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Re: 601 Workmaster

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Texas!

10-28-2013 16:41:47
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Was the weld on the rear axle? With the obvious signs of formerly having a loader I'll bet that tractor is a beater. I wouldn't pay half of what he's asking.




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Ken/Wa

10-28-2013 18:47:33
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 Re: 601 Workmaster in reply to Texas!, 10-28-2013 16:41:47  
The weld is on the housing for the big rear end gears, just above the PTO, and below the seat, a little off to the left.



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Ultradog MN

10-28-2013 19:17:41
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 Re: 601 Workmaster in reply to Ken/Wa, 10-28-2013 18:47:33  
That weld would be a deal breaker for me.
There's lots of them around. I suggest you keep looking.



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Ken/Wa

10-28-2013 19:30:44
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 Re: 601 Workmaster in reply to Ultradog MN, 10-28-2013 19:17:41  
I can not even figure what would have caused a crack like that. It seems to ride OK. I did not get a I have to have this tractor now vibe.



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cbrown9064

10-28-2013 22:33:20
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 Re: 601 Workmaster in reply to Ken/Wa, 10-28-2013 19:30:44  


There are better tractors out there...

Here is one

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/grd/4135997723.html

Another

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/grq/4157477874.html

Here is what I like (860 and 861). 5 speed and live PTO

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/grd/4146667558.html

And for $1600 more you get substantially more tractor...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/grd/4152002116.html

That took me less than 5 minutes to find some other options. Don't be dazzled by fancy paint, you can always do that to one of these ones in need of paint. Some lookalike they have been painted a couple times.

So my advice is go for a 8xx or 4000 series. More tractor, same size. 5 speed and live PTO are nice to look for also.
This post was edited by cbrown9064 at 22:33:45 10/28/13.

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Ken/wa

10-29-2013 10:40:31
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 Re: 601 Workmaster in reply to cbrown9064, 10-28-2013 22:33:20  
I was looking for a tractor to replace my 8n, with a few more features. I have a JD 870 with front loader. I will look at the Ford 4000. That is the problem with being retired, and to much time on my hands. Should just stay with my 8n, I am just tired of having to engage the pto when raising the brush hog to get it out of the shop. I made up my mind yesterday I did not want the 601. Thanks for the links. I know about not being fooled about a paint job. My 8n does not look perfect, but it does the job.

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