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#1 JohnDeere110 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 09:07 AM

This can be a GT you have or a GT that you wish you had.


Mine would be my JD 110. Its very reliable for how old it is and really not much work done to it. And it also is a "smaller" tractor so you don't need a huge space to keep it in. I also love the look of the round fender tractors.




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Posted September 07, 2015 - 09:33 AM

I have a few of what I call my Holy Grail, have to have some day tractors. One of which I already have that being my Springfield 36. The rest consist of a David Bradly Suburban, a David Bradly walk behind with hood , a John Deere 110 round fender and an early Bolens Ridomatic. Someday hopefully Il pull it off, but I'm really not in a hurry as the hunt is half the fun.

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 10:13 AM

The one that actually starts when I want to drive one! :smilewink:   Power Kings are best, Speedex are worst, heh! :poke:  I HAVE several of those too, all the same PIA to run and fix.

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 11:16 AM

I like the old Bolens.  Have a couple Ride-O-Matic and they are a fun little tractor to mess around with and for light chore duty.  For the work horse for the garden I like the G12 with 14 hp Tech.  Not a big fan of the Tech but this on starts and runs good and has plenty of power.  Just getting used to the hydro on an H16XL.  Have had several different brands in the past including green and they all needed worked on about every time I want to use one.  The MTD made stuff was junk covered up with cheap paint.

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 11:24 AM

My favorite is my Bolens 1250(and any Bolens LF). They are big, strong, are hydraulic(at my age it helps alot), and just look good. My Second favorite is my AC Big Ten because they are fun to operate and it is what got my son interested in GTs. Good Luck, Rick


If you are just going on looks, that would just be impossible to pick. They are all beautiful in one way or another.

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 12:45 PM

Unique:My 725
Dependable: my Suburban 12
Tillage: b112 with tiller
Snow removal: the WH 16 / GT19.9 with blowers
Useful: the Roper with FEL
Fun: all of them
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Posted September 07, 2015 - 01:11 PM

Cub cadet 100 I love the looks of them

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 01:12 PM

Just ONE?!?!?!?!?
Not the best, or most powerful, or most advanced, but guess it would be my Deere 110 square fender. Just a good basic simple utility GT. If it had a better turning radius, I would call it a 10. Mechanical pto is dead reliable, basic easy on gas kohler, great cutting deck that fits the small yard, small footprint but comfortable to run. Once I got it running right, it always starts and needs almost zero maintenance.
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Posted September 07, 2015 - 01:53 PM


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Posted September 07, 2015 - 01:53 PM

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Posted September 07, 2015 - 03:06 PM

I'm not a John Deere guy but my favorite gt would have to be the square fender 110 that I grew up on. When I was too little to help on the farm I was put to work mowing the big yard, although I wouldn't have called it work. I worked that tractor year round hauling fire wood into the house in the winter and mowing grass in the summer. I even hooked it to an empty hay wagon when no one was looking and pulled it around. On the level ground of course. That tractor is sitting in my barn waiting for a little TLC.

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Posted September 08, 2015 - 07:39 AM

My first tractor was a IH Farmall Super A. I used it for gardening and tobacco crop. It drank fuel but enjoyed the seat time. My first Cub Cadet was a 108 gear drive...my first hydro was a 1250 CC and we still have it today. My first love would have to be IH...but I have had some seat time in John Deere big and small. Deere would be my second choice.

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Posted September 08, 2015 - 08:02 AM

My favorite is the Montgomery Ward Gilson S series variants.  I have a MW16 gear my grandfather bought new, been running it since I could reach the pedal.  The model I want is a MW 16 Hydro, not many sold in my area.

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Posted September 08, 2015 - 09:08 AM

It rotates to the one that's being restored. This time a simplicity 700. In the past it's been the porter cables, gemco, panzers, david bradley's.
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Posted September 09, 2015 - 08:27 AM

My favorite (my only) garden tractor would be my Bolens HT23, starts and runs perfect. It has more then enough power and the blade works perfect. The old GT never leaves a fast idle when using the blade, I cleaned up the driveway over the weekend and it cut into the hard gravel without a problem.


It's not a GT, but my other favorite tractor is my Kubota L2000, the old things runs perfect, it's never been low on oil for the 3 years I've had it. The loader is great and I also have a lot of attachments including a backhoe.

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