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#1 NUTNDUN OFFLINE  

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 10:06 AM

Dad told me about this Kubota he found on ebay that says remote controlled. He sent me the link to it and wanted to post it. Here is a link to it: http://www.ebay.com/itm/271111087872

What do you guys think about the whole remote controlled thing?

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 10:13 AM

Where's the fun?

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 10:23 AM

If I had a choice of running a machine on a severely steep slope, which that PX2100 sure seems capable of, I'd rather have my butt sitting on a chair controlling it rather than risk a rollover with me on it. :rolling:

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 10:25 AM

Uhh, that would spell trouble at my house. It would take a lot of finesse to run. I am picturing a lot of run over items learning to run.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 10:48 AM

Well - you could use it in a parade and even the operator could be on the float . Put a stuffed monkey on the seat for effect .

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 11:06 AM

Or on a plow day , same thing with a stuffed animal of your choice .

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 11:32 AM

Not like any Kubota I've ever seen.I don't know about remote control mower.I rather be in physical control of it.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 11:50 AM

I'm thinking that if they used it for steep slopes, I'd far rather stand above it to control it and not be sitting on it.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 12:12 PM

Why not. The user apparently has to be in line of site to use it, so it's not too scary. Pretty neat idea to use on dangerous ground.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 03:53 PM

Never heard of that before! I'll bet it was expensive in it's day, being 4wd and with the remote control hardware.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:59 PM

It was expensive. Close to the bottom of his listing he says it cost about $25,000 back in the 80's. Just wanted to share the posting but for some reason I couldn't copy and paste the listing so I asked George to do it. It definitely is a neat machine.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 10:49 PM

Maybe the remote and old owner were ummmmm........ MOWED OVER!




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