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#1 mowinman2 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 14, 2013 - 12:05 PM

This might be a commonly known thing, but since im pretty new on the Massey Ferguson scene, Im wondering how many other garden tractors were made like them?  This AMF i just found on Craigslist in PA, is a spitting image of my Massey 12.  I didnt know these existed.  I would love to have the rear weights.  Any other "Massey's in Disguise"??

 

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Posted March 14, 2013 - 12:07 PM

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Posted March 14, 2013 - 12:12 PM

Hi David, didn't know you were not aware of this.  I think the consensus is that AMF made these tractors for Massey, but also put some out under their own badge.  I think OldBuzzard recently had a thread going, as he was eyeing an AMF up his way.

On a different note, there is a gear Massey for sale on craigslist around Denton, or was it Thomasville?  You seen that one yet?

 

The Massey 1655 and 1855 were made by Snapper for Massey, and I suspect that the 1200, 1450, and 1650 all had Snapper cousins.

 

In the 90's? Case made some machines for Massey.  I saw a 216 low wheel variant for sale down towards Wilmington several months ago.  I'd love to get my hands on a 3xx series, as that is the high wheel variant, same as the 4xx or 4xxx series from Case.


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Posted March 14, 2013 - 12:25 PM

Pics from the ad, in case it is removed.

This might be a commonly known thing, but since im pretty new on the Massey Ferguson scene, Im wondering how many other garden tractors were made like them?  This AMF i just found on Craigslist in PA, is a spitting image of my Massey 12.  I didnt know these existed.  I would love to have the rear weights.  Any other "Massey's in Disguise"??
 
http://reading.craig...3580053203.html

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Posted March 14, 2013 - 12:39 PM

That AMF 1010 I asked about is still for sale here.  It's the same tractor as the Massey 10, but with their own decals/paint on it.

 

Since I'm a 'Bolens guy' I asked the guys on the AMF/Massie forum, and they were the ones that told me that AMF did indeed make some of the Masseys.

 

 


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Posted March 14, 2013 - 01:05 PM

Well i guess Im just not in the loop.  But I am now. Thanks guys.  I think that AMF is a pretty neat piece.  I wish it wasnt so far away. 

 

Howard, I did see that Massey.  Its in Archdale.  Heck of a good price.  With the front blade.  Im out of room, or I would like to have it here. 



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Posted March 14, 2013 - 03:21 PM

Well i guess Im just not in the loop.  But I am now. Thanks guys.  I think that AMF is a pretty neat piece.  I wish it wasnt so far away. 

 

Howard, I did see that Massey.  Its in Archdale.  Heck of a good price.  With the front blade.  Im out of room, or I would like to have it here. 

I'm out of money, and I have a front blade.  If it were close by, I'd still look at it to see if the rear hubs were solid.  I've got a 12G in better condition than that, but my hubs wobble and that makes me sad :( .



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Posted March 14, 2013 - 03:40 PM

Yeah Back in the day they were all over the Des moines area.  Most of them came out of the AMF/Massey plant on Bell Avenue in Des Moines. Both companies were in the same huge complex. In the 80's  drove past it every day and worked about 10 blocks west of it.






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