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Posted May 05, 2014 - 05:23 AM

Yesterday was a perfect day to get the tractors out and work. I decided to get the 1650D out for a test run in the garden with the disc. After the second pass William asked if he could ride along. Well, we cant both fit on there anymore so I put it in low range and let him have at it. He did a good job,just has to work on his backing up and turning skills a little.

 

This was the 1650D first work out also. It did great. It still has turfs on the back and no ballast in them. It breaks traction pretty easily but I was suprised at well it did with just turfs. William worked for about 30 more minutes then got a little bored, but he still had a big smile on his face. I got on and procedded to work the tractor for another hour or so.

 

Later on we got the rods and reels and went to my folks place to go fishing. William had to tell everyone there that he had drove the tractor and worked the garden. He did it with a great big smile everytime.

 


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 05:34 AM

You are going to have to get him his own smaller tractor. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 05:38 AM

Looks like he did a fine job! Can't call it seat time, he wasn't in it! :rolling:


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 07:05 AM

I remember my first time driving the WD45. Had to hold steering wheel and swing down to reach the clutch pedal on one side and the brake pedals on the other.


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 08:01 AM

Isn't that the best feeling? A little guy with a big smile and a GT with a job well done!


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 12:52 PM

And another "man who loves the land" has come of age! Well done.


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 05:45 PM

that is the best video I have watched in a long time. IT needs to be titled,"The Birth of a Tractor Addict". That is awesome.


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 06:23 PM

I remember my first time driving the WD45. Had to hold steering wheel and swing down to reach the clutch pedal on one side and the brake pedals on the other.

 

Why were you reaching for the clutch pedal when all you had to do was throw out the hand clutch. I also cut my teeth on a WD45 and I loved that hand clutch.

 

That boy will be out there all the time trying to drive those GTs, Way to Go !!


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Posted May 05, 2014 - 07:35 PM

Its a mixed bag of emotions, I am tickled he is have fun and showing an interest but I am afraid its going to cut into my seat time.


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Posted May 06, 2014 - 05:18 AM

Its a mixed bag of emotions, I am tickled he is have fun and showing an interest but I am afraid its going to cut into my seat time.

Time for another tractor!


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Posted May 06, 2014 - 06:12 AM

Why were you reaching for the clutch pedal when all you had to do was throw out the hand clutch. I also cut my teeth on a WD45 and I loved that hand clutch.

 

That boy will be out there all the time trying to drive those GTs, Way to Go !!

 

 

Hand clutch had been dis-connected years earlier.






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