Tractors over the decades.

Discussion in 'Machinery' started by Greythundercloudys, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Iv still got my dad's first tractor he fought new in 1963, a 35x, it's sat in an old shed for twenty years. We then had a 135 with a loader, 4 cylinder that was sat on a hill and pumped with autostart, then we had 4 fists in the eights and nintys, 90/90 and 680. Now have a landini and Mf. Fiats not fists. Wonder if l will ever get another or will the landini and Fergie have to do me, in the 80,s when l was still at school dad was alway changing those fiats, there was a great dealer Willie burns on the go and a goog bank manager.
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  2. celtis man

    celtis man Member

    You buy a tractor now and work it to near death :-*
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  3. Kidds

    Kidds Member

    Same here and still very much in use.
    I am going to have to buy a new tractor in the near future and know it won't last as long, then again nor will I.
  4. Can remember going with dad, l was 12 in 1986, to look at tractors at burns yard at lanark, it was a great afternoon. We got a fiat 580 fwd with quickie loader, that was the first 4wd on the farm. Fists had good engines but rusted to bits.
  5. celtis man

    celtis man Member

    We had two fiats a 780 and a 540 special
  6. Yeah well, 7 ton of spuds used to pay for a new tractor. Try that now.

    Some clueless oik will be here shortly to use the word " progress ".:(
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  7. celtis man

    celtis man Member

    That's called deflation :(
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  8. We had a540, a 580 , 680h,5804wd and a 90/90 , it was brand new in 93..

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