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  1. Good for you to think that way; I'd much rather see something like that get saved rather than junked also
  2. I would sure be willing to buy/ cover shipping for a couple of the older IH filters. If that works out, please let me know how to proceed. Thanks!
  3. Re- visiting an earlier post here... as I said before I was just looking to do a quick refresh on my LA engine. Nothing fancy, but it sure looks better than it did, and is good enough for me. Thanks for the ideas on the gray, in the end, I just went with the Rust- Oleum dark gray and 2150 red I had on hand. As you can see, I still need to make a fuel line, and I am planning to buy a more correct muffler. Thought I'd share a couple photos of my modest rattle can job...
  4. I am doing more of a "refresh" than "restore" of my LA engine (a 1935 model), and wondered if anyone had any good suggestions for a close match for the old farmall gray in a rattle can? I picked up Rust-Oleum "dark gray" and "charcoal gray", but the old paint on the engine almost seems to have a blue-ish tint to it. Searched for an answer here a bit, and seemed to come up with good answers for actual paint codes, but I'm looking for just a quick rattle can job on this one. Thanks for any help...
  5. Very cool! As an old concrete guy, I sure have an appreciation for those pictures. I passed on one at auction probably 20 years ago that had an old Economy gas engine belted up to it and have regretted not buying it since then. I wonder if the builder, salesman, or first owner of that mixer could have had any inkling that it would still be out there doing its job 114 years later?!?
  6. Thanks for the tips, guys. I will bring the armature to a shop to get checked/ commutator turned. Thanks also for the video, Dennis... it's a coincidence that you would post a video by "Tubalcain", I just happened to find him on You Tube about a week ago, and binge watched several videos about Atlas/ Craftsman lathes. I enjoy his videos; I believe he is a former teacher, so he does a very good job conveying his message. Also, looks like he lives within an hour or so of me.
  7. Surely this is old hat to a lot of you, but I am going to tear into a generator for the first time. Hoping brushes and bearings will do it. Is it pretty straightforward, or are there any tips to pass along? How much wear is acceptable on the commutator? I just popped the band off, and it looks fairly worn down to me, but I'm hoping a little shine on it will be good enough. Thanks for any pointers.
  8. The flip side is, as farmers, we depend on world trade
  9. Thanks, Driver! It's a little different this year, for sure! Hope you have a safe and happy Fourth, as well
  10. I don't have the spring on mine. As I understand it, only the gas models used that. I do seem to have a free range of motion at both the pump side and the throttle lever side when I took out that "top" ball joint and rod
  11. Any advice on what to look for? My 560 D seems to have gotten out of adjustment. It started by seeming very "sticky" in the lowest idle setting; you would have to give it a pretty good yank to get it to move, but then the rest of the range of movement was ok. Now, it will only move in about what I would call the middle third of the throttle range. I wound up looking under the batteries , and that's all that the linkage seems to allow for movement. I took off the ball joint and rod (19323R1 and 370263R1) and the throttle lever obviously runs free and smooth through the whole range. I don't thin
  12. That looks like a nice job!
  13. Thanks... figured there was a good chance i was missing something simple
  14. I am just now trying to access the new site, and either I should feel real dumb, blind, or extremely unimpressed with the changes. I'm looking for parts diagrams for my M-TA... go to "tractors", then to "Farmall"... nothing there, only 14 models to choose from. Ok, click on "heritage"; 56 results there, but about half are Case tractors, no M's of H's of any type in sight... very frustrated right now...
  15. Like it or not, or agree or not, the first amendment does not apply to Facebook, Twitter, Red Power Magazine Forum, etc. While in a sense, they are public forums, in that they are accessible to the public, they are still privately held institutions. (Think capitalism vs. communist regime.) Those institutions have the right to set up terms of service, etc. that users must adhere to, or the moderators may, totally legally, in effect sensor said violating speech. Users have the right to use or not use those particular forums, or even set up their own such forum, where they then can "call the shot
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