to take before and after shots.
This is an after-after shot!
and squint your eyes,
and that's what this tractor looked like.
and multiple signs of age.
beyond its life expectancy.
Them's fightin' words!!
the transmission changes gears,
and the hydraulics hydraulic,
I'll keep this thing alive just for fun!
Basically all the equipment here is either donated,
castaways or auctioned beaters.
The lifeblood is called
"Friends of PIR",
a local group which collects donations to acquire needed chit.
All handouts are welcome!
I'll have to edit a link in here...
This place works with the good ole shoestring budget,
and that's what makes it right up my alley.
Who wants to work on new chit?
Besides the overdue fluid changes,
I tried to put as much lipstick on this pig as possible.
of experience years of experience here.
I've done the same fixits just not on a tractor.
Grinding and welding...
Holes and zip ties...
Cheesy but strong brackets...
This canopy flapped like chicken wings,
it was like watching a cartoon character.
Lastly was the punch in the face mug.
Doesn't it look like a beat up transformer?
I can take it!!"
whipped out some bent screens,
and sewed the grille with zip ties.
Dirt and leaves had blocked half the radiator!
and should last at least double that.