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Ken Ryan

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About Ken Ryan

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  • Birthday 04/03/1936

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    oxford, ny
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    I like to restore farm machinery, especially when it is red. I'm a retired mechanical engineer living on a small farm. Fresh out of college I worked for IH at the the research center in Hinsdale, Illinois.

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  1. Thanks guys. Guess Bill is going to pick it up. Ken
  2. Be glad to load it for Bill you or anybody. Ken
  3. I have one I would like to give to a collector. It was operating when given to me. Stored in a heated shop for 10 years. You pick up here. Ken
  4. McCormick and Deering were bitter competitors. McCormick's bankers suggested they get together rather than beat each other up. So they did. Ken
  5. Do you have NAPA stores in Canada? I use their gallon pails with the strainer in the pail. Ken Ryan
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    While watching a big excavator work I'm wondering how you feed hoses to two hydrostatic motors on the tracks and get through the swivel bearing. What kind of swivel do the hydraulic lines have? Ken Ryan
  7. My neighbor asked me why our Canadian friends frequently cut, windrow and then combine later with a pull behind combine. I told him I didn't know. Ken Ryan
  8. We had to cool those cans with ice water during the summer. Ice was harvested on a nearby lake. We brought the heavy ice cakes home in February and stored it in an ice house. You guys remember all that. Right? We used one cake of ice per week in the house ice chest cooler. Ken Ryan
  9. There is an old army base near Geneva NY with a high fence around several sq. miles. Many white deer inside . Maybe 90 or a 100. Ken Ryan
  10. I dislike all the double batteries. I converted to one Group 31 on my 1066, 1256, Case backhoe and several smaller tractors. Group 31 is the way to go. Ken
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    It happened in May. My insurance called it total loss. I still have the tractor. Ken
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    Here is my beautiful 1256 after Park lever failed. Ken
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