Know Your Tractors

Author: Chris Lockwood
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1910456896
Size: 16,36 MB
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Chris has tried to show the tractors carrying out a wide range of tasks. His concise text explains what is going on in the pictures. He includes some basic technical specifications such as power outputs so that the reader can roughly compare different tractors and have an idea of the size and capability of each. The 41 tractors chosen come from 25 marques. Many of the tractor manufacturers have parent companies, some of which own a number of tractor makers. Chris gives these details as well as the country of assembly and/or manufacture. Tractor enthusiasts will enjoy this book, but it is particularly designed to be an introduction for visitors to rural shows, farm parks and country bookshops.

Know Your Tractor

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Old Tractors And The Men Who Love Them How To Keep Your Tractors Happy And Your Family Running

Author: Roger L. Welsch
Editor: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 9781610606592
Size: 11,61 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Anyone who has spent more time than they care to admit in the garage will enjoy noted humorist Roger Welsch's exploration of the do's and don'ts of tractor restoration. He offers invaluable advice and discusses resources, tools, shop equipment, and the relationship that develops between old machines and their owners. Illustrations.

How To Restore Your Farm Tractor

Author: Robert N. Pripps
Editor: MBI Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780879385934
Size: 14,75 MB
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"Farmall, Ford, John Deere, International, Case, Allis-Chalmers, Minneapolis-Moline, Oliver, Orphan Makes, and more." "Techniques for authentic show and work tractor restoration."

Know Your Classic Tractors

Author: Chris Lockwood
Editor: Know Your
ISBN: 9781908397683
Size: 13,27 MB
Format: PDF
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In the mid 1960s the classic period of tractor production arrived with ranges such as Ford's 1000 series and the Massey Ferguson 135. Tractors were now true workhorses with more power, more reliability and greater driver comfort. Their drivers fell in love with them and many are continuing to work today. Chris Lockwood has chosen 41 examples to indicate the range of machines that can be called classics. They are all in their working clothes. Alphabetically they range from Belarus to Zetor with several examples from each of the major manufacturers such as Case, International and John Deere - altogether some 26 famous names are included. Chris Lockwood gives each tractor a full-page photograph opposite which his text provides some technical details of the machines as well as background about the company and the tractor range. This is ideal for novice enthusiasts who will learn something about David Brown, Doe, Leyland and County - as well as more exotic marques such as Same and Steiger.

The South American Coffee Shop Chronicles

Author: Ross W. Nielsen
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479794422
Size: 13,23 MB
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"Some people think I didn't have a childhood, as they think I was born on a cold and wet Saturday morning at the age of 23 in the front bar of The Lord Forrest Hotel. I did in fact have a childhood, but it was spent on a wheat farm, but I hated dirt and country music so as soon I was old enough I left the farm. I ended up in a country city doing a trade ( motor mechanic ) for four years. After I had my trade papers in my hand I was out of there and down to the big smoke, a city of millions of people. I owe that city a lot as it turned me from a country youth into a man. I discovered many things, including motorcycles, race cars, the ocean, sailing and diving and also bookshops. I hated school with a passion, but I am thankful to my teachers who taught me how to read. The bookshops in that big city were amazing, every Saturday morning would see me on a bus heading into the city and I would comb the bookshops. Those bookshops were a turning point in my life that put me on a very different road to the farm boy I was supposed to be. From there I wandered around the country and finally landed a job in South America working for an American company. South America, it's people and the crazy guys I worked with was another turning point in my life. In my travels I noticed people seemed to live by a script, a script for life. Some poor souls had been given a bad script but they still lived by it, I worked out who gave them these scripts, good or bad. I discovered one's life script is vital in how we live our lives. One can rewrite one's script, but your belief system will try to stop you from changing your script. Firstly you have to learn how to over come your belief system, and then rewrite your script."

Know Your Farm Machinery

Author: Chris Lockwood
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1910456632
Size: 15,40 MB
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Know Your Farm Machinery follows on from the successful publication of Know Your Tractors, Know Your Combines and Know Your Classic Tractors.This pocket-sized book details 43 types of farm machinery most commonly seen on farms today including ploughs, cultivators, drills, spreaders and balers. A photograph of each machine is included.Chris Lockwood is a Suffolk based freelance agricultural journalist and producer of a long list of farming and farm machinery DVDs. This is his fourth book in the popular Know Your series.

Know Your Cattle

Author: Jack Byard
Editor: Old Pond Publishing
ISBN: 9781905523924
Size: 11,49 MB
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Jack has researched 41 of the breeds of cattle which you would be most likely to see grazing Britain's farms. They are presented here in a handy reference guide. For each animal, he gives a description of their appearance, a brief history and considers their uses today. In this title, each text is accompanied by a full page colour picture of the animals in their natural environments. Only the size of a postcard, the book fits into small hands or the rucksack or pocket of the interested rambler. It is the perfect gift for adults and children alike. "Know Your Cattle" is the third book in the popular "Know Your" series. In this series, "Know Your Sheep" and "Know Your Tractors" are also available.