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#1 LilysDad ONLINE  

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 07:50 AM

Does anyone have online art ability???

What I have in mind is this; to create a GTTalk custom tractor/ tractor of the future.We would design this tractor as a group effort. A compilation of our collective mind. I just need to find a Chip Foose to make it come alive on paper.

So, don't be shy! Step forward.
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Posted September 12, 2012 - 08:28 AM

yeah i have a good friend that is amazing as drawing. she did an amazing drawing of my panzer

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 11:08 AM

Good idea :thumbs: But drawings are just one side of the coin, the other will be building the gttlagt. What will be the basic tractor? C'mon, let's swap our ideas.

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 05:02 PM

It's got to be orange, just gotta!

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 05:15 PM

I Know for a fact that there is at least one member with an art background here. I also know for a fact it's not me.

Here's my best freehand work...

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Err, Ummm... That's my 2 year old's best freehand work, Yeah... that's what I meant

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 05:41 PM

It's got to be orange, just gotta!



Let's not get the cart before the horse. First the artist, then the tractor. Is it going to be retro, contemporary, Tractor of the Future? Gas powered, diesel, electric? Other? You see this is going to be a real effort and if the website wants to build the tractor that is cool, too!!!

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 08:08 PM

i'm an airbrush artist. Usually paint on t shirts.

I drew about 20 pictures before I painted the car, I drove this for quite a few years before painting it one color.
The wolf is on a 40 inch saw blade.

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Posted September 13, 2012 - 07:11 AM

Are you volunteering for this?

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Posted September 13, 2012 - 05:49 PM

Perhaps I will watch the thread to see how much interest is generated.
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Posted September 13, 2012 - 06:18 PM

Okay!

So which way do we want to go on this folks??? Retro tractor or Tractor of the Future?

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Posted September 13, 2012 - 09:20 PM

How about the best of both worlds...Rugged and overbuilt like the old with the functionality and ergonomics of the new.
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Posted September 13, 2012 - 09:21 PM

I think we should start with some of the best features of each brand.

For instance, I've always liked the simplicity & longevity of the tube frame idea.
The Styling of the Early Massey units was nice, but I suppose a little dated. On the other hand there are way to many "Bubble Tractors" out there now a days. I think it could use a few actual Corners.

Gear vs Hydro vs Hydraulic? IDK, I like them all and there will inevitably be a big debate on this one, so let's just say one model of each for arguments sake. (just kidding, I really don't have an opinion.) But if hydro is used, a readily available external filter is a must.

Gas, Electric, Diesel, LP, Steam, Windup... Again, IDK what's best. Each has it's benefits and it's downfalls. I think the powerplant (Brand & fuel) should be one of the first things hashed out.

Hydraulic lift. Yep. You bet your sweet bippy.

3 point/ Sleeve/ Etc. 3 point. You can adapt to everything else from there. Even better if it has some kind of draft (Ferguson) control.

Attachment Points. Here's another argument in the making. I do think the Wheel Horse Attach-a-matic has some very nice advantages. However we do it, it has to be as strong as the tractor, but I firmly believe simpler is better.

Hydraulic Ports. Here is where JD has really impressed me. They are where they need to be and there are enough of them.

OK, I guess that's all I can think of quickly.
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Posted September 13, 2012 - 10:02 PM

Good points, Alan. And I think you are a better artist than me. I can do a lot with Sketchup, but that's having the dimensions to draw with. Not freehand.
I, for one, like the infinite speed of a hydro. Really enjoy the 2-speed of the Peerless 2500/Eaton11. So I vote for hydro/hydraulic driven.
Hydraulic lift/ports would be a great plus. A 3-point would be great, easy to attach anything to that.
Haven't been blessed with a diesel, but may be the way to go these days. Small footprint with lots of torque.
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Posted September 14, 2012 - 05:18 PM

I propose a 'classic' look. Tube frame is fine with me, maybe stretch it a little. I think styling like a Porcshe tractor, sort of. A diesel engine, if you can find one an apropriate size. As long as we are using a tube frame, are we using the Bolens trans? Some kind of original steel wheels. Not the standard ones, something with style. Remember the steel wheels cars used in the mid-thirties?

Do we want power steering or keep it simple? We all wish we had 3ph, so include that.

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Posted September 14, 2012 - 06:13 PM

The Fords/Jakes are a tube frame, also!
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