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New tractor in the house!
Posted by: RecipeForDisaster
Date: May 13, 2022 01:37PM
Okay, not quite in the house. But it’s going to be out in the shed that was once the horses (they also have a barn). It’s beautiful! Kubota L2501 with LA526 loader, agricultural tires, hydrostatic transmission. I can’t wait to have a minute to play with it! I’ve been waiting for five months for it to get here.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: Speedy
Date: May 13, 2022 01:57PM
bubb rubb smiley



Saint Cloud, Minnesota, where the weather is wonderful even when it isn't.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: lost in space
Date: May 13, 2022 02:12PM
Kubota Leader!!



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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: May 13, 2022 02:12PM
....next on the list.....a tractor.....beam....??



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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: jdc
Date: May 13, 2022 02:25PM






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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: freeradical
Date: May 13, 2022 02:31PM
You must have got the 4WD model seeing as the 2WD model doesn't have the "hydrostatic transmission".

:-)
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: RecipeForDisaster
Date: May 13, 2022 03:05PM
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freeradical
You must have got the 4WD model seeing as the 2WD model doesn't have the "hydrostatic transmission".

:-)

Sure do! I am so psyched about using it. First I’m going to read the whole owner's manual.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: jdc
Date: May 13, 2022 03:25PM
Im afraid to google the price.

Bummer, you just missed that 30% off harbor freight coupon. ;)





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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: RecipeForDisaster
Date: May 13, 2022 03:28PM
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jdc
Im afraid to google the price.

Bummer, you just missed that 30% off harbor freight coupon. ;)

Oh darn! I do love HF's machinery quality, haha.

It was around $26K if I remember correctly. Much less than the 4Runner, argh.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: wowzer
Date: May 14, 2022 05:37PM
Nice. I run a JD3032E and it’s been a real workhorse. What r u doing w the kubota?



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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: RecipeForDisaster
Date: May 15, 2022 07:58AM
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wowzer
Nice. I run a JD3032E and it’s been a real workhorse. What r u doing w the kubota?
We have horses, a big vegetable garden, and about 10 wooded acres on top of that… so will use a brush hog(trail maintenance), move compost and manure, groom the riding arena, and plow snow. For starters! I’m also putting in a pondless waterfall, and there’s always other digging to do.

I want to get the sunshade for it, but it went from $300 to $500. Even aftermarket.

I swear the hour meter is inaccurate. Is that possible? It came with 4 hours on it, I used it for literally 5 minutes on Friday and about 90 minutes on Saturday - it says 8 hours now.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: Speedy
Date: May 15, 2022 08:10AM
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RecipeForDisaster
I swear the hour meter is inaccurate. Is that possible? It came with 4 hours on it, I used it for literally 5 minutes on Friday and about 90 minutes on Saturday - it says 8 hours now.

With engine control units, they can program anything so that’s just for warranty purposes. After your warranty expires, it’ll begin to keep accurate hours.



Saint Cloud, Minnesota, where the weather is wonderful even when it isn't.



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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: TheTominator
Date: May 15, 2022 09:25AM
Since you have a loader, be sure to have a system for proper counterweight.
This could be fluid-filled rear tires, wheel weights, or a heavy attachment on the 3-point hitch.

If you are new to running tractors, Tractor Mike's YouTube channel is quite helpful.


A rule of thumb, if your ROPS is up and in position (some fold down), always wear a seatbelt so the ROPS can protect you from getting squished. If you do not have the ROPS in place, never wear the seatbelt so that you can jump clear and not get squished.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: wowzer
Date: May 15, 2022 09:12PM
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RecipeForDisaster
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wowzer
Nice. I run a JD3032E and it’s been a real workhorse. What r u doing w the kubota?
We have horses, a big vegetable garden, and about 10 wooded acres on top of that… so will use a brush hog(trail maintenance), move compost and manure, groom the riding arena, and plow snow. For starters! I’m also putting in a pondless waterfall, and there’s always other digging to do.

I want to get the sunshade for it, but it went from $300 to $500. Even aftermarket.

I swear the hour meter is inaccurate. Is that possible? It came with 4 hours on it, I used it for literally 5 minutes on Friday and about 90 minutes on Saturday - it says 8 hours now.

I bought one of these. It works great and has been very sturdy.

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While it is no longer available, there are other types.


As for you hour meter, did it have to recharge? My older JD doesn’t have a recharge cycle as it predates those pollution laws.



All I ever really needed to know, I learned from watching Star Trek.
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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: wowzer
Date: May 15, 2022 09:17PM
I plowed snow on my gravel driveway using my loader. I’ve moved composted manure as well. Don’t buy counter weights IMO, just spend the money on a rear attachment that’s heavy, like a box blade or plow. Rim guard is also good for ballast.



All I ever really needed to know, I learned from watching Star Trek.



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Re: New tractor in the house!
Posted by: wowzer
Date: May 15, 2022 09:24PM
I also got the titan front loader pallet forks. It’s great for cleaning the yard as you can drop fallen trees and twigs on it. Good for 1500 lb, which exceeds my bucket, so I will never use it to the max.



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