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serious plowing with an H

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:49 pm

If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Steve Butram » Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:47 am

that video was taken was during our Chapter 7 State Show in 2010. unfortunately the organization is starting to see declining numbers and has scaled back to a 1 day show this year.
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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:33 am

Steve Butram wrote:....... unfortunately the organization is starting to see declining numbers and has scaled back to a 1 day show this year.
That problem seems to be happening at most of the antique tractor and machinery events the last 3 or 4 years.
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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Steve-N-Tn » Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:29 pm

Happening here in the Wilson County Antique Power Association too. Hate to see the dwindling number of folks involved in the old tractor activities. There were only 5 tractors at the Trousdale Bank Family day and antique car and tractor show this year. Hope the weather holds for our show in May so maybe there will be a good turn out! I somehow wonder what the new equipment will look like in 50 to 60 years??

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby LincTex » Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:22 pm

Steve-N-Tn wrote: I somehow wonder what the new equipment will look like in 50 to 60 years??


Horrible.

After only 15 years, our 5288 had badly faded paint, and multiple rubber & plastic items needing replacing!

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Matt Kirsch » Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:42 am

I imagine tractors like H's and M's looked as bad or worse after 15 years. The paint technology wasn't nearly as good, and most farmers were not experienced tractor drivers, and had to figure it out on their own. There was certainly plenty of "bumper cars" activity going on. Note how it's rare to find a straight grille on a barn find.

The only reason many H's and M's look so good after 60 years is that someone spent the time to bang out the dents and put a fresh coat of paint on the tractor. Sure there are a few preserved original survivors, but there is also one preserved original survivor 5488 that will look as new in 60 years as it does today, provided the world is still around.

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby havoc1482 » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:01 pm

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:
Steve Butram wrote:....... unfortunately the organization is starting to see declining numbers and has scaled back to a 1 day show this year.
That problem seems to be happening at most of the antique tractor and machinery events the last 3 or 4 years.



Age gap seems to be a contributing road block. I have problems with other tractor enthusiasts giving me the time of day because I'm only 21.
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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Scrivet » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:18 pm

It's 8:11 as I type this :D

I'm 51 (that looks so much older in type than saying it :( ) hope we don't have that problem here.

If I still lived in Taxachusetts I'd try to get together sometime. Grafton (1 year) and Worcester (10) which is probably the answer to your next question.

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby havoc1482 » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:29 pm

Scrivet wrote:It's 8:11 as I type this :D

I'm 51 (that looks so much older in type than saying it :( ) hope we don't have that problem here.

If I still lived in Taxachusetts I'd try to get together sometime. Grafton (1 year) and Worcester (10) which is probably the answer to your next question.



Haha, no I don't have the problem here, could be that I'm faceless. And yes you did answer my next question lol.


An example of this problem I sometimes have happened just this 4th of July. I brought my Super A into the parade with all the other tractor guys. Before the parade began we were all standing around waiting and they were all chatting and talking about their tractors. I tried segwaying into the conversation where I could a few times and just got quick stares. I was also literally boxed out of the little conversation circle they had. It was like dealing with a highschool clique.
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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Matt Kirsch » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:44 pm

Don't take it personally. Most groups are like that. You can't expect to be instantly accepted as "one of the boys." It takes time. Just hang around and once they get used to your "scent", they'll start to open up.

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby havoc1482 » Tue Jul 14, 2015 5:22 pm

Matt Kirsch wrote:Don't take it personally. Most groups are like that. You can't expect to be instantly accepted as "one of the boys." It takes time. Just hang around and once they get used to your "scent", they'll start to open up.


Well its been 3 years and I seem 'em at Lions Club meetings all the time lol. Some people are just friendlier than others I suppose
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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby v w » Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:38 am

Steve-N-Tn wrote:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,deleted................ I somehow wonder what the new equipment will look like in 50 to 60 years??

If it is still even running. A lot of the computer information the manufacturers deem as theirs and may not be making parts. Without the programing info will anyone be able to make them run? I really have no idea.

Scrivet wrote:It's 8:11 as I type this :D

I'm 51 (that looks so much older in type than saying it :...............deleted.............
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KID!!!!!!!!!!!! Try 74 and I don't even want to admit how close to 75.

Wait until things you used as new start appearing in museums. Like OLD lettered Farmalls.

One of my old toys, a Taylorcraft BL-65, was in fact for a while owned by a museum. :lol:

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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Rob in NH » Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:24 am

If you make it to the Power of the Red show maybe we can meet up and talk
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Re: serious plowing with an H

Postby Radec Aksarben » Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:44 pm

havoc1482 wrote:
Scrivet wrote:It's 8:11 as I type this :D

I'm 51 (that looks so much older in type than saying it :( ) hope we don't have that problem here.

If I still lived in Taxachusetts I'd try to get together sometime. Grafton (1 year) and Worcester (10) which is probably the answer to your next question.



Haha, no I don't have the problem here, could be that I'm faceless. And yes you did answer my next question lol.


An example of this problem I sometimes have happened just this 4th of July. I brought my Super A into the parade with all the other tractor guys. Before the parade began we were all standing around waiting and they were all chatting and talking about their tractors. I tried segwaying into the conversation where I could a few times and just got quick stares. I was also literally boxed out of the little conversation circle they had. It was like dealing with a highschool clique.


That is too bad! I have the opposite experience around here. I'm 26 and have been in the local Old Iron club since I was 17? and it seems like everybody would go out of their way to greet me. I have a good time talking to the old guys at drives. This hobby is going to die if the grumpy folks don't open up!

Our generation is too stuck on electronics with their heads down to observe the world around them, let alone something like an old tractor. It's sad.


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