Tractor History: Dent Parrett
Tractor History: Dent Parrett
A Pioneer by Many Names
A Pioneer by Many Names
What started as the Pioneer Tractor Co. in 1909 went on to become the Pioneer Tractor Mfg. Co. in 1910 after only about a year under their original name. With not only a change in name but also a change in location from M ...
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International Harvester
International Harvester's Farmall A
As of July 12th, 1939, International Harvestor Co. began producing the smallest tractor in their lineup. This tractor was dubbed an all-purpose machine with the capability of mechanizing even the smallest farms in the Uni ...
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Toy Tractors: The Allis Chalmers Model B
Toy Tractors: The Allis Chalmers Model B
In 1937, the tractor was destined to replace the horse, according to Allis Chalmers. With a new creation dubbed the Allis Chalmers Model B for sale, the pitch was one of putting the horses back in the barn. Claiming that ...
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Loaders & Lift Capacity
Loaders & Lift Capacity
When shopping for a frond end loader and comparing the lift capacity of loaders with tractors, it is imperative that you look not only at the specs listed but also the big picture being presented. In tractor literature, l ...
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The Ford 8N
The Ford 8N
The Ford 8N tractor was produced during the years of 1947, when it replaced the 2N, through 1952. The 8N was a tractor of a different color, a lighter one to be specific, in comparison to the 2N. These two machines differ ...
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Empire Tractors
Empire Tractors
The Empire Tractor Corporation began in 1946 in the state of Delaware. Although they are said to have had offices in New York City and facility for manufacturing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, it was in Delaware that Empi ...
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Replacing Rings
Replacing Rings
One way to buy yourself time between costly rebuilds is by replacing engine rings. This is not an option that exits 100% of the time, but every once in a while you can get lucky and be able to get a little more use out of ...
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6 Things to Inspect When Buying Used
6 Things to Inspect When Buying Used
When it comes time to buy a used tractor, there is a lot to consider. Ideally you will have a grasp on what type of machine you want and what capabilities you need. This could lead to shopping and looking at a broad spect ...
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Evaluating Thermostat Function
Evaluating Thermostat Function
Since we recently discussed radiator caps and coolant changes, it is only natural that thermostats come to mind as well. The purpose of a thermostat is to open and close thereby regulating the flow of coolant within your ...
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Checking the Condition of Coolant
Checking the Condition of Coolant
Depending on the part of the country in which you live, the weather should be improving if it has not already done so and soon it will be time to get to back to doing frequent work with your tractor. Most of us will have ...
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