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#256 johndeereelfman OFFLINE  

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Posted November 30, 2013 - 05:03 PM

416.You sell a tractor and follow the new owner home just to make sure your old tractor made the trip safely.

417.You have a sombering get together (like a funeral) for the tractor you just sold, because it feels like you just lost a family member.

418.You fix your tractors scratches better than you mend your kids cuts and bruises. 

419.While traveling around your neighborhood, you are able to point out to your family which house has what brand of tractor and what kind of attachments.

420.You have been a collector for many years, but none of the tractors or attachments have moved from the spot that they were originally unloaded at since bought.

421.You have a live Camera set up right inside the entrance of your garage, just so you can see your tractors on your computer every night, while in the house.

422.You have every type of attachment that is needed for gardening, but don't use any of them because you don't want to wear them out.

423.You do an FBI background check on anybody that wants to come and see your collection. 

424.You don't trust anybody that hasn't been collecting garden tractors for at least five years.

425.When someone wants to see your collection, you meet them three miles away, blind fold them, and drive them to your place, just so they don't know where you live.

426.You can identify the horse power of an engine, just by smelling the exhaust fumes.

427.You have 60% of your 401K investment wrapped up in Maguires Automotive finish products.

428.The color you hate the most is Rust!

429.You are a nobody, until it comes time to sell your collection.

430.You sell off 50% of your collection, and you still can't park your truck in the garage.


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#257 Bolens 1000 OFFLINE  

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Posted November 30, 2013 - 05:05 PM

Looks like Troy is at it again!

 

thanks for the laughs, good to see the thread brought back to life.... the sad part is they are all true :D


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Posted November 30, 2013 - 05:24 PM

431. You know the part numbers for over 50% of the parts on your garden tractor including bearings and seals just from memory.


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Posted February 17, 2014 - 04:51 PM

     Mot shure if this has been added but new symptom may be,,,    When you go in a store that sells new gt's you feel sick when you see the stamped tin junk there, but you will drive 100 miles 1 way to look at old rusty ones.


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Posted February 17, 2014 - 06:09 PM

Whenever you see a gt you start to sweat, you get nervous and you cry in enjoyment like a baby :boo_hoo:


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Posted March 29, 2014 - 12:53 AM

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Posted May 29, 2014 - 07:26 PM

435. You have enough tractors to set up at four different tractor shows on the same weekend.
436. 70% of the mileage on your truck was acquired by going to just tractor shows.
437. You complain about the high gas prices, except when it comes time to drive your tractors or go to shows.
438. An evening of relaxation to you is driving your tractor up and down your street.
439. Supper can't be started until you remove the painted parts from the oven or gas grill.
440. The neighborhood wants to use your smoking tractor for bug control right before they start their picnic.
441. Your wedding contained at least one tractor or your entire wedding was based on the colors of your favorite brand of tractor.
442. You park your tractor outside for a week as punishment, because it didn't cut the grass perfectly.
443. You look at others who have more tractors than you, as competition or enemies.
444. You still think that you may someday use those old dry-rotted tires, and won't throw them away no matter what.
445. You took out a second mortgage on your house, just so you could afford to paint your truck and trailer the same color as your favorite tractor brand.
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Posted June 25, 2014 - 08:24 PM

I had to post this, with all the green paint I've been mixing it seems fitting, the Bolens guys will understand, Sorry JD guys :D

 

 

446. When someone comes over to look at your collection and they tell you "Nice job, did you use JD green on that" , you immediately tell them to leave and have them escorted off your property !


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Posted June 29, 2014 - 10:17 PM

lol I love this!


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Posted July 15, 2014 - 09:23 AM

447. You are giving some serious thought on repowering your 2007 GMC truck with an 8hp Kohler and a 2300 Peerless rear. 

448. You are very Thankful that your tractor only has one or two brakes, and doesn't require the aid of a ABS braking system, rotors, calipers, brake hoses, a master cylinder, and brake fluid.

449. The only inspection required for your tractor, is looking to make sure there isn't rain water on the seat before you sit down.

450. When you don't have to pay a towing company $175.00 if your tractor breaks down or leaves you stranded.


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Posted August 24, 2014 - 08:51 AM

As soon as you get that really really rare one you've waited years to get its not enough.
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Posted November 12, 2014 - 08:41 PM

452, when you send another member a furtive PM with information on making a clandestine purchase and directions to not reply to the PM until after the spouse is not watching...
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Posted November 12, 2014 - 08:52 PM

453 When you know the breakdown and logistics of hauling your favorite brand from any point A to any point B .


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Posted November 12, 2014 - 08:52 PM

454. When your looking forward to attending an auction, but while breaking open your piggy bank, you find that the wife has already found your stash!


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Posted November 12, 2014 - 09:43 PM

455. You put your first major hobby (collecting farm toys) on the back burner so you can focus more on your second major (now primary) hobby, collecting and fixing GT's and getting all the attachments for said GT's.


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