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I’m looking for a cheap compact tractor to run a Hakki Pilke OH60. The processor needs 15hp and weighs around 250kg. 

 

The processor gets used 4 or 5 weekends a year and is tucked away in the shed the rest of the time. 

 

I don’t know anything about compact tractors so I’m curious to see what others are using. Whats worth a look? 

 

Thanks, G

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never used for a proccessor but as loader tractor and trailer. 

 

kubota b2400 - lasted 10 yrs of abuse

kubota 3030 - soft as hell

john deere 3720 lasted 5 yrs of ridiculous work and not much love, did develop a fair leak in end but really had been overworked.

 

bet an old kubota would do job, especially if not fussed about looks.

 

where are you in country as some dealers can source almost anything?

 

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Have a look for a second hand branson. Korean made and uncomplicated, no kubota but well up to the job for occasional users. Iseki are good too.. there are some gems or older compacts out there if you can find them.20190410_170133.jpeg20190326_121710.jpeg20190130_112045.jpeg

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Thanks lads, all good information. Much appreciated. 

 

David, I’m in Scotland. Not many old compact tractors for sale up here, they all seem to be in South England. 

 

Cheers 

 

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I bought a Landini Mistral 50 compact new in 2006. It has been used well beyond what it was designed for, from pulling timber trailers, to wrapping silage bales and has been serviced every 500 hrs whether it needs it or not, it will continue to be abused for many years yet and will probably be the longest serving bit of machinery that I've ever used.
Have a look around and if you can find one, be very tempted, The simple Yanmar engine and no fuss gearbox keeps it cheap and easy to maintain 

 

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