Tractor & Machinery Spring 2017
The Spring issue of Tractor & Machinery is available now and we have a two-wheel drive special plus Simon Hobbs tracks down an old friend… and buys it back. We also have a 2017 events guide. Pick up your copy today…
The Leyland 2100 may not have been the company’s most successful model, but it’s still highly prized by enthusiasts. Chris McCullough talks to an owner.
Keeping you up to date with what’s happening out there, especially when it’s of interest to the T&M enthusiast.
SMALL WHEELS, BIG APPEAL
Ford’s 7810 is a classic icon, but how many two-wheel drive versions do you see? Andrew Hall tracks one down.
A CANADIAN SPECIALITY
If you’ve ever been tempted to build your own tractor, try replicating the Honey brothers’ efforts!
BOLSTERING THE LINE
On most occasions, manufacturers match their models to markets perfectly – but sometimes they don’t. Did IHGB get it right with the 966?
TRACTOR MEETS TRUCK
Converting a tractor with a six-cylinder lorry engine has been done many times, but we like this project in particular due to its sympathetic approach.
Ford’s Series TW predecessors are the stuff of schoolboys’ dreams – so imagine what it must feel like to own a few of them… and some County and Muir-Hill models!
Not content with one high-horsepower monster? Well, here’s another!
To see a selection of classic two-wheel drives available at the dealers, turn to this section.
Health & safety
ON THE FARM
The eighth part of Bernard Holloway’s series covers a multitude of safety-related topics.
A new generation shows it already has what it takes!
FAMILY’S FORD RETURNS
Simon Hobbs managed to track down an old friend… and buy it back.
Brian Bevin with the final part of his entertaining series. Never fear, he will return!
A cult classic for you to enjoy!
A couple of tractors and something a little different.
2017 EVENTS GUIDE
We do our best to keep you up to speed with what’s going on from month to month, but thought it would be a good idea if we enabled you to plan a bit further ahead.
The section where you have your say.
Veteran & vintage scene
HART-PARR JOINS COLLECTION
Peter Love has the final part of the story behind an interesting restoration.
Nick Baldwin continues his alphabetical guide to tractor manufacturers.
OUT & ABOUT
Two very different events; one on a grand scale and the other a little more intimate.
The Horticulturists’ column
BEAN PROTOTYPE STARS
Dave Dear’s fascinating machine caught Peter Love’s eye at the Somerset Vintage & Classic Tractor Show.
LADIES ON TRACTORS
The fairer sex on their trusty steeds.
THE LAST WORD
Peter Love’s take on what’s been happening in the world of tractor preservation.
Our plans for the April 2017 issue, on sale Friday 17 March.
PREP & PAINT
If you’re about to put the finishing touches to your pride and joy in time for show season, Chris Jaworski’s offering may be of assistance.
A box of original goodies enables Kevin Reed to see the way ahead.
Items for your tractor and workshop.
If you’ve pondered over whether to replace a part or not, do it! Andrew Hall tells you why.
Got a question about your tractor? We’ll do our best to answer it.
Melvin Broughton’s winter project draws to a conclusion.