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post #1 of 11 Old 04-06-2012, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
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My new 1026R

As promised, my son jumped in the seat before faster than you could say "ho do you do".
I did have a couple hours to get used to the FEL before he stopped by after work though. I hadn't messed with a bucket since working on my dad's construction crew (a Case loader/backhoe) but it is like riding a bike and the controls on the 1026 were smooth and the tractor is comfortable and surprisingly quiet for a diesel. We attached the brush cutter (Frontier RC2048) and tomorrow we're going to tackle the pretty rugged north 2 acres. I cut one 2-acre tract with the X310 and with the power steering and wider cut it was a dream! (More photos later).
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post #2 of 11 Old 04-07-2012, 07:46 AM
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Looks great, thanks for the pic.

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Congrats and have fun with it. slkpk

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NICE! a 1 series is on my wish list, i'm finding more and more that i could use a TLB around here.

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Nice pics zeeno98! I am sure you will be suprised with the many uses for your tractor. I

added hooks to my bucket and found that this has been a very handy item to have.

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Looks like a great setup, thanks for the pic!

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Looks nice !!

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Very nice. You will definitely enjoy those machines. You've started a nice little herd.

The x310 is what I originally was looking at before I started researching an x530, then a x720, then a x748, and finally "settled" for an 1026R (I could only get one)


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Congrats that is a great looking set up!

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