Farmall M, Super M, 400, 450 & 560 Tractors, 1939-1963
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Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:19 pm
I will be posting photos of a tractor my sisters and I ran across this month while driving from NC to New Orleans. We will see how many photos it takes for someone to identify AND tell the function of this tractor! Good luck!!!
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:22 pm
Farmall MV...used in sugar cane fields.
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:31 pm
Looks like some type of high crop
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:36 pm
OK, it is an M...Not sure about the MV:
and, according to the guys that owned it, you're close on the purpose, but not quite there!
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:38 pm
RUSSALL wrote:Looks like some type of high crop
...well, definitely "high"...
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:41 pm
Bud knows his red iron!
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:11 pm
Nice paint job!
It is a 1953 Super M with the distillate option. It has been converted to a high clearance machine, much higher than a typical MV that would have been used as a conventional cane tractor. It was probably intended as a spray rig or some similar operation.
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:34 pm
Jim Becker wrote:Nice paint job!
Yes, I think someone may have used a fuzzy roller for its last paint job!!!
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:38 pm
how about a side view or one form a distance?
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:55 pm
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Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:22 pm
I'm shutting down for the night...sweet dreams to you all!!! We'll see tomorrow if anyone guesses right!
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:32 pm
I've seen that tractor before!! I've got a pic of it somewhere, if I find it I'll post it...
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:25 am
Purpose - farming, or maybe not. Need a better idea of where that propane line goes. Serial number suggests 1939. Vern
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