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Old 22-05-12   #6 (permalink)
Iain H
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: East Midlands
Posts: 67
Re: compact forwarders

Originally Posted by RichardT View Post
You bought an alpine for the price of a Vimek gearbox rebuild?

I'll not be buying a Minimaster then.....
Parts to repair Vimek came to 4000 not including labour to fit!! A new gearbox was 12000!!!!

alpine was 6500 with the stump guards and extra spool valve. Decided to go for the tractor as it can be used for other jobs, and the Vimek always felt like you had to nurse it a bit.
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