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Planting Potatoes, #25 Potato Planter on 606 Farmall

The boys on the planter keeping the seed flowing

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Amazing collection! You really have found something to do with every piece of equipment and it all looks great! The mini 2+2 is cool and I love the Farmall 606, I'm guessing you have the only one!

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The woods is coming off and the 276 will be hooked to a CIH 72RS 3 point hitch finishing mower

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The 1572 is our main mowing tractor, the 276 mows the more hilly and rough terrain areas

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repainted hood and added the new decals

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Potatoes out grew the Cub, Weeding is over

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Picked up a couple of 400 cyclo 4 row planters at auction, put one to work planting corn

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Planting Soybeans with 400 planter, going wide rows with minimum chemical weed control and will cultivate with the Farmalls, planted at 160,000 seeds per acre

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Making ridges with the Cub in the Garden to plant the carrots on to

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Another crop of sweet corn going in, the weather has warmed up, should be good planted in the garden near the house to keep an eye on the racoons

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Exercised some of our IH Trucks Sunday Afternoon

1986 Int. 2375 Single Axle Tractor with L10 Cummins

1988 S1954 DT466 4 door, (with original paint)

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1982 CO 1750 IH D. 190 engine, and Allison Auto Trans.

1977 Scout Terra Diesel, 4 x 4

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Welcome to the Forum Carl.

I might have known it was you with a handle like Ruby Red.

I was busy planting & only now checked your thread.

BTW the Dt466 & trany have been transplanted to another truck.

still have to transplant the cab on the old 79, 1954 truck.

Ray.

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On ‎2016‎-‎04‎-‎03 at 6:16 PM, George 2 said:

   

Rotary Hoeing the Soy Beans with 200 Farmall and 2 Section Hoe

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Added another grain hauler for this years crops, found this #100 Flare box in Illinois through Red Power Magazine - Spent lots of hours repairing and painting box and #52 wagon gear with McCormick hoist, don't believe boxes like this were ever sold new in Ontario Canada

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In raised position with McCormick Hoist

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The reason the boxes weren't sold in Canada was explained to my father at the time we bought our #52 wagon in 1955. They were able to get the wagon in duty free if they locally mounted the made in Canada Firestone Champion tires. Since there were several box builders in Canada at the time there was a large duty on the Knapheide boxes that made them cost prohibitive. If I remember right there was at least one box builder in both Ontario and Quebec and you had to buy their boxes to avoid duty. However, Dad wanted his for a hay rack so the box was a moot point. I have seen a considerable number of #52's in Ontario and Quebec but never one with a box on it other than one that had an old Turnco 150 bushel box that was obviously made much later (like in the mid 1960's). The standard set up was with a hay rack.  Of course by the 1970's the duty was abolished with the free trade act. 

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Installed new 1-1/2" treated floor, and good coat of wood sealer applied - good for another 70 years

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Just finished a little weed spraying on beans with 1958  B250 diesel and 100 gallon Calsa 3PH sprayer 21 foot boom. Back in the 1960's a rig like this was top line equipment. It's 50 + years old and still performs

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2 hours ago, nepoweshiekfarmalls said:

What machine was the 606 Farmall built from? 656 with a 221 engine? 504 with a 221?

Our 606 Farmall was build from a 504 Farmall, which we found as a parts tractor, less the engine, so at the same time we were retiring our 303 combine with a perfectly good 6 cyl. 221 engine, same engine used in Int 606 utility, lengthened frame channel rails and sheet metal 7", build new rad with extra tubes for increased cooling and installed 606 badges.

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Just finished applying 28% nitrogen on to sweet corn and popcorn, cultivating rows for the last time and it will be too tall. The Potatoes and Soybeans will still be possible several times and the weeds will be beat.

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Grinding chicken feed with the Farmall Cub belted up to the 4E Hammer Mill hooked to 1250 Cadet and 184 delivering the corn

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