Model year: 2004Date Purchased: 2004-05-23Number of Hours: 342
"MTD after taking over Cub Cadet, built the 5000 CUT line and did a very poor job. Hydraulic pumps are under sized, PTO is weak and so is the transmission. My dashboard caught fire but, that was okay it was in my dealers shop at the time.
Yanmar makes that line now I hear it is a better machine."
REVIEWER'S ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Pros: It starts.Cons: Overall just a poor machine.Type of User: Homeowner 1-10 AcresLocation: USA PAI also considered buying: New Holland 3010, Magnatrac 4800 REVIEWER'S PHOTOS