Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
The American firm Patriot has production facilities in China and Russia, so their walk-behind tractors are manufactured using US technologies, but with more affordable prices. Agricultural machinery is great for plowing soil, cutting furrows, harvesting potatoes, collecting grass, snow, towing a trailer. We have studied the range of the brand and prepared a rating of the best Patriot walk-behind tractors for various tasks. When selecting candidates and distributing seats, we took into account the owners' feedback and the characteristics of the equipment.
- Rating of the best Patriot motoblocks
- PATRIOT Boston 9DE
- PATRIOT Nevada
- PATRIOT Ural
- PATRIOT Volga
- PATRIOT Victory
- PATRIOT Kaluga M
- PATRIOT Tesla 3
Rating of the best Patriot motoblocks
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best Patriot motoblocks||1||PATRIOT Boston 9DE||RUB 56,249|
|2||PATRIOT Nevada||RUB 60,990|
|3||PATRIOT Ural||RUB 37,790|
|4||PATRIOT Volga||RUB 27,950|
|5||PATRIOT Victory||RUB 27 390|
|6||PATRIOT Kaluga M||RUB 22,060|
|7||PATRIOT Tesla 3||RUB 7,050|
PATRIOT Boston 9DE
The first place in the rating is clearly behind the giant from the 'Patriot' called the Boston 9DE. This equipment is equipped with a diesel engine producing 9 hp. A gear reducer is connected to the motor, transmitting rotation to the wheels. The tiller moves forward in first or second gear, and is also capable of reversing, which is practical for turning in tight spaces. The multi-plate clutch provides smooth shifting of the transmission. Also in the design of the model from the 'Patriot' there is a shaft that takes power for the attachments. In addition to cutters with a diameter of up to 34 cm, brushes can be installed on the cultivator for removing snow, grass, and other tasks. The cutters of the technique are covered with powerful shields so that stones and soil do not fly towards the operator. Owners in the reviews love the sickle cutters, which help to process virgin soil without additional effort.
Our experts included the Patriot walk-behind tractor in the rating of the best due to its increased power, with an economical diesel consumption. This is the most powerful diesel unit in the range of the American manufacturer, suitable for transporting cargo up to 1 ton or clearing a new personal plot. The Patriot model also leads in 125 cm working width, which increases productivity.
- you can install large diameter cutters up to 34 cm;
- electric starter for comfortable starting;
- gearbox with two speeds forward and one reverse;
- there is a power take-off shaft;
- there are rubber pads on the handles.
- the huge weight of 164 kg is difficult to move with the engine turned off;
- it is difficult to find a storage space for dimensions of 1010x565x825 mm;
- weak battery for diesel;
- thin starter wires.
The second step in the rating of the best Patriot motoblocks is given to the Nevada model. This is a technique with a 7 hp gasoline four-stroke engine. The model belongs to the middle class. The processing width is 100 cm in one pass. The transmission consists of two forward gears and one reverse. If the disks are entangled in the roots, the operator can turn on the reverse and the walk-behind tractor will easily release the rig. The Patriot has provided a power take-off shaft, so additional equipment attached to the cultivator can be active. It is allowed to adjust the plowing depth using the rear-mounted coulter. The set includes sharp curved knives that easily deal with virgin soil.
Motoblock “Nevada” from “Patriot” is placed in the rating as the best in the combination of cross-country ability and traction performance. The motorcycle is delivered on wheels with R13 disks and pneumatic tires. The tread has developed lugs that help to move perfectly even on plowed soil. With a mass of 89 kg, the 'Patriot' is capable of pulling a trailer with a weight of 500 kg. Some users in the reviews share that when building the sides, it is possible to transport up to 1 ton.
- high pneumatic wheels;
- powerful frame and folding steering wheel;
- there is a torque take-off shaft;
- reverse for easy extraction from soil;
- complete with steel curved cutters.
- high price;
- weight of 89 kg is heavy for driving in a garage or shed, where the engine is already turned off;
- the clutch cable needs adjustment;
- the wet clutch will have to be serviced additionally.
The three best ratings from the Patriot include the Ural model, equipped with a four-stroke 7.8 hp engine. The walk-behind tractor is distinguished by a single stand to which the control levers are attached. In one pass, the cutters will be able to process a width of 90 cm. Like its predecessors in the rating, this Patriot model has a power take-off shaft. The transmission of torque passes through a belt drive. The plows are capable of sinking 320 mm into the ground with depth adjustment. The fuel tank holds 3.6 liters of gasoline, so work breaks will have to be done every few hours. The maximum driving speed is 7 km / h. The owners in the reviews like the reliability of the cast iron gearbox.
In our opinion, this Patriot model deserves a spot in the ranking due to the 4 forward and 2 reverse drivetrain. This gearbox allows you to select the optimal travel pace depending on the soil density and the processes being performed. The walk-behind tractor also has a tubular frame in front and on top of the body, which protects the motor, tank and belt drive from mechanical damage. Even if the Patriot is accidentally knocked to the ground, the key nodes will remain intact.
- installation of cutters with a diameter of up to 32 cm is allowed;
- the price is two times lower than that of the leaders of the rating;
- high pneumatic wheels;
- processing width up to 90 cm in one pass;
- frame protection on all sides of the body.
- weighs 84 kg;
- there is no electric start – just pull the starter by hand;
- uninformative instruction;
- clutch handle is tight.
The fourth in the ranking is the 'Patriot Volga' with a 212 cc engine producing 7 hp. The engine has a convenient central location for easy access for checking the oil level on the dipstick and replacing the air filter. The unit has two speeds for forward and one reverse. The cutters can be rotated in both directions. The working width reaches 90 cm, and the plowing depth is 320 mm. During a break, the walk-behind tractor can be supported on a retractable stand. The Patriot clutch is of a disc type here, so nothing needs to be serviced. The drive features a reliable engagement thanks to a gear reducer. The owners in the reviews share that after plowing the garden, the bayonet shovel does not go into the ground by only 40 mm to the top. Users also warn that until the transmission warms up, the gear changes are crunchy and you should not be afraid.
In our opinion, the Patriot unit is suitable for participation in the rating due to the presence of a front bumper with protection. The arcuate design prevents impacts to the propulsion system, which may occur during head-on collisions with obstacles. The Patriot walk-behind tractor is worth paying attention to those who have to cultivate large areas of soil next to long fences and fences.
- reinforced design of knives on cutters;
- suitable for working with various types of soil;
- height-adjustable handle;
- comfortable grip thanks to rubber pads on the handles;
- multifunctionality when interacting with attachments.
- weight 96 kg;
- there is no hole for the cotter pin in the footrest fixing pin;
- sold without hitch kingpin;
- to process virgin lands, you will need to go through the site several times.
Pobeda entered the top five rating among the Patriot motoblocks model range. This is a medium-class gasoline device with a weight of 78 kg and a 198 cm³ four-stroke engine. The engine produces 7 hp. The width of the strip of land cultivated at a time is 100 cm. Patriot has provided here the possibility of connecting active attachments. There are two low gears for very slow travel and careful handling. The other two allow you to transport cargo or transport the walk-behind tractor to the place of work. Motorcycle handles are equipped with vibration-proof inserts that prevent the transfer of load to the hands. Users in reviews praise the hardened cutters of this walk-behind tractor, which do not need to be sharpened. The equipment easily cuts hard soil and roots.
The Patriot walk-behind tractor is included in the rating due to the presence of three wheels (two main, 400 mm in diameter and one auxiliary 300 mm). This allows you to park it or release your hands without extending any of the footrests. Traveling without a trailer is much easier for Patriot Pobeda – if the operator accidentally loses balance, the unit will not bite its nose into the ground.
- long engine life without additional maintenance;
- hardened cutters;
- widespread hitch;
- you can attach a track attachment to work in rain and mud;
- handles with vibration damping effect.
- no electric start;
- belt clutch is less reliable;
- weight 85 kg;
- there is no suitable rotary mower on sale.
PATRIOT Kaluga M
The sixth place in the rating is given to the 'Kaluga M' model. The Patriot gave it 7 hp. and two speeds forward. There is a reverse. The transmission is shifted with a long lever for operator comfort. In width, the technician processes 85 cm at a time. The long, powder-coated opener allows you to adjust the plowing depth. Throttle and clutch cables are protected by flexible channels. The cutting edge of the cutters is hardened, therefore it is suitable for hard soil and does not dull when it comes into contact with stones. The owners note in the reviews the easy launch of the Patriot walk-behind tractor, even in winter. It is useful for clearing the yard and roads from snow. Other buyers report that the cultivator easily pulls a trailer from a machine used to transport hay.
We have included the Patriot walk-behind tractor of this model in the rating of the best due to the steering wheel. This makes the operation of the equipment more convenient and increases maneuverability in confined spaces. The long horizontal protrusion with holes in the front allows you to hang snow removal and mowing equipment, and not only use the walk-behind tractor for plowing and uprooting.
- high cross-country ability thanks to wheels 400 mm in diameter;
- attractive cost;
- includes 6 cutters with knives;
- cast iron gearbox is more durable;
- it is convenient to refuel gasoline through the wide mouth.
- the walk-behind tractor weighs 87 kg;
- it is difficult to find a mower with a pulley of the same width (17 mm);
- no PTO.
PATRIOT Tesla 3
Our rating of Patriot motoblocks is completed by the Tesla 3 light class product. This is an electric cultivator with a power of 1400 W, which is connected to a single-phase 220 V. The rotational speed of the cutters reaches 140 rpm. In one pass, the walk-behind tractor captures 40 cm in width. With a tool diameter of 230 mm, the immersion depth is 110 mm. Patriot equipped the product with 13.5 cm wheels, thanks to which the walk-behind tractor is convenient to roll along the track. But on loose ground, they quickly fall through. A handle is provided on the body for which it is convenient to carry the unit. The electric motor does not emit toxic emissions, so they can work next to an open window in the courtyard of a private house. 'Patriot' used an oil reducer in its creation, which prolongs the service life of the unit. The owners of the reviews like that the walk-behind tractor does not need maintenance, unlike their diesel and gasoline 'counterparts'.
We ranked the Patriot Tesla 3 among the best because of its light weight of 13 kg. It will not be difficult to transfer such a unit to the workplace. Another walk-behind tractor can easily fit into the trunk of a car, which allows you to take it with you to the country. Silent operation from an electric motor does not create strong noise, so it will not interfere with others. But due to its small width and depth of processing, it is suitable for caring for beds and greenhouses in a small area.
- low price;
- quiet work;
- compact dimensions;
- a light weight;
- folding handle.
- small diameter wheels make it difficult to roll on loose soil;
- requires an electrical connection;
- maneuverability is limited by wire length;
- immersion depth – 110 mm.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.