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#1 drbish ONLINE  

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 02:32 PM

If you had the chance to buy any garden tractor,with money no object what would you do.I did not hit the lottery,i was looking at the older garden tractors and the prices are outrageous


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 03:04 PM

I would like a 1956 wheel horse rj, I know its not fancy or overly rare but that's my birth year and I think that out of all my tractors my kids just might keep that one, I will find one some day and it will be coming home with me, I my even have one but I cant find any numbers on the frame of 2 that I have but I will have to check out the motor numbers
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Posted November 06, 2015 - 03:09 PM

Oh man...I'd have to think about this.



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Posted November 06, 2015 - 03:50 PM

A 2nd Bolens HDT1000  :D :D :D


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 04:26 PM

Without a second thought, Ariens GT diesel.

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Posted November 06, 2015 - 04:35 PM

Anything with a diesel and FEL!


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 05:15 PM

A 2nd Bolens HDT1000  :D :D :D

I knew that one



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Posted November 06, 2015 - 05:53 PM

Buy what you like. Take your time and do some research!
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Posted November 06, 2015 - 06:05 PM

If the Bolens tubeframes were still being built, I'd buy a New Bolens 1000 and a new Bolens 1050 then buy all 30+ attachments that went with them :thumbs:


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 06:23 PM

Al the old Blue and White Homelites and a bunch of Duetz Allis green machines. Always wanted a green one like my T-16 H Homelite. !

Roger


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 06:27 PM

A NOS Massey MF16 with all accessory's.


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 06:54 PM

That is a loaded question. Many different options. I kinda answered that for myself a coupla years back after looking at many options. I bought a new Kubota BX2660 with FEL and mid mount mower. I would do it over again. The old stuff is great and serves the purpose and I love the fact that there are people who are keeping them alive. Now if Kubotas and other such things were unavailable I would be looking for a hydro Cub Cadet (pre MTD) or an Allis Chalmers.



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Posted November 06, 2015 - 07:28 PM

Old ones cost too much????  Have you been pricing NEW stuff?  Not much left in GT's anymore that isn't just a Lawn tractor beefed some and made by MTD.   Would think a Scut or Utility offered by all the new company's would have to be bought to get same strength as old GT's.  I would want Power Steering, Ease of entry and all those features that most have now days with my old man's body now.  I believe the Massey Ferguson line and the New Hollands are pretty nice line. AND, have to say it..........Any bigger John Deere series should last long time.....(spit!) there got that out!


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Posted November 06, 2015 - 07:37 PM

I hate to betray my "green" blood, but a Kubota with all the bells and whistles.



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Posted November 06, 2015 - 09:57 PM

If you had the chance to buy any garden tractor,with money no object what would you do.I did not hit the lottery,i was looking at the older garden tractors and the prices are outrageous


A new tractor or an old one? Makes a difference for my vote.




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