Summer Projects Made Easy: Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series and 1700E Series

What projects are on your summer to-do list? Are you hoping to landscape your yard, clean up your rural property or finally build that deck? Maple Lane Farm Equipment is here to help!

In this two-part series, we’ll showcase three of our most popular do-it-all tractors: The Massey Ferguson® GC1700 Series, 1700E Series and 1700 Series. Discover how they’re built to help you accomplish every summer task on your list – and which one is the best fit for your property.

Massey Ferguson GC1715 Compact Tractor

When you’re ready to step up from your mower: The GC1700 Series Sub-Compact

Are you ready for more than just a ride-around mower? Then you’re ready for the Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series sub-compact tractor.

Its maneuverable size and easy-on-and-off implements make it incredibly easy to operate. Yet its innovative, big-tractor features help you power through rugged tasks in no time.


Largest engine in its class with 18.7 to 19.6 PTO HP

2-speed hydrostatic transmission with cruise control

Category 1 3-point hitch with up to 1,190-lb. lift capacity

Front loader, mid mower and rear backhoe attachments

Recommended For

First-time tractor owners

Small property owners

Use It For

Mowing large lawns with professional quality

Leveling and grading land for easier mowing

Digging holes to build fences or plant trees

Tilling outdoor vegetable gardens

Massey Ferguson 1739E Economy Compact Tractor

When you need a simple compact tractor: The 1700E Series Economy Compact

The Massey Ferguson 1700E Series is an economy compact tractor – one that’s designed with the efficiency and simplicity to handle your basic needs around the yard or farm.

Built to include innovative features like 4-wheel drive, standard rear 540 PTO and a 3-point hitch, these tractors deliver more than you’d expect from an economy compact.


3-cylinder diesel engine with 24 to 38.5 PTO HP

Choice of mechanical gear or hydrostatic transmission

Rear 540 PTO and 3-point hitch with 1,600-lb. lift capacity

4-wheel drive front axle with hydrostatic power steering

Recommended For


Small commercial operations

Use It For

Hauling and piling up loads of dirt

Moving stacks of firewood

Cleaning up branches and debris

Clearing sidewalks and paths

Find out if the 1700 Series premium compact is sized right for your summer projects in our next blog! Until then, visit Maple Lane Farm Equipment or contact us to get behind the wheel of one of these versatile tractors.