Making Hay with Old Iron
Making Hay with Old Iron
Belarus MTZ PTO problems?
Belarus MTZ PTO problems?
The PTO is engaged by a spring loaded brake band on a planetary gear just behind the take-off point. When you experience that the PTO is slipping, there are mainly two causes, either wrong spring load force, or worn brake ...
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Winter Restoration Project
Winter Restoration Project
Well, it's that time of year when we all get busywrapping up those summer projects and begin thinking about getting ready to take onthe chores that old man winter is going to bring our way. With the thought ofall that up ...
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Winterizing your tractor
Winterizing your tractor
Well, winter is quickly approaching and it's time to think about putting your mowers away and getting out the snow removal equipment. But before you do that, let's get that mower and weed whacker ready for winter.It's pre ...
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The Vickers Endeavors
The Vickers Endeavors
Two men by the names of Edward Vickers and George Naylor joined forced in the year 1828 to create a steel foundry named Naylor Vickers and Company. Originally this company made steel castings and was most well-known for c ...
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Battery Care
Battery Care
It takes many components to keep a tractor running, but a healthy battery is necessary to get it started. Running a tractor provides power to the battery, which in turn is able to provide cold cranking power. In order for ...
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Rock Island and Heider Tractor History
Rock Island and Heider Tractor History
What began as Buford & Tate of Rock Island, Illinois, in 1855 eventually went on to call themselves Buford & Co. before a much more significant name change occurred in 1882. It was at that time that they b ...
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The Big and Little Bull Tractors
The Big and Little Bull Tractors
In the period of time surrounding WWI, large tractors were commonly seen on farms. These tractors were expensive to use, however, and modest farm owners were looking for something smaller that could still fill their needs ...
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Stabilizer Bars
Stabilizer Bars
Sometimes a desire to save time and money can be our enemy. Another thing that falls in that category is a simple lack of knowing better. One case in which both of these things collide is when it comes to stabilizer bars. ...
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Tractor History: Dent Parrett
Tractor History: Dent Parrett
Dent Parrett, born in 1886, hailed from the town of Wenona, Illinois. It was there that he entered the farm implement field of work under the wing of Harry Von Horn, the owner of a store that sold such implements. During ...
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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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