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The do's and don'ts of buying a second had tractor

The do's and don'ts of buying a second had tractor

The do's and don'ts of buying a second had tractor

If you're on the lookout for a second-hand tractor, you need to protect yourself from getting stung with a bad deal.

The first choice you will face is whether to buy from a dealer or go private. Buying from a reputable dealer is a far safer option and offers a level of quality standard and back-up.

If going this route, let your local dealer know what you are looking for and they can keep an ear out. Dealers regularly take in second-hand tractors and some even offer a three or six-month warranty, which ensures there is a basic level of after sales back-up available. The other option is to buy privately.