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  1. Just three of us. Everyone else busy with harvest. I am not done. I just quit for the day. Pics of my 1566 pulling the 735 6 bottom.
    11 points
  2. retrieved the thresher today. It it heavier than I expected. Looks just like the Sterling on p.253 of Wendell's "150 years of International Harvester", except the taller wheels on mine are on the front axle. Wonder what the story was on that? Hope the 1460 wasn't getting nervous about the new kid... even has the bagging attachment
    8 points
  3. Working on a wetland restoration project.
    5 points
  4. Not to be flippant, but it sounds to me like a number of us, here, are being prepared for something bigger and better. You, Mr Searcy, myself with my truck down. You probably need to get out to Chamberlain and shoot a bird or 2. Take a rifle and do a little stress relieving. God is moving. Just trying to get you prepared! Now for the physical side, that is a very scary situation to be in. Sorry
    5 points
  5. It was cool first thing. When it warmed up I turned the A/C on but not for long. Opened the windows so I could smell the dirt and listen to the stalks!
    4 points
  6. Finally got dried out enough I thought I'd better slip in the river bottoms and finish the last of my corn. This patch was blasted with water hemp late this year. Gonna have to hit it hard with better spray next year. But I'm all done now. Second one is my boy. He was riding on the heater core on the old gleaner. He says it's his buddy seat. I told him they made it just for him. Amazing the places a kid can sit comfortably.
    3 points
  7. ⚠️Music Mike warning.⚠️ Do NOT click on this one Mike🤬. 😄
    3 points
  8. We brought our sheep home for the winter. In the fall it gets too hard to protect them from the predators. Too many feral dogs and some coyotes. The cows are OK but sheep are easy to kill and it stretches our sheep dog too thin. Thx-Ace
    3 points
  9. Here is a picture of the other one at work. Plus the 1586
    3 points
  10. Our cornpicking weekend is this weekend. Have the other half of the field to do today. Awesome weather.
    2 points
  11. That is interesting, i have really never had an electric brake issue in 20 years or so of dealing with them on numerous trailers, i cant compare that to air, issues for me seem to be poorly made up cords and poorly made up truck side receptacles. On the trucks i have rewired i have put a junction box or protected terminal strip somewhere easy to get to, each light gets its own wire/cable assembly that home runs to that junction box. The rear trailer plug in gets the 7 conductor cord made for the purpose and anti corrosion grease on each connection then sealed with silicone. trailer end i have been buying sealed plug/cable assemblies, about 6-8’ long and treat the trailer lights/brakes likewise. It takes a little longer to set up but failure rate is next to 0 and rare problems are more easily diagnosed. i also keep a spare of everything on the shelf , as things never fail at a convenient time
    2 points
  12. It's really tough in the small engine business. Parts and labor have made fixing a 3.5 HP mower cost prohibitive. Also, people today are not sentimental relative to their home owner machines. Something breaks then they go to the big box store and get out the charge card.
    2 points
  13. That 3010 of Art's recent post is a contender, too. It might be a Wilt Chamberlain edition. I have seen some John Deere 2010 tractors that would give those two a run for the money, as well. The John Deere 2010, the swaybacked horse of the tractor world.
    2 points
  14. Very wise advice!!! Also get the service manuals. The IT manual I got for my 56 series gives a good adjustment procedure for the shifting and park brake.
    2 points
  15. since it hasn't come up yet.... gear shifters on the 06 series can get real sloppy with age. it is very possible for them to still be in gear (usually reverse) when you put it in park. If that is the case, good chance you will either take off the end of the park pawl, or take a tooth off the reverse gear, as they engage when in park. After that happens, you will hear Clunk Clunk Clunk when backing up. And the reverse gear is the LAST one out of the transmission if you wanted to replace it. So the best bet is to Let Up The Clutch BEFORE dropping the park handle, to make sure it is indeed out of gear. There was also an update to the park pawl mechanism available that made the handle much harder to move, but likely that it has already been done. If your 6 year old kid can lift the park handle, better check it out. Welcome. Nice looking tractor.
    2 points
  16. Too bad they don't relocate them to their lawns in town, ya I've seen the damage they can do, always wanted to spend an afternoon a long way out with the 22 250 and see what you could do
    2 points
  17. I wasn’t insinuating anything at all. Sounds like you workers had your ducks in a row. Sorry to hear all this. Employers simply care very little about employees now-a-days it seems.
    2 points
  18. Well I finally can say we're done harvest. Wrapped it up this afternoon. Had a few drops of rain start to fall but we got it done. Nice feeling. Started combining Aug 16, finished Nov 7. It sure drug out. Straw was still green like silage. Doubt it will burn but going to try before the snow flies
    2 points
  19. Back the slack adjusters off, re adjust likely you have a couple that are too enthusiastic, or a couple that aren’t adjusting at all, over clamping on the other 2 causing them to get too tight. I would probably take the adjustment screws apart first just to ensure they are spinning free.
    2 points
  20. We spent 2-3 days in and around Estes Park a couple years back. Very pretty place. Did some fly fishing right where the river dumps into the lake in town. Hiked some of the RMNP there close to town also. Village Pizza was good food. Spent some time wandering the shops down town which was interesting but too crowded for me. Atmosphere there in town was fun but a little too hippy for a sea level country fella. With that said, I would gladly have disappeared in the National Park for a couple months.
    2 points
  21. I'm with the others, 50-60. My 1460 has a small bin-extension, holds 200 bushels of beans, probably about 198 if they aren't hitting the cab!
    2 points
  22. Yes Gary, the Rumely Oil Pull you posted above is a 30-60 "Lightweight" Model S. It is an early series one with the solid flywheel. The later 30-60 Model S had a spoke flywheel along with the last version, the 30-60 Model Z. The Z was the same as the S with very minor upgrades
    2 points
  23. Great pics. That barn is a stunning backdrop.
    2 points
  24. Giant pancakes, average crop of them this year !
    2 points
  25. I apologize for my statement, the young lady doesn't need that referral, donkey chompers is in a league of stupidity because of her actions, the young lady pictured is "made" for this meme appearance and probably doesn't look that homely at all, thanks for making me rethink a tasteless comment.
    2 points
  26. Hello everyone! Last night I took delivery of my very first IH and my very first tractor at that. It's a '63 706 gas model with a loader and little over 4k hours. A few very minor problem - leaky bucket angle cylinders and a small drip from the fuel shutoff valve just above the sediment bowl. It fires right up and runs/shifts great. I'll continue lurking and perusing but if there's anything you recommend being proactive on checking out, I'm all ears.
    1 point
  27. I love to moldboard plow. Bought this 565 Oliver some years back, never got it dirty until today. Good job for the 756, only about 1&1/2 acres, it ties two of my small fields together. First time I have plowed with a semi-mount plow. Took awhile to get it set and get the levers in sync! After plowing, I hooked the 10 on the 490 and disced the crap out of it. My 'guy' at the local coop requested that I do that before they put on the anhydrous. I may disc it one more time before they put it on.
    1 point
  28. Everyone says $1 a pound for 100lb weights and $1.25/lb for the smaller ones.... FYI: I have never paid anywhere that much for any of my weights. Bought most of mine back in '08 after putting an ad in the local paper. I bought a few few thousand lbs of weights back then. I'd say they are a good investment, but I'm not sure I ever plan on selling them. lol Travis
    1 point
  29. or find a good used chopper
    1 point
  30. Already gave this one "a shot" 💉😉
    1 point
  31. Lots of those "Test" harnesses (not "bypass" harness!) being run out there. Until CaseIH can manufacture a Sentry module that is worth a damn and will last, I won't blame anyone for running one. That $2745 for a Sentry that doesn't last will go a long way towards repairs. What do I recommend? You do what's best for you and your pocketbook. What would I do? I just don't own a 50 series tractor. Sure, they're some of the best looking tractors that IH made, but totally overrated, imo. Travis
    1 point
  32. I’d definitely get a sentry from Mike Links. I have a test harness in my shop, but it’s only there for diagnosing, and to get the tractor home if a sentry fails in the field. I’m sure someone else will chime in soon to persuade you in the other direction……..
    1 point
  33. That's oil smeared same as the drum I mentioned. I know there appears to be discoloration but there's not. The oil was fairly black. It had been warm. Bearings are fine, spindle is perfect. Update here I talked with dexter this morning. I explained in detail what was going on, basically asking them the same questions. He asked a few questions and I gave a few answers. I have read online where others had trouble similar, and dexter admitted to having issues where the magnets retain magnetism even after power was gone. Can't prove this is my issue, however I was advised by dexter to fill out a warranty claim and that they would likely send me new brakes and drums so they could evaluate what was going on. He said it sounds like a slack adjusters is too aggressive or magnet issue. Either way they acted like they would replace all 4 corners at no cost. 😳 we will see I'll keep you all updated.
    1 point
  34. Thanks - I'll look into it. The park handle is pretty easy to operate without any real effort currently but it seems to work properly and absolutely won't engage with the trans in gear. I'm always in the habit of idling in N before shutting her down so it hasn't bothered me yet. Also, my shift setup seems different than some of the other 706's I've seen...basically H-N-L and then R down and to the right a bit like a lowercase h with the gear select on the right sequentially. Is that the '56' pattern I've seen some folks talking about?
    1 point
  35. Pull both brakes on the same side and compare the parts. It might be that the left and right got switched. Left front and right rear brake linkage backwards?
    1 point
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  37. There was a local pro photographer that came out. I stole a couple pics from him and that is one of them. He doesn’t just use his phone!!
    1 point
  38. Yeah..I know what its like...had to replace the harrows , three days on end , last week...... Mike
    1 point
  39. Yes. Been in the family since new which was 1953.
    1 point
  40. I was so amused by this photo of a boy watching television in a store window. When I was 3 years old (I'm the little guy) we went to Boulder Dam, Grand Canyon, then on over to Los Angeles. Dad wanted us to visit Erwin King and family in LA. They had been neighbors before they lost their farm in the dirty thirties. He's on a 30-60 Lightweight Rumely Oilpull, I think? Right Roger? Type???? We also went to visit Mom's aunt and uncle who operated a bakery in Watts, California. We went upstairs above the bakery to their apartment. There was a round screen television set, much like this 1940s version. There was a man talking on the screen. I remember nuzzling up to Dad and asking, "How did that man get back there?" A chuckwagon from yesteryear. A cowboy with his lariat rope at the ready. A Cowboy is getting on what might be a little bit of a spooky horse? A team of horses pull a potato digger in North Dakota. A farmer pulling a two bottom plow with a six horse team. A 1909 photo of Childress, Texas and cotton marketing day. A cornfield in North Dakota during hard times and the dirty thirties. I just liked this old water well pump. Mike has one just like it that I gave him, and I admire it every time I see it. Moving a courthouse from Hemingford to Alliance, Nebraska in 1909, with the assistance of a steam locomotive. I about swallowed my tongue when I saw all of these coal trains backed up to the coal loading doors of this transatlantic ship. That is one heck of a lot of hand shoveling of coal. I sure wouldn't mind owning this wrecker! Any idea what make this roadster pickup is, Roger? A Model TT Ford truck before Henry Ford started making bodies for his Ton Trucks. He just sold the chassis at this time. This was much fancier than the usual Model TT Ford cabinet maker cabs and boxes at that time. A Buffalo Pitts return flue, straw burner steam engine pulling a threshing machine. A Colean steam engine is pulling an elevating grader, building roads for the automobiles of that era. Yes the smokestack goes up through that front water tank. I thought this was a nice old threshing scene of an M. Rumely engine powering a Red River Special threshing machine in a barnyard. Isn't this an Allis Chalmers tractor pulling this pull type combine? McCormick-Deering IHC tractors! A Farmall F-30, Farmall F-20 and a Farmall F-12. A Texas friend posted thie picture on Facebook. It must be from there??? And last but not least, IH Tractors on a Montana Farm 8-22-2015. Gary😁
    1 point
  41. Nice find Bill, I watched a real nice Farmall 230 sell for $2000 today at Walkers.
    1 point
  42. Gary, to answer your question that is above your last post, the Mogul 45 and 30-60 tractors were pretty much the same mechanically with just a couple of engine upgrades. The 45 had a 9.5" bore with a 12" stroke and had a mechanical exhaust but a natural suction intake. The 30-60 engine was a little bigger with a 10" bore and 12" stroke and they also improved the engine by having both the intake and exhaust mechanically operated. These were the same changes that were made on the 10-20 and 15-30 Mogul JR single cylinder version. Below is a video of what it takes to start a big Mogul. This 30-60 Mogul is owned and was restored by Wendell Kelch and his the guy starting the tractor. The first thing he is doing is pumping fuel up in the two carburetors, opening the engine compression and then he is cranking up the starting engine. The small pulley on the starting engine is rubbed up against the big flywheel of the engine to get it going. After it starts firing, he pulls the starting engine back, closes the compression release and shuts down the starting engine. Now it's ready to go to work.
    1 point
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