Discussion in 'Tractors' started by texas, Feb 18, 2006.

  1. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    i was looking at the jd5105 utility tractor. online it is 18500. a 8ft. mower is 5681, and a loader is 4725. is it worth it to get this. id be using it for large mowing jobs, moving mulch soil, ect., and to restorate flower beds.:confused:
  2. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    also for pulling big aerator and spreader.
  3. Smalltimer1

    Smalltimer1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,223

    We have a 5205 at the farm, so far it has about 800 hours on it and has been pretty good, however we've had 2 small problems with it. The first was the fuel tank leaking slowly in cold weather (I think its plastic) and the other was the cold starting heater grid in the intake was intermittently working. Both problems were covered under warranty though and its doing fine now.

    Gave $20,000 cash for the 5205 and a MX-7 bushhog and 8-100lb front mounted suitcase weights.

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