L4060 Update

J-Cub22

New member

Equipment
L4060, JD 5425, NH 5030, Polaris Ranger 1000.
May 24, 2021
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11
3
Tennessee
I posted asking for buying advice a couple weeks ago and got good feedback. I bought the machine and thought I’d do a quick follow up. I’ve had the tractor about 1.5 weeks and put nearly 30 hrs on it doing mainly pasture clean up bush hogging but raked and teddered hay too. It is easily my go-to machine now around the farm. It maneuvers great, is easy to use and is great on fuel. It’s very comfortable ( I got the cab w/4wd and HSTc transmission I believe it’s called) and everything inside is very operator oriented. Maybe other than the transmission (my first HST), the best feature has been the swivel seat…who knew that slight of a turn helped so much! I have a Woods brush bull 72 that’s a little older that I’ve been using on it as that’s all I currently have, but the tractor has handled the weight and such just fine on very uneven ground. The hardest thing by far was learning to drive a “non-traditionally configured” tractor. I really had to take my time initially with the pedal placement and not reaching for the HD-S as my shuttle. I am not a fan of the R4 tires, but that’s not Kubota of course, but I’ll swap those when they wear out unless I find a good deal before then. At this point, I love the machine and never thought a compact tractor would be so helpful while be a pleasure to operate. I’m not a fan of all day seat time, but this tractor makes it a little easier to do the chores I’d previously done with a larger ROPS canopy tractor that was generally too big for the task. My advice would be but one, but likely not one smaller than the 4060, and more likely the 4760 or the next one up just to insure enough power. This one hasn’t had any power shortage, but every machine has its place and for the size, the more HP may be a better thing. Thanks for the help and previous advice, I’ll post a couple pics and stay active on this forum.
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J-Cub22

New member

Equipment
L4060, JD 5425, NH 5030, Polaris Ranger 1000.
May 24, 2021
7
11
3
Tennessee
I posted asking for buying advice a couple weeks ago and got good feedback. I bought the machine and thought I’d do a quick follow up. I’ve had the tractor about 1.5 weeks and put nearly 30 hrs on it doing mainly pasture clean up bush hogging but raked and teddered hay too. It is easily my go-to machine now around the farm. It maneuvers great, is easy to use and is great on fuel. It’s very comfortable ( I got the cab w/4wd and HSTc transmission I believe it’s called) and everything inside is very operator oriented. Maybe other than the transmission (my first HST), the best feature has been the swivel seat…who knew that slight of a turn helped so much! I have a Woods brush bull 72 that’s a little older that I’ve been using on it as that’s all I currently have, but the tractor has handled the weight and such just fine on very uneven ground. The hardest thing by far was learning to drive a “non-traditionally configured” tractor. I really had to take my time initially with the pedal placement and not reaching for the HD-S as my shuttle. I am not a fan of the R4 tires, but that’s not Kubota of course, but I’ll swap those when they wear out unless I find a good deal before then. At this point, I love the machine and never thought a compact tractor would be so helpful while be a pleasure to operate. I’m not a fan of all day seat time, but this tractor makes it a little easier to do the chores I’d previously done with a larger ROPS canopy tractor that was generally too big for the task. My advice would be but one, but likely not one smaller than the 4060, and more likely the 4760 or the next one up just to insure enough power. This one hasn’t had any power shortage, but every machine has its place and for the size, the more HP may be a better thing. Thanks for the help and previous advice, I’ll post a couple pics and stay active on this forum. View attachment 61152 View attachment 61153 View attachment 61154 View attachment 61152 View attachment 61153 View attachment 61154 View attachment 61155 View attachment 61156 View attachment 61157 View attachment 61152 View attachment 61153 View attachment 61154 View attachment 61155 View attachment 61156 View attachment 61157 View attachment 61152 View attachment 61153 View attachment 61152 View attachment 61153 View attachment 61154 View attachment 61155
Just realized I haven’t a clue how to correctly post pics here either! My bad.