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Posted December 22, 2010 - 07:52 AM

Thanks , I plan on uploading some of the manuals for it ,just it takes me so long . Not sure how much interest would be for them .


I would be interested in looking at them...
I love old manuals and Brochures

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 08:40 AM

I have a David Bradley TRi-Trac about finish restoreing it wish I could find someone with extra part hope to get pics posted soon

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Posted April 27, 2012 - 10:19 PM

Here is the David Bradley Tri-Trac from the David Bradley Traveling Museum.

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Posted April 28, 2012 - 06:05 AM

Boy that one sure is clean and shiny ! I wonder if the factory paint ever look like that , I'm guessing if it was it didn't take long to fade. Bet it's easier to keep clean with the newer paints too . Thanks for posting it ,Al
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Posted May 18, 2012 - 04:46 PM

I may have found a Tri-Trac for sale. Being a DB collector the TT is the Holy Grail.

I will have to save up some money, and not buy anything for a while, but I REALLLY want this one!!!!

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Posted May 18, 2012 - 10:54 PM

Keep us posted on your Tri-Trac hunt . Have you seen it in person ? Al

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Posted May 19, 2012 - 03:33 AM

Not yet, but in a couple of weeks I will talk to the owner. I'm not not sure if he wants to sell it. It's been sitting in a barn for years.

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Posted May 19, 2012 - 05:53 AM

I hope he's not one of those people who won't ever do anything with it but still won't sell it . At least it's in a barn and not out in the weather , Al

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Posted May 19, 2012 - 06:03 AM

I just hope it's complete and not a bunch of parts missing.

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Posted May 19, 2012 - 06:07 AM

I would think that parts are hard to find because of the small number made and I bet a lot where kept outside .Hope everything works out for you , Al

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Posted May 19, 2012 - 06:29 AM

I had a chance to get one of these a free years ago for FREE!!!!

But stupid me I told him I wanted a Cub Cadet instead.

He took the TriTrac to the scrap yard.

I am still kicking my butt over that!!!

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Posted May 19, 2012 - 03:53 PM

Took a few pic's of my Tri-Trac, I'll get better ones in spring , take a look at the tire, pretty sure there original no signs of dry rot or cracks, a little rust around the rim from the filled tire hope I just didn't jinx myself


Hi Al,
I was just reading through some posts and came across this. I read that you said the tires are filled and are concerned about the rust. I don't know if you knew, if those tires were filled back in the old days that they more than likely used Calcium Chloride which was a DB recommedation. CC is a form of salt. With the rim rusting I would bet that whats in them. If I was you I would get those drained ASP and hopefully the damage isn't to bad. I have seen old rims totally destroyed by that stuff. It will only get worse over time without attention. I have used this stuff called RUST TREATMENT, made by Permatex and available at most auto parts stores. That stuff works great. It destroys/stops the rust, seals the metal and can be painted over.
Hope I was of some help here and that is one nice Tri-Trac. Glad to know you have your Grandfathers tractor and I hope you cherish it for life. Dave
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