I bought a case 1840 to sell. I was pretty impressed w/ the machine. I never really looked into buying one when I was buying one for my business use, b/c I just didn't like the looks of them. They just aren't the "sexiest" looking machine, but I have to say these machines seem really nice. The controls are so much better than a comparable bobcat... maybe any bobcat! We bought a bobcat 743 to sell and this 1840 is much easier to operate. The hydraulics are really smooth. The 4-cylinder cummins engine sounds like a hoss. These machines seem like an excellent starter machine... definately a good value. I wonder if they can pick up a pallet of sod. This one was used at a chicken farm... seems like an easy life??? What do yall think of these 1840s?