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#1 cootertom OFFLINE  

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Posted October 07, 2014 - 06:06 PM

At the scrap yard today and these were there. The one that looks like a torture tool there were 4 of them. There was 10 Cub Cadets and one Wheel Horse also. Most were complete and he was asking me $2500 for all but I buy from him a lot and I know how quick he will cut his prices but he will not part them out.

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Posted October 07, 2014 - 06:34 PM

First one is a planter, second one I'm drawing a blank on but one of our Gardeners/Farmers should know


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Posted October 07, 2014 - 06:41 PM

I like the looks of that seeder, I see bell cranks for trip dropping the seed. The other one is a rotary hoe unit, most likely for a cultivator, judging by its narrow width and the heavy arm on the front.


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Posted October 07, 2014 - 06:44 PM

Any thoughts of a price on them? There were 4 of the cultivators if I remember correctly.



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 07:21 PM

The seeder looks like a old part from a corn planter like a press wheel and fertilizer applicator. Could be wrong
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Posted October 07, 2014 - 07:30 PM

Corn, cotton and soy beans have always been main crops in this area. Most likely corn.



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 08:15 PM

President Obama once said: "Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail."  Just because we love GTs doesn't mean everything in a scrapyard is GT related.



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 08:37 PM

They are for a tractor and not a GT. He doesn't intend on scraping them as they are in the for sale building of scrap stuff. I go to a few shows and thought someone there may want them but I don't want to overpay.



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 09:11 PM

Up here worth a bought 12 cents a pound if you have over 1000 pounds



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 09:20 PM

The second photo is a rotary hoe unit. They were used to break up the hard ground from rain after planting but before the soybeans spouts. Beans had a hard time coming up thru the hard top layer of the soil from hard rains. these unit would break up the layer without hurting the plants and seeds.


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Posted October 08, 2014 - 10:55 PM

those rotary hoe discs could be a work of art. My grand daughter used to ride home on a bus with a friend and I would pick her up on my way home from work. That house must have had 100 of those disks nailed to the wall on the outside.

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Posted October 09, 2014 - 02:10 PM

yea the first one was a brinly planter i guess the hoppers rotted away what ashame






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