What to do before you start blasting.
When repainting a classic tractor, be sure to select the right type of primer.
Lindsay Irrigation’s Watertronics utilizes a variable frequency drive that is sequenced between all the main pumps to provide the required amount of flow.
Variable-rate irrigation (VRI) has become one of the latest solutions for conserving water and meeting new restrictions, but not every farmer loves it.
Evaluate the paint surface on your antique tractor and the possible need for cleaner, polish, or wax.
A trio of Missouri farmers tries out new farming practices.
As a Kansas farm kid, my first and only magneto experience was with the one in an old Case D tractor. Granted, the D had a battery and electric starter on it, but the fact remained that it could always be started by hand-cranking the engine, even if the battery was dead. I certainly didn’t know how it worked at the time.
You don’t have to have been a Boy Scout to know that when you burn fuel, it generates heat. That law of nature exists whether you build a campfire or operate a tractor. However, dissipating that heat was often a challenge before modern cooling systems were developed.
Unless you’re new to restoration, you don’t have to be told that tractor manufacturers used a variety of wheel types and sizes on their respective models over the years. Of course, that doesn’t even take into account the shade-tree mechanics who cut the steel wheels off the spokes and replaced them with rims to accept rubber tires.