Tractor & Machinery September 2017
The September issue of Tractor & Machinery is available now. Bernard Holloway admires a Landini in disguise – as a Massey Ferguson. Plus restoration supremo Cyril Hanna has been busy again. This time it was a Ford Series 10 model that he offered a new lease of life.
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If you’re thinking of getting into match ploughing, you might be wondering which tractor to choose. We ask the experts.
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 tractor enthusiast.
WIN GREAT DORSET STEAM FAIR TICKETS
We’ve got 20 pairs to give away – so what are you waiting for?
Two White Field Boss tractors in two days… in Scandinavia! It could only happen to Peter Love.
Universal (UTB) tractors were never a common sight in Britain, but Chris McCullough discovers that there are plenty still at work in their homeland.
The Norsk Motorhistorisk Museum has a very interesting history, enhanced by a thriving tractor preservation scene.
Bernard Holloway admires a Landini in disguise – as a Massey Ferguson.
The section where you have your say.
Life by the sea
PART ONE – THE EARLY YEARS
The late Donald Bowler navigates his way through the plethora of tractors used by the RNLI.
The new and forthcoming releases from Universal Hobbies.
Restoration supremo Cyril Hanna has been busy again. This time it was a Ford Series 10 model that he offered a new lease of life.
A new generation shows it already has what it takes!
The MF 797 not only looked different, it was different. With a turnover mechanism more akin to a plough built in more recent times, it was a revelation.
Bob Weir heads to Robert Burns’ country to meet Neil Ramsey and his Super A.
LADIES ON TRACTORS
The fairer sex on their trusty steeds.
Veteran & vintage scene
Henry Ford’s ancestral home is set to host an event to remember. Peter Love paid a visit to discover more about the history of the farm and the family that called it home.
THE PERFECT BLEND
It appears that there’s more to Tractor Vaporising Oil than meets the eye.
With photographs as good as this, there was only going to be one winner in the race to grace these pages!
The Horticulturists’ column
HORTICULTURALS SHINE AT TRACTOR FEST
From original to gleaming, Tractor Fest had it all!
There’s always plenty happening. Find out about it here.
OUT & ABOUT
A couple of Celtic events for you to enjoy.
Be sure to take advantage of our special subscriptions offer.
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 October 2017 issue, on sale Friday 1 September.
NUFFIELD DUAL CLUTCH
Chris Jaworski and the team replace a Universal Three’s clutch.
TENDING TO THE STEERING
With the brakes sorted, it’s now time to tackle the DB 990’s steering.
It’s new rubber and the correct wheels with the correct tractor for Andrew Hall.
Got a question about your tractor? We’ll do our best to answer it.
AGAINST THE GRAIN
Rust continues to cause problems on the Ferguson sawbench project.
Items for your tractor and workshop.