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…

Branson 4815R. A First Look

“You heard it here first!” Less than 3 days ago, the first 48 HP, 15 series Branson Tractors started rolling off the assembly line. ( A 4 cylinder 4×4 tractor with loader for around $20,000. I’m pumped! ) The 15 series tractors have been out for a couple of years now, so I know their…

COMPACT TRACTOR SHOPPING. PART 3#

If you missed parts 1 & 2  please go back & read those first. Because at this point, We are ‘knee deep’ into the facts behind compact tractors and what to look for when shopping for one. Today I will explain the different transmission options. PLUS we’ll discuss Lift capacities and wrap this series up…

COMPACT TRACTOR SHOPPING. PART 2#

In Part 1# of Compact Tractor Shopping we started the discussion of how to choose the right tractor. Today we’re moving on to Features & Options that really matter. WEIGHT. Depending on what your chores are, this can be the most important factor in your tractor purchase. Common sense would say “the larger the Horse…

Tractor Wars 2. Branson vs. New Holland

Hello. Today we are pleased to bring you part II in our real world competition between the top compact tractors in the market today. During this test, we will do our best to choose tractors in the same horse power range and same basic footprint. Our mission is to see how the different machines stack up on Specifications, Build, Ability and Pricing. After that, it’s up to…