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#1 mjodrey OFFLINE  

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Posted March 26, 2010 - 06:24 PM

This thing is kinda cute.
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Posted March 26, 2010 - 08:19 PM

Yeah, kind of neat looking. I wonder how many $$$$$

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Posted March 27, 2010 - 05:41 AM

Yeah, kind of neat looking. I wonder how many $$$$$

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Posted July 19, 2010 - 09:31 PM

Looks like a newer version of the Italian made vineyard tractors made for JD by Goldini in the 70's! Looked good then & still do! ~~ grnspot110

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 07:26 AM

I think it's pretty cool! But, I think anything green is pretty cool.

I just looked it up it is $15k

http://configurator....s&pciModel=020A LV

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 07:38 AM

Holy Crap thats alot of $$$$!!!

I could by a couple thousand Bolens with that $$ LOL :D

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 07:58 AM

That sure is a neat looking tractor but for 15,000 I quess I'll just be looking at it.

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 08:10 AM

That sure is a neat looking tractor but for 15,000 I quess I'd just be looking at it.

:ditto:

I think for 15,000 I'll just be looking at it too.

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 09:25 AM

Here are some facts that you guys should take into consideration since many of you own and operate some pretty old iron. In 1965, $2200.00 would buy that tractor for you. Inflation since then has pushed the price up to the $15000.00 mark. The price of the AVERAGE family car in 1965 was around $2300.00. That little Deere isn't your average GT though, is it? We know that it is 4 wheel drive and I suspect that it's also diesel powered and it comes with a 3 pt hitch as standard.

By comparison, the price of a 1965 Colt Rancher 12 bare bones tractor was $1014.00. Add $163.00 for a deck, $30.00 for a Brinly sleeve hitch, $17.50 for fatter front tires, $9.95 for the deluxe seat with the backrest, $66.00 for the snow/dirt plow blade and $284.00 for a snow blower and suddenly you have a tractor package that costs $1584.45. You would have to spend $10,800.00 to buy the same thing today by taking into account inflation on the Consumer Price Index but if you go by the unskilled worker's wages, the cost would jump to $11,700.00.

The Colt had a 12 hp Kohler K engine.. Hardly a comparison to the diesel I suspect is hiding under the hood of that Deere. No 3 point hitch, no 4 wheel drive, no posi or limited slip, no articulation, no ags on the front and the list goes on. The point is this. On forums such as this one we see guys lamenting that "they don't make them like they used to" or "just look at that junk they sell in the big box stores". The problem is.........most of you won't spend ten to fifteen grand on a GT even though what you are currently riding around on sold for an equivalent amount of money when it was new. That's why the big box stores sell what they sell and that's why what they sell gets made in the first place.

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 03:46 PM

You have some good points there hydriv.

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 04:57 PM

You have some good points there hydriv.

:iagree:

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Posted September 16, 2010 - 09:26 PM

JohnDeereLawnmover.jpg How many hours in these?

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Posted September 17, 2010 - 03:03 PM

Hydrive...you nailed it down pretty good. So I have to admit, I am either cheap or strapped for cash as to giving 15 grand for that machine....rankly I am both. But if I had the money to toss around........




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