Farmall A moldboard plow

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Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby jim turner » Sat Mar 31, 2012 10:05 am

I need a picture of a Farmall A moldboard plow hook up, trying to buy one and don't know what I'm looking at any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby New Mexico Red » Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:29 pm

I'm in the same boat as you! I bought one for my father's A and having trouble hooking it up. I can send you a picture of the plow, but it isn't hooked up. If I find something I'll pass it your way.

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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby raystractors » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:03 am

You need to give us a little more information on the type of plow, is it a one point hitch, is it a drawbar attachment etc;

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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:00 am

Farmall A did not have a touch control lift. so if not a Super A it would have a hand lift or exhaust lift. As I recall the plow hooked up under the belly to holes mounted in torque tube. if you think a cub is a pain to change implements wait till you tackle one of them.
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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby Super A » Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:15 pm

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:Farmall A did not have a touch control lift. so if not a Super A it would have a hand lift or exhaust lift. As I recall the plow hooked up under the belly to holes mounted in torque tube. if you think a cub is a pain to change implements wait till you tackle one of them.


The A version I believe was a bit different. The Super A version (A-193) hooks up just like a Cub except you have the depth control rod going up to the touch control arm where you have the depth lever with the Cub.

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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby jim turner » Wed May 02, 2012 2:53 pm

well from what has been said I think I have a Super A plow and a regular A tractor don't think it is going to work. Thanks for all the help.
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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby Matt Kirsch » Fri May 04, 2012 3:37 pm

It would work with some creativity.

Basically you need a way to lift and lower the plow in back, and a way to lift and lower the reversed drawbar in front.

A true Farmall A plow is going to be tough to come by. They have a whole separate framework that hangs under the tractor, and two hand lift mechanisms... Lots of parts to get lost over the past 73 years, and most of them have. A complete Farmall A plow is definitely a RARE bird.

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Re: Farmall A moldboard plow

Postby cubbrian » Mon May 14, 2012 10:09 pm

Dad's got a plow on his A and is complete. It will be at the Roundup in July if anyone will be there. If I remember correctly, you don't use the drawbar at all. It has to be the most awkward looking thing I've seen, but it seems to plow real well.


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