A guide for Buying Used Agricultural and Construction Machinery
With increased competition and tight margins in the field of agriculture, construction and forestry, now it is a common place for buyers to save their money on the increasing costs of equipment by buying used or second hand machines. But purchasing second hand equipment comes with its own set of risks and is something that you should approach correctly, when you do it sensibly you can find great deals and bargains.
It is always sensible to choose a reputed brand while buying used machinery, these would include brands like Caterpillar, New Holland, Claas Combines, JCB, John Deere and Massey Ferguson and for tiny machines like compact tractors, mini diggers, Honda and Kubota are the well-known brands.
Purchasing a second hand machinery but a reputed brand assures that the parts will be much easier to handle when you experience breakdown and also when the machine is not working it can’t bring you any money, the reputed brands have to uphold their reputation so they will work correctly to construct good machines which should last longer if maintained properly. The other benefit of buying a good brand is that the cost of depreciation will be minimum so they give you a good price when you want to sell them.