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I would not buy a tractor to do this. I already owned mine and figured I might as well make some money with it.

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Well, the JD 790 is too small. I would at least go to the next size up and get a 6' bushhog. Then you need a trailer to haul it and a truck to pull it. You would probably be looking at 25 to 30k new and half that used (not including the truck). I definately would not make this investment unless your in a place that has a large market. Most farmers have there own equipment and most individual don't have a lot of land to maintain. The 10 acres I do belong to a housing development owner. I maintain the property while they are up for sell. Also, I only bushhog this property twice per year. Hard to make a living on that.

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