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Replaced My Old Farmall M With An Ih 504


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#1 farmerall ONLINE  

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Posted June 12, 2014 - 03:59 PM

I used to have a Farmall M tractor but it was bigger than I really needed and it was hard to find attachments for it since it didn't have a 3 pt hitch. This caused the M to just sit around a lot and only get used or started occasionally so I sold it last August. I do kind of wish I would have kept it though because it was a fun tractor to drive. Fast forward to last week when I agreed to purchase a International 504 utility tractor. This time I bought a tractor with a 3pt lol. Anyway the tractor runs good with plenty of power even though it could use a tune up. It also has a few leaks and mechanical issues but nothing to serious at the moment. I can't say what I paid for it but I will say that I got incredibly lucky with the price. Now it is time to hunt for some attachments.

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Posted June 12, 2014 - 04:11 PM

Nicely scored. Looks like a good solid machine you can have fun using. Gotta love a Farmall
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Posted June 12, 2014 - 04:11 PM

You are going to love the 3 pt. A lot of the old pull type implements can be converted very easily to 3 pt. use and usually sell for scrap prices at auctions. I've saved a lot of money doing this and have a 2 bottom JD Deere plow that is next on the list. 

Good luck with the new tractor!


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 04:36 PM

The 504 is a great little tractor!  One of my neighbors had one many years, and I used to rake his hay with it while Dad did the square baling.


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 04:48 PM

We went from an H and Super H to a tricycle 504, kept the super H. Went from 2 bottom pull type to a 3 bottom 3 point mounted plow. I thought we were crapping in tall grass. The 504 is a nice tractor, the utility will be handy for getting on and off. Good luck with it.


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 05:32 PM

You'll be more than happy with a 504.  They were stocky sturdy tractors.

 

Ben W.


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 05:35 PM

You sold it?!! Oh! No, no,no! You don't sell them. You just buy more. You've been on here long enough to see how The Bug works.


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 07:57 PM

I've run this 504 quite a bit already so I knew the tractor pretty well. One day I was using it push over smaller trees and another day I accidentally ran into an electrical box lol. I really like the TA on the tractor too, it comes in handy very often, especially when mowing. I wish I could keep them all but sadly I don't have the time, money or space to store them.



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Posted June 12, 2014 - 08:34 PM

I think you will like that 504.  It will be very handy.  Good luck with the 3 pt hitch.



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Posted June 12, 2014 - 09:03 PM

I've run this 504 quite a bit already so I knew the tractor pretty well. One day I was using it push over smaller trees and another day I accidentally ran into an electrical box lol. I really like the TA on the tractor too, it comes in handy very often, especially when mowing. I wish I could keep them all but sadly I don't have the time, money or space to store them.

Very handy little tractor.  Having a TA makes it nice, just don't drive down hill with it on the low side.  I am sure you allready knew that though.



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Posted June 13, 2014 - 09:48 AM

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Posted June 29, 2014 - 10:39 PM

Interesting coincidence that my newly acquired Farmall 140 has a striking similarity in style and condition. :thumbs:

What year is your 504?

Edited by wvbuzzmaster, June 29, 2014 - 10:40 PM.





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