Review By : Anonymous on Oct 5 2010 12:00AM
Price Paid : $16,000.00
Years of Use : 30-Days
Implements : FEL, 64in rear snow blower
Purchased From : Michigan Sales
Strengths Tons of power for such a small tractor. Priced very well. I purchased this tractor to maintain 34 acres of land/ forest and it has exceeded my expectations. This is my first tractor ever. I financed it through Kubota @ 0%. It is very easy to operate, and after reading the manuals front to back, it appears relatively simple to maintain. I had rear work lights mounted on the ROPS because I also purchased a rear 64 inch snowblower. I was quite sure I wanted a front mount blower but a similar tractor with a mid-PTO and front blower would have cost several thousand more. Also, the rear mount blower is much easier to mount and the front-end-loader can stay attached. I am very happy with this set up. The instrument panel/ levers are placed well, and at 6'3", I feel as though I have enough leg room. Although this is a "compact tractor", do not be fooled, it's a real work-horse. I also looked at a JD3032 but I was disappointed with the PLASTIC fenders. Personally I think Kubota is a better tractor and more attractively priced. Given the choice, I wouldn't trade it for anything else.
Weaknesses No mid-PTO for a mower, front snowblower, etc. Paint seems to chip rather easily....but hey, I do use it in the woods not in the field. No major weaknesses to complain about.
Overall Very happy with this tractor. Excellent power. Looks nice too. Easy to operate. Had the rear tires ballasted, can pick up just about anything!
Parts : 10 Performance : 10
Ease of Use : 10 Financing : 10
Reliability : 10 Overall : 10