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#1 olcowhand OFFLINE  

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Posted March 09, 2010 - 11:36 AM

Here's another rare bird. Magnatrac, same one that build (still in business, but owned by Struck) the little tracked dozers, built this tractor. 1st I ever seen in person. This Osgood Indiana show sure had some rare tractors, both GT & full size tractors. They only made the GT's in the late 70's I believe.

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Posted March 09, 2010 - 12:18 PM

That is a neat looking tractor, almost has a sort of Oliver look to it but may just be the color. It would be awesome to have some of these rare tractors. :thumbs:

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Posted March 09, 2010 - 03:25 PM

I don't know,but I believe I saw one years ago.

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Posted March 09, 2010 - 05:03 PM

Neat looking tractor! Where's Osgood... Southern Indiana?

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Posted March 09, 2010 - 06:27 PM

Neat looking tractor! Where's Osgood... Southern Indiana?


Yep, pretty much dead center between Columbus, In & Cincinatti, OH. This year's show is June 25 thru the 27th. Here's a link:
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Posted March 10, 2010 - 08:31 AM

Thanks for the show link, olcowhand. I'll have to add that one to my list of tractor shows. That's just a little ways east of where my wife's family is from. You ever been to the show at Booneville, Indiana? It's over in the S.W. corner of the state, north of Evansville.

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Posted February 13, 2012 - 05:02 PM

That tractor is actually made by Magna-American corp. No relationship to the Struck company and the mini dozers.
Still a neat tractor. I have one :thumbs: Not a whole lot of info out there.
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Posted February 13, 2012 - 05:56 PM

The tractor that Struck built was called the Turf Rider. They looked very much like the tracked machines.
Could be bought as a kit like the little dozers. The half track would be to cool. http://books.google....20rider&f=false

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Posted February 13, 2012 - 07:51 PM

That tractor is actually made by Magna-American corp. No relationship to the Struck company and the mini dozers.
Still a neat tractor. I have one :thumbs: Not a whole lot of info out there.


I stand corrected, and thanks for that. I hate giving wrong information. It's been so long, I can't remember where I got that (wrong) info even.

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Posted December 04, 2015 - 11:49 AM

going through a box of papers I've had for years. Was actually looking for a rocket ship kit. The box of papers arrived with about 50 popular mechanics dating back to the '40's

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Posted December 04, 2015 - 07:42 PM

I had one of those magna-America tractors. It was made somewhere around 1965 to 1966 as the Briggs model 19D engine dated to 1965.  The deck had wooden rollers and attached to the front axle like a Simplicity deck.






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