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Duke I have a 2955, and it is the only Deere I have ever owned that I didn't like. The dry clutch is notorious for needing replacement after 1500-3000 hrs of loader use, and the transmission is horrible to use for loader work, and the loader tends to be very slow and under powered. But if you're not going to use it for much loader work, they are a good utility tractor, the engine is a great engine, power is there all through the rpm range, and they start great in cold weather. A 6400 is known to be very cold blooded, but that may not be an issue for you.
My advice if you haven't done it already is go operate one of each if you can find some locally and see what you think.
If you would like me to go into further detail on issues I have had with the 2955, PM me and I'll give you my phone number so I can go into more detail.
Good luck in the Deere hunt!
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