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Paul Hendrix, equipment pricing analyst for IronPlant, provides these eight tips that could save you from a lemon. If you don’t know what to look for, you may end up bringing home a machine that costs you more than if you bought a new one, Hendrix says. You either need to hire someone to inspect a vehicle or train yourself in how to assess the equipment.
6. Check for available attachments
“A tractor is nothing more than a mobile power unit,” Hendrix says. “What makes or breaks its value and usefulness is the attachments, which determine what operations you can do.” Make sure several different attachments either come with the tractor or are available to buy.