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#16 grnspot110 ONLINE  

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 06:38 PM

For me, it would be my 83-420!

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 06:46 PM

I like my JD 140 but after driving a customer's JD 445 a couple of weeks ago the power steering is definitely something I would like to see on my next GT.

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 08:55 PM

ive had a lot i would say the old jacobsen i had was great. but the 126 cub with a pan seat would be first. i havent drove the yard machine yet

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 08:57 PM

I would say for working hard and having fun i would have to say my re-powered h14 with power-steering wow does it steer and drive nice and it turns sharper than it did before also its more comfy now with the new seat seen in the back round of the picture and i just got a cab so the winter should be fun not (froze stiffer than a board fun) but i do like my friends JD 320 .. newer style ... but i was the first person to drive it after it burnt ...
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Posted August 21, 2012 - 10:22 PM

Since I only have one, then the choice is obvious.
Though I have had other tractors before and if smoothness in grass cutting is a measure, this panzer's been the best in that department. The ohv engine with the harley exhaust just purrs and the mower drivetrain got all new bearings and balanced. Sometimes have got to check that the mower is actually running. As for riding comfort... it's the best you could expect for no backrest. Heck, I'd put one on there if I didn't think it would look dorky.

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Posted August 22, 2012 - 07:33 AM

Mine would be the Bolens GT2000. The tractors large frame seems to fit my large frame. :D
I have a bad back so any garden tractor I have has to have the seat modified with some sort of spring support or I can't use it.

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Posted August 22, 2012 - 10:28 AM

Hands down the Caterpillar (88 craftsman gt-18)because I sit up and my legs are below my torso, but I can still reach the steering wheel confortably. I have a modern craftsman seat on it though, with higher back than original.

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Posted August 23, 2012 - 09:42 AM

My Wheel Horse 312-8 is pretty comfortable for me.




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