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Old 05-11-2014, 08:42 PM
321birdguy 321birdguy is offline
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compct tractor or compact track loader

what would be better and why
i am intrested in one or the outer
in time i am intrested in
rotitiler
overseeder
brush hog
airator
pallet forks
dirt bucket
what size machine would be best
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Old 05-11-2014, 09:24 PM
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Tractors cheaper
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Old 05-11-2014, 10:44 PM
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I'm considering the same thing myself. Was thinking about getting a Ventrac tractor. Interested to see what opinions are presented as well.
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Old 05-11-2014, 11:15 PM
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I am thinking a brushog I have one client who wants some
Horse pasture mowing
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Old 05-11-2014, 11:17 PM
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I am thinking a brushog I have one client who wants some
Horse pasture mowing
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You can get them for tractor or ctl.

Just depends on what you want to market/do
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Old 05-11-2014, 11:18 PM
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I'm considering the same thing myself. Was thinking about getting a Ventrac tractor. Interested to see what opinions are presented as well.
Too much money for what they are
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Old 05-11-2014, 11:19 PM
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I eventually want to aquire the list I of attachments I mentioned
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Old 05-12-2014, 10:45 PM
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I agree that tractors and their implements are much less expensive and easily sourced used. Plus most tractor implements are 100% mechanical in nature vs hydraulic for skid/track loaders which means they last forever and wear parts are also cheaper. If you need to move a lot of dirt/excavate/grade or handle heavy pallets bite the bullet and get a CTL you will be disappointed with a tractors performance in those areas.
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what would be better and why
i am intrested in one or the outer
in time i am intrested in
rotitiler
overseeder
brush hog
airator
pallet forks
dirt bucket
what size machine would be best
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Old 05-12-2014, 10:54 PM
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I agree that tractors and their implements are much less expensive and easily sourced used. Plus most tractor implements are 100% mechanical in nature vs hydraulic for skid/track loaders which means they last forever and wear parts are also cheaper. If you need to move a lot of dirt/excavate/grade or handle heavy pallets bite the bullet and get a CTL you will be disappointed with a tractors performance in those areas.

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Yeah that's not true. More and more are going to hydraulics. Old tractor implements are easy to find. You're in Annapolis Anne Arundel is surrounded with farms. Lol. I'm about 20 minutes south

A ctl can do anything a tractor can do. But a tractor cannot do everything a ctl can.

But they're two completely different machines with different price points. Do you do snow?
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Old 05-12-2014, 11:01 PM
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I may get in to snow one day maby after I can add a plow to my truck
It has a plow prep package
Chevy 2500 hd gas 4x4 2012
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