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Posted March 18, 2012 - 07:47 PM

So I got the Kubota the other day, and today it got up to about 45 degrees, and there was a foot tall patch of knapweed left over from last season when the 316 quit me. So I fired up that little 3 cylinder diesel, and gave it just a tad more than 1/3 throttle and headed into the knap patch. Man! That Bota diesel just whistled as it got in there and gutted that patch of knapweed. I mean totally "Butter"! I was thouroughly and utterly impressed I tell you! I can't even get $350 for the 316, so we decided to re ring it and keep it as a back up mower. I ain't gonna beg someone to take it! Posted Image

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Posted March 18, 2012 - 08:53 PM

Glad to hear the bota is earning her keep!

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Posted March 18, 2012 - 09:04 PM

Good to hear your enjoying your Kubota. I believe the more you use it the more impressed your going to be. Clean the radiator screen after each use and the tractor will be as happy as you are.

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 04:11 AM

You can't keep those little Kubotas down. Glad you're happy with it.

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 06:56 AM

Those little diesels have some surprising power don't they? Check out my gallery for the pic of my g5200 after blowing some snow last year, it's hard to stop it.

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 07:27 AM

I'm glad to hear you are enjoying your Kubota. I liked mine and I miss it sometimes.

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 10:44 AM

No it's like I say, I get it just above 1/3 throttle and you hear this slight whistling coupled with that pissed off, yet highly contained, growl! The 3 cylinder runs smoother than my John Deere 4 cylinder that is twice the size!

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Posted February 02, 2015 - 03:47 PM

I got my new BX2360 4x4 in 2011 with FEL, box blade, 60" deck and and tiller. I use it for everything in the yard. I mow about 5 acres with it, haul dirt, I have tilled up about 50% of my back yard and leveled it and the only complaint I have is it runs hot in the summer in tall grass when I mow ditches. I have mulching blades on it. I took those off last fall and run normal temps. I really like it and would buy another one. But I like my red ones I'm working on just as much or more.
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