/ New Member Help! Massey 1030 & 1431 #11
Well the thought of having to hunt down parts sounds like a mess. I've got my eye on a few other. I've found a 2002 John deere 790 with FEL, box blade, angle blade, brush hog and 16 foot trailer for 11k. Has 460 hours. Good deal right???
This one actually has a clutch pto so I'm not sure what's going on there. Isn't clutch pto harder on the tractor?
that is a yanmar built tractor wrapped in green. price sounds good. i have never had any issues getting any parts for any of the deeres we have owned. they aren't always cheap.
it has a two stage clutch like the 1030 you were looking at. people are harder on equipment with clutches because people seem to have issues driving manuals. but a two stage clutch isn't harder on the tractor
I’m going to buck the trend and say that $3500 is a good deal for anything with 4x4 and a loader especially when it’s owned by family and you know the history. If you just bought the property and finances are a concern, it might be a good deal to buy that little Massey and work it until you can afford something better.
Rent construction equipment to do the dirt work and use the little Massey for maintenenace. $3500 is barely a down payment on a new machine.