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Tractor & Farm Heritage January 2017

In the January 2017 issue of Tractor & Farm Heritage we look at last-minute gift for the tractor fanatic in your life and we meet a restorer who makes a point of providing farm implements and attachments for his tractors.

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News
All the latest news in the world of tractors and heritage.

Graham’s Grumbles
The size and speed of tractors and implements tearing along country lanes are cause for Graham’s alarm.

Tractor Talk
Your news, views and comments about the veteran, vintage and classic scene.

Gift Guide
Looking for a last-minute gift for the tractor fanatic in your life, here’s our guide to gifts that should appeal.

Never too old to learn
Whether its operating an implement or discovering a tractor fault, there’s always something new to add to a lifetime of experience.

Next Month
Preview of the February issue of your Tractor & Farming Heritage magazine.

Last Word
Accidents can happen and Farmer Brown discovers he is not the perfect role model.

 

YourTractors

Ferguson collection
We meet a restorer who makes a point of providing farm implements and attachments for his tractors.

Buchan beauty
Just over 1000 Case CC-4s were ever built, which makes this survivor owned by Duncan Forbes from Aberdeenshire a rare and desirable tractor.

Captivating Caterpillars
One thing lead to another for these restorers as the project they completed fires them up to start another.

Hedging the bets
With so many options to make a diesel conversion to his 1950 Fordson P6 Major fate and eBay lend a hand to help our correspondent Dave Taylor decide.

 

Heritage

Setting the standard
The first International Farmalls were some of the most significant tractors ever built, such as the superb F-12 owned by Alex Steele from Glamis in Scotland.

Newark show review
Report on the Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show in November, with a diverse range of vintage tractors to suit every taste.

Land Rover lament
The Land Rover Defender now out of production for almost a year what of its future?

Self-propelled pioneer
One combine that did so much to hasten the end of the threshing mill in many areas of the country was the highly successful Massey-Harris 21.

Ffestiniog united
A ‘tractor hobby’ can give a person a whole new social life and unite generations, just like it did for our featured restorers.

 

Workshop

An eXcellent restoration
Ben Phillips puts the finishing touches to the rebuilding of a highly desirable Massey Ferguson 35X Multi-Power machine.

Pulling up in time
Brakes are a vital aspect of maintenance on your tractor, faced with their imminent failure on his Nuffield, Richard Lofting shows us how to give them a vital overhaul.

New Products
All the latest gear to help you keep your trusty tractor in fine fettle.

 

Marketplace

Tractor Events
Our round up the events takes us from New South Wales to the Isle of Man.