1. What s in a name?
There are familiar brand names that you ve heard before and unfamiliar brands new to you. Whilst an unfamiliar brand won t necessarily be poor quality or unreliable, decent quality brand-name equipment with an associated good quality reputation is certainly less likely to let you down.
2. More is less.
How many hours are on the clock? Is the tractor nearing a major service or has it just had one. What s the life expectancy according to the clock?