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    Martinsburg, PA
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    David Bradley Super 5 HP Special

    Default New Member - David Bradley tractor

    Hi all. New to the community. I live in central PA, grew up on a farm. I am a pediatrician by trade, but a farmer at heart. Last year I bought a 1957-58 David Bradley 5HP Special tractor from an elderly gent who had bought it new from Sears. It is in very good running condition, has a reverser, and several implements (harrow, potato plow, cultivator, snow plow, chisel plow, wheel weights. He also had new old-inventory clutch plate, drive chain, carbeurator, and all the original manuals. It is all-original except tires. I paid $300 for the tractor with all the attachments; a good deal I think. Needed cleaned up a bit and reverser needed shimmed out some. I repainted and restored it. Also have a '79 IH Scout that I like to play around with.

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    Elite Member Bob77064's Avatar
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    KY @ TN line
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    2011 LS R3039

    Default Re: New Member - David Bradley tractor

    Welcome

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    Yanceyville, North Carolina
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    Kubota L4400

    Default Re: New Member - David Bradley tractor

    Welcome aboard.
    The PUPIL who does not surpass his Master, fails his Master.

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    North Carolina

    Default Re: New Member - David Bradley tractor

    Welcome home!

    PH

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    Silver Member MtHam's Avatar
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    Northern California coastal hills
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    Kabota B3030

    Default Re: New Member - David Bradley tractor

    As a pre-teen in the early 50's my father bought a David Bradley and I used the heck out of it, necessitating the rebuild of the B&S engine which taught me a lot. Today I view it as the post war version of the share cropper's mule, basic but it got the job done.
    Kubota B3030, BH75 BH, LA403 FEL, Tiller, Mower, Box Scraper, Wallenstein FX65 Skidding Winch, BMX32 Chipper/Shredder,
    Kubota 8kw genset, RTV900, 1983 TroyBuilt Horse tiller
    8 trailers-12' dump, 8' utility, 12' box, 25' box, 28'TTx2 (worker housing), 28' 5th wheel TT, ATV trailer
    Polaris RZR 800 SxS, Yamaha Kodiak 450 ATV, Yamaha TW200 mc
    6kw grid-tied solar PV system, DHW solar system, solar water pump, 18x36' solar heated swimming pool
    4 Stihl chainsaws, 45 acres forest and meadowland

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    Veteran Member moored4's Avatar
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    Great NorthWest /Southwest Washington
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    Kubota l245dt, l3540, 8N

    Default Re: New Member - David Bradley tractor

    to TBN!

    Happy ing!
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    Moore Cookie

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    Default Re: New Member - David Bradley tractor

    WELCOME to TBN

    I moved your thread to the General Vintage Tractors Forum.

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