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#1 milkdud OFFLINE  

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Posted September 10, 2013 - 01:16 PM

I saw this today driving.  It was labled Power King.   and I think Economy Tractor.   It had a 14 hp Kohler K321 in it.

 

Are these common?

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Posted September 10, 2013 - 01:33 PM

There are plenty of the Power Kings out there. I consider them "Estate tractors", bigger than GTs but smaller than compacts.There are manuals in our manuals section. The FEL is less common and the backhoes are few and far between. A backhoe is usually hard on the smaller tractors so check it out carefully for cracks and breaks. Are you thinking about buying it? Good Luck, Rick



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 01:33 PM

Well I see your from Iowa, and can say they don't seem to be common in this area. I have only seen one and that was here in Newton.

My brother(I had asked him where it went) has told me the guy who had it had moved it to a farm he had inherited between Monroe and Prarie City(general area)?

I had been looking for one, since they seem to land in that niche between a GT and a small tractor(with 16" or 24" tires).

I have since bought a Ford 1500, which is a small compact tractor.

 

There are several Power King/Economy owners on this site and they seem to not be rare at all in some areas of the country.

I'm sure other will weigh in on this question.


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Posted September 10, 2013 - 02:54 PM

Next time I am out in this guys area Id like to talk to him.  Its too big for me, but it looks really well made.  The frame is some serious business .  I was surprised it only has a Kohler 321 in it. 

 

As far as I know it is not for sale and he is using it.  It is closer to Knoxville area.  I go by there fairly often, so Ill ask if he is using it or wants to sell and report back.  he was not home so I snapped a picture and left. 

 

It sure looks handy. 

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Posted September 10, 2013 - 03:25 PM

If the guy's last name is Lester it's the same one I was thinking of. Used to sit on 1st St North in Newton and had been for sale before I bought the acreage. .



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 03:42 PM

It is amazing how much work a K321 can do... traction is almost always the weak link. I've been able to bog my JD140 once and that was pulling a big HEAVY drag harrow around over a garden that was wet enough to give optimal traction... still ended up breaking traction though.


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Posted September 10, 2013 - 04:02 PM

Might be a Terramite:  http://gardentractor...56-terramite-2/



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 05:18 PM

Nice little machine no matter what it is.



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 05:53 PM

I think its a Terramite like Username just posted.  Its frame is just like that. 



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 06:04 PM

Definitely an Economy/Power King with dual transmissions and missing the hood.

 

Excuse me. The hood is on the ground.


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Posted September 10, 2013 - 06:52 PM

Terramite must have used the  Economy/Power King as a place to start.   The frame on a stock Economy/Powerking does not look as beefy as this,  and what is in the Terramite brochure above. 



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 06:54 PM

Terramite must have used the  Economy/Power King as a place to start.   The frame on a stock Economy/Powerking does not look as beefy as this,  and what is in the Terramite brochure above. 

Yes I think Gravely were the first used and then Power Kings were used for a while.



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Posted September 10, 2013 - 08:59 PM

Its an economy king.

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Posted September 11, 2013 - 11:19 AM

Its an economy king.

It left the factory as a Power King but it is badged as a Terramite.The loader is Terramite and different from the one offered by Power King.



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Posted December 11, 2016 - 06:01 PM

Terramite must have used the  Economy/Power King as a place to start.   The frame on a stock Economy/Powerking does not look as beefy as this,  and what is in the Terramite brochure above. 

terramite used economy power king tractor drivelines for 2 years 1970 and 71 then made there own . im restoring this one 

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