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Delecca's

Bobcat Compact Tractors for Your Hobby Farm

Your Ideal Hobby Farm Companion

Explore our range of hobby farm tractors for sale. Bobcat Compact Tractors bring power and precision to every task. Don’t miss out on our exclusive tractor + mulcher packages and save up to $3,500!

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We're Australia's Oldest Bobcat Dealer

For over 40 years, Delecca’s has been the trusted name in machine equipment for construction, earthmoving, and agriculture – and now small acreage and hobby farms.

As Australia’s oldest authorised Bobcat dealer, we’re proud to introduce our premium range of Bobcat Compact Tractors, tailored for the hobby farm enthusiasts of Victoria and southern New South Wales.

Versatility meets reliability

Hobby Farm Tractor for Sale - Bobcat CT1025

Bobcat CT1025

Compact yet powerful with 26 horsepower, weighing just 690 kg.

Its fuel efficiency and compact design make it a favourite among hobbyists.

Hobby Farm Tractor for Sale - Bobcat CT2035

Bobcat CT2035

Boasting 35 horsepower and a weight of 1,240 kg.

Its comfortable operator platform and robust engine ensure seamless operations.

Hobby Farm Tractor for Sale - Bobcat CT2040

Bobcat CT2040

A versatile tractor with 38 horsepower and hydrostatic transmission.

Weighing 1,240 kg, it promises ease of use for all your farming needs.

Hobby Farm Tractor for Sale - Bobcat CT4055

Bobcat CT4055

The powerhouse of the Bobcat small tractor range with 55 horsepower.

Compatible with various attachments, it weighs 1,596 kg.

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special offers on hobby farm tractors

Muratori MT31 Flail Mower

Bobcat CT1025 +
Mulcher Package

Save $2,000!

Comes with a 26hp Bobcat® compact tractor, front end loader, 4 in 1 bucket, and a 105cm Muratori MT31 mulcher.

(130cm model also available.)

Muratori MT-30R

Bobcat CT2035 +
Mulcher package

Save $3,500!

Package includes a 35hp Bobcat® compact tractor, front end loader, 4 in 1 bucket, 105cm Muratori MT30R mulcher, and a Muratori collector.

105cm Muratori MT30R mulcher SOLD OUT!

155cm model also available.

Muratori MT-40

Bobcat CT2040 +
Mulcher Package

Save $3,000!

This package offers a 38hp Bobcat® compact tractor, front end loader, 4 in 1 bucket, and a 140cm Muratori MT40 mulcher.

Muratori MT-40

Bobcat CT4055 +
Mulcher Package

Save $3,500!

The package features a 55hp Bobcat® compact tractor, front end loader, 4 in 1 bucket, and a 170cm Muratori MT40 mulcher.

Note: 130cm and 155cm Muratori mulcher models are available at an additional cost. Freight and assembly charges may apply. Offer ends September 30th 2023. For further details, contact Delecca’s.

Tailored for You

Whether you’re a sustainable agriculture enthusiast, an equestrian lover, a landscaper, or a hobby farm aficionado, our tractors are designed with your unique needs in mind.

Warranty & Support

Rest easy with our standard Bobcat warranty of two years or 2,000 hours, whichever comes first. The Muratori mowers also come with a two-year warranty, ensuring peace of mind with every purchase.

About Delecca's

Founded by the passionate motor mechanic Ron Delecca in 1977, Delecca’s has been a family-run business offering a premium range of machines for over four decades. Located in Central Victoria, Jason, Leigh, and Ron are proud to offer an extensive range of premium products and services. Our team is here to deliver specialized products that suit your specific needs – be it buying, hiring, or servicing.

Get ready!

Call us at 1300 77 88 26, fill out our enquiry form, or visit Delecca’s to inspect our range of small tractors and attachments.

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Small size.
Big power.

What size tractor is best for a small farm?

When considering the best size tractor for a small farm, several factors come into play. The type of tasks, the terrain, and the acreage are all pivotal.

Type of Tasks: If you’re primarily mowing, a smaller tractor might suffice. However, for tasks like tilling, a more powerful tractor is beneficial.

Terrain: For hilly terrains, you might want a tractor with more horsepower to ensure it can navigate the landscape efficiently.

Acreage: Generally, for farms ranging from 1-5 acres, a 25-30 hp tractor should suffice. For farms 5-10 acres, consider tractors with 30-50 hp.

Attachments: If you plan to use multiple attachments, ensure the tractor can handle the additional load and has the necessary hydraulics.

Budget: While it’s essential to get a tractor that meets your needs, it’s equally crucial to ensure it fits within your budget.

Brand Reputation: Brands like Bobcat have a reputation for durability and efficiency. Investing in a reputable brand can save costs in the long run.

Dealer Support: Ensure that the dealer provides adequate post-purchase support and has a good stock of spare parts. At Delecca’s, we service everything we sell, and provide a wide range of parts.

Resale Value: Tractors that hold their value over time can be a good investment.

Fuel Efficiency: Especially for longer tasks, a fuel-efficient tractor can save a lot in operational costs.

Testimonials: Always check reviews and testimonials. They provide real-world insights into the tractor’s performance.

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What size tractor do I need for 5 acres?

For a plot of 5 acres, the tractor size you need largely depends on the tasks you plan to undertake.

Mowing: If you’re primarily using the tractor for mowing, a tractor with 25-30 hp should be sufficient.

Tilling and Ploughing: For more intensive tasks like tilling or ploughing, consider tractors in the 30-40 hp range.

Terrain: If your 5-acre plot has uneven or hilly terrain, opt for a tractor with slightly more horsepower to navigate effectively.

Attachments: Planning to use attachments like loaders or backhoes? Ensure the tractor can handle them.

Gardening vs. Farming: For gardening tasks, a smaller tractor will do. But if you’re growing crops, a more powerful tractor might be beneficial.

Budget Considerations: While it’s tempting to buy a larger tractor, consider your budget. Often, a mid-range tractor can perform most tasks efficiently.

Fuel Efficiency: For a 5-acre plot, you’d want a tractor that doesn’t consume fuel excessively.

Brand: Brands like Bobcat offer compact tractors that are perfect for 5-acre plots, combining efficiency with durability.

Maintenance: Ensure that the tractor is easy to maintain and that spare parts are readily available.

Test Drive: If possible, come in to Delecca’s and take a test drive. This gives you a feel of the tractor’s capabilities and whether it’s suitable for your needs.

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What size tractor do I need for 8 acres?

For an 8-acre plot, the tractor’s size and power become even more crucial, especially if you’re looking to maximise productivity.

General Tasks: For general tasks like mowing and light hauling, a tractor in the 30-40 hp range should be sufficient.

Intensive Farming: If you’re into more intensive farming practices, consider tractors with 40-50 hp.

Terrain: As always, the nature of your land plays a role. Hilly or uneven terrains might require a tractor with more horsepower.

Attachments: If you’re planning to use multiple heavy attachments, ensure the tractor can accommodate them without strain.

Fuel Efficiency: With a larger plot, you’ll be using the tractor more frequently. A fuel-efficient model can save you money in the long run.

Durability: Given the increased workload, opt for a tractor known for its durability and longevity.

Budget: While it’s essential to get a tractor that meets your needs, ensure it’s a cost-effective choice.

Dealer Support: With more extensive usage, having good dealer support for maintenance and repairs is crucial. At Delecca’s, we take great pride in our Service department, and wide range of available parts for the entire Bobcat range.

Resale Value: Consider tractors that hold their value over time, especially if you plan to upgrade in the future.

User Comfort: Since you’ll be using the tractor more often, features that enhance operator comfort can be a significant advantage.

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What is the best tractor for a 20 acre farm?

A 20-acre farm demands a tractor that can handle a variety of tasks efficiently and reliably.

Horsepower Needs: For a farm this size, a tractor ranging from 45-60 hp is typically recommended.

Versatility: The tractor should be versatile, capable of handling tasks from mowing to ploughing and hauling.

Attachments: Ensure the tractor can handle a variety of attachments, from loaders to tillers and more.

Fuel Efficiency: With more ground to cover, fuel efficiency becomes even more critical.

Durability & Build: Opt for a tractor known for its robust build and durability. It’s an investment that should last.

Comfort Features: Features like a comfortable seat, easy controls, and good visibility can make long hours on the tractor more bearable.

Maintenance & Support: With more extensive usage, easy maintenance and good dealer support are crucial.

Budget: While you need a powerful tractor, ensure it offers good value for money.

Safety Features: Given the varied tasks and longer usage, safety features like roll-over protection and good brakes are essential.

Testimonials & Reviews: Always check what other farmers with similar-sized plots are saying about the tractor you’re considering.

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How much can I buy a tractor for?

The cost of a tractor can vary widely based on several factors:

Size & Horsepower: Naturally, larger tractors with more horsepower tend to be more expensive.

Brand: Premium brands like Bobcat might have a higher price tag, but they often come with superior quality and durability.

Features: Advanced features, such as hydrostatic transmission or advanced hydraulic systems, can increase the price.

Attachments: Tractors sold with multiple attachments or specialised equipment will cost more.

New vs. Used: While new tractors come with warranties and the latest features, used tractors can offer significant savings.

Dealer Location: Prices can vary based on location and the availability of specific models.

Financing Options: Some dealers offer financing options, which can affect the overall cost and payment structure. At Delecca’s, talk to us about our financing options.

Seasonal Discounts: Dealers might offer discounts during specific seasons or promotional periods.

Warranty & Support: Tractors with extended warranties or comprehensive support packages might be priced higher.

Resale Value: Some tractors have a higher resale value, which can justify a higher initial purchase price.

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Is a 25 hp tractor enough?

A 25 hp tractor can be quite versatile, but its suitability depends on your specific needs:

Small to Medium Plots: For plots ranging from 1-5 acres, a 25 hp tractor is often sufficient.

General Tasks: It’s ideal for mowing, light hauling, and basic tilling.

Attachments: While it can handle basic attachments, it might struggle with heavier equipment.

Terrain: A 25 hp tractor is best suited for flat to mildly uneven terrains.

Fuel Efficiency: Smaller tractors like these often offer good fuel efficiency.

Maintenance: They’re generally easier and cheaper to maintain than their larger counterparts.

Budget-Friendly: 25 hp tractors are often more affordable, making them a good choice for hobby farmers or those on a budget.

Ease of Use: Their size often makes them more manoeuvrable and user-friendly.

Storage: Being compact, they require less storage space.

Limitations: For intensive farming or very hilly terrains, you might need a tractor with more horsepower.

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How much can a 25 hp tractor pull?

The pulling capacity of a 25 hp tractor depends on various factors:

Tractor Build: Some tractors, despite having the same horsepower, are built more robustly and can pull more.

Tyre Type: Tyres designed for better traction can improve pulling capacity.

Weight of the Tractor: Heavier tractors generally have better traction, allowing them to pull more.

Ground Conditions: Wet or muddy conditions can reduce pulling capacity.

Type of Load: Pulling a loaded wagon on wheels is different from dragging a load directly on the ground.

Transmission: Tractors with better transmission systems can distribute power more efficiently.

Additional Weights: Some tractors have added weights, improving their pulling capacity.

Maintenance: A well-maintained tractor can pull more efficiently than one that’s not in good condition.

Safety: It’s essential to ensure that the tractor doesn’t pull more than its recommended capacity to avoid accidents.

General Estimate: Typically, a 25 hp tractor can pull weights ranging from 1,500 to 2,500 kg, but always refer to the manufacturer’s specifications.

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How much can a 25 hp tractor lift?

The lifting capacity of a 25 hp tractor varies based on several factors:

Loader Specifications: The specific loader attached to the tractor primarily determines its lifting capacity.

Hydraulic Power: A tractor’s hydraulic system plays a crucial role in its lifting capabilities.

Tractor Build: Some tractors, even with the same horsepower, might have a sturdier build, allowing for more substantial lifts.

Counterbalance: The weight and balance of the tractor itself can influence how much it can safely lift.

Maintenance: A well-maintained hydraulic system and loader will operate at peak efficiency.

Safety Measures: Always ensure the tractor’s load stays within recommended limits to prevent tipping or other accidents.

Terrain: On uneven terrains, the lifting capacity might be affected due to stability concerns.

General Estimate: Typically, a 25 hp tractor with a front-end loader might lift anywhere from 300 to 600 kg, but always refer to the manufacturer’s specifications.

Attachments: Different attachments might have varied weight limits. Always check the specific attachment’s capacity.

Operator Skill: A skilled operator can often handle loads more efficiently, but it’s essential always to prioritise safety.

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What can a 35 hp tractor do?

A 35 hp tractor is a versatile machine suitable for a range of tasks:

Medium Plots: It’s ideal for farms ranging from 5-15 acres.

Varied Tasks: From mowing and tilling to hauling and ploughing, a 35 hp tractor can handle a variety of tasks.

Attachments: It can efficiently operate a range of attachments, from loaders to backhoes and mowers.

Terrain: With its added horsepower, it can handle uneven and hilly terrains more effectively than smaller tractors.

Fuel Efficiency: Modern 35 hp tractors often come with features ensuring optimal fuel efficiency.

Durability: They’re built to handle more intensive tasks, ensuring longevity and durability.

Ease of Use: Despite their power, they’re often designed for user-friendliness and comfort.

Storage: They might require more storage space than compact tractors but offer more in terms of functionality.

Budget: While they might be pricier than smaller tractors, they offer more versatility and power.

Safety Features: Given their capability for more intensive tasks, they often come equipped with advanced safety features.

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Is a small tractor worth it?

The value of a small tractor depends on your specific needs and the tasks you plan to undertake:

Small Plots: For plots ranging from 1-5 acres, a small tractor is often more than sufficient.

Budget-Friendly: Small tractors are generally more affordable, both in terms of initial cost and maintenance.

Ease of Use: Their compact size often makes them more manoeuvrable and user-friendly.

Storage: Being compact, they require less storage space.

Fuel Efficiency: Smaller tractors often offer better fuel efficiency.

Attachments: While they can handle basic attachments, they might not be suitable for heavier equipment.

Maintenance: They’re generally easier and cheaper to maintain than larger tractors.

Resale Value: Popular small tractor models often hold their value well.

Limitations: For intensive farming or very hilly terrains, you might need a tractor with more horsepower.

Conclusion: A small tractor is worth it if it aligns with your farming needs, plot size, and budget.

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What is the most durable farm tractor?

The durability of a farm tractor is influenced by various factors, including brand reputation, build quality, and maintenance:

Brand Reputation: Brands like John Deere, Massey Ferguson, and Bobcat have a long-standing reputation for producing durable tractors.

Build Quality: Tractors built with high-quality materials and components tend to last longer.

Maintenance: Regular maintenance and timely repairs can significantly extend a tractor’s lifespan.

Usage: Tractors used within their capacity and not overworked tend to be more durable.

Terrain: Tractors used on flat terrains tend to have a longer life compared to those used on hilly or rocky terrains.

Weather Protection: Tractors stored in sheds or protected areas when not in use are less exposed to weather elements, enhancing durability.

Technological Features: Modern tractors come with features that prevent overheating and other issues, thus increasing durability.

User Reviews: Always check user reviews and testimonials. They provide real-world insights into a tractor’s durability.

Warranty: A longer warranty often indicates the manufacturer’s confidence in the tractor’s durability.

Conclusion: While many brands offer durable tractors, regular maintenance and proper usage play a crucial role in ensuring longevity.

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