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#1 Oldford OFFLINE  

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Posted July 30, 2015 - 10:29 AM

The latest addition, Not a garden tractor but there is more to come

 

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Drove an hour to get this.  It is a chore for me to load the trailer and drive so i added another stop to the trip.  Scored a blower and weight box for the Case

 

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Here is the fleet.  2 winter machines that i don't have to take apart every season.  And the new summer machine that cuts, bags, and hauls me up and down the hills while carrying stuff in the bins. 

 

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The house is high and dry but i can't walk on hills any more.  The new weedeater is more comfortable and cuts/bags better than the old Snapper so i sold that one.  Also sold my old Ford, needed hydro lift on the plow so got the Deere, it has 4-way hydraulics.  And picked up the Case to make a blower tractor out of it.  I can't maintain machines i don't use so had to keep it to 3. 

 

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I miss the old 120 sometimes but have my hands full with the Deere and Case and they both have Kohlers like the old Ford, which i like the sound of.  I lucked out and sold it to a collector who says he is going to retire it to parades, that was a sweet running tractor would be a shame to see it abused.  I also made a couple bucks off the Ford which was nice after all the fussing i did over that machine.  Usually i fix em up and sell at a loss, like with the snapper.  so all around i probably broke even on the latest fleet reshuffle there was a lot of piecing together with the snow cabs and stuff, they are still works in progress, good luck with the projects

 

 


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Posted July 30, 2015 - 10:58 AM

Glad you're kicking, good looking fleet, even if there isn't any Blue.
Also good to hear the Ford I going to a good home
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Posted July 30, 2015 - 11:54 AM

Nice lookin fleet! That Case would be nice here this winter.
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Posted July 30, 2015 - 05:02 PM

It's nice to have multiple machines for specific jobs.
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Posted July 30, 2015 - 05:54 PM

Nice setup the case tractor's are becoming quite popular around here, my '68 155IMG_0885.JPG
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Posted July 30, 2015 - 10:22 PM

Sounds like you decided on the best team of machines for your house.  :thumbs: Always good to know that the right equipment has your back.

 

Ben W. 


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Posted July 31, 2015 - 04:29 AM

Gonna miss seeing the Ford, but I think you did well with the new herd!


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Posted July 31, 2015 - 07:17 AM

Thanks guys the more time passes, the less i miss the machines that got away.  any more i get my satisfaction from using them and not have them blow up!  "Easy to work on," like the old machines, is a bonus but the real bonus is not having to work on them much...






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