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Old 06-16-2013, 09:10 AM
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thinking of upgrading from a Kubota BX to B

We've got a 2012 BX2360 that we are using for the company for light landscaping, brush hogging, and more mowing than I expected. While it's a great tractor it's coming up short in a few areas (lift capacity, etc...). I'm throwing around the idea of upgrading to the B series.

My biggest question is, the ground clearance of the B vs. the BX is about 5". The BX is extremely stable going across slopes, how stable is the B with the increased height, larger tires and such? I know filling the tires will help with lowering the COG, but still, off the lot how stable is it, or any tractor of the similar size.
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:27 AM
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I would think the B or L series would be very stable also especially with a load or implement . All small tractors need some sort of ballist rear weight,filled tires etc. I have a small TLB and when the backhoe is off its useless and unstable. Crossing any steep terrain with a tractor is sketchy at best.
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Old 07-08-2013, 05:49 PM
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We've got a 2012 BX2360 that we are using for the company for light landscaping, brush hogging, and more mowing than I expected. While it's a great tractor it's coming up short in a few areas (lift capacity, etc...). I'm throwing around the idea of upgrading to the B series.

My biggest question is, the ground clearance of the B vs. the BX is about 5". The BX is extremely stable going across slopes, how stable is the B with the increased height, larger tires and such? I know filling the tires will help with lowering the COG, but still, off the lot how stable is it, or any tractor of the similar size.
I agree with Dually...I too am looking to do the same upgrade and in reading some of the material on the new B2650 which is the smallest Kubota with a cab, the one thing brought up was how unstable it was without a rear ballast while using the loader. I tried to find the article I mentioned but could not find it. I believe I only Googled "kubota b2650.

Anyway, my 0.02 cents on it. I have a Kubota BX 2350 as an estate tractor for lawn cutting and winter snow removal business.

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Old 07-08-2013, 09:45 PM
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I had forgot about this thread.... I did jump in and go with a B2920.... waiting for the dealer now for 2 weeks. I saw the B with the cab and around here there's noooooooo way that would last without flipping. I'm pretty excited.
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:11 PM
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The 2920 is a nice machine. I had 2 B models, the 7500 and the 3030 cab. I now have a big grand L cab model that i love, but its too big for some jobs. I have been thinking of buying another B model myself?
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:50 PM
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those grand L's are nice I looked them over the the dealer.
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:58 PM
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well today was the day... too bad it has been POURING all day and it hasn't made it more than 10' from the trailer!



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Old 07-13-2013, 02:02 PM
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I've got a B2620 and its a great tractor, I have about 100 hrs on it runs good and cuts great with 60" deck

I really like your rear tires what size are those and are they GoodYear Terra Tires I thought they quit making them???
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:04 PM
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Yes, they are the Terra Tire... 31.5x15. I like them a lot.... Nice on grass and enough traction too. I wish that they made something like the Carlisle All Trail in that size.
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:01 PM
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Very nice!
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