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    IH Tractors on Montana Farm

    MT Matt may be onto something here...
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    Music thread

    Thanks for the link. That is the song, but the video I happened upon had lots of bikini clad honeys running around. 🤔😤😛
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    Music thread

    I've always been a George Strait fan. I remember hearing "Unwound" on the tractor radio when I was in the field. In high school I listened to some pop music, they play it on the oldies stations now. Sigh. Still like King George. As far as new county acts, I really like Jon Pardi. A duo I haven't heard anyone mention is the Bellamy Brothers. I was searching for some of their music recently and came across a video of a song called "Boobs" by them. It is newer music based on their appearance, you guys would like it, obviously. Sorry I don't know how to do a link. Maybe someone else can help me...
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    IH Tractors on Montana Farm

    Just a question for you whistle-blowers. Have you tried higher pressures? Normal tank pressure should not be a problem since they were made to operate on boiler pressures of probably 150psi steam. Just wondering how they would sound. Maybe someone has tried and it doesn't sound good?
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    powermatic model 63 table saw

    Nice find. I wouldn't mind having one like that myself.
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    Conveyers roller ends build up.

    Awesome as always. What type of wire do you use for repairs like this? How does it machine?
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    wiper blade refills

    My local auto store has Anco or Trico blade assemblys for around $4. While I don't care for the throw away world we live in, you can't beat the price. Just click on and go. Much easier than threading the refills and they would probably cost $3.
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    IH Tractors on Montana Farm

    Gary, the P-12 is a power unit. Check out page 144. Here is a pic of one of mine. The T-12 was never a production crawler. It was assembled from a W-12 and a Cleatrac undercarriage by another collector. I bought it at his auction. A pic of it and the Fairway.
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    IH Tractors on Montana Farm

    Yes Gary, I collect F-12s,but more precisely the entire 12 series. F-12, I-12, O-12, W-12, P-12, Fairway-12, and even a T-12 are part of our collection. What model is the return flue?
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    Ok, this is just sad

    Wow, I feel old and wise.
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    IH Tractors on Montana Farm

    Thanks for the info Professor. I assumed that it may have been some sort of spark arresting equipment, but I don't think I have seen one in the wild. I guess I am more used to the Gar Scott type. I like the tender with your engine as well. I think since we are featuring Case steamers at Rushville this year I should brush up on such things. A pres of a steam club is expected to know a little bit about engines even if he is a Farmall guy. 😉
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    IH Tractors on Montana Farm

    Gary, what is the extra "attachment" on the smoke stack of the Case engine in the video?
  13. I once paid $1000 for a parts tractor with a mounted plow hanging on it. Setting next to it was a restored tractor that the owner had planned to hang the plow on once restored. It only brought $800. I kinda looked like a fool winching my prize parts tractor onto my trailer when the restored tractor's buyer came to collect it after the auction. I even had to help him get it started and then watch as he drove away smiling. All I could do was continue cranking on the winch. Honestly, I got what I wanted and was happy, but it was a little depressing. The other guy wondered why I was willing to pay so much for a non-running tractor. I had to explain that it was the plow I was after.
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    Quick Oil Change

    X2 I have been trying to find one like that to buy. I stopped at local "big chain" auto stores and they all looked dumbfounded, no idea what I was talking about. One young girl at O'Reilly's looked it up on her phone, but couldn't find it in their system, so no luck. I will have to look online, thanks for the reminder.