Many people that own a medium and even huge gardens and lawns hesitate of buying a tractor for their work there because they think that their garden or lawn do not enough area and using of a tractor there is unnecessary.
But the work in garden with medium size of area differs from the work in small or mini gardens, you'll have to work more.
The solution could be very simple, you can buy a garden tractor, but with smaller size - mini tractor.
The mini tractors have all of the advantages of the standard garden and lawn tractors. You can use a mini tractor for various garden tasks such as mowing, load and unload inputs. The only one difference is that it's smaller than the others.
If you intend to buy a new mini tractor, you should consider which one is more suitable for your work: a new mini tractor or already used one. Of course, if you can afford it, the new mini tractor will be more reliable purchase. But you're looking for a cheaper tractor then you can buy a used tractor. Here are some simple tips that could help you:
In most of the cases the prices of a used mini tractor is 50% of the price of new tractor. However, if you plan to buy already used mini tractor, it's a good idea to read additional information about the maintenance of the model you plan to buy, eventual problems that could occur with its parts, if new ones could be found easily, etc.
Some of the parts that should be checked before buying of a mini tractor are: cooling system parts, engine parts, clutch parts, steering parts, front axle, mufflers, exhaust pipes, ignition parts, and electrical parts.
The tractor's engine is probably the most important part. You'd better pay attention the vibrations if they sound properly. Other important aspects are the braking and the steering.
Check out all of the information that you are able to find about the mini tractor manufacturers. Then you'll have an idea which tractor's parts and accessories will need to be purchased after buying of a tractor as well as you'll know the average prices of the different manufacturers. Some of the most popular tractor manufacturers are John Deere, Cub Cadet a, Poulan, Husqvarna, Toro, and MTD.
In conclusion, don't forget that the mini tractors are kind of investment in the garden work. You buy it once, but you will use it for many years in your work and it will save you a lot of time and efforts every time you use it in your garden or lawn.