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  1. Mid-Mount, side discharge vs. 3 pt hitch, rear discharge mower

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Looking at my options for a 1025R and the right equipment to buy the first time. Any info on the mowing quality of a mid vs a rear mower would help me on the decision process. The rear discharge on a hitch mount sounds like it would spread the grass more evenly in heavy or wet conditions...
  2. 3 Bag MCS off of my 2012 1026r ( 140BGX )

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    I'm selling my 3 bag MCS. Just the mounting bracket and bagger assembly. Does not include powerflow or chute. It's just too small for my needs, so I'm upgrading to a Protero PV18. I need to get $1100. That's $200 off of what I paid brand new. This was bought new in June of this year. It's...
  3. 60D scalping issue

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    I've spent a lot of time on this forum & it's great but I'm new to posting. I bought a 1026R 3 months ago and the tractor has been's an amazing workhorse for sure! however, i'm having problems w/ the 60D scalping my yard on flat ground. It's the darn V-channel piece in the front...
  4. 1026r Mowing First Impressions

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    I just got a new 1026r: My previous ride was a 265: Thought I would post some pros and cons over my old faithful: PROs: Much tighter turn radius Power steering a huge plus At least as nice of a finished cut Much quieter CONS: Can not backup with mower blades running, PTO will shut...
  5. What is Proper rpm speed on tach for mid mount mower 1026r?

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Sorry really dumb questions to follow: just got my first tractor! JD 1026r. I have 11 acres to mow and half of it right now is quite tall and thick. If I am cutting in Low what speed should tach be at, should I always be at the pto marker at 3200? Seems like high speed for mid mower? Also where...