John Deere Compact Tractor

Spawned by a hankering to build something green and yellow...and a little different, I present the John Deere Model 3203 Compact Tractor. Meant to be a small, yet heavy duty workhorse, this tractor can be fitted with all kinds of additional doodads to suit all your farming needs. I built this particular model as it seemed to fit the tires and pieces I had available in yellow and green and it nicely fits The Aminal Kingdom build challenge over at LUGNuts. I’m quite happy with how this turned out but I learned only after I was almost finished building that they had to recall this particular model due to a potentially faulty forward drive pedal that can get stuck, posing a risk of loss of control and injury to the driver and any nearby looky-loos. Awww Nuts!

  • Dave Shaddix 5y

    over the top Lino usual.
  • Tim Inman 5y

    Great job Lino.
  • Raphael Granas 5y

    This is so cool... so not what one'd expect from you!

    awesome part usage with PM rollcage. :D
  • Archinto 5y

    In the thumbnails, it looks like it is real.

    Excellent work as usual Lino. Your works are always inspiring! :D
  • martiger 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called LEGO FOTO, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Shannon Sproule 5y

    Fantastic Lino! So well made and kewt.
  • Thor 5y

    Kool! Neat departure from the kustom kulture stuff, Lino. Now all you need is a pasture to mow ;0)
  • bricksonwheels 5y

    Once more very original! I like it a lot, and you always come up with something fresh!
  • Ralph S 5y

    I ave to admit that for a little while I was wondering what it had to do with the Animal kingdom. It's a bit of a stretch, but very imaginative (as usual). Very nice MOC too!
  • floodllama 5y

    Hey Lino,

    I've got one very similar to this in size. Nice ride!

    Btw, its been blogged...
  • Kim 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Lego Role Models, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • />ylan/>. 5y

    Super superb! :D
  • JD Luse 5y

    Heck yeah.
  • Lino Martins 5y

    Thanks all for all the awesome comments. Thanks especially to anyone who invited to a group or blogged me...especially blogged me, I appreciate that greatly. it was indeed a nice departure from my usual hot rods and customs but such a refreshing change to be able to do this. I really wish Lego had a license with John Deere.
  • gregory hergert 5y

    Lino this is very similar to the John Deere that I mow my yard with...well excluding the roll bar and the fact that I never wash it !
  • Lino Martins 5y

    gregory Hergert...hopefully yours wasn't on the recall list like this one is.
  • Phillip Ryman 5y

    Haha, locking gas pedals... that sounds familiar.... oh right, Toyota! Ha. Nice tractor!
  • Lino Martins 5y

    Phillip Ryman...yeah, Toyota is in a heap of trouble these days.
  • Tim Gould 5y

    Hot stuff on this one.
  • Jason H. 4y

    Very accurate model! I love you choice of pieces as well as the overall appearance of your creation.
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