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Nov 21, 2012, 01:30 PM
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Thanks Mike!

Every tractor brand has it's own color scheme. I am undecided at the moment, but will probably do it in John Deere colors as that is the most universally recognizable I think.
I would have to agree with you. Jon Deere Green is even the subject of country music. My grandfathers had Allis Chalmers tractors that were red, but I think even Ford blue has more brand recognition than the red ones.

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Nov 22, 2012, 04:28 PM
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where I live in farm country if your need color formula's or samples let me know (all the major guys have dealers in the little town I live in, including CAT and Kubota, if you want).
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Nov 22, 2012, 05:44 PM
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Thanks Mike!

Every tractor brand has it's own color scheme. I am undecided at the moment, but will probably do it in John Deere colors as that is the most universally recognizable I think.
I always liked the vintage look of the two tone red/orange and yellowish white of the tracors made by this old company ...
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Nov 22, 2012, 10:07 PM
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I love the look of the vintage tractors too.

Mine is going to be a 'stand way off sorta like scale' version of a modern utility tractor with an enclosed cab.

I have decided on JD green with yellow trim.

I'm thinking of making a hitch for it so that it can tow a boat trailer.
Nov 22, 2012, 10:39 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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Massey-Ferguson red & gray.
Nov 25, 2012, 09:19 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Two blocks from my house today. I wondered what all the sirens and heli's flying overhead were about.

http://www.dailynews.com/ci_22063336...ate-northridge

http://photos.dailynews.com/2012/11/...dge-csun/#name here
Nov 26, 2012, 08:01 AM
Retired for now
Those people were lucky I think. Maybe the chain link fence sort of arrested the forward motion of the plane and that would have helped stop it. At least it wasn't in your back yard Tom. Pete
Nov 29, 2012, 10:10 PM
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My new tractor wheels and tires arrived today.

I'm waiting for the weather to get better so that I can start fiberglassing the cab.
Nov 29, 2012, 11:40 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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Neat.
Nov 30, 2012, 12:15 AM
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My new tractor wheels and tires arrived today.

I'm waiting for the weather to get better so that I can start fiberglassing the cab.
Nice look Tom

Mike R
Nov 30, 2012, 09:22 PM
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Cool.

Ever seen these? Tractor Tire Ashtray
Nov 30, 2012, 09:31 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Hey, I remember those! Other car tire ashtray's too, from gas stations.
Dec 05, 2012, 02:39 PM
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So I have been fiberglassing the tractor body in sections. I only have the right side left to do. I have been using 2 oz. cloth and Z-Poxy. It's going better than I expected. I am not too experienced with fiberglassing yet.

And who would have thought there was a 'farming simulator'? I came across it while doing research. The demo is pretty cool.

http://www.farming-simulator.com/
Dec 05, 2012, 08:27 PM
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...ashtray's too, from gas stations.
those were the days... seatbelts? optional...
Dec 05, 2012, 08:52 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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Farming simulator, that's a funny one.
Come on up here and you can drive my tractor.


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