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My wife told me she wants a new tractor, so being the obedient husband that I am, i'm doing some research. Interested in a 4x4, no cab, between 60-80hp with shuttle shift transmission.
Was primarily interested in a Deutz from past experience, but there aren't any dealers within 200mi. Anyone out there like to make some suggestions on specific brands and likes and dislikes, I'd appreciate it.

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sugarsand look at kubota's, mahindra's, case, if looking for less expensive alternative look at a LS (they build New Holland their tractors) and of course there is John Deere, but that green paint is expensive!
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maybe you need to talk Pat into one of these

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Jake, not familier with Ls, who makes them? I looked at the Mahindra, they appear to be ruggedly built and comfortable. If there was a dealer near by, I would really prefer a Deutz. Hard to beat that German engineering. May go to Empire Farm Days this weekend, be easier to compare models

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My next one is a Massey but I wouldnt shy from a JD or NewHolland either. I have used a mahindra, a montana and a Kubota at some point. All good but there was no comparing to the Massey , JD or NewHolland. Just my two cents.
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Darrick, any experience you've had would be a big help. Any pro or cons? I've just started digging into specs and have only looked at Mahindras. They have two important features over other brands- 30" rear and larger front tires, also1000-2000 lbs. heavier which helps to get that power to the ground. Any insights anyone has will help.

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I really like the shuttle right by the steering wheel on my 6500 Mahindra. Don't have to take hand off wheel to shift when doing loader work is handy.
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