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My Two Favorite Girls Pedal Tractor

Feb 17, 2014 07:35 PM | petrj6 in Custom Projects

First and foremost I am writing this article in honor of my father, without him where would I be???? My two favorite girls, one will be 9 this year and the other is at least 50 years old but will not tell me her age. Me and dad got a simplicity landlor...

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2 Bottom Plow

Nov 26, 2012 12:03 PM | olcowhand in Custom Projects

I have been asked about this a few times, so decided to do an article on my building of a 2 bottom plow. I jury-rigged up my 2 bottom plow to see if my Massey tractor would pull her. It is simply two 10" Brinly's coupled together. My modified MF1650 p...

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Sears SS/16 Suburban Repower

Aug 23, 2012 08:53 PM | dthomp17 in Custom Projects

For those of you that read my previous thread “Onan BF/MS Rebuild Dilemma”, this thread is a follow-up. In my previous thread, I finally pulled the Onan BF/MS from my SS/16 because it was burning a lot of oil and fouling plugs. What I found was not g...

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Minneapolis Molines G706 of a Different Scale

Dec 12, 2010 05:28 PM | NUTNDUN in Custom Projects

This past year at the Fawn Grove Olde Tyme Days show I got to meet Dan Kehr. Dan and his father build custom garden tractors in ½ scale replicating the larger farm tractors. The new tractor that they built this year is a Minneapolis Molines G706.

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Massey Ferguson MF10 Narrow Front

Apr 08, 2010 03:11 PM | tractormike in Custom Projects

When I found this Massey it had no engine or wheels on it. I figured I wasn't hurting anything by customizing it. I use 6.70x15 ag tires mounted on Dodge caravan spare tire rims for the back tires. The Dodge rims have the right 5 on 4 1/2 bolt patt...

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Allis Chalmers B-10 Narrow Front

Mar 28, 2010 08:45 AM | tractormike in Custom Projects

This is the second narrow front tractor I built. I used 15 inch Dodge caravan spare tire rims with 6.70x15 ag tires on them. This raises the tractor enough that you can put the narrow front on them and still have the tractor sit level. The B-10 has a h...

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Modified Massey MF 1655 54

Mar 19, 2010 10:14 PM | massey driver in Custom Projects

When I bought my 1655 10 yrs ago the person who had it before hand had cut the blades shorter so that they wouldn't hit each other. The original cogged pulleys had been changed to 4" cast sheaves and he had put v belts to drive the spindles. We...

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Sleeve Hitch for a Ford LGT

Feb 28, 2010 11:04 AM | Chuck_050382 in Custom Projects

Here is the plans for my sleeve hitch I built for my Ford LGT 145 along with some pictures. The frame is 2" wide 1/4" thick stock, The pin locations are made from 3/4" steel tubing that has a inside diameter of 5/8". Below are the...

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Bush Hog JBI Alterations

Feb 08, 2010 01:38 PM | olcowhand in Custom Projects

This is around a 1972 Bush Hog JBI. It started life with a 14hp Briggs, but OE engine was gone and I decided to boost the power just a tad. Here she is as I bought her, w/12hp Briggs installed. I also altered/added a few other items. It coul...

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3 Point Finish Mower

Feb 04, 2010 12:43 PM | NUTNDUN in Custom Projects

A few years ago, I wanted to have a 3pt finish mower to use with the rear PTO on my Massey MF1650. So here is a quick walk-through on it's build. The deck is a 52" cut from under a Yardman riding mower. You can see the drive belt tensioner...

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