How many 1947 around

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How many 1947 around

Postby Pap » Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:36 am

I was just thinking....( My wife says that is a bad thing to do. ) Is there any way we know how many 1947s are still around.
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Re: How many 1947 around

Postby Barnyard » Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:52 am

There is no accurate source. Even a good guess wouldn't help. Every owner of one would have to post to a registry and there is no known registry that exists. I have four of them.
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Re: How many 1947 around

Postby Eugene » Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:39 am

Barnyard wrote:There is no accurate source. Even a good guess wouldn't help.
Yup. Complete or with 47 parts on later year tractors.

I have 47 year parts on my Johnny Cash Cub.
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Re: How many 1947 around

Postby Dirtdoc74 » Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:56 pm

I have 2, one runs the other I haven't gotten to it.

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Re: How many 1947 around

Postby feg7846 » Tue Sep 21, 2021 9:14 pm

I got one. Bought it about 8 months ago. Had been sitting out in the weather for 7 years. Motor was not locked up. Did a LOT of work on it over the
8 months and a lot of time. Now, she purrs like a kitten. Not a beauty by any means. She had been used as a farm and garden tractor, and I plan to do
the same with her. Just curious and I know that it depends on mechanical and physical condition and some other things, but is the 1947 model more "desirable" since it was the first year made?

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