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Posted December 17, 2011 - 10:39 PM

For some reason, ( i never ask myself why...lol), i decided to google odd lookin tractors to see what popped up. It was actually pretty interesting...there were many...here are a few...

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Posted December 17, 2011 - 10:42 PM

heres a neat odd looking tractor

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Posted December 17, 2011 - 11:43 PM

Your 3rd pic is a Massey Harris GP (General Purpose) Was the first ground-up designed tractor from the company. Before that, they were using other designs or hiring it outsourced.

It was put on the market just about the time the Great Depression hit. Terrible failure. There are stories of Tractor Dealers with 3 & 4 teams of horses they took in on trade for these tractors. Most had a 4 cyl Hercules engine & (although underpowered) did exactly what they were designed to do. 4WD, Independent suspension, the cutting edge... years ahead of it's time.
There is a prototype 6 cyl unit in this area, really neat pc of equipment.

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Posted December 18, 2011 - 12:03 AM

Those are weird, the first question to come to mind though, how do you get onto the 1st one?

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Posted December 18, 2011 - 03:20 AM

Those are weird, the first question to come to mind though, how do you get onto the 1st one?


Very Carefully!:bigrofl:

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Posted December 18, 2011 - 05:25 AM

Thanks for the pics.I actually posted that 1st one on here last year.

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Posted December 18, 2011 - 08:22 AM

heres a neat odd looking tractor
Fordson Snow Machine - 1929 Concept - YouTube
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That is awesome Gary. It appears to work well but must not have been competitive with track based designs that seem to have dominated the market. Thanks for the video link. Very interesting!




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