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New Tractor

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Jamesgateslandscaping, Mar 1, 2006.

  1. Tim Wright

    Tim Wright LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,034

    I thought 10" was a dumb question, but that tractor makes it look so small.

    My dealer was thinking that I would want to have a 16' trailer, but if I am going to put the harley rake on at the same time, and broadcast speader, I will use up every bit of 18' of a trailer.

    Tim
     
  2. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    CONGRATULATIONS! Looks fantastic. I can't wait for a group photo of all the equipment. Did you get a new contract that you needed the tractor for or will you be drumming up some work?

    Off topic... how many miles do you have on the 2500? Looks great. :clapping:
     
  3. Jamesgateslandscaping

    Jamesgateslandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 421

    No contract, just got sick of spending 1-2 hours each morning/night picking up/dropping off the skid steer when I needed it and having to pay full price for using it for 10 minutes. It should drum up plenty of work and will stay plenty busy.
    The 2500HD has 16,000 miles on it, a little over for the lease but I will do GM's pull ahead program 8 months ahead of its turn in date and should be fine with the miles, plus, I wont always have to move the big equipment with the HD now that I have the dump (or atleast when it comes back from having the body put on:hammerhead: )
    James
     
  4. Jamesgateslandscaping

    Jamesgateslandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 421

    Your gonna want atleast a 20', we measured and with a york rake its gonna take up the whole trailer and prob then some:dizzy: .
    James
     
  5. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,648

    I concur on the 20'. 18" is about 6" too short. I bought my first tractor when I realized that I had been spending $16,000 per year renting the things...
     
  6. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,564

    sweet tractor.
    those things rock.
     
  7. Tim Wright

    Tim Wright LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,034

    I just got off of the phone with my dealer.

    Changed the 18' trailer to a 20' trailer.

    Thank you guys,

    You a save'n my hide.

    Tim
     
  8. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 992

    Pictures! Gotta luv 'em! Way nice tractor there bud! Theres a forum just for tractors of all sizes, yours too, www.mytractorforum.com you might like. LOTS of pictures.
     
  9. drsogr

    drsogr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,275

    Good looking tractor. I have been very happy with the new hollands that I have rented....hopefully soon I will own one.
     
  10. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    nice tractor looks awesome i hope u have fun and good luck with it.:waving:
     

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