If the amount you mow gets measured in acres or your clients require material by the bucket load, a compact tractor is just what you need. This month’s guide features companies who are ready and willing to equip you with the right tools for your job.

We’ve also included a section of attachments that make an already flexible tool even more so.

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COMPACT TRACTORS

Branson

2100
• Engine: 21 hp
• Trans.: Manual
• PTO: 18 hp; rear 540/960; mid 2,500
• Feature: Branson offers three tractors in its 00 Series—2100, 2400 and 2800—that are fuel-efficient, provide 8.3 GPM of hydraulic flow, and have a sheet metal hood and fenders with powder-coat paint.


Kioti

DK75
• Engine: 75 hp
• Trans.: Synchronized, 12 gears
• PTO: Rear PTO standard
• Feature: This model is equipped with a fully enclosed cab, Category II three-point hitch, heat and air conditioning, deluxe suspension seat, power steering, push-button four-wheel drive and rear differential lock.


Venture Products

Ventrac 4231TD
• Engine: 31 hp Vanguard
• Trans.: Hydrostatic
• PTO: Electric
• Feature: Offers an articulating, oscillating frame for maneuverability and stability; all-wheel drive; weight transfer system; Ventrac Minute Mount system; and hand controls for speed, direction, lift and auxiliary hydraulics.


Allmand

TLB-325
• Engine: 25 hp Kohler
• Trans.: Hydrostatic
• PTO: N/A
• Feature: 2,100-pound lift capacity


Cub Cadet Yanmar

Ex450
• Engine: 45 hp Yanmar
• Trans.: 9×9
• PTO: 37.5 hp
• Feature: Synchro shuttle technology


Ditch Witch

RT55
• Engine: 60 hp Deutz F4M 2011
• Trans.: Hydrostat
• PTO: N/A
• Feature: Integrated front cast weight


Holder

C9.92
• Engine: 103 hp Deutz diesel
• Trans.: Hydrostatic
• PTO: Front 540; rear 1,000
• Feature: 7.6-foot turning radius


Ingersoll

4000 & 4200 Series
• Engine: 18 to 23 hp Vanguard
• Trans.: Two-speed hydraulic
• PTO: N/A
• Feature: Steel hood, fenders and footrest


John Deere

3720
• Engine: 44 hp Yanmar diesel
• Trans.: PowrReverser
• PTO: 35 hp; rear 540; mid 2,100
• Feature: Optional eHydro transmission


Kubota

L45 TLB
• Engine: 45 hp diesel
• Trans.: HST Plus
• PTO: 32 hp
• Feature: Versatility of three machines in one


Mahindra

4035
• Engine: 40 hp
• Trans.: Synchromesh
• PTO: 33 hp
• Feature: 12 forward and reverse speeds


McCormick

CTU Series
• Engine: 43 to 57 hp
• Trans.: 16F/16R shuttle
• PTO: 38 to 50 hp
• Feature: Comes in platform and cab models


Steiner

430 Max
• Engine: 21 & 25 hp Kubota, 33 hp Generac
• Trans.: Hydrostatic
• PTO: N/A
• Feature: Quick-Hitch System


ATTACHMENTS

Blec USA

The Combinator, available in 4, 6 and 8-foot models, smoothes and levels the upper layers of turf with a special rotor and patented pendulum system. The rotor can also be fitted with verticutting knives. It discharges onto a side conveyor and can remove thatch or the whole top layer.


Bradco

The multipurpose four-in-one bucket comes in 60 and 72-inch widths and loads, dumps, grades and clamps. It mounts on universal quick-attach or OEM quick-attach mounts. Strong hinges and pins distribute the load, while lightweight construction allows more load capacity.


FFC Attachments

FFC offers 42 and 48-inch pallet forks for universal quick-attach and OEM quick-attach mounts. Solid rails add strength and durability, while block tines can easily replace pallet tines. Forks lock into position with user-friendly pin clip assemblies. Brick guard is standard.


Gandy

The 4-foot 2848 dethatcher/overseeder requires at least 18 hp and has a PTO-driven power deck with 8-inch saw-tooth blades on 2-inch centers. The seed package includes a 42-inch hopper with either disc openers or a seed shoe assembly. Slicing blade depth is adjusted by a turnbuckle.


Harley Attachments

The Harley TM-4 landscape rake for 15 to 22 hp tractors has a raking width of 48 inches and quickly prepares seedbeds for planting. It features a Roll-Back Barrier, a urethane barrier above the roller that allows the operator to quickly react to soil moisture conditions. Specially shaped carbide teeth.


R.L. Parsons

Provides Micro-Mower and Bomford arm-type mowers for tractors from 28 to 200 hp. With reaches from 135 inches to over 30 feet and choice of cutter heads, the mowers are rear-mounted for easy on and off. Also offers the Micro-Grader MVR-8, a hydraulic, six-way power blade.


RotaDairon

The RotaDairon Turf Magician cultivates, grades, seeds and rolls in a single pass, creating a well-aerated seedbed and eliminating the work, time and cost involved in running multiple machines. It also buries sod, rocks and debris, reusing the soil at the site and eliminating trips to the landfill.


Trackless Vehicles

The Trackless wing-type, 14-foot mower was designed to cut mowing time in large areas such as campuses and parks. It is a three-section, front-mounted mower comprised of a 72-inch, three-spindle, PTO-driven center section with a hinged, hydraulic-driven wing on each side.


Belco Resources

The Greenscape seeder/overseeder is a ground-driven unit with precision seedboxes for any type of seed.


C.S. Trading

The Sisis OSCA/3 brush is a 48-inch oscillating brush that can be used on both natural and synthetic turf.


Danuser

The J20/80 PTO digger, with augers ranging from 4 to 24 inches in diameter, is designed for Category I or II tractors with 20 to 80 hp.


Do-It-All Landscaping

The Do-It-All Landscape Rake does not require hydraulics, electronics or PTO, and handles all fine grading needs.


General Equipment

The 471 DIG-R-TACH hydraulic earth-drilling attachment system features a universal mounting bracket and requires no special tools for mounting.


Greenwell

Pat’s Easy Change System fits over lift arms and changes them to a hook system to provide more flexibility for different implements.


Grouser Products

The Belly Blade mounts beneath the tractor and can be hydraulically raised, lowered, angled and more. Designed for 45 to 125 hp tractors.


Hoelscher

The DB Scraper for 30 to 50 hp tractors is available in 4, 5 and 6-foot cutting widths. Up to 1.75 cubic yards of dirt can be loaded, hauled and spread.


Humboldt

The three-point hitch Humboldt rear grass catcher features three-bag, 12-bushel capacity; a PTO-driven blower; and easy installation and removal.


Kage Innovation

The Kage Snow Plow Box System with undercarriage mount for Kubota tractors allows operators to switch from angle plowing to pushing from the cab.


Land Pride

RTR15 Series rotary tillers require 17 to 35 hp, come in 50 and 58-inch widths, and offer reverse rotation, side shift capabilities and reinforced rear deflector.


MB Companies

The model MCT broom features a mechanical center drive that uses PTO power. It can be angled 30 degrees left or right through hydraulic control.


MDS

Clamp-on bucket forks come in 1,000, 2,000, 3,000, 4,000 and 6,000-pound capacities and feature powder-coat finish and extra-wide handle.


Millcreek

The 3100 Turf Tiger Cub offers standard PTO drive, optional 13 hp engine drive and a patented Saber Tooth Beater that spreads wet and dry material.


Shaver

Offers a variety of attachments, including two hydraulic and four PTO-driven posthole diggers, five post drivers, log splitters and StumpBusters.


TrunkPump

TrunkPump offers a full line of PTO-powered pumps and accessories, including a gas savings kit, trash pump model and strainers.


TurfEx

Made of powder-coated, industrial-strength steel, Groom ‘N’ Sweep brooms come in 60 and 72-inch models and feature polypropylene brush sections.


Valley Tool & Mfg.

The Vrisimo MightyMax flail mower is available in five cutting widths from 46 to 94 inches, and has a rear roller adjustable from 0 to 6 inches.


York

The RW landscape rake offers 6, 7 and 8-foot working widths and mounts to Category I three-point and quick hitches. Three optional attachments.


You’ll find guides to Utility Vehicles & Attachments; Skid Steers & Attachments; Water Aerators & Fountains; and Hardscape Products, Pond Maintenance & Landscape Products in the May issue of Turf.