John Deere 850 Review
Posted by Sheldon Hamblin on 03/18/2014
Purchased this machine with a loader off the lot, new.
Model year: 1988
Date Purchased: 06/01/1989
Number of Hours: 700
REVIEWER'S ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Pros: Always starts, always reliable.
Cons: Should have purchased a backhoe for it when I bought it.
Type of User: Homeowner 1-10 Acres
Location: United States Massachusetts
I've kept up on preventative maintenance. I have had to replace one hydraulic line and one steering component.
Great for manure handling and snow removal. It does have calcium in the tires which helps.
I also use it to grade and move snow on my driveway. (1,000 ft)