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Know Your Classic Tractors (Paperback) - Chris Lockwood

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Know Your Classic Tractors - Chris Lockwood

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In the mid 1960s the classic period of tractor production arrived with ranges such as Ford?s 1000 series and the Massey Ferguson 135. Tractors were now true workhorses with more power, more reliability and greater driver comfort. Their drivers fell in love with them and many are continuing to work today.

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In the mid 1960s the classic period of tractor production arrived with ranges such as Ford’s 1000 series and the Massey Ferguson 135. Tractors were now true workhorses with more power, more reliability and greater driver comfort. Their drivers fell in love with them and many are continuing to work today.

Chris Lockwood has chosen 41 examples to indicate the range of machines that can be called classics. They are all in their working clothes. Alphabetically they range from Belarus to Zetor with several examples from each of the major manufacturers such as Case, International and John Deere – altogether some 26 famous names are included.

Chris Lockwood gives each tractor a full-page photograph opposite which his text provides some technical details of the machines as well as background about the company and the tractor range. This is ideal for novice enthusiasts who will learn something about David Brown, Doe, Leyland and County – as well as more exotic marques such as Same and Steiger.

Tractors included in the book:

Belarus MTZ-82 - Case 2090 - Case IH 1394 - Case IH 956XL - Caterpillar D5B SA VHP - County 1474 - David Brown 990 Selectamatic - David Brown 996 - Deutz-Fahr D 78 07 C - Doe 130 - Fendt Favorit 612 LSA Turbomatik - Fiat 640 - Ford Major 4000 - Ford 7000 - For- Ford 4600 - Ford TW-25 - Ford 7810 Generation III - Hürlimann H-490 - International 574 - International 584 - International 885XL - John Deere 4020 Diesel - John Deere 3130 - John Deere 2140 - John Deere 4440 - Lamborghini R 653 - Leyland 282 Synchro - Massey Ferguson 135 - Massey Ferguson 590 - Massey Ferguson 1250 - Massey Ferguson 690 - Massey Ferguson 2680 - MB-trac 1300 - Muir-Hill 121 Series II - Roadless 115 - Same Leopard 90 Turbo - Steiger Panther ST 325 - Track Marshall 100 - Universal 550 - Ursus C-355 - Zetor Crystal 12011.

Suffolk-based Chris Lockwood is the author of the best-selling Know Your Tractors (which deals with modern machines) as well as a growing range of DVDs. He runs the tractor and farm machinery website Mid Suffolk Agri Photos and contributes to Classic Tractor magazine.

Additional Information

ISBN 9781908397683
Author Chris Lockwood
Book Type Paperback
Book Dimensions N/A
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