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Old 02-26-2015, 05:37 PM   #21
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The story behind my new tractor actually goes 30 years back when my grandfather bought a new kubota tractor. It was a pretty small unit , but it was fun to drive around and do chores with him. He explained to me that it would last forever and I would get it when he dies. Fast forward 30 years and my gramps just turned 99. He final decided to move out of the house and in with my aunt to take care of him. Upon his departure, he gave the tractor to the neighbors 14 year old kid! If had known he was going to give it to someone else, I would have bought one long ago.
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Old 02-26-2015, 05:38 PM   #22
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Why am I beginning to get tractor envy after seeing all those beauties? Could it be the 6'-8' piles of snow around our house and the fact that our weenie little Ariens snowblower just rolls over and shudders when it sees them. I need more machinery to take care of like a hole in the head. But, but, still ... Yes Dear, coming back down to reality now (in a minute).
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Old 02-26-2015, 05:59 PM   #23
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After looking at some of your toys I'm almost embarrassed to post this pic of my tractor.



To its credit, it does have a triple bagger grass catcher on the stern, errr, I mean the back end, and it does a good job of cutting our lawn.
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Old 02-26-2015, 06:04 PM   #24
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Tempting. But on my much reduced retirement income, and at my age, buying big ticket items on a long term payment plan is unfortunately not in the cards.
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Old 02-26-2015, 07:12 PM   #25
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We always fill our boatyard tractors tyres with water. Helps with traction on the slipways and manouvering the hydraulic trailers.
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Old 02-26-2015, 07:43 PM   #26
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A little long in the tooth. I sold the farm but sent the tractor back east to a friend.
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Old 03-04-2015, 01:56 PM   #27
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John Deere 856, 23 HP diesel, more of a mower, 60" cut, than a tractor, implements include, grading box blade, and a PTO driven 7.5 KW generator, Last used for Hurricane Gustav.
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Old 03-04-2015, 02:02 PM   #28
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Going to be at the shop later today we have a couple kubota's and a REALLY old ford y'all will like. Will snap some pics.
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Old 03-04-2015, 02:27 PM   #29
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Finally dug up a pic of me on my tractor...

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Old 03-04-2015, 04:52 PM   #30
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Here's the ford, currently getting a timing issue fixed, she's going to bimini after she's fixed.
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Old 07-25-2015, 08:15 AM   #31
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Some very nice looking rigs. Ive been a die hard orange fan for as long as I can remember but I've become a fan of blue as of late. New Holland TC45DA. Put 1000 hours on her in the past few years and I enjoy every minute of it.
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