Mahindra 1533 VS. Branson 3515

I was blind-sided the other day by a neighbor who stopped by to ask my opinion of what he called “That little Mahindra tractor made by Mitsubishi” I’m sure my blank stare said it all, But I told him I’d get back to him about it. I researched the Mahindra company web site and some…

Branson 3520 VS. Kioti CK3510

It may not feel like it today, but Spring is just around the corner. planting time will be here before we know it. There’s going to be a lot to do and you’ll need a machine that’s up to the task. From time to time I try to offer a quick comparison between tractors to…

COMPACT TRACTOR SHOPPING. PART #1

Buying a compact tractor is a big deal. Especially if it’s your first tractor. This is a serious investment of Your time and money. I am going to dedicate my next few posts to helping you research and find your perfect tractor. We’ll talk about what to look for and what really matters. When it…

What’s new for Branson Tractors?

Well, January is behind us. And here in Nashville, TN. the first day of February brought us snow flurries. So, why not stay inside where it’s warm and talk tractors. 1905h.   I call this little guy  “The lawn mower on steroids” A 19 HP 3 cylinder liquid cooled diesel with 4×4, power steering &…

Secrets in Sales 0% APR vs. CASH

I get this question from nearly every compact utility tractor shopper at my dealership, Midstate Turf & Tractor in Springfield, TN.                                                               “Which is really better, 0% or rebates?” I opened MT&T after nearly 20 years of experience as a service manager working for some of the most brilliant minds in the business. Today I take their…

Diesel Starting issues..Simplified.

midstateturfandtractor I created this brief 3 part overview to help take a little of the mystery out of diesel engines. A little understanding goes a long way. A basic diesel engines runs by squeezing the fuel/air mixture so tightly that it explodes. (like a balloon, the higher the pressure the more powerful the pop will be). Heat…