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David Bradley Digging Potatoes

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#1 Oakdale OFFLINE  

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Posted March 12, 2013 - 03:25 PM

Last September, I was far enough along putting my DB back together I was able to dig some potatoes. Here is a Youtube link so you can see it work.

My neighbor had an adjustable foot plow that he brought over for my 'new' DB. What a blessing! These things actually do work.

 


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Posted March 12, 2013 - 04:07 PM

That sure did a great job with the potatoes.  Thanks.


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Posted March 12, 2013 - 04:21 PM

Oakdale, Welcome to the forum! Hope you enjoy it here. Nice to see the D-B earning its keep.


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Posted March 12, 2013 - 06:38 PM

Welcome to the forum!! Not sure which I'm more impressed with your potato crop itself or the job the old DB does plowing them up.Thanks for sharing with us!


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Posted March 12, 2013 - 06:53 PM

:welcometogttalk: Welcome Oakdale, Nice machine you have there. :thumbs: Good looking crop too. Glad to see another one of these fine machines getting the TLC it deserves. Thanks for sharing.


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Posted March 12, 2013 - 07:11 PM

Impressive! I love to see them doing what they were built for.


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Posted March 12, 2013 - 08:09 PM

Welcome to GTT and thanks for the video.



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Posted March 12, 2013 - 08:13 PM

Oakdale welcome. I use to live where Mathew bros potatoe farms are located . Of course they use a little bigger equipment . Its nice that you can do such a good job with your tractor..

 

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Posted March 12, 2013 - 09:31 PM

Excellent video, thank you for sharing that.  Welcome to GTTalk, and please feel free to share pictures any time you want!



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Posted March 13, 2013 - 02:36 AM

welcome to the group. Nice looking potato farming you have up there. Some time we will have to get together as you only live about a 1/2 north of me.



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Posted March 13, 2013 - 08:39 AM

Thanks for the feedback. Digging the spuds was really fun. Knowing the machine really works gives me new energy to get her really tuned up and back to work. Sometimes in the past Sears 'over-exaggerated' a little in their sales copy, so I was suspicious that the DB could really dig.... Not anymore.

 

I live out in the middle of 'nowhere' but visitors are welcomed. Just let me know before you come so I'm sure to be here for you.

 

Here's a link to the 'before' on the DB. When I bought her, somebody had taken the original wheels off, and put little ones on. Broke one hub trying to drill them out to fit the little wheels. I have pics on how I repaired that, but not up yet.

 

David Bradley comes home from the Flea Market:

 

 

 



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Posted March 13, 2013 - 06:25 PM

Welcome to the forum and awsome videos! Thanks for sharing them with us.







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