If you are after a used tractor in the 80hp to 90hp power bracket, two models well worth considering are Massey Ferguson’s MF390 and MF390T. Both stalwarts of the stock farm, these machines had served the nation’s farmers well until they were replaced by the 4200 series last year Buying a MF390 second-hand Massey Ferguson 390 & 390T tractors compared: profi No 9/98 29 international Model 390T 4WD HiLine Operating hours: 850; one owner Extras: Front end loader and dual wheels MF 390 The range indicator is useful. It is difficult to know where you are by lever position alone. Early starters could fail, because dust from the clutch got into the bearings. The starter design was changed to overcome this. Year: 1996 Used price: £10-12,000 Model 390 4WD LoProfile Operating hours: 1,500; one owner Extras: Front end loader MF 390