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Discussion in 'Tractors' started by Fordguy, Mar 7, 2009.
Waiting on the warm weather...
My old one. 1998 NH 1925. 34 hp hst. Sold it with about 1000hrs on the clock.
And her replacement. kubota Grand L4330. 43hp, hst, a/c, stereo. Man I can't wait to mow some lawns with this one, should be nice on those hot days.
Here's my Deere 3320 TLB. A versitile platform for sure.
What do you use the backhoe for? Have you found it worth your purchase price? I am considering one on my L3240
I use the hoe for stumping,retaining walls, utility trenches,etc. It's a good tool to have and I thought long and hard about buying a used mini ex instead of spending 8k on the hoe. But I feel I've gotten my money from it. I brush hog with the tractor commercially but only use the hoe at my place.
I'm in the same boat. 8k seems like a lot of money for the backhoe, but buying a used mini in the 8-12K range is another whole set of problems. I don't feel like having the upkeep of another piece of equipment (esp one with enough age/use to put it in that price bracket) when I have 2 almost brand new tractors that I could put a brand new backhoe on and do about the same amount of work.
If I am going to pay for upkeep on a piece of equipment like that, I better be able to use it for snow removal as well, since that is such a huge majority of my income. I have machines and trucks that I buy only for snow, and I intend to have sitting for all other 3 seasons.
now that's Cool! Does it work as good as it looks?
I didn't know Cub Cadet made a tractor that big. What are the specs?