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Farm Country

You could say my new house resides in farm country. But to me more specific it resides next to one farm that is very active with most, if not all, the surrounding fields. That’s all right by me. I’ll take … Continue reading

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Cross Pollination

You’ve probably seen the quikry signs at gift stores with funny sayings like “If it ain’t red leave it in the shed” or “John Deere parking only”, these signs are to let the world know your tractor of choice. They … Continue reading

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Wagner L60 Logstacker

I’ve always been fascinated by the exaggerated proportions of log stackers. At first glace they seem ungainly and ready to flip over at a moments notice but then you watch as the unload an entire log truck in one pass … Continue reading

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Warner Swasey and the Gang

The equipment is long gone but the memories still remain. We return the Luber Homes auction of this past spring and look at some of the lesser know excavators by the name of Warner Swasey, Badger, and Insley.

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P&H 4100XPB

Oh you have an electric car? That’s cute. How about this electric rope monster, the P&H 4100XPB. All electric here, available in either AC or DC currents depending on your persuasion. Matt sends in this shot that a friend of … Continue reading

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Albach Diamant Mobile Chipper

As most tales begin this time of year on a dark and snowy night so shall this one. While passing over the Erie Canal just outside of Chittenango my headlights briefly fell upon the outline of a strange machine. I … Continue reading

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Moving Day

So I’m moving homes again…but this time it’s for good! Technically (the best kind of correct) I’ve already moved into my new place but it will be about another week before the internet follows me home so posts around here … Continue reading

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Wabco Motor Scraper

I’ve traveled by the former Luber Homes property more than a dozen times since the auction held back in May and it still makes me feel sad seeing just an empty yard but this video will help us remember what … Continue reading

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The Old Tractor

I’ve heard some rumors that sales of new farm tractors are flat while the market for older machines remains strong. In this modern age of electronics some manufacturers, John Deere specifically, have made it nearly impossible to perform “unauthorized” repairs … Continue reading

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Hylab 5

Almost two years ago the telecommunications giant Verizon decided to change their corporate logo. It’s been out for a while now on things like billing statements and service vans. You’ve probably become used to it by now if Verizon has … Continue reading

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