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***Same here. We just do it!!! Many of those same guys only want to parade around in their pickup and not even get out. No concept of hard work. Sitting in the cafe lamenting about everything is their expertise. Lol. ***If you want a Towner, I still have several here***JM
What are limb lifters? You learned fast to duck and throw the clutch!
As young kid, working large burned safflower stubble, 3t D7 and 15' jd disc, 3rd gear, 1hr 20 min first round, froze gallon thermos at night, tea water by 10AM, all for the before taxes, $16.50 a day! 10 hrs, we ate on the fly, why stop, no shade anywhere!
117 f on seat before noon!
BORED, drew pics in dust on hood to see how long they would last, clods on deck to throw at rabbits.
OH, crawl off, fuel, grease, head for labor camp, cant hear the car engine and the radio must be on the fritz, volume is very weak.
Your memories of those days are almost exactly those of my own. As a young man my grandfather would drop me off early in the morning with my Thermos water jug wrapped in burlap, lunchbox and away I would go . He would come by around noon and check on me and pick me up at the end of the day to do it all over again the next day. I hated disking burnt rice, wheat and safflower stubble. But those days on a tractor are some of my fondest memories as a young man.
This was all done in the Sutter Basin of California where I still live. Thanks for the memories.
We had a earlier 8 foot Towner 12 inch spaces 32 inch blades and with good RD 6 it was none to much power. Not that the neighbor that was 1/2 owner with dad on that disc did not pull it a little with a TD 9 when his TD 14 was broke down. But very slow on the flattest ground he had. So you may have to rent something bigger from JM to pull even 8 foot of that Rome disc.
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