thread: BX or B

    by JOHNTHOMAS
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    Re: BX or B

    :thumbsup: Sure you'll like it.
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    Re: Bria1 Kubota BS25D

    :welcome: Bought my first one about 12 years ago and can't see life without one. The BX25 is my favorite for my uses.:thumbsup:
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    Re: New Here - Hello from Missouri

    :welcome: from a little tractor owner.:thumbsup:
  46. Re: BX25D rolls some after letting off? No ....to brake on left

    Dragoneggs. Read this TBN forum concerning engine braking on a Kubota HST. It's an RTV article but transmission operation is the same. Engine braking is a selling point. If your OK with yours then...
  47. Re: BX25D rolls some after letting off? No ....to brake on left

    The issue is that an HST is supposed to stop when the throttle is released as has happened on 15 Kubotas with HST that I have owned/own. One doesn't but all of the others do? Now which one is wrong?...
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    Re: Differences between years on 2620/2920

    Barlows has a B2620 HST FEL BH with 75 hours that was kept inside except for the 75 hours. I did the 50 hour service at 50 hours. Traded it to them a couple three months ago. Think he's asking around...
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    Re: Pround new Grandpa!!

    :thumbsup: NOTHING LIKE THE GRANDS!!!!
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    Re: BX1500 Up and Down a Slope

    My first Kubota was a BX2200 FEL MMM. I mow on a hillside acres with gullies, trees and limestone. After one year I decided to trade the BX2200 to a B7800 FEL and a BX1500 MMM which I kept for 3...
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-owning-operating/330681-10-years-old-week.html#post4034134
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    Re: John Deere trade-in Allowance on Kubota

    I've never owned a Deere, just over 15 Kubotas. I did price Blue, ($2500 more) and Green ($3000 more) 12 years ago when I bought my first ever tractor and a few years later with the same numbers. I...
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    Re: Saying goodbye.

    This isn't right, for an HST to keep going after let off. If enough of us around the country complain to the dealer that will notify Kubota Corp, they may make a fix for us.
    This could become an...
  54. eBay/Craigslist Re: New to the forum. Tell me I got about the BX2350 I just brought home.

    The abrupt stop for sure since it mattered every time I did reverse and I could never get it to feather out. The rolling on isn't noticeable when doing most dirt or gravel work, going into the pile...
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    Re: Saying goodbye.

    Looks great.:thumbsup:
    Does your new one keep rolling after letting up on the go pedal?
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    Re: New trailer finally

    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: Like it, like it, like it! :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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    Re: Saying goodbye.

    Your trading your older BX25 to a new BX25D?
    I had a BX25 and traded it to a B2620 FEL BH and recently traded the B2620 to a BX25D.
    The brake pedal has been moved to the left side with the lock on...
  58. eBay/Craigslist Re: New to the forum. Tell me I got about the BX2350 I just brought home.

    I had a BX2350 and it was as good engine wise as my other BXs. The plastic parts didn't bother me as they did some. The abrupt stop in reverse was a deal breaker for me so I traded it to a BX2660. ...
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    Re: Used Kubota RTV900 Diesel(?)

    I've bought several Kubotas. One being an RTV1140 which my Grands, wife and I really like. My Grandson has been driving it since he was around 6, have had it for about 4 years. The no brakes stopping...
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    Re: B2301 or B2620 (same price)

    Just for pricing reference. I traded a B2620 FEL BachHoe to Barlows with 75 hours and 50 hour service done at 50 hours. Stored inside. He was asking $18,000 for it. Know you didn't mention backhoe...
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    Re: Kubota BX owners READ THIS NOW!!!

    Please run it for 20 hours and report back. You may be right about the bleed bolts.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Kubota BX owners READ THIS NOW!!!

    I used to think I remembered what I did, said or was told but I am less sure now what someone may or may not have told me last year but I sure wouldn't bank on what I was told 4 years ago, that's...
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    Re: Kubota BX owners READ THIS NOW!!!

    It "probably" was full when it left the dealer and settled after you drove it for a few hours as most of the Kubotas and almost for sure the BXs do. Dealers should tell all buyers to check their...
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    Re: KUBOTA RTV PROBLEMS

    Just to clarify for myself, you and another person (not a Kubota certified mechanic) modified the engine cooling system on your RTV and it now has issues with the engine cooling system?
  65. Re: Tomorrow I may own 3 tractors ? 2013 Kubota B3200

    I had a B7800 and a B3200 and a B2620. The B2620 seemed to vibrate more than the others with the B3200 second but was at certain rpms. Getting out of those points smoothed out to more normal utility...
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    Re: BX Cutting Edge

    I believe you are a great candidate for the Piranha tooth bar which will help protect your bucket edge and you need it if you did this in a few months use. Also helps cut into dirt and stuff.
    I...
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    Re: BX25D-1 Pic Requests

    If you do decide to trade then insure the new one stops when the pedal is released and if it doesn't, tell them that's why your not trading. Maybe Kubota will fix it and include us past buyers. It...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: UDT trans fluid in BX2200

    I made the same assumption, that it was Kubota brand UDT. I'd not worry if the hydraulic functions are performing well and the HST squeal isn't to loud but when changed again I'd use Kubota...
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    Re: BX25D-1 Pic Requests

    Seems to be happening on several BX25Ds per other owners here. I don't like it :thumbdown:and have informed my dealer to discuss it with the Kubota regional rep and express my discontent with it.
    I...
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    Re: BX25D-1 Pic Requests

    My 2 month old BX25D is a BX25DLB-R-1 and does not have a mowing deck. I believe there have been some changes over the past couple of years to the "new" BX25D and those changes are reflected in the...
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    Price Check Re: Price check: Kubota B2620 (used)

    No mower but the BH is about 3 times the price of the mowing deck. I've owned belly mowers and rear finish mowers before buying the Kubota F mowers. I prefer the rear finish rear discharge mowing...
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    Price Check Re: Price check: Kubota B2620 (used)

    I traded my B2620 FEL BH with 75 hours 50 hour service done and stored inside, it's like new. Traded with Barlows for a new BX25D. He was asking $18000 for it and I think he still has it. I have pics...
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    Re: Loyalty to Local Dealership? ??

    What could be the difference?
    Business owners decision (which he/she has the right to make just like you have the right to buy where and from whom you want) to make a certain amount on each sale no...
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    Re: Loyalty to Local Dealership? ??

    You've got 3 Kubotas now or show them on your profile. How much dealer service have you needed on them? Dealers survive on the income from shop for service to machines off warranty, I still don't...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    My same logic, decision and declaration I made 11 years ago (08/04/03) when I bought my first Kubota BX2200 MMM FEL. Like $12,200 for a mower with high priced wheelbarrow on the front, could buy 3 or...
  76. Price Check Re: Buy slightly used with attachments or new from dealer?

    :thumbsup: RatchetRake is my most used implement after the FEL and BH. I was there Friday when Gary was taking pics of several used machines which I had surmised that Steve was going to offer some...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Quick research. I'd pay the extra $300 to get a 12' vs 10'. But to rich for my blood and needs.
    Light Duty Dump Trailer for sale by Kaufman Trailers

    Half size half the cost. Hydraulic Dump...
  78. Price Check Re: Buy slightly used with attachments or new from dealer?

    Looks like you have made the normal progression of upping hp and slightly bigger frame/size/weight that most of us have done during our pursuit of a SCUT and some even move up to the CUT size. From...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Now I want a 10' dump trailer.:cool2: No, I'll keep my 16' dual axle but would trade in the 12' dual axle for one of THESE 10' dual axle dump trailers but still wouldn't try to use it for...
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    I get lots of PMs and some times refer them to this thread that has some great input from lots of Kubota owners and it's very helpful to old and new alike.
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Hope the input so far has helped you make the decision to NOT do a 10' trailer. Weight, distribution, safety, convenience, adaptability, etc. I'd suggest the 14' dual axle if you can afford it. I...
  82. Price Check Re: Buy slightly used with attachments or new from dealer?

    :D Interesting to read theories of why someone would trade or sell a low hours tractor.:D:laughing::cool2: I know a man that has bought/sold/traded 18 transactions of Kubotas in 11...
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    Re: Kubota Financing

    The dealer processes the paperwork for KCC on a tractor the dealer sells you. The dealer really isn't the finance guy no more than a car dealer is that calls around and gets a customer a rate and...
  84. Price Check Re: Buy slightly used with attachments or new from dealer?

    Check with other dealers (Barlows for one delivered to your door price) for new price with full Kubota warranty and also ask about used ones from the dealers. Barlows was taking pics Friday of his...
  85. Re: Ballast Box B8160 quick hitch compatible?

    Because I some times use it "upside down" the one with the bigger bolt is better for me but if I weren't going to do the upside down I'd get the less expensive one. I actually have both of these now....
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    Re: Kubota F series

    Personal messages.
  87. Re: Ballast Box B8160 quick hitch compatible?

    I've bought 3 different sets of quick hitches. One was Pat's which I sold and two other different sets off e bay that were under $100 that I prefer. They don't have the "thing" sticking up and easy...
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    Re: Kubota F series

    Getting pms on Fs so bumping this to help with some of the questions.
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    Re: Tractor Package Deals

    I know a guy that use to trade a lot and he was going to mention the same thought.:D I think your thought is right, I agree with it. Traders should get Original manuf FEL and BH for best resale,...
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    Re: Tractor Package Deals

    If it was a new machine the dealer didn't care. The tractor belonged to Kubota and not him. He had their tractor on his lot and they give him a cost to him when he sells it and he adds the profit he...
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    Re: Tractor Package Deals

    You don't say who is offering this package to see who has done business with them. Contact Barlows for a price on the same deal and see if they are close.
  92. Thread: New Owner

    by JOHNTHOMAS
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    Re: New Owner

    Buying a basic model and expecting or wondering about deluxe features is a waste of your time. :confused3:
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    Buying Advice Re: Trade the ZD326 for a B2601?

    I agree unless you want to go up to the top of the line mower, the Kubota F with a 6' deck out front. I tried a Z before buying my last F and just couldn't go back having once been at the F level. ...
  94. Re: Before and After Pictures: BX2350, 620 Hours, 6 1/2 Years

    :thumbsup: I see you used yours. :thumbsup: I battle scarred several but each time was a learning lesson.:D
    It will take time to adjust to the differences with your new BX25D but in time it will...
  95. Re: Kubota RTV-X1100 shifter hangs up, hard to change 'gears'

    If completely stopping and holding the brake pedal down and maybe "blipping" the throttle pedal doesn't do it then take it to the dealer. Have an RTV1140 for over 3 years and learning the "way" has...
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    Re: KUBOTA RTV PROBLEMS

    Did leave basic profile info so looking forward to how dealer/Kubota resolves the issue. Good luck and hoping for a good outcome and customer TBN member satisfaction.
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    Re: KUBOTA RTV PROBLEMS

    I understand your pain and feel for you. If what you say is true (Some times people join and never do any posts but one to be a "crap" post and then they are gone) then I to will be interested to see...
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    Re: BX25D Pricing

    Double WOW!! :cool2:
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    Re: My New BX25D

    :thumbsup: The greatest tool made for a new under construction homeowner. You need a RatchetRake now which is my number three add on. I also have hook on bucket forks which I use from time to time....
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    Re: BX25D Pricing

    Thanks. Get that BX25D added to your profile/signature.:D:thumbsup::cool2:
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