Classics Earning their keep.

Taken a couple of years ago.
First proper workout after the model D was laid up for 40 years.:)
Not me driving but a mate who was desperate to have a go.

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slaney

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1977 David brown 996 does all the topping (10ft topper) manure spreading (2.5t) silage fields rolling (10 ft) and is on the 4 rotor Tedder too. Leaves the bigger tractors to do the tougher jobs. Will try get pics up ASAP
 

Farmer Dod

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Aberdeenshire
We bought an old Leyland for veggie patch for shop. Gets a job through spring and summer sowing/scarifying and spraying needs/ carrots/ beet root etc. Also gets a job at lambing time with transport box. Comes in handy and makes you appreciate power steering in modern tractors and how quiet/more comfortable they are.
 
@Tha Ulsterscot, Is that a Jones Balers Mini Tedder behind the Marshall?
Yep, its a mini tedder, just found it this past winter. Dad had one years ago, so I knew it would be good for what I wanted. It is to replace a Bamfords Whuffler, which was just a wee bit narrow to leave a full width sward for the round baler.So far its working a treat. Keep the posts coming, there's bound to be a lot more oldies still working:cool:
 

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JCB has launched new Fastrac 4000 and 8000 Series tractors with an all-new electronics infrastructure which is claimed to deliver higher levels of performance. According to JCB, the new Fastrac iCon operator environment has three key features: iConfigure – creating a bespoke control experience for every operator iConnect – integrating advanced precision agriculture technology iControl – redefining operation through new driveline software The 175hp to 348hp (133kW to 260kW) Fastracs feature the new iCon armrest console and touch-screen display to provide flexibility in operator allocation and operator information, as well as a new transmission control strategy to enhance operator comfort and powertrain efficiency, says the manufacturer...
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