Kubota BX vs. Deere 1025R – Round 2 – Mower Operation

After taking a close look at the mower in Round 2, we’re now ready to do some actual mowing tests. As with prior rounds, the video episode likely provides better visualization of these tests than the written word. Please check out this episode below Uncut Circle (Turning Radius) The specifications…

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Kubota BX vs. Deere 1025R – Round #1 – 3 Point Hitch

In the opening round, we’ll investigate the 3 point hitch. lift/lower vertical range, lift capacity, physical spacing and size, stabilizer / sway bar design, etc. If you have not seen the video for this episode, we would encourage you to watch it before proceeding. The video walkthrough really helps to…

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John Deere 260B Backhoe for 1-Series Tractors

John Deere Introduces Improved Backhoe and Loader for Compact Utility Tractors New 260B Backhoe and 120R Loader increase operator productivity CARY, N.C. (June 16, 2017) — John Deere continues to evolve its expansive line of compact utility tractor implements with two additions, the 260B Backhoe and 120R Loader. Building upon previous…

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1023e/1025r 260 Backhoe Optimal Bucket Size

The 1-series backhoe has several bucket attachments available.  This article discusses the choices I am aware of, and makes a couple of recommendations which might differ from conventional wisdom. I bought my hoe used, so I didn’t have any choice to which bucket came on it. I was ‘stuck’ with…

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