I was happy with my $9,000 purchase price, if not a little stunned. Except for our house, which was only possible thanks to a big mortgage, this was the largest single purchase I’d ever made. More than my truck. More than my wife’s car. But auction houses charge additional fees that you need to be mindful of. At the auction I attended, the buyer’s fee was 10 percent for total sales under $1,000 and 1 percent for sales above $1,000. Credit card payments were an additional 2 percent, which I was OK with because I got the equivalent of 3 percent cash back in points and had the dinero to pay it right off – thanks to months of tight living.
The Kubota ran tip-top for three months when a short blew the ignition switch. Horsing around with it I blew the starter. That was an easy fix, but another $250 in the hole. When the backhoe came off, I needed to buy 3-point arms, another $250. A year later, with all the other miscellaneous purchases, most not really needed, I probably have about $11,500 in the Kubota, which for a 45-horse with backhoe, really isn’t bad at all. If I ever need to sell it, I wouldn’t take much less than $15,000. Not that that’s going to happen anytime soon. I haven’t found much on our small property the tractor won’t do: snow removal, firewood, food plots, our big garden, cutting trails in the woods, dragging logs to be milled into lumber.
2014 JOHN DEERE 1025R, H120 LOADER - 25HP YANMAR DIESEL, HYDRO TRANS., 4WD, 60D 60" DRIVE-OVER AUTOCONNECT MOWER DECK, DLX SEAT, FOLDING ROPS, REAR 3-PT HITCH, REAR PTO, FRONT BRUSH GUARD, R4 TIRES, 238 HOURS, GOOD CONDITION.|26x12-12 (4PR, R4 Industrial, 1 Position)|18x8.50-10 (4PR, R4 Industrial, 1 Position)|English North American Operator''s Manual and Decal Kit ...more
1942 Farmall H Tractor , Starts and runs good, good tires, PTO works, Belt Drive pulley works, converted to 12 volt, lights work, good seat. Will deliver for $2.00 per mile from Texarkana, TX 75503, first 100 miles free. Payment by Paypal , cashiers check or cash. Will accept personal check but must wait for check to clear before loading or shipping.