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#1 DanO OFFLINE  

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Posted July 18, 2011 - 04:17 PM

Well, "It's Hotter Than a Burnt Boot" out There and So Just thought I'd Do Something Silly To Hopefully Cheer You Guys Up a Bit.......So Crack Open A Cold One Sit back and Enjoy Some Simple Redneck GT Fun.....Hope it Makes You Smile.
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Posted July 18, 2011 - 05:03 PM

Thanks for the video :D

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Posted July 18, 2011 - 06:30 PM

A little know fact about the DB line was that the factory tested tractors in a lot out back, by tethering them to a pole, much the same as your doing. This was done with both the walkers and the riders. A freind of mine lives just acrosst the tracks west of the orginal factory and said he watched them do this several times over the yrs. I've been to the site and there is a pair of grooves worn into the concrete where this was to have taken place. In later yrs the Suburbans where sent to a orange farm in FL and tested there, then shipped back to bradley to be taken aprt and checked for wearing parts. you may have missed your calling as a DB engineer.
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Posted July 18, 2011 - 07:01 PM

That's pretty cool, DanO. Not everyone has that kind of talent. What other tricks have you taught it?

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Posted July 18, 2011 - 10:17 PM

That's pretty cool, DanO. Not everyone has that kind of talent. What other tricks have you taught it?


Well, Now That She has the Doughnut Down , I'm Working on teaching Her The Figure 8

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Posted July 19, 2011 - 06:02 AM

If you can get her to sit up and beg, you really have talent. Have to call you 'The Tractor Whisperer' then.

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Posted July 19, 2011 - 06:48 AM

Hey!!!!!! I Like That..That would Make a Very Cool T Shirt!!!!!!!!

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Posted July 20, 2011 - 03:41 AM

cool video, really brightened my morning! thanks. and that would make an awesome t-shirt.

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 08:23 AM

DanO - I read some of your posts and realized that you are who I got my DB Cordwood Saw from a couple years back. I totally disassembled it, restored it, and mounted it on my 1950 5752 walkbehind. Here is a link to a picture if it at last weekend's show in Dover, PA:

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 08:29 AM

Hey Frank...That Saw looks Great! You did a Excellent Job on it, Glad it worked out for you.

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 09:24 AM

DanO - I read some of your posts and realized that you are who I got my DB Cordwood Saw from a couple years back. I totally disassembled it, restored it, and mounted it on my 1950 5752 walkbehind. Here is a link to a picture if it at last weekend's show in Dover, PA:

LAGC Eastern Extravaganza - Garden Tractor Talk Gallery


Nice to see you post Frank. It is amazing how small of a world it really is. :thumbs:

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 09:51 AM

Nice saw & DB! Glad you got it done, and thanks for sharing.

Also, :welcome: to GTTalk!

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 05:58 PM

Frank, don't be such a stranger to these parts. That is a nice looking set up. Remember using something similar as a kid.
DanO, What new tricks has she learned? We need another video.

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 07:41 PM

Frank, that one holy cow, perfect looking tractor and saw. I'd be afraid to haul it to a show.

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Posted August 24, 2011 - 08:04 PM

A little know fact about the DB line was that the factory tested tractors in a lot out back, by tethering them to a pole, much the same as your doing. This was done with both the walkers and the riders. A freind of mine lives just acrosst the tracks west of the orginal factory and said he watched them do this several times over the yrs. I've been to the site and there is a pair of grooves worn into the concrete where this was to have taken place. In later yrs the Suburbans where sent to a orange farm in FL and tested there, then shipped back to bradley to be taken aprt and checked for wearing parts. you may have missed your calling as a DB engineer.


Whats the address of the old factory?




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