What was your 1st tractor ?

first tractor I drove myself was an International B275, I was about 8 years old
first brand new, tractor I got for 3 years while working for someone else was a Renault 103.14 TX 40kph, I loved that tractor,
first tractor I bought to work with was a Massey Ferguson 3125 datatronic,
really nice tractor and punched well above it's weight, a real power house and good on fuel
 

timff

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Dexta in 1972 when I was 9. Dad bought her new from Perry’s of North London and she did everything. I have her now in my cart shed. Just given her a spruce up costing £1500 but well worth it! Looking great. Dad wants to give her a drive on Xmas day! Driven all sorts since but favourites are JD 2140 SG2 and Ford 7700.
 

MF 168

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Location
Laois, Ireland
First tractor I drove would have been a MF 135 when I was 4. First tractor I could call my own was my grandfathers Dexta that I was given for free with a frost busted block. I got an entire engine about 10 years ago and got it rebuilt and it now has 125 hours done since. A bit of a waste of money but I wouldn't part with that little tractor.
First tractor I bought myself was a 1989 MF 3650. It had over 20k hours done when it left us. A smashing tractor and as reliable as sin once you could get it to start. I eventually rebuilt the engine in it as it was gone absolutely terrible to start in the winter months. It's still going and drives a JF harvester every year for it's current owner.
 
First tractor I drove was a 1953 Ferguson ted20, I remember it had a set of rolls behind and I must of rolled that grass so flat it looked ironed 😂 I had to be prised off the tractor. First tractor I bought and still own was a 1948 Ferguson TEA20 for £500 which I saved up from a Saturday job at the sawmill on local estate I was 12 or 13 now 32! Several more tractors have joined the collection but safe to say that one I will never part with took me to my wedding and without sounding morbid I'll make my final journey on it as well!
 

Gerbert

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Location
Dutch biblebelt
Sure I was warned. I was made to believe that it the transmission was opened up and looked over, as it turned out it was bodged up.
I bought the tractor for €16k. The transmission swop was around the same...
Learn from my fail.
 
The first tractor I ever drove was dad's 35x, but got moved on to a db 850 as it had been made redundant from crushing corn as dad moved to a electric mill.
I even had 2 six volt batteries so it would start on the button on my 15th birthday
 

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Vaderstad awarded Machine of the Year 2020 at Agritechnica

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Vaderstad awarded Machine of the Year 2020 at Agritechnica



Right now, Agritechnica the worlds largest agricultural fair is in full swing in Germany. Its here that agricultural machinery manufacturers showcase their latest offerings ahead of the coming seasons. Swedens Väderstad has confirmed its leading position and once again walked off with the Machine of the...
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