/ How close are you to a “Local” dealer? #51
Tractors rarely need any service. And when they do, it is usually simple stuff. I agree that you should buy what you like.Buy what you like best, my Bobcat has only been back to the dealership once in 14 years
I haven’t pulled the trigger yet. I’m gonna make up my mind within the next couple of months. Since posting my comment,…I’ve been have been leaning more towards the Yanmar, regardless of the dealership situation. How often do tractors really breakdown is the question that I’ve asked myself. With a decent tractor,…it’s not hardly.Tractors rarely need any service. And when they do, it is usually simple stuff. I agree that you should buy what you like.
There are mobile mechanics for things you just don't want to do yourself. Like flat tires.... ugh.
If you are buying some brand that needs a nearby dealer, I'd say you need to be looking at a more reliable brand to start with.
3 Kubota within 20 milesI see recommendations to always buy from a “Local” dealer. How close are you to your local dealer? I am rural. The closet dealers to me is a Green dealer and an Orange dealer, they are 98 miles away. My tractor is a CNH and the closest dealer is 161 miles away.
How local is “local”?