Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 minsTechnology & Engineering
No Stone Unturned
I purchased my Ford 3600, in Cornwall, 10 years ago – primarily to run a firewood processor and occasionally top some fields. It was well maintained and serviced regularly, always starting easily and running all day without missing a beat. Out of the
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 mins
Welcome!
I write this following the Prime Minister’s announcement regarding the easing of lockdown restrictions, and I have to say that what he told the population was music to the ears! It may be the case that we will be into summer before we can get back to
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
In The Next Issue…
We take a trip along the Norfolk coast to see some of the classics that are battling the elements to bring in the daily catch. Keeping an original modern classic at its best requires hours of dedication, but is there more to it than meets the eye? We
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 minsMedical
John Deere Further Pauses Trade Fair Presence
JOHN DEERE IS extending its pause on trade fair presence and has announced that it will not attend the Agritechnica fair in Hannover, Germany. This decision was reached after intensive and thoughtful discussion both internally and with selected Germa
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 3 minsTechnology & Engineering
Great Start To Season
The first Euro Auctions sale of the year at the company’s Leeds site, on 27-29 January, saw around 65 tractors go under the hammer in an auction dominated by plant items and online bidding, due to the continuing Covid-19 restrictions. Although there
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 mins
Lost Treasure
I bought my Fordson Dexta, registration number OPV 287, in 2003. The last shown owner, from Little Blakenham in Suffolk, was registered in 1984 and it had passed through other hands since. Recently, somewhat belatedly, I decided to try to contact tha
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 minsTechnology & Engineering
Junior
PICK OF THE CROP With sunshine like that, you’ll be out in no time! Dear Junior, I hope you like my tractor. It is stuck in the mud, but the sun is shining on it so I hope it will be able to drive out soon! Ioan Kirkman (aged 5) It’s a pleasure to in
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 5 minsTechnology & Engineering
The second Nuffield
Renowned restorer David Aylward has, as always, plenty of projects to keep him occupied and amongst the various ongoing restorations for customers is the oldest known Nuffield tractor in the world: an M4 with the serial number NT 502. I paid him a vi
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
News
GOT A STORY? THEN WRITE TO THE EDITOR: Scott Lambert, Kelsey Publishing Ltd., The Granary, Downs Court, Yalding Hill, Yalding, Kent ME18 6AL EMAIL: tm.ed@kelsey.co.uk As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, stay safe and get Tractor & Machinery delivered
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
Subscribe Today
GREAT NEW LOOK! VISIT: SHOP.KELSEY.CO.UK/TMA321 OR CALL: 01959 543 747, QUOTE CODE: TMA321 MONDAY – FRIDAY 8.30AM – 5.30PM TERMS AND CONDITIONS – SAVINGS BASED ON ANNUAL DIRECT DEBIT PRICING* OFFERS AVAILABLE TO 3OTH APRIL 2021 PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSI
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
Bill Davidson collection
The first part of the late Bill Davidson model tractor collection sale concluded on Monday 7 December. Those that missed out will be pleased to hear that part two will begin on Monday 22 March and conclude at noon Monday 29 March 2021. This second sa
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 3 minsTechnology & Engineering
Starter Overhaul
DIFFICULTY RATING During the winter months my old Nuffield has been dozing ready for its next task, writes Andrew Hall. Having several tractors in similar circumstances, I have a routine of recharging their batteries on a regular basis using my Cetek
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 5 mins
Experts’ Advice
Q Back in the autumn I purchased a TVO-powered David Brown Cropmaster, with the idea that we’ll renovate it in the spring when the weather improves. It is in running order, and until the winter weather stopped us we were having some fun with it. As a
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 3 minsTechnology & Engineering
£26m Loadall order
The UK’s largest telehandler hirer is expanding its fleet further – by placing an order for £26 million-worth of JCB Loadall models. Ardent Hire Solutions is adding 525 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers to its fleet as the UK construction hire equi
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 mins
WIN! Britains models
Britains is a name that will be familiar to all T&M readers – irrespective of age. The company was founded when William Britain started making toy soldiers in 1893, adopting the hollow casting process to great effect. These toys were held in high reg
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
Heritage Bookazines
ONLY £8.99* PER ISSUE INCL. P+P *UK PRICE, OVERSEAS ADD £2 PER ISSUE visit shop.kelsey.co.uk/call 01959 543 747 ■
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 3 minsPolitics
Welcome!
Following on from ‘Last word’ in the March issue, I’d like to clarify the state of play regarding post-Brexit movement of vehicles. I have had conversations with Cheffins, Bonhams and Berrybrook Steam & Classic, for which I thank them, and given thei
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
Subscribe To Your Favourite Agricultural Titles And Save Over 20%
SAVE OVER 20% DELIVERED DIRECT TO YOUR DOOR Visit: shop.kelsey.co.uk/AG21PGOr Call: 01959 543 747 Quote Code: AG21PG Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm TERMS AND CONDITIONS: SAVINGS BASED ON ANNUAL DIRECT DEBIT PRICING* OFFERS AVAILABLE TO 31ST MARCH 20
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 minsTechnology & Engineering
Model Corner
IH 1255XL + duals Product code: 45 078 0800 Scale: 1:32 Length: 150mm Weight: 550g RRP: £58.99 John Deere 4755 + duals Product code: 45 077 8900 Scale: 1:32 Length: 188mm Weight: 650g RRP: £99.99 SAME Hercules 160 Product code: 45 002 5900 Scale: 1:1
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 minsTechnology & Engineering
Lots Consigned
Saturday 24 April will see Cheffins hold what is normally the largest vintage collective of the year in the UK. Lots are being consigned and more than 2,000 entries are expected before registration closes. They will include veteran, vintage and class
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 3 mins
The Last Word
Hi everyone! Things are on the up! Many of you have had your first Covid-19 jab and by the time you have read this I will hopefully also be inoculated thanks to the local pharmacist. As we all know, generally the case rate is dropping dramatically, b
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 7 minsTechnology & Engineering
A Labour Of Love
Stephen Lennon from Loughbrickland, Co. Down, is the owner of a shortwheelbase County 1184 TW tractor. He has always had a keen interest in tractors (especially County and Ford) and he took on the task of fully restoring this tractor six years ago. M
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 3 mins
Tractor Mart Sales Dates
11-18 – Timed Online Auction of Well-Maintained Agricultural Tractors, Combines, Self-Propelled Sprayer etc. Cheffins, cheffins.co.uk 13 – Monthly Collective Sale of Tractors, Plant, Implements, Livestock Equipment, Oak Beams, Firewood & Horticultura
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 minsTechnology & Engineering
Robert Crawford
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Robert E Crawford of Frithville, Boston, Lincolnshire, on Monday 1 February, at the age of 85. Robert and his family have contributed so much to the world of modern-day agriculture and the vehicl
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 minsTechnology & Engineering
Brian Sims
Brian John Sims was born at Field House Farm, Borrowash, just outside Derby, on 1 September 1942 and soon developed an interest in farm machinery, writes NVTEC National President Stephen Watson. Harvest was always a special time, as Brian started to
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 8 minsTechnology & Engineering
Keeping It Classic
West Grassland Services, run by Willie West, is based in northwest Dumfries and provides a grassland management and hay-making service in the area aimed predominantly at the equestrian market, but also caters for smaller farms between Annan, in the e
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 2 minsTechnology & Engineering
C H Wendel archive
Aumann Auctions staged another C H Wendel sale that concluded on 29 December 2020. As T&M hit the shelves there was yet another Aumann Auctions C H Wendel literature sale due to conclude. Wendel was the USA’s leading writer on vintage and veteran tra
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 1 mins
Workshop
DIFFICULTY RATING ONE SPANNER Easy TWO SPANNERS Straightforward THREE SPANNER Moderate FOUR SPANNERS Challenging FIVE SPANNERS Nigh on impossible 66 PIN REPLACEMENT It may not be the correct colour, but the replacement casting allows work on the Mass
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 7 minsTechnology & Engineering
Continental Clash
Firstly, thanks to those of you that have been sending in your thoughts on this series. It has achieved what we set out to do, which is generate a talking point – so we have definitely met our goal! We aim to be as objective as possible and do not le
Tractor & MachineryLeitura de 5 minsTechnology & Engineering
A Pea Man’s Tale
In just 83 years the pea harvesting process has progressed from a rather strange-looking wooden box structure, located in canning factories the length and breadth of the eastern side of the country, to state-of-the-art, mobile pieces of equipment tha
...ou descubra algo novo