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Steve,

Have you checked out how much a used tractor would be in your area? Would you like that one day?
A used Kubota 3130 with a loader (Don't even consider one without a loader as it will pay for itself very quick, especally for lifting sod, spreading top soil etc. A loader takes about 10 min to install and or remove) would run you in the $17,000 range, a 60" Tiller will run you close to $2,800 USD, buy a well made unit, Land Pride has nice equipment, can't buy it here so I stick to John Deere in case something brakes.

It would seem you have enough work to give this serious consideration.

Backhoe would be nice, not sure of the demand in your area but that would ad another $7,800 +/- unless you can find a used tractor with one. Operating cost is about $1.00 an hour for the John Deere model similar to this one, Although there are two Kubota dealerships here, Deere has the market so I am not that familiar with them.

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