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#1 SearsYellow OFFLINE  

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Posted March 15, 2013 - 12:22 PM

I turned my back on garden tractors and went to the big boys (full size tractors)

 

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Well now I am back. I sold all my big stuff and got myself 2 Sears and I am not looking back. I enjoy my small garden tractors 10000% more than the big boys. I can store them, work on them and enjoy them. I went with the ideaology that "bigger was better"  and as we all know know thats not always the case. Another good point is that I can only have room for one big tractor and have room for 4-5 Garden Tractors. I have to make sure my wife doesnt hear me say that.

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Shew.. I am glad I got this off my chest. Thanks for reading.


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 12:27 PM

glad you turned away from the dark side an came back


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 12:27 PM

Welcome back, I'm sure you're not the only one that's done that. I play with the bigs one too, but I like the small ones more for the same reasons you made. More is better than bigger.


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 12:33 PM

Only you know what is best for you, welcome back.

 

Now you've got that off your chest, don't you feel better.

 

Dick


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 12:41 PM

 It's the simple things in life. I figured I would be more pleased having more hp and bigger machine (insert sound that tim taylor does on tool time).

 

 

Yeah, I am glad I got that off my chest.... lol.

 

it feels as though I am back to my roots and I am back where all this madness started for me.


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 12:49 PM

welcome back. glad u got ur senses back


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 01:13 PM

Yep sometimes bigger isn't necessarily better.  Just depends what your situation is and sometime you situation changes from one thing and then back again.  Welcome back.  :D


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 01:15 PM

I would love to have a larger farm tractor to mess with too but having room to store one is the issue. I do enjoy the garden tractors much more and the fact you can fit more in the same space. Glad to see you made it back :D


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 01:15 PM

I to ventured into the large tractors. They are fun, but I eventually went back to garden tractors. I still own the 1947 Ford 8n.


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 01:40 PM

I have a small compact tractor and sometimes it's a lot of fun to do bigger jobs. I find it's just a lot more fun to work with the smaller machines. You can also put them on a utility trailer and tow them with a lighter vehicle than a big tractor. I'm also having trouble fitting all my stuff in the space available. I may sell the big guy and go with something smaller. That loader sure is handy though!


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 02:02 PM

I like the big boys to cause of what you can do with them. But Gt's are cheaper , easier to work on and take up less space .

 

larryd


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 03:08 PM

Well, ain't this a timely conversation!  I was just trolling Kijiji in hopes of finding a good Ford Jubilee to replace my Allis HB112. 


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 04:19 PM

Sounds like you are on the road to recovery!



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Posted March 15, 2013 - 04:32 PM

Nothing wrong with having both.  Compact tractors are great for their intended purpose, the same as garden tractors.  



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Posted March 15, 2013 - 04:58 PM

I still have the MH81 and Dad still has a few. We are looking to thin down the bigguns some over the next few years.

Welcome back to GT ownership, having both isnt bad, it just takes more room :D




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