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#196 Farm-ette Chuck OFFLINE  

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Posted January 16, 2012 - 07:34 AM

I tried to use a hockey puck for this one time,it did not last very long!

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Posted January 16, 2012 - 06:33 PM

Farm-ette model D.jpg Anyone have any of these or any Farm-ette 1 or 2 wheel tractors
Thanks,Chuck

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Posted January 17, 2012 - 01:35 AM

Well ive never seen one of those, looks real nice. How about some pictures from the other side.

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Posted January 18, 2012 - 05:42 PM

Farm-ette model D right side before.jpg Heres a couple,dont look this nice anymore.painted about 7 years ago.been plowing snow with it.
I have a manual for this model .I will try to post it soon.anybody got any attachments for Farm-ett they would like to sell?
THANKS, Chuck

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Posted January 18, 2012 - 05:48 PM

I know I've got a single wheeled Farmette buried somewhere. I think there is still a 2 wheel frame and sickle mower somewhere out here too. Might take some serious digging to find it!

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Posted January 18, 2012 - 07:41 PM

I may be intrested in anything Farm-ette you would like to part with.
I only know of 1 one wheeler near me.I see you are in Ohio but maybe we could meet at a show sometime.I will post My manual for the 1 and 2 wheelers.photos534a.jpg Ever seen a Farm-ette 3 wheeler?
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Posted January 18, 2012 - 08:55 PM

Now that is about as simple as you can get. Looks like it would do the job without all the major gearboxes.

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Posted January 19, 2012 - 07:55 AM

I may be intrested in anything Farm-ette you would like to part with.
I only know of 1 one wheeler near me.I see you are in Ohio but maybe we could meet at a show sometime.I will post My manual for the 1 and 2 wheelers.[ATTACH=CONFIG]28247[/ATTACH]Ever seen a Farm-ette 3 wheeler?
Chuck


I don't recall ever seeing a 3 wheeler in person but I did notice an ad for it this AM while looking through Alan King's lawnmower book. Not sure what I'll do with the tractor. It fits my made in Ohio theme. I know it would be a major undertaking to get to it.

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Posted January 19, 2012 - 01:01 PM

Anyone have a pic of a one wheeler they can post? I'd like to see one without Doug having to dig. Reason I ask is I have a one wheeler that used to say Farm-ette on the wooden handlebars in a very homemade fashon and I wondered if that is really what it was. The tractor is factory for sure. Dad bought it at auction on a weekday back when I was healthy and worked steady so I couldn't go. It was in excellent shape but missing the engine and after he let it sit outside for about a year and all the varnish and name was gone from the handles he told me to take it home IF I had a place inside for it so it wouldn't rot away. All I really remember about it is it was set up for a gear reduction engine. It too is burried and would be a pain to dig out for pics.
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Posted January 19, 2012 - 03:48 PM

I'm 99% sure my single wheeler doesn't have wood handlebars. Don't know that I've ever seen anything Farmette with wood.

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Posted January 19, 2012 - 04:54 PM

Found a pic of the one wheeler, scroll down to the bottom:
Vintage Garden Tractor Page

Definately not what I have, guess I need to dig it out and post a pic so it may be identified. Mine is more of a powered cultivator and I don't believe there is a provision for powering attachments. It is on a steel wheel with the above mentioned wooden handlebars.

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Posted January 20, 2012 - 08:56 AM

I just posted a Farm-ette manual in the two wheeler section.
It covers Farm-ette models A,B,C,D i think B is the one wheeler.
I know a guy in my area who has a 1 wheeler,think i have a pic somewhere.
Never seen one with wood handles.

Thanks, Chuck
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Posted January 20, 2012 - 09:08 AM

I also posted a copy of the 1 and 2 wheeler sales brochure in the walk behind section.
I also have a manual for a model 25 Farm-ette.
It is one cool looking machine.It is a combo of a 2 wheeler with the hood/cowl off of one of the pointy hooded 4 wheelers
Like a model 75

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like this, I wonder if any still survive?I will try to get it posted soon.
Thanks, again for all the cool Farm-ette talk
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Posted January 20, 2012 - 10:11 AM

Definately not what I have, guess I need to dig it out and post a pic so it may be identified. Mine is more of a powered cultivator and I don't believe there is a provision for powering attachments. It is on a steel wheel with the above mentioned wooden handlebars.


I've been trying to come up with one wheelers that used wood handles. The Kinkaids, Sprywheel, and Gravely used their own engines so they don't really fit your description. Bready made one but it either used the Briggs P or PB so the mounting would have been on the side of the block. Where did the engine sit in relation to the wheel? What kind of drive? Maybe if you could even get a picture from a distance I might recognize it.

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Posted January 31, 2012 - 05:04 PM

I saw the pictures of The Edco walking tractor, I recently was given a complete set up of the Edco from a barn find & the man said I could have it for scrap. It had sat for a very long time & was almost junk but I am restoring it. The motor was replaced with a 3.5hp that was all tore apart but he had all the parts to it & was not frozen up so I got it running again. The whole tractor & attachments were very rusty & frozen up. I have been working on restoring it. I got the motor running in 1 day & even though it is only 3.5hp, it will drag you all over the place...lol... I will be posting some before & after pics soon. I have the Tractor, turning plow, harrow, disc & one other plow attachment with several plow blades to use. The original colors were red & white but I am painting them tractor & implement red, can't seem to find that paint in white. I have finished the disc restore & turning plow so far & they look great. the only attachment I do not have is the plow blade.




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