Archive for the ‘Lawn & Garden Tractors’ Category.

Need a Tractor Manual for New or Antique Farm Tractors? Find out How to Select the Manual You Need

If you’re looking for a tractor manual for your new or antique farm tractor, there are a few types of manuals to look at. SSB Tractor offers this quick guide to the information presented in service, parts, operators and Intertec (I&T) manuals, so you know which manual you need: How to Find Your Antique Tractor [...]


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Kubota HST Problems

A spirited discussion about problems and maintenance issues with the Kubota HST line of lawn tractors from the visitors to our site. Useful information, reviews and experiences from owners and operators of these garden tractors.


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John Deere STX 38 mower – turn key, clicks but won’t start

I bought a used STX 38 for $350 from CL. It appear to be very clean. Hood is not cracked, seat not torn, tires and rims look very clean. Has black mulching deck, and blades look fine too.But it doesn’t start.


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Kubota Problems – Smoking Mower & Blades Won’t Turn

This conversation illustrates the critical importance of basic maintenance. A little grease up front can prevent a lot of trouble down the line!

Al I bought a new Kubota L3400DT-1F with a Woods rotary cutter today. I got on the thing for the first time this afternoon and after about two minutes the mower began smoking. Now the blades won’t turn at all. Does anyone have any idea what could have happened?

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Kohler vs. Briggs & Stratton Engines

For people looking for comparisons of different lawn and garden tractors, nothing is more important than the reliability and quality of the engines (be it Kohler, Briggs & Stratton, Honda, Tecumseh, or another small garden tractor engine). In this classic post from our lawn tractors/garden tractors forum entitled “Kohler vs. Briggs & Stratton engines”, consumers visiting our site review and compare their experiences with these lawn tractor engines.


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John Deere Lawn Tractors Review

Many of the visitors to our website have strong opinions about the consumer versions of the John Deere lawn tractors. While John Deere is a proud brand name with a long history of quality and innovation, we have indeed had many negative comments about the models of John Deere lawn tractors sold at many retailers such as Home Depot or Lowes. In this popular thread from our lawn and garden tractors forum, the discussion gets off to a fast start between supporters and opponents of Big Green. Follow the jump below to read this interesting set of reviews and comparisons on the John Deere lawn tractors vs. Craftsman vs. Cub Cadet, Simplicity, Gravely and many other lawn and garden tractors.


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Cub Cadet vs. John Deere

Sometimes we’re amazed by how a controversial message forum topic, like oh say, buying a Cub Cadet vs. John Deere, for example, can set off a firestorm of discussion! In this classic thread from our tractors forum, Henry asks some simple questions about the reliability of Cub Cadet lawn tractors vs. John Deere lawn tractors based on Consumer Reports. This was back in January of 2005. This set off a chain of more than 100 posts over the course of 3 1/2 years (and still to this day new people join in on this discussion)! Read this fascinating, informative, and heated discussion between John Deere and Cub Cadet partisans by following the jump below.


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