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Compact or sub compact tractor?

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by Mustang71, Mar 16, 2018.

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Tractor brand recomendation

  1. Kubota

    38 vote(s)
    57.6%
  2. John Deere

    10 vote(s)
    15.2%
  3. New Holland

    7 vote(s)
    10.6%
  4. Ls

    2 vote(s)
    3.0%
  5. Other

    9 vote(s)
    13.6%
  1. Mustang71

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    They seem like a tractor built more for working than being fancy and modern. This one is pretty basic but I didn't want the digital gauges or a 12v outlet. The rops aren't that tall so idc if they dont fold. I didnt like the plastic rear fenders or the location of the hydraulic lines on the loader but that wasn't a deal breaker. The whole hood opens and everything is real accessible including the battery and that was a big deal to me and it's a metal hood.
     
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    bear1998 ArboristSite Operative

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    i beleive youll like it.....i have a kioti cs2210 w/fel and snow blower. Numerous amount of folks say go bigger...for some yes....some no.
    Classic example for me...since we had nothin but monsoons all summer...a lot of driveways got washed out. If i had a bigger tractor i would have never been able to get into area to back drag the stones out. For me ...its perfect!
    Let us know how you like it....
     
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    I'm still waiting to pick it up but every time I mow the lawn I think a sub compact would be perfect then I tried the Massey Ferguson out and it steers great way better than my riding mower and I loaded the bucket with stone and it lifted it with no problem. That's all I need, something to run a big mower deck and occasionally use the loader. Yes my weiner may get smaller from buying a sub compact and that was my issue, as my wife pointed out, but it should work good for me on my current property.
     
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    Um...ok then
     
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    Brought it home took my son for a ride and after driving it around for 10 min I'm glad I didn't get a bigger tractor. This one fits around and under everything and feels like pretty big nothing like the lawn tractor.
     

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