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  1. twostepn2001, "Regardless of whether it's a new pic or a vintage, l think that pic of the M and dealer is still neat looking." I agree with you twostepn! Staged with a dented oil pan doesn't bother me. I like the photo! Maybe it is because I used to work behind the counter? I wish I'd gotten away with the clock we had, like the one in that picture. I looked at it thousands of times over the years. I have a bunch of photos here from Facebook to post. Maybe you guys don't like them, but I save them for here, because they fascinate me! This first one shows a big IHC Mogul tractor pulling a road grader, off to the side of the road, getting a few squirts of oil to stop the squealing! An IHC 8-16 tractor is out plowing with a steering device. Doesn't everyone wear a suit, tie and hat in the field? A nice old photo of a Farmall Regular pulling a heavy duty wagon. Farmers have long been thinking of ways to keep the dirt and dust off of them, plus the misty rain on a halfway miserable spring day, trying to finish seeding. This farmer employed a piece of Henry Ford's 1925 Model TT Ford to give him that satisfaction with his McCormick Deering tractor. This farmer found a way to leave ol' Dobbin in the barn and get the buckrake ("bullrake" on our farm) moving without him. He mounted it on his IHC Farmall B! A little newer yet, the introduction of the IH Farmall C! I always wanted Dad to buy a Farmall C. I wanted to go to the field with one of these "baby Farmall M's" but he ignored my wishes! I started mowing with the Farmall Cub, then the Farmall Super A a few years later. That's as close as I got to a Farmall C. I did sit on the brand new ones inside Bourke Motor's indoor tractor display. I did a lot of dreaming! This is an advertisement for the Farmall 300 with Torque Amplifier. I don't remember seeing any of these. The 300 Utility seemed to be the IH of choice in central Montana. I've spent a lot of time on two 300 Utility tractors. I still do on one of the two occasionally. I had to put this picture here too. It is of a large IH truck moving a covered bridge in Indiana years ago. I love "moving" pictures. I' I found some "non-IH" pictures that I wanted to post too. This first one is just fascinating to me, how even before hydraulics, men were looking for ways to ease the back pains and let machines do the work. A Caterpillar Thirty has a cable lift on a cumbersome bucket contraption, but he's loading a Model TT Ford truck with heavy duty wheels adapted to the front end. The stopping brakes are still just one drum with the bands running in oil, inside the transmission. However, I'd bet it has Rocky Mountain brakes? They added stopping power on the outside of the rear drums. The rear drums are just "parking brakes" otherwise. I don't know why this Model TT is a right hand drive model? Foreign photo? You don't suppose they're loading watermelons in that truck?? This one is for Anson. A Moline Universal tractor with a mounted combine, making this a "self propelled combine!" Here's one for Tubacase47, A brand new paint job on a Case L with a cab. A 1926-27 Model T Ford Coupe "cab." It's been converted from steel to rubber tires too. The farmer has his son with him. Here's one for Roger. Or anyone else... I've never seen a bundle loader like this Stewart loader. It sounds like a great labor saver? And, Mike put the F-12 away in the shed for the winter when I was out last Tuesday. I had to put an IH Tractor on a Montana Farm on here, you know! Gary?
    4 points
  2. Regardless of whether it's a new pic or a vintage, l think that pic of the M and dealer is still neat looking. But here is one that is the real deal. Pic of a 460 LP at the IH dealer in Slaton, Texas (about 15 miles SE of Lubbock) in 1963. This dealer also has the distinction of selling the first 806 on the south plains of Texas in late 1963. Here is a pic of it with a 6 row cotton planter in the spring of 1964. Although from a different nearby dealer, my Dad had the 2nd 806 on the Texas south plains..
    3 points
  3. Fixed rate is 3900 rounds per minute .Originally there were two rates ,2100, and 4200 which could be selected. When they fire ,it sounds like a big buzz saw. Once ,when I was trundling up the Kunar Valley ,( next to the border with Pakistan,) in a UH1N (Bell 212 )at 100 knots, one flew underneath me from behind, scared the living crap out out of me !.He was clipping right along, and threw out some chaff. Looked pretty cool, F/O tried to get a pic ,but wasnt quick enough. They have to be one of my fav orite aircraft.!!
    2 points
  4. What an amazing project. A grand total of 750hrs to make this O-4 look absolutely amazing. I am very happy with the end result on this one. I am really hoping all this nonsense ends soon so I can get this thing to a show. I won second place in our local competition and now I am entered in the Delo national competition. With that being said I need everyone's help. Please go to https://delotrcvoting.com/Voting/Details?entryId=147 and vote for Josh Jorgensen. You can vote 3 times every 24 hours. Please tell family and friends, register multiple emails, etc. I would really appreciate the votes. Thanks in advance. Josh
    2 points
  5. I always enjoy the photos you find and share with us Gary.
    2 points
  6. Was a C-47. (DC3 in civilian clothes)
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  7. Gheez Jake.....that is one place where you wouldn't wander outside to take .....to relieve yourself...... Mike
    2 points
  8. Re: Bumped oil pan Good job-----eagle eyes? Looking closely at the oil pan brought back lots of old time memories. I have brazed up several cracked oil pans on Farmall M's in my days. Regardless of being a staged picture or not---------the picture sure is realistic to to what I remember seeing in my younger days. I collected up several toy M's while tagging along with my daddy on parts runs to the Greenville, Mississippi Delta Implement store. Frank Foresman was the long standing parts manager------extremely knowledgable, and a super nice guy. Frank (old enough that I should have been calling him Mr. Frank) also was a toy tractor and model train collector. The store manager was Slim Holiman----father to the late Harold H here on Red Power. Thanks for the post and eagle eye comments. DD
    2 points
  9. C'mon Peter...don't copulate around here......put some of your fantastic pictures on this topic......... Mike
    1 point
  10. Gary l saw a movie on TV just a few days ago that had this model of tractor in it. About a widow (Jane Wyman...l think) taking over the vegetable farm after her husband dies. After plowing for years with mules, she finally made enough to by a "brand new" tractor. Had one really good scene where she was pulling a harrow with it. Looked like a sure nuff rough ridin' old tractor with them steel wheels. Course l guess it beat the heck out of walking behind two onery mules....lol Only bad part about the movie was it gave me what Jethro Bodine might call a "powerful hankerin" for some home cooked cabbage....lol But my original question was is what model is it?
    1 point
  11. Oooohhhh mr. smarty pants!! Here you are expounding on your world wide travel experiences, and I’m trying to figure out where a certain plate is so I can sleep tonight.
    1 point
  12. 9/11/20 Next phase of restoration is the pick up reel . we saved this for while baler is being painted we continue on final component. took two reels apart . The one from this baler showed less wear but more abuse so we are going with this balers original PU reel . i have new stripper bars , having drive slip clutch refaced and waiting on new clutch pads made for it. Have new teeth. having new bushings made for teeth bars and drive shaft. found a new cam for rollers NOW ! Here is what I got !,smashed tin work going to need to become a sheet metal worker real soon . green One is blasted & primed we think we can cut better tin pieces from donor and weld them on here and work them over and look decent . If we can overcome that challenge , then next will be getting this thing all together , then the big one will Be , Will it actually bale hay ? Lo Btw , was able to source these 13 new strippers from CNH , Linder eq here in Tulare found them at A IH dealer in Indiana along with the cam , cam not here yet . few pics tony
    1 point
  13. Starting to see that ! well we have plenty beer in the shop refer. And if that don’t work I ll go to the house for some dark heavy red wine ! Lol tony
    1 point
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