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IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Super A » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:08 pm

Had a little recreational tillage yesterday at Williamston, NC....
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That's a '47--'54 Cub with a '55 style replacement grille
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The tractor on the end rows is a 2544 Hydro industrial. It ran like a top. Everyone agreed it could handle one more bottom just fine.

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Yes, that's a longstripe....78 model IIRC.
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Paul Wells » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:14 pm

Yes Sir, That looks good
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Super A » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:50 pm

I've tried to load more pics three times and the :censored: thing keeps losing everything and making me log in. Will post more tomorrow....

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OK It's tomorrow, trying again...

F-12. It was nice to see a pre-letter series machine. A first for our plowdays.
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A few shots from the seat of Old Ugly
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NICE 464. This series was pretty popular here back in the day....
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Super A » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:42 am

Some more....

I like these two. I wish I could have been closer. The 3588 is in the next field over, sort of a bottomland field.
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This 3588 2+2 is immaculate. Bill "Redbibs" Jennings has several plows for it but today he used this nice IH offset disk with it.
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The red Cub is pulling a 2 way plow. We had three Cubs in the field.
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Super A » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:27 am

More....

"Bearing down" on the '78 Longstripe. It really bossed that 12" plow around!
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A nice C, and a HOT 140. It would pull away from Old Ugly every time... :)
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Our own Brendan In NC checks out Old Ugly and secretly lusts after the IH repro muffler from Carter & Gruenewald.... :lol:
BTW Old Ugly did really well. This is the first time that I really worked the tractor hard since I got it from Billy Clay a little over a year ago. I have added a fast hitch and it was pulling an IH 215 plow with 14" bottoms. It knew the plow was back there but it did fine. The land was fun--it ranged from good old eastern NC sand to some TOUGH clay (probably more like a heavy clayey loam but you would call it "clay")
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60 years of agricultural tractor evolution. Wonder what will be sitting beside that Magnum 315 in 60 years?
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby danovercash » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:56 am

That bumper/grillguard looks like mine only black.
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Tezell » Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:27 am

Makes me want to plow. Enjoyed your pictures. Thanks for posting.
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Brendan In NC » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:51 pm

The Two i wanted was that 78 Cub thought it was a 77 :o an your Super A! :mrgreen:
My uncle was thinking bout buying Eason's 55 100! i don't blame em! HaHa
i want to find a one point hitch an AG Tire's for my 64 an a 194 plow! :wink:
Was good to see ya an Matt an the feller with the kid on his shoulders was Tony Well's he's a Freind of me an matts on YouTube he has a 49 Super as well!
Oh an the secret to the wheel weight is Cub weights they stick out far enough for a step! 8)
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby twotone » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:33 pm

Great pics! The soil here is hard as a rock.


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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby kthomas » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:52 pm

Wow, Love it! Thanks a lot for sharing / posting. Love seeing good ol'e red iron at work!!

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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby coppersmythe » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:12 am

great pictures and what a day that must have been. old and new together.awsome. i was drooling over the 3 IH scouts in the backround , too. coppersmythe................
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Super A » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:35 am

coppersmythe wrote:great pictures and what a day that must have been. old and new together.awsome. i was drooling over the 3 IH scouts in the backround , too. coppersmythe................


Our host that day is also into Scouts. He has several really nice ones and sells used parts too.

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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Pabst » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:00 pm

Nice pictures makes me want to go and plow! :D
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Re: IH Collectors Ch. 37 Plowday Pictures

Postby Brendan In NC » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:10 pm

Super A wrote:
coppersmythe wrote:great pictures and what a day that must have been. old and new together.awsome. i was drooling over the 3 IH scouts in the backround , too. coppersmythe................


Our host that day is also into Scouts. He has several really nice ones and sells used parts too.

Al

Hey Al i want the Red Step side IH C900 if only it was road worthy! too much Rust! :cry: :(
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1964 Farmall 140 #27512
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Also have a bit of equipment
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