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arie515

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Re: Just a little introduction
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2017, 10:16:57 PM »
Good luck with the Deere !

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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2017, 12:19:22 PM »
Okay.... new to this forum thing . Sorry if I did something wrong.  Anyways thanks for the visit. . Picked up a deere instead.

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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2017, 03:44:36 AM »
Hey everyone. ..
New guy here just joined up to get some advice on a tractor purchase.
I've been looking for a tractor  for general use on my 100 acre property.  It will do snow removal,bush hogg,light forestry work/firewood,road maintenance,garden prep,etc... my tractor will probably get under 200 hours of use per year.
I've been around belarus tractors for some time as my uncle was a dealer in the 80's/90's so now that I'm looking for a used tractor I've naturally been looking at belarus as they fit my budget and offer good value for the buck.
I've looked at a 1995 5150 with under 2500 hours. It has a cab and is in excellent condition. This tractor comes with ice chains and a 8' fisher snow plow front mounted. For some reason it has had a starter button installed and there were issues with the control for the 3pt hitch so a seperate valve and control was plumbed up inside the cab.. also the clutch has replaced .. seller wants $15000 obo..
The next tractor I'm considering is a 1989 825 with a cab and loader. 3600 hours. This tractor is also in great condition with ice chains and I haven't noticed any evidence of modifications. Asking price is $9500.
Is one of these tractors better than the other as far as quality and reliability? I've been told that the older one is a better built tractor?? Which one is the best buy?? Are they over priced?
I'm kind of leaning toward the 825 because of the loader.. I really don't need this much hp. But there doesn't seem to be any noticable difference in physical size between the two. How much difference in fuel consumption between these tractors ? Does one have a better transmission?
Also if I was to get the 5150 I would need to get a loader for it shortly.
Sorry for the super long winded first post..
Any advice is appreciated.
Thanks