Tractor & Machinery June 2017
The June issue of Tractor & Machinery is available now and Brandon Symonds investigates the changing times of Steiger. Plus, a 1918 Fordson Ministry of Munitions tractor catches Peter Love’s eye.
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SEA OF BLUE
A total of 862 tractors in one blue is a sight to behold. Chris McCullough has the story of this captivating 100-year celebration.
News from sectors of the modern market.
Keeping you up to date with what’s happening out there, especially when it’s of interest to the T&M enthusiast.
A GRAND NATIONAL
This year, the National Vintage Tractor Road Run moved to Staffordshire and Anne Bates was there for T&M to take in sights and sounds.
ZETORS KEEP ON ROLLING
An ageing Czech-built fleet may not suit all tastes, but this South African farmer finds them to be ideal for his operation.
Massey Ferguson’s 300 and 302 Series produced some very popular models – but what should you expect from a 352?
NEW DEER’S RARE DEERE
When did you last see a John Deere-Lanz 310? No, we couldn’t remember either – so we sent Bob Weir to take a look at one.
The section where you have your say.
Almost 50 years after its launch, the International 574 is still a popular tractor –but some say the company got it wrong with the 474.
A new generation shows it already has what it takes!
ACROSS THE POND
The final part of Peter Love’s scrapbook of sightings from the other side of the Atlantic.
RARE LION IN DAKOTA
Brandon Symonds investigates the changing times of Steiger.
Rather like Peter Love, Peter Henshaw can’t resist looking at tractors when he’s away from home. Here’s what he found in Europe.
Amongst a sea of ‘Ford blue’ a different blue stood out. Take a look!
Some new releases from Britains capture our imagination.
ONE FOR THE COLLECTION
A Favorit 615 LSA proves too good for a dealer to sell on.
Peter Wiltshire is hoping to hand down his Ford TW-20 to his daughter.
Veteran & vintage scene
ORIGINAL MoM DEBUTS
A 1918 Fordson Ministry of Munitions tractor catches Peter Love’s eye.
There’s always plenty happening. Find out about it here.
OUT & ABOUT
The Scots hit the road and the Kentish hit the fields.
The Horticulturists’ column
Steven Hall heads to Norfolk for a popular fundraising event.
LADIES ON TRACTORS
The fairer sex on their trusty steeds.
Gone? But not forgotten? Here’s where you can track down a missing mag!
THE LAST WORD
Peter Love’s take on what’s been happening in the world of tractor preservation.
Our plans for the July 2017 issue, on sale Friday 9 June.
DAVID BROWN 885
Chris and the team from Bicton undertake a routine service on one of Meltham’s finest.
AGAINST THE GRAIN
The battle-scarred Ferguson sawbench is beginning to look more respectable.
GETTING ‘STUCK IN’
Andrew Hall’s DB 990 Implematic has its final drive units removed.
A JUGGLING ACT
Kevin Reed believes that it is the detail that counts.
Got a question about your tractor? We’ll do our best to answer it.
OIL BATH AIR FILTER SERVICE
The 950’s sorry-looking air filter receives some attention.
Items for your tractor and workshop.