Turf Design Build Magazine Magazine - January, 2013


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Talking Tractors

John Deere

The 210K EP model offers 70 net hp and 55 hp to the PTO. Other features include a four-speed PowerShift transmission, 86-inch-wide loader bucket, 1-cubic-yard heaped bucket capacity, 9,953 pounds of breakout force and 5,612-pound lift capacity.



Lx HST Series tractors feature hydrostatic transmissions; 41, 45 or 48.5 hp Yanmar engines, loader lift capacity of 2,400 pounds; telescoping lift arms; QuickAttach loader system; one-piece hood; two storage areas; and 15-inch ground clearance.


New Holland

The Boomer 20/25 tractors feature 23 and 27 hp engines, respectively. Both models have a two-range, single-pedal hydrostatic transmission; four-wheel drive; independent mid PTO (2,000 RPM) and electro-hydraulic, independent rear PTO (540 RPM).


Massey Ferguson

GC1700 Series tractors come with 22.5 or 25 hp diesel engine and two-speed, hydrostatic transmission with cruise control. Attachments include front loader, mid mower and rear backhoe. PTO: 540 rear/2,000 mid. Cat I rear three-point hitch means it has flexibility.



The M135GX boasts 135 hp, 24 forward/24 reverse Intelli-Shift transmission, eight-speed powershift, 118 hp PTO, Category II three-point hitch and 6,834-pound lift capacity. An LCD panel in the cab shows important functional data at a glance.



With 14 models to choose from, the X10 Series models range from 22 to 91 hp with hydrostatic or mechanical transmission and mechanical hitch control. Attachments include front loaders, backhoes, mowers, box blades and landscaping rakes.



The 72-inch front-mount snowblower has a hydraulically controlled discharge chute that rotates 230 degrees. Boasts .25-inch-thick steel end plates; .5-inch-thick, replaceable, steel cutting edge; adjustable skid shoes; and 20-inch-diameter, six-blade fan.


Earth & Turf Products

SC and C Series blades manually angle 30 degrees left/right and have bolt-on, reversible edges. CH series blades hydraulically angle 30 degrees left/right and have a 6-inch, bolt-on cutting edge. The protective spring trip can be locked out for light grading.


General Equipment

The Model 471 DIG-R-TACH hydraulically powered earth drilling attachment has a universal mounting bracket and 2-inch hexagon auger drive connection.


Greenwell Mfg.

Pat's Easy Change hitch system fits over lift arms and changes them to a hook system to provide more flexibility for different implements. Includes set screws and U-bolts for stabilization and shims to adjust the system to your tractor.



The 52-inch-wide, two-stage KX523 snowblower has a 16-inch-diameter solid auger, 20-inch-diameter fan and the ability to move 4,500 pounds of snow per minute at distances up to 40 feet. Reversible, high carbon hardened steel cutting edge.


JCB, Inc.

The 3230 Fastrac Xtra features a Tier 4i SISU engine, P-Tronic semi-powershift transmission with three settings and ABS brakes. The Road Performance Package includes Traction Assist and Hill Hold. Optional rear-hitch camera.


Kioti Tractors a Division of Daedong-USA

The DS3510 is a 34 hp, four-wheel drive, compact utility tractor. This tractor offers eight forward and eight reverse gears, power steering, wet disc brakes, rear differential lock, foldable ROPS and a choice of ag, turf or industrial tires.