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Tractor ideas from All Around the Farm
Curtis Beachy of Trementon, Utah, had trouble with his loader tipping forward, so he designed this 1,000-pound counterweight with a steel rod and 55-gallon barrel filled with concrete.
Take your flags with you
Greg Stoen of Farwell, Minnesota, used tubing to make this tractor-mounted flag holder to allow him to mark varieties and rocks in his field.
Forklift tire changer
Ken Miller of Rochelle, Illinois, built an adjustable arm that hooks to his forklift to hold tractor wheels vertically so they're easier to change.
Headlight ring replacement
Jack Kiser of Fremont, Ohio, was tired of paying for headlight rings on his tractor. So, he makes them out of oak using a circle cutter, band saw and stainless screws.
Gordon Miller of Calumet, Oklahoma, used a 55-gallon plastic barrel to build a shield for his tractor's intake to avoid weed seeds being sucked into the radiator when mowing.
Easier, safer lifting
Jim Hultman of Sutton, Nebraska, built this rack out of an anhydrous machine frame to hang and move tractor suitcase weights from the tractor to the shop floor.
Try this tree spade
The blades for this tree spade from Duane Myklejord, Fosston, Minnesota, are made from an old propane tank.