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Posted May 10, 2012 - 09:29 PM

Panzer for me.

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Posted May 10, 2012 - 09:32 PM

I don't know anything about Panzers, but if you want a strong, versatile working tractor, then I'd say go for the Gravely. If it's for show, then I think the Panzer is rarer.

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Posted May 10, 2012 - 09:33 PM

I would get the Panzer....hands down! Much harder to find!

Speaking of......Did you bring home that Gravely from the neighbor's?

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Posted May 10, 2012 - 09:45 PM

I would get the Panzer.

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Posted May 10, 2012 - 10:17 PM

I've got a Panzer and I'm thinking I would choose another Panzer, they just seem harder to find. Good luck either way !

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Posted May 10, 2012 - 10:50 PM

Tough decision. Go with what makes you happy. Personally, for work I'd pick the Gravely and for show the Panzer. I am keeping my eye out for a Panzer to restore, they have the "cool factor" for me.

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Posted May 10, 2012 - 11:38 PM

I remember seeing a video on here, of one a member was getting. It was prob back around January when I 1st joined this site. I loved how that thing looked and have wanted one since seeing it! Good Luck! I hope you pick that one :smilewink:


Would be ME...
in this case it is a tough call, Gravely's are perhaps the heaviest of all garden tractors. My 430 weighs 1000 lbs, and the deck must weigh #175 and that is no Joke. The Panzer is one cool beast too, and in the big picture is probably more rare...Like everyone else has said 'tough call' ...let us know what you decide!

Here is my Gravely Video...starts at about 3:30

Edited by NutCASE, May 11, 2012 - 12:03 AM.

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Posted May 11, 2012 - 07:22 AM

thought I'd replied to this, but internet was messing up last night.

In short... agree. Panzer for show and is more likely to gain in value. Gravely for work. They're both very nicely restored.

If the Panzer doesn't have a mower deck, blower, or blade, they are difficult to add later. You'd have a much easier time outfitting the gravely if you wanted to put it to work.

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Posted May 11, 2012 - 09:52 PM

There are a lot of people that will disagree, but if you show a tractor it should have implements...I mean what is a tractor for? again I know many will disagree, saying that these will never be used so what is the use... But, to me - a tractor without implements is like a race car without an engine...

Edited by NutCASE, May 11, 2012 - 09:54 PM.


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Posted May 12, 2012 - 07:26 PM

I would go with the Panzer. Those are very cool tractors.

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Posted May 23, 2012 - 05:48 PM

An update on my choice and i could not get either one to come to my terms on price ,so i did not get either one,but they are still for sale on craigslist,told them to give me a call if my offer would buy them,looked at another non restored today,it was a bolens 1053,do not know much about bolens,but hePosted Imagere is the picture of it,the owner did not like my obo on it either

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Posted May 23, 2012 - 05:52 PM

like i said bolens do not come up for sale around here to much,Is this all original what is it worth ? offered 350.00,I was more intererested in the one in the background




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