Long Tractors

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by The Good Earth, Oct 20, 2002.

  1. The Good Earth

    The Good Earth LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    Anybody using tractors manufactured by Long Agribusiness? I am looking to purchase a couple new tractors and wanted to know what you folks thought, good or bad, about the tractors. Right now I am using a Massey-Ferguson 253. I like the Massey but am open to other options except for John Deere.
  2. Mow&Snow

    Mow&Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    I looked at Long when I bought my Kabota in the spring. Seemed like a good price, but I went for the solid name that Kabota brings to the table. I don't regret my decision at all.
  3. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    My cuz has a long. It is broke down more than it runs... Junk.
  4. Mow&Snow

    Mow&Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    Glad I bought a Kabota then.
  5. SWD

    SWD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 988

    As I understand, Long tractors are made in Romania. This being the case, I would go with either Ford/New Holland or Kabota. What ever you do, stay away from Massey/Iseki.
  6. Equipguy

    Equipguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Long makes a good tractor. The problem comes if you ever need parts. Hard to come by and can be expensive. It's hard to beat Massey or Kubota.
  7. Mow&Snow

    Mow&Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    While looking for a tractor last spring, I had a Long salesman tell me a bunck of lies about Kubota that made his tractor look more promising. If I hadn't checked his facts I would have made a bad decision.

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