"Okay so it is not a JD or a MF,no contest. But this little Jinma cost me $6,500 used with 280 hours on it with a FEL, backhoe, 5' Bush Hog and a..."
"This tractor appears to be an excellent value on the surface. But poor quality control and use of substandard materials negate the tractor as a good..."
"This Jinma was originally bought to move a boat up and down the owner's salt water boat ramp. It had been stored outside in a corrosive environment..."
"This tractor is a copy of a 50's-60's US farm tractor. Reverse engineered to the usual Chinese standards of quality, fit and finish.
"I bought the tractor used. It came with Koyker 160 front end loader, Koyker KB60 back hoe, and a 5' grader blade. It had been stored outside.
"Very minor problems with hydraulic spool fitting leak, apart from that an excellent machine.
A special note: I live on the side of a steel..."
"I like the tractor, but it came with dinged up awning and threads rusted and stripped out on 3 point tension couplers. Dealer wouldn't send new parts...."
"Great tractor for an excellent price. Handles well and easy. I enjoy the features it has that are standard, not extra like some bigger name brands. ..."
"This tractor does all it needs to, but spare parts are a real issue. Build quality is good. I think these tractors need back up from dealers if they..."
"Bought this unit w/ROP, Jinma FEL & ZL20 backhoe, local 5' box blade, utility & finish mowers & 9" post hole digger. Don't think I can really complain..."
"Needs lot of TLC...."
"Bought used from a local seller. Hour meter and instrument panel found not working after he delivered it, easily repaired with new fuse. This just..."
"I live in rural Colorado as the last house at the end of a dirt road. After getting a 2 foot snow dump and spending 5 hours shoveling the road by hand..."
"Good tractor. Wish it had a little more room around the seat...."
"My Jinma 284 has been an interesting experience in small tractors. Unlike the better known tractors such as Kubota or John Deere the Jinma is much..."
"I did a lot of research before buying a Jinma. I could not justify spending twice as much for an American (made in Japan) tractor since I wouldn't be..."
"I bought this Jinma back in June 06 with front end loader and 5' heavy duty gunnon with riper teeth. I live in a Sami rocky terrain in little over 4..."
"Overall, the Jinma "crate tractor" from China is an overall economical way the purchase a fairly reliable tractor for incidental usage. The basic..."
"Bought this tractor new in 2004 from a dealer in mass. It has been very reliable and has had very little problems. It has done everything I have..."
"Bought this new with a loader and backhoe for $11,000 in 2002. Great for around the ranch. There are much improved ones currently.