Pleasant Suprise

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Pleasant Suprise

Postby Phillip W. Lenke » Mon Jul 27, 2009 6:47 am

We displayed our 45 BN at our County Fair last week, in honor of My Mom and Dad.

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To my Suprise we receive this.

Best Of Show 2009

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Not why we display , but, Nice suprise just the same. :D First time they have done this since they opened up an antique tractor display 5 years ago, we have displayed since 2005
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Dan England » Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:08 am

Congratulations, you did a beautiful job of restoring. Dan
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Cecil » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:24 am

Nice exhaust lift also. It's amazing that they worked as well as they did.
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Buzzard Wing » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:29 am

Excellent! Beautiful job on it..

My cousin just up the road from you has his father in laws BN, he said it never had brakes so the girls would use a building or a tree to stop it. :lol: If I recall he has the same lift setup.
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:35 am

Congratulations Phil. Only trophy I have ever received was for ugliest tractor/owner.
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby KETCHAM » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:45 am

Hey is that the one that had the tranny noise??? Congrats on the award!!! Looks great!!!!Kevin [you deserve the award big time,How's the M coming??] :shock: :shock: Missed you at the cubfest in June too!!!
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Phillip W. Lenke » Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:30 am

Kevin
Yes that is the one you drove at SCRAP with the tranny noise.
After investigation the slide rail bolt worked loose and was grinding on the gear. put a new bolt in tightened the others and bent the keeper steel over.
quite tranny now
Thanks maybe we will see you at SCRAP.
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Andy Motteberg » Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:37 am

Congratulations!! Very nice tractor too. ;)
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Bill Hudson » Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:40 am

Phil,

With the quality of your work, it should not be a surprise at all. Well done.

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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Dusti Snider » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:32 am

Congrats Phil,

Thats a fine looking tractor and very well deserving of the trophy! Great Job!

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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby VinceD » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:34 pm

Congratulations, Phil. :D :D
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Barnyard » Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:48 pm

Great job Phil. Guys I have had the pleasure of seeing this tractor up close and it is truly a masterpiece. Phil and his boys did an excellent job redoing it.
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Donny M » Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:58 pm

Congratulations, Phil and very nice job.
I remember not taking a tractor to Cubarama one year and received a trophy. Should have been John Puckett's :!:
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby Mr Ziffel » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:47 am

My dad had a B-N . I remember him Plowing , cultivating, and dragging the field with it. I remember as a kid ,when he cranked it over
and it woke me up, I knew it was going to be a day of work. Mostly in the spring we would have to go and pick rocks out of the just plowed field. The frost
Pushes the rocks up each year. (Michigan) After plowing he would hook up the trailer to it and we would throw rocks ( BIG ROCKS) on the trailer. Then we would take them out and throw them on the rock pile. What a job that was .

By the way, that is the most beautiful BN I have seen .
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Re: Pleasant Suprise

Postby v w » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:57 am

A well deserved congratulations on a nice tractor. The exhause lifts did kind of sort of worked. I used one on an A. The fact that they wern't the best is possibly why not too many survived. It's nice to see everything on the tractor. Again, good work. Vern
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