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#1 Auburn David OFFLINE  

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Posted March 30, 2015 - 08:03 PM

Well after YEARS of setting up and giving shelter to mice rats and snakes and God knows what else...I fired up Frankin Tractor today and believe it or not the old rotted Hydro lines don't leak a drop..although I will change them soon because they are scary looking..I tested out the Backhoe and FEL,and then the Hi-Lo Hyro drive......it all works!!!..I need to get the electrical rewired and new batteries and a seat...and it will be digging a hole somewhere soon I hope!

 This tractor has parts off of just about anything you can think of...LOL,and is a long way from purdy..but so far it has Patina!IMG_20150331_140152_zpsuv6hmtnb.jpgIMG_20150331_140305_zpsmo9azhmw.jpgIMG_20150331_140320_zpsujnxnupp.jpgIMG_20150331_140347_zpsotaa915d.jpgIMG_20150331_140333_zpslyywqhgv.jpg


Edited by Auburn David, March 31, 2015 - 02:16 PM.

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Posted March 30, 2015 - 08:04 PM

Remind me to buy another case of WD-40 please...seems the last one I bought is gone for some reason :rolling:

 


Edited by Auburn David, March 30, 2015 - 08:04 PM.

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Posted March 30, 2015 - 08:38 PM

David, David, David! You can't make a post like that without pit'churs!


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Posted March 30, 2015 - 09:00 PM

David, David, David! You can't make a post like that without pit'churs!

Yea..I am gonna get some..I wish I had before and after..


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Posted March 30, 2015 - 09:46 PM

buy WD-40 by the gallon or a 55 gallon drum


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Posted March 30, 2015 - 10:08 PM

I almost deleted this thread because of no photos.. :poke:

 

 

Can't wait to see it :thumbs:


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Posted March 30, 2015 - 10:32 PM

We've HEARD about it long enough, David... lets get the camera out!  :smilewink:

 

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Posted March 31, 2015 - 07:23 AM

:wewantpics: :wewantpics: :wewantpics: :wewantpics: :wewantpics: :wewantpics: :wewantpics: :wewantpics:                                      :wewantpics: :wewantpics:


Edited by BTS, March 31, 2015 - 07:24 AM.

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Posted March 31, 2015 - 07:27 AM

Does it even truly exist????
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Posted March 31, 2015 - 07:40 AM

I may have to make that 2 hour drive and take the pictures. He's teased us long enough but today is bee hive splitting day and possible tomorrow.


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Posted March 31, 2015 - 11:50 AM

buy WD-40 by the gallon or a 55 gallon drum

Why? Do you have a bunch of stickers to remove?

I am happiest with my home brew, liquid wrench, PB blaster, or aero kroil.



David, we will have to discuss point awarded for no pics. :D
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Posted March 31, 2015 - 01:40 PM

April Fools day is coming, there is no tractor.


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Posted March 31, 2015 - 02:17 PM

Pictures posted!!!! :dancingbanana:


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Posted March 31, 2015 - 03:46 PM

No photos here!!

 

 

EDIT, I found them further up in the thread. Good looking machine for sure.. :thumbs:


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Posted March 31, 2015 - 03:56 PM

That looks pretty complicated! Who operates it; you or the little woman?

 

What did a Franklin start life as? The colors look like Case.


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