Review By : Bob on 4/15/2014
Price Paid : $0.00
Years of Use : 3+ Years
Implements : Everything I could get plus made
Purchased From : Parks Equipment Salem WV
Strengths I purchased my B7510 at Parks Equipment in Salem WV in 1997 and have been very happy with it I got the end loader then went back later and purchased a backhoe for 3 point hitch set up. I had a 4 ft. Brush hog and finish mower from the Ford 1210 I sold after I bought the Kubota.i made a log skidder attachment, a carry all attachment, and log forks out of 3/4 ton truck springs and purchased a set of ripper teeth that goes on the bucket. This made the most complete set up for my small farm. GREAT MACHINE.
Weaknesses The lift arms have turn buckle adjustments that are hard to turn after you have used them for awhile. I made a slide stabilizer for the left lift arm from square tubing and square steel bar and used the ends from the turn buckle screws and welded the to the tubing and square steel stock. I bored several holes in the steel stock piece and use a clevis pin like the ones used to secure implements to the lift arms. I now only have to adjust the one securing link onthe right link after setting the left arm with the pin.
Overall The biggest complaint I have is the location of the reverse pedal where I have to keep picking up my right leg and move it to the rear for the reverse pedal. I get severe leg cramps after a day of brush hogging land where I am required to back up hill then mow going down hill because the land is too steep to mow side ways around the hill. I have a John Deer mower and all I have to do is turn my foot to the right and press the reverse pedal. I am working on a design to change this feature for my own health problem. I am 76 and still active and have had two heart attacks.
Parts : 10 Performance : 10
Ease of Use : 8 Financing : 10
Reliability : 10 Overall : 10