what is a model fc?

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what is a model fc?

Postby JBall8019 » Thu Jun 01, 2006 7:35 am

hi guys,
last friday after work, i was on a quest to buy a starter switch for my m and i saw this farmall for sale. the size of this tractor is about in between a cub and an m. its my goal before i retire in 34 years to have all the letter series in my barn. so my question is what is the model fc? i thought the letter series was a,b,c,h&m.
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Postby Bigdog » Thu Jun 01, 2006 8:10 am

FC = Farmall C
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Postby Matt Kirsch » Thu Jun 01, 2006 2:58 pm

Other letter series prefixes:

FAA = A, Super A
FAB = B
FBH = H
FBK = M
FC = C, Super C
SH = Super H
SM = Super M
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Postby JBall8019 » Thu Jun 01, 2006 3:36 pm

thanks guys
i unexpectedly looked at that c for a long time :) . i think my next tractor will be a c if the price is right.
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Postby Bigdog » Thu Jun 01, 2006 3:52 pm

got a nice one just up the road from me with a for sale sign on it. Good looking belly mower under it too. I can check on it for you if you'd like.
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Postby jostev » Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:57 pm

Matt, the super c's were FC-

they are a real handy tractor... we have 3 of them, and i use mine almost every day... they can pull a bit, and i seem to be able to find implements that it will pull quite easy up here..

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Postby JBall8019 » Fri Jun 02, 2006 9:08 am

bigdog,
i may get into trouble with my honey if i bring another tractor home at this moment. :( however she is going to buy me tickets for the red power in mansfield. i wonder how many memebers will be heading out there.
jostev,
do you use your c for mowing?
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Postby Bigdog » Fri Jun 02, 2006 9:52 am

John - several of us will be there - just not sure which day I will get to go yet.
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Postby Matt Kirsch » Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:30 am

*OOPS*

Corrections made above.
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Postby George Willer » Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:37 pm

JBall8019 wrote:bigdog,
i may get into trouble with my honey if i bring another tractor home at this moment. :( however she is going to buy me tickets for the red power in mansfield. i wonder how many memebers will be heading out there.


Marilyn and I plan to be there. From Thursday to Saturday.
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Postby jostev » Fri Jun 02, 2006 6:57 pm

jball, i use mine for sickle cutting, it works great tho, just a little light in the front, a set of wheel weights would do the trick i would say... i might make my axle mount into a fast hitch this summer....

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matt, it's FC- there is a minus there to say it's a super....
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Postby JBall8019 » Sat Jun 03, 2006 1:27 pm

johnny - what brand of sickle cutter do you have? there are plenty of three point models that go for auction really cheap out here.
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Postby jostev » Sat Jun 03, 2006 6:19 pm

I have an IH.... purty sure it's a 7 foot works great, but our B with a JD#5 sickle 5 foot can mow just as fast cause it's higher geared

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