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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 Vic ...
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Battery Care
It takes many components to keep a tractor running, but a healthy battery is necessary to get it started. Running a tractor provid ...
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Rock Island and Heider
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Rock Island and Heider Trac...
What began as Buford & Tate of Rock Island, Illinois, in 1855 eventually went on to call themselves Buford & Co. b ...
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The Big and Little Bull
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The Big and Little Bull Tra...
In the period of time surrounding WWI, large tractors were commonly seen on farms. These tractors were expensive to use, however, ...
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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 ...
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Tractor History: Dent
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Tractor History: Dent Parre...
Dent Parrett, born in 1886, hailed from the town of Wenona, Illinois. It was there that he entered the farm implement field of wor ...
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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 und ...
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International Harvester
International Harvester's F...
As of July 12th, 1939, International Harvestor Co. began producing the smallest tractor in their lineup. This tractor was dubbed a ...
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Toy Tractors: The Allis
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Toy Tractors: The Allis Cha...
In 1937, the tractor was destined to replace the horse, according to Allis Chalmers. With a new creation dubbed the Allis Chalmers ...
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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 ...
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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 differ ...
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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 ...
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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 ti ...
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6 Things to Inspect When
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6 Things to Inspect When Bu...
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 wa ...
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Evaluating Thermostat
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Evaluating Thermostat Funct...
Since we recently discussed radiator caps and coolant changes, it is only natural that thermostats come to mind as well. The purpo ...
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Checking the Condition of
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Checking the Condition of C...
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 ...
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