"I purchased this tractor back in Aug 2010. I reviewed a few brands including other models of JD. None came close to this price and with the..."
"I have one rear industrial type tire that keeps going flat. I try to keep 35 lbs of air in it, I have brought it to 2 different tire repair places and..."
"Bought a JD 3038; couldn't be happier. Well maybe a bigger one would be happier but she loves it. So what else can I say, she's happy, makes life..."
"My first tractor was a JD 2520. It was a good tractor and never let me down, but I wanted a little more power, especially off the rear PTO.
"After looking at several brands, I bought the JD 3038E in a package deal with no interest for five years. It starts and runs great and is easy to..."
"When I decided I needed a compact tractor, I researched every dealer, new and used in my area. I could not find a better deal than JD.
"Hydro-static drive and no clutch, a short step to the padded seat and enough oomph to get most woodland things done. Got it to clear dead fall and cut..."
"I have used this tractor to bush hog, move dirts, and grade gravel drive. Works great---very comfortable and super easy to operate.
"I have owned older model Ford tractors. They were great machines. I just got my JD 3038E w/loader/back blade/box blade/forks today. Wow. Lots of..."
"Generally a very good machine.The only design faults so far concern the external hydraulic lines on the 305 loader. A flex line between the oil cooler..."
"This was my first & probably last tractor purchase. I chose this tractor because of its lack of complexity. Kinda like I like my trucks. Rubber floor..."
"I purchased a new 3038e after looking for a used John Deere tractor with a similar hp and loader and got discouraged after finding used tractors were..."
"Awesome little tractor. Very utility in nature. Hard working.
Sips diesel too. :)..."
"I purchased this tractor from Fries Lawn & Leisure, that was a good experience. I would purchase another 3038E. Keep in mind that I have a John Deere..."
"I bought the 3038E/305 loader to replace a near 50 year old Ford 3000 Super Dexta, although I have kept the Ford as I find it more suitable for some..."
"I traded in a 2305 for this and bought a new lawn tractor for just the mowing since switching the mower on and off every weekend was a hassle. ..."
"This is a great little tractor. Just put 10hr on it bushhogging and cleaning up our 8acre farm. Plenty of power, easy to handle and control. Switched..."
"I moved from a larger, older John Deere 2030 to get accessibility and 4WD. I was having problems climbing on and off my old tractor. The 3038e is a..."
"The 3038e is a great homeowner tractor for people with over 10 acres who aren't running a big farm. It is more than capable for driveway maintenance,..."
"After many hours of research, dealership visits, and assessing and reassessing my projected needs, I decided to purchase a rental returned John Deere..."