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pitw.........i would like to see a pic of a 18' haybine never seen one that large in our area......everyone here that does high production uses 9-10ft discbines and drive like madmen......i put up a bit of "horse hay" myself and use old equipment also for these small batches...very nice looking well cared for old 273.....we use a couple of old jd 24ts (one to use ...one as a backup) .....sorry but i got a kick out of the mower streaks left on the corner, our 12fter will do 90deg corners the end of the haybine actually backs up if you turn tight enough....i much prefer using the old haybine instead of the newer discbines on smaller rougher fields cause it forces you to drive slower and much less of a rough ride....one of the kids doing some mowing..mower width doesnt really matter here everything gets teddered and raked anyway due to high humidity...
 

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Tn likes to make himself miserable too.:bear_thumb:
 

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i am glad we dont use this 1970s technology except for just a few special critters.......i dont mind making the hay.......just hate putting it up.......low moisture big round bales first cutting....then square bale the 2nd cutting......and then distruibute it around to all the family members.....i am glad the place i live is more of a wildlife refuge hunting area and grass hay......the family members that till and crop etc have to work a lot harder at it than i do....
 

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Tubalcain Goes to a Tractor Pull #1: Minneapolis Moline - John Deere - Oliver - Farmall

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TUBALCAIN Tractor Field Trip part 1 Ford John Deere Minneapolis Moline

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TUBALCAIN Tractor Field Trip part 2 Ford John Deere Minneapolis Moline

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Very educational on what not to do. A lesson on the laws of physics. Inertia, gravity and momentum exist independently of our poor judgement and absent minded moments.
 

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Here's a tool I picked up maybe 15 years ago at an auction for $50 that makes spud planting so easy the wife made me quit using it a couple years ago because I'd plant toooooooo many:realmad:. Gonna do some fixin on it and see if I can trade it for a $1,000 bill.




The neighbors all like it as well and if I don't make the grand it will rot out another set of burlap bags in my yard. One horse could easily pull it and when it's done the row is hilled as well.:thumbs_up:
When I get done with fall spraying and dig out the digger I'll post a pic of it too.
 

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Tubalcain takes a road trip with a load of MINNEAPOLIS MOLINE TRACTORS

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IHC Dealerships

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FARMING IN THE 1950S AND 60S WITH IH

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SLIDE SHOW OF FARMING IN THE 1950S WITH IH's SUPER, HUNDRED, AND 60 SERIES, AND FARMING IN THE 1960's WITH IH's 06, AND 56 SERIES
 

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FARMING IN THE 70S AND 80S WITH INTERNATIONAL

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TRIBUTE TO THE GREATEST TRACTOR CO. OF ALL TIME

FARMING IN THE 1970's WITH IH's 66,68,AND 86 SERIES TRACTORS ALONG WITH 30 SERIES 2+2's

FARMING IN THE 1980's WITH IH's 30 AND 50 SERIES TRACTORS ALONG WITH THE 60 SERIES 2+2's AND SUPER 70 SERIES 2+2's. Song is "Tuesdays Gone" by Lynard Skynard


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Part II of farming in the 1970's and 80's with International Harvester tractors combines and equipment.

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FARMING IN THE 1950S AND 60S WITH IH

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SLIDE SHOW OF FARMING IN THE 1950S WITH IH's SUPER, HUNDRED, AND 60 SERIES, AND FARMING IN THE 1960's WITH IH's 06, AND 56 SERIES
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History of Farm Tractors - 1920s Machines - 1920's Tractors & Farming - CharlieDeanArchives

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Farmer Miller Goes Into High Gear tells the story of a 1920's farmer who converts his tractors working on the farm from steel wheels to rubber tires.

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63 and 77 IH Farmall 140 Tractors Plowing in Tarboro N.C

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Farmall51 on the 63 Farmall 140 with a 111 Two way Plow and Devon Hocutt on his 77 International 140 with a #215 Plow.
 

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What a 1466 Black stripe eats for Breakfast !

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Time-Lapse Big Bud Tractor Restoration

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This video is a Time-Lapse of an overhaul of first generation Big Bud tractor. 23,000+ pictures were taken from two GoPro cameras over a period of 7 months. The Big Bud 350 began its life on the Welker farm in 1971 when my grandpa James and his brother Howard purchased it new from Big Bud Tractors in Havre, Mt. With all the advancement in farming through equipment and technology, the Bud slowly became obsolete. At 350hp the old girl just didn't have the power nor the hydraulics to pull a 57ft air drill.

Unwilling to let the Big Bud end up in the farm equipment graveyard, we decided to attempt a major upgrade via powerplant/hydraulics/electronics. Three years ago I found a rolled semi truck with a rebuilt N-14 435hp Cummins and a nice Eaton Fuller 13 speed transmission. We didn't have to change out the axles on the Bud as it already had 80,000 lb Clarks. The aged open center hydraulics were replaced with a load sensing closed center pump and an electric valve body with rocker switches in the cab. The cab was completely gutted and the original dash removed and replaced by a custom dash resembling the style in newer Big Bud tractors. Sound proofing insulation and a new air ride seat makes for a very comfortable ride. With all the upgrades and a Trimble 750 gps, this Bud should make for a great seeding rig. We still have some bugs to work out, but overall we are very pleased with the outcome and are thrilled to keep farming with the same tractor our grandpa used.

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New Aquisition

My Case 480 with the forks is just too damn big for some chores, and the Massey 35 has limited application, so I added this little jewel to do the small jobs around the old homestead. A case 1816C with a little 3 cylinder Kubota diesel in it. Came with forks, bucket, and a 2-stage snow blower that mounts to the front. Seems to be a little more universal than what I have been using. This thing is nimble!!!
 

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Good for you. Should be a great machine. Way more versatile than the 35 for sure.
 

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those little skids are fun........and useful for the right jobs...great looking machine...most of those had gas engines if i remember right great to get one with a diesel

fwiw....

they are worse than useless in mud
can be worse than useless in deep gravel
murder on tires (better get a spare)
dont dig well without a toothed bucket
beat the living crap outa you on rough ground or dry pavement while turning
can be rear heavy making it hard to go up a hill without a load (end up backing up hills)
can dump crap on you in the opperators station if your not careful
tear the hell outa your yard just driving around

thats the bad....

the good is they are great a parrallel parking
fit almost anywhere
i assume you have aux hydraulics on the frount due to a snowblower...aux hydraulics are great
like tractors ....its all about the attachments and the attachments are $$
would make a great barn stall cleaner
you will quickly want rear ballest weights to increase lifting capacity
most are easy to maintain since cab tilts out of the way
case controls can take some getting used to but are easy to repair ..unlike the new electronic joysticks
i bet it makes a great sidewalk snow machine...other than being cold

Im speaking from experience i have owned many skids and still own a Gehl 5635dx
 

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can be rear heavy making it hard to go up a hill without a load (end up backing up hills)
You forgot to mention how hard they are to back up...you can't see where you're going. I rent Cat skid steers sometimes, I think 248 something. They have joysticks which are easy to learn after foot operated bucket controls. The only thing I hate about renting them is you pay for 8 hours a day whether you use them or not and my old carcass can't take that many hours on a skid steer. One time I rented one for a week and found myself flipping thru my address book looking for someone I could hire to run it cause I hurt all over.

The first few times I rented them I got the smaller ones, then I tried one in the 7000 pound class and was amazed at how much work I could get done, and I only run them at 2/3 of full RPM.

The next time I rent one I want to get a breaker (jackhammer attachment) with it. It will be interesting to see what it will do.

My driveway is 2 1/4 miles long and very steep and narrow. The elevation gain from the mailbox to the house is 1300 feet and pops my ears. It has 6 switchbacks. The main use I have for skid steers is piss anting dirt around prior to hiring a grader. I use it to dig borrow pits and rob fine material to place in the rocky stretches. The driveway is too rocky and the objective is to mix fines and clay into the rocks to stabilize them and make it easier to plow snow in the winter without digging in. In some areas the driveway is only 11 feet wide and a steep drop off on one side. Those skid steers are the only loaders that can do the job because they turn on a dime anywhere. I love them and I hate them.
 

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mine is a 60hp ...7-8k# class.....

and i have a 250# breaker for it....great for driving fence posts...no good for breaking hard limestone rock (ok for soft rock)....good for 4-5" concrete (its easy to poke a hole in concrete and then try to pry and bend stuff if the concrete doesnt give)
also have..
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harley rake
preperator (soil)
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toothed bucket
multiple smooth buckets
grapple bucket
forks

used them for years so happy to answer questions

as to backing up your right you cant see well..but they are short butted and after you use one for a wk or so you just learn where the back is so it really isnt a issue at least on mine

huge amount of difference as you jump up weight classes

i like the joystick controls till they get a short or a switch glitch....the gehl has all hand mechanicals T handles...simple like the case but easier to use...great to fix if your a owner

80s models skids are a great bang for the buck purchase if you get a low hours one

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mine is a 60hp ...7-8k# class.....

and i have a 250# breaker for it....great for driving fence posts...no good for breaking hard limestone rock (ok for soft rock)..
Can you drive pipe posts into fractured bedrock/semi-decomposed limestone? what about pre-drilling deep holes and then driving posts? Do they make long bits for that?
 

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i have driven steel fence posts in ....creek gravel beds...rocky tight soil...and soil with fractured rock...and hard rock....tree roots...

think driving a nail in different woods.......different techniques for each type of ground....and its all about the bending strengh of the nail

creek gravel ...it drove them just fine since it could displace the gravel
rocky tight soil ...usually drives them fine
fractued rock...sometimes i went along and used the point to poke a hole in the ground 8"-10" then went back and drove the posts in the hole to a tight fit
hard rock ...i have pre-drilled holes just slightly smaller than the fence post with a rock drill then drove the posts in the tight hole (usually sharpen the end of the steel post to get it started)

my bit will poke about a 10" deep hole......dont know about longer bits

when i drive the posts i usually take out the bit and put the breaker directly on the post...it fits in my bit cavity almost perfectly....and with a skidsteer you need to consider your clearance between the breaker bottom and the ground and post height...post brands makes a difference to since the breaker will brad the end of a soft post real quick if it doesnt bend first ..real hard posts will sometimes but rarely split...some skids if you raise the breaker real high to get on a post its to close to the frount of the skid clearance wise

my breaker will fit on my backhoe arm if i need to get in a difficult place

i think your one the right track with weathered degraded limestone ...pokeing hole with bit...then driving...all depends on the limestone very much trial and error
 

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my bit will poke about a 10" deep hole......dont know about longer bits

when i drive the posts i usually take out the bit and put the breaker directly on the post...it fits in my bit cavity almost perfectly....and with a skidsteer you need to consider your clearance between the breaker bottom and the ground and post height...post brands makes a difference to since the breaker will brad the end of a soft post real quick if it doesnt bend first ..real hard posts will sometimes but rarely split...some skids if you raise the breaker real high to get on a post its to close to the frount of the skid clearance wise
On a rental I would need to ask for the longest bit they have, which is unlikely to be long enough. If height is an issue, I could just drive some 4' sections of 2" sch 80 pipe in and weld sch 40 on top later. This would be for corner posts and gate posts, so depth is important. Thanks for the insight.
 

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Hey ttazzman,

Thanks for the thoughts...you make some really good points. I formerly owned a 1992 New Holland L555D with forks and a bucket with hi-flow and aux hoses. I would just rent the attachments I needed back in the day. I sold it to make due when the bottom fell out back in 2008, and have lamented the day I had to get rid of it. It was probably the most useful "tool" I ever had. Now that I am so big on being debt free, I look for deals on cherry older units. This unit has only 400 hours on it. The snowblower has its own briggs motor on it, as this one doesn't have aux hydraulics (sigh). I am starting my kids in a landscape business spreading mulch and topsoil for one of the big landscapers in town that don't want to be bothered with the piddly stuff. Once they make enough $$$, we will upgrade them, and this one will retire on the homestead. They just need something to get them out of the gate, and load their 4WD power wheelbarrow to get the stuff dispersed in peoples yards. I got the whole package for 4600 FRN's, so I really can't complain.

those little skids are fun........and useful for the right jobs...great looking machine...most of those had gas engines if i remember right great to get one with a diesel

fwiw....

they are worse than useless in mud - Agreed, but I did get chains for the snow/mud to help out a little
can be worse than useless in deep gravel - True...but you gotta start somewhere
murder on tires (better get a spare) - Got one
dont dig well without a toothed bucket - Funny you say that, I just acquired one yesterday
beat the living crap outa you on rough ground or dry pavement while turning - Yep
can be rear heavy making it hard to go up a hill without a load (end up backing up hills) - Yep...Darwinism at its finest
can dump crap on you in the operators station if your not careful - Yep. My New Holland was out in front of you more, not so with Case
tear the hell outa your yard just driving around - Very true...gotta use some common sense and turn REALLY WIDE

thats the bad....

the good is they are great a parrallel parking - Agreed
fit almost anywhere - Sometimes too well...put mine in a ravine once...lol
i assume you have aux hydraulics on the frount due to a snowblower...aux hydraulics are great - Nope (sad face)...next one will
like tractors ....its all about the attachments and the attachments are $$ - Yep...but this unit doesn't allow for that anyway
would make a great barn stall cleaner - Yep...she's a small little buggar
you will quickly want rear ballest weights to increase lifting capacity - I already got 300# of weights and a mounting rack for the rear
most are easy to maintain since cab tilts out of the way - This one has a rear door and the top shroud comes off easy
case controls can take some getting used to but are easy to repair ..unlike the new electronic joysticks - Agreed...Simplicity is best
i bet it makes a great sidewalk snow machine...other than being cold - Yep...it works good for that...that is what the guy that had it used it for...he enclosed the cab with plexi glass on 3 sides and reverses the wires on the radiator fan to blow hot air on your backside. He said it stays pretty warm to -10...after that, it is kinda cold

Im speaking from experience i have owned many skids and still own a Gehl 5635dx
You obviously know your skid steers...
 

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Congratulations they are a outstanding bargain compared to a similar size tractor.....no way you could get a comperable tractor for that kind of money

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Well guys, my little Garden Mower (Husqvarna) I inherited when kaput..........well, not completely, but the main belt tension pulley bracket stripped out of the mower deck. So off I went in search of a replacement (as in addition to whereas I can still keep this little guy on the side for mowing duty backup).

Long story short, I've now found my 4th Tractor for my farm collection !

Meet my new addition, a 4WD Kubota B8200...........that behemoth flail mower on the back is a 78" Alamo which I know is overkill but I wasn't going to pass on this package deal, albeit used but good quality.

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......LOL..........i will be curious as to how you like a flail mower (ive never used one)...........better put a bigger weight box on the frount end :)

that mower has got to weigh as much as the tractor itself .....im kinda suprized the tractor will even lift it

for me i like to have at 4-5 pto hp for each foot of width of rotary mower...be curious about the flail how it performs

once you go 4wd you will never go back...