32.5 hours on my 5035 w/ML 130 FEL as of late November 2010 in the Georgia piedmont. Very happy with it and lotsa fun! Plenty of power and all implements have been very easy to hook up (by myself) with the flexible (extendable) lower links!
Implements: 6' rotary mower, 6' rotary tiller, 5 ft. bog harrow, 8'x10'chain drag harrow, 6' rollover box blade, 7 shank chisel plow. Soil type is sandy loam with some clay. Terrain is rolling hills/flat. Rotary mowing and food plot prep has consumed most of my time so far.
No problems whatsoever and no issues. I flipped the lights on the ROPS to face to the rear. They were too bright for night work.
Dealer support from Lott Enterprises has been superb from day one. I'm a first time tractor owner, but have driven several in the past. The shuttle shift has been easy to learn/use even with the FEL-(But,I grew up using a clutch on many vehicles.)
Friends have been "wowed". A couple others have shown green/blue/orange snobbish disdain. Effum! This is a great tractor!
I've had my Mahindra 3 years and have 120 hours on it, but it still looks and drives like it did the day I purchased it. I use it for mowing, digging, moving dirt and to work a large garden, I have never had a problem with it and will buy another one when I move up to a 4 wheel drive. You can't buy another brand that is built as heavy and has all the features as the Mahindra tractor.Plus, it's a great looking tractor!!
This is a great little tractor. Very manuverable in tight areas. I use it to maintain 2.5 acres of sloped land. I cut brush, repair roads, transport bulk grains, dirt, and rock with ease. I have a 5'box scraper that I equiped with a "top & tilt" feature and I can do all sorts of grading and Digginf around the property. I am extremely satisfied with this versatile and powerful little tractor. I would highly recommend one for the small property owner.
Great tractor a real workhorse. I have not found anything yet that this tractor cannot do.
This is by far one of the best tractors on the market of any brand for the money, ease of use, ruggedness, and well built. It is under rated in terms of actual strengths and power. I have about 15 hrs of ops on it so far, mostly clearing away old fallen trees and thick brush from Hurricane Rita damage on my farm, and underbrushing with a bushhog. The combination of the strong front end loader, weight, and 4wd makes this tractor almost equal to a small dozer. I also have an older gasoline Ford tractor w/FEL that would not even budge some of the trees and brush that this tractor did not even begin to strain to completely push away in 2wd. The only fault I have found so far is it is advertised to handle a 6' bushhog and it probably would if you only mow light grass or thin weeds. But if you have thick heavy Behaiha grass ( all of East Texas )and thick overgrowth it will barely handle a 5' which is what I have. It will bog down in heavy thick grass & weeds with a 5 footer, so I advise to anyone who may consider a package deal to only get a 5' bushhog in my opinion. It is also unbelievably fuel efficient, in 15hrs of hard use it has only used a little over 1/8 tank of fuel. I was beginning to wonder if the fuel gauge even worked!!! But it finally started to move off the full mark. You will also need a heavy duty Low-boy trailer with 8-ply trailer tires to haul it because it is VERY HEAVY, especially with the rear tires filled with water like mine. Do not try to haul it with regular type pickup tires or you will be on side of the road with a blowout!!
600+ Hours on my 2615 now with No problems, I grade dirt/rocks with a 5' box blade, bushhog with a 5'unit, pull a 5' set of disc's (harrow), spear 700-800lbs. hay rolls for my horses (use the back or it WILL upset/tip its not the tractors fault it is what it is use common sense), it is the only tractor that has paid for itself, keep your tractor serviced and it will last a long time. this florida sun dust and sand is brutal. a very well built tractor at a fair price.
Replaced an old 8n with this 25 horse power house. This tractor is great! I am very pleased with the size and performance of this little tractor. I was not sure this would pull the 5 foot brush hog, and 6 foot finish mower. The loader works well, and is easy to take off and put on. I would recommend this tractor. The shuttle shift is great, and if you are used to a gear tractor, no problem. No need for HST. Great value!
I can't say enough good about my tractor, I'm very please with it and have no regrets whatsover. I bought mine after looking and considering used Branson's, John Deere, Kubota, Kioti, Massey-Ferguson and McCormicks, all of the them great tractors in their own regards. I have to say that mine, a 3215 gear, 4wd with a loader is exactly what I wanted. I love my tractor. I bought mine with around 65 hours on it and have since added 20+ hours on it. I was a little apprehensive at first in that would it be powerful enough to do the work I bought it for and I haven't been disappointed at all. I've used it to clear old pasture that hasn't been farmed since the mid 1960's and it pushes up 5-6" diameter trees with no problem. The tractor is very fuel efficient, easy to operate, and maneuvers easily in tight spots. While doing nothing to deserve the criticism in the way of failure or problems, my only complaint is the seat. I feel that the seat could/should be more robust in the design of the seat frame. I'm only around 180 lbs. and on inclines it sqeaks and crackles a little in protest but it hasn't failed. I guess I had to say something negative so one might not think I'm a payed spokesman for Mahindra tractors.
Even though my tractor had all of 16 hours on it when I purchased it on line from Agri-Credit I listed it as new.
I use my tractor for custom bush hogging as well as around our property mowing pasture ect. Only one problem I have had with it is dragging off the lower portion of the exhaust and running it through the cutter. Mahindra has since redesigned the exhaaust so this won't happen on the newer 4025 that replaced the 3525.
I work my tractor at least 4 days a week. Not only would I recommend it to anyone needing a good solid tractor, I will tell you, my next tractor will be a 25 series Mahindra.
I shopped long & hard before I chose the 2816 HST. I drove many different makes/models in the process. This tractor fits me "like a glove"! I have received excellent service/assistance from Mahindra including a recent courtesy follow up call from India!
My tractor came with the ML106 loader, it works great. I use the loader, 4' bush hog, 9" post hole digger, trencher, 3-point single plow/trencher and 3-point boom lift. All with ease.
Mahindra offerred the best machine (for me) at far less $$ than any other manufacturers. I love tractors in general, but I wouldn't trade mine for any other.
Be sure & give Mahindra a look-see. By the way, no sales pressure was ever exerted by the dealer, they are genuine agriculture oriented good folks! I have had my tractor for almost a year now & still very happy with "Lil Red"!! (This review is not solicited and I am not getting paid for it.) WR