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    Winter storage

    I've been storing my 1959 M-F 50 outside for 25 years without any problems ! I do make sure it is covered when I know it's going to rain or snow , Because water or moisture will get in around the shifter boots even if they are new & it's good idea to keep a block of wood with the clutch...
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    MF Maintenance Package for Filters & Fluids

    Sounds great! That's exactly how I will do mine & you get to take your time doing it & get to do it right every time.
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    MF Maintenance Package for Filters & Fluids

    I bought all the filters that I thought I needed when I went to pick up my tractor new & they didn't offer a package deal & I do see Items for sale on E-Bay as far as filters but at the time I looked there was no package deals & there where a few twin packs on filters ! Now on the trans. filter...
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    Wood splitters

    Sounds great & I hope You get allot of safe trouble free years out of your new implement ! Have fun & be safe doing it.
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    Wood splitters

    Hey Darren33 ! I just wanted to put in that I've been using a 3 point hydraulic 25 ton log spliter for over 20 years with no problems & I bought it from Northern Tools & you can split wood horizontal or vertical & I prefer vertical that way I just roll the rounds into place & there is no real...
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    Electronic Ignition for M-F with Continental gasoline engines

    On my M-F 50 I just replaced the piston rings & the valve stem seals & she has been running fine since then & that was a little over 20 years ago & a little blow by is quite normal.
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    Electronic Ignition for M-F with Continental gasoline engines

    Sounds like a good deal! I Put a set of these in all 3 of my classic automobiles before I put them in my M-F 50 & I put a set in a boat as well never had any issues with them & they are very reliable & they have been installed for over 20 years on all 5 applications (y).
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    Massey 50 PTO

    Hey that's good to hear! & I'm glad your system is back up , That must be a real nice M-F 50 to take it to the county fair :cool:! & I guess that's a good thing if You like working on tractors:unsure:, & thanks for the reply.
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    Hello from Franklin county Va

    Hey Drfting ! Welcome to TBN & I like your M-F GC 1725 MB & that your a Virginian , My brother picked up his 1st tractor ever this year & it's a M-F GC 1723 EB & he also owns a couple of Cubs himself & lives in Greene County Va. Again welcome to TBN & the Massey-Ferguson family, I own a couple...
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    Massey 50 PTO

    Hey Johnret ! That's good news all around on your health & the M-F 50 I hope both of you stay healthy & I like to see a picture of your M-F 50 & whether it's a gasoline or diesel. & again glad all is well (y).
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    Massey 1526

    Got have a little input on the subject ! When I originally bought my M-F 1526 I also was on the fence between this tractor & a GC series & granted engine HP is almost the same on the the higher end GC 1725 but it has less at the PTO & less lift height on the FEL & after all it is SCUT & the...
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    Service manual or little help is needed

    Hey Ruud3a ! Good to hear from You if the Iseki is not using allot of oil then it should be the oil pressure sensor or the oil pick-up at the sump could be restricted & as You said we will find out soon & lets hope it's something simple :unsure:! Take it easy yourself & be safe & have fun doing...
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    Finally a massey owner

    Hey congratulations & welcome to the Massey-Ferguson family :cool: ! My brother bought his 1st tractor this year & it was a M-F GC 1723 EB & like You he loves it & has no regrets & that M-F = Mighty-Fine. & that is a nice piece of equipment have there ,& I've been quite happy with both of my...
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    Price Check Massey ferguson 1010

    Looks like Your getting as much info that you can on the M-F 1010 ;)! Where are You at on finding a good parts source & is the M-F 1010 running:unsure:? Take care & it was good to hear from You.
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    No longer looking for reviews! Bought a 2850M!

    Sounds like it's working properly (y).
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    Snapper SZ2654

    I guess most items are meant to be trow away now days & these Snappers today are just a name anymore & made by B&S, What a shame & I'm glad I can fix mine when they need it & have the know how.
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    Price Check 1835 M

    She is looking good in the neighborhood :cool:! & it sounds like your getting allot of seat time , & that's something I haven't had in awhile but I do have some projects lined up I have road grading & rounds of wood to get in & I still got replace the external hydraulic lines on the M-F 50 along...
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    Snapper SZ2654

    I've replaced 2 of my 4 Snappers with newer B&S engines they both have been very good replacements,The 1974 Snapper Comet RER I put on a B&S Power-Built 8HP 26 years ago it originally had a Tecumseh & last year I took it out of service for a rebuild & refurbish the whole mower & I do have a...
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    Snapper SZ2654

    And you got wonder how many consumers are aware of this or told upon purchase & to me it's a sells ploy & the consumer thinking they are getting a good deal :unsure: & shame on B&S for for letting the brand reputation suffer on selling what I think is a knockoff of a genuine Snapper product & I...
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    Snapper SZ2654

    Hey RANDYT ! You are correct on B&S not owning Husqvarna they just supply engines for them! I did notice that when I Googled that Snapper model in a Husqvarna riding mower came up ( conventional ) & as far as some of these Snapper mowers being farmed out to the likes of Walmart allot of the...
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    Snapper SZ2654

    Hey Rhinoabe ! Welcome to TBN 2 really good sources for parts are Parts Tree & Ebay I'm not familiar with the Snapper mower You are talking about & I guess it's a front engine rider & while I own a Husqvarna YTH 2348 they are Owned by B&S as well as Snapper & I have used Snapper mowers for 35...
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    Which tractor for small operator? 5'1" petite farm owner

    Hey good to hear from You! Nothing wrong with taking your time on getting a new tractor , I took almost 18 months before I bought my 1st new tractor ( M-F 1526 ) & the very 1st tractor I bought used ( M-F 50 ) & I bought that after shopping 1 weekend & only took 2 weekends to buy my 1st used...
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    No longer looking for reviews! Bought a 2850M!

    That's a honest assessment & answer! Good luck with the tractor.
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    No longer looking for reviews! Bought a 2850M!

    That is one M-F= Mighty-Fine piece of equipment You have there & nice decision & thanks for sharing pictures of your new tractor :cool:! & the only question I have is what was it that made decide to go with this model Massey-Ferguson? Again that is a very nice M-F.
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    Looking at new tractor...need advice

    She is sweet (y) & may the tractor GODS forever be good to You & your new Massey-Ferguson:cool:& thanks for sharing with us.
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    Custom Tractor Canopy

    Thanks again ! Yes this project is done & over & the only other tractor project I have lined up will be in late September replacing the rear hydraulic lines on the M-F 50 & the log splitter implement lines there 20 years old & overdue.
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    Custom Tractor Canopy

    Hey willy ! Thank You for taking the time & giving me your thoughts on that mini excavator all your input was well taken & I just thought it was a good price for a hole digger :unsure:! & to answer your question I'm not looking to buy a mini & there is no way I'm parting with my 1526 or 50 & if...
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    Looking at new tractor...need advice

    Hey Dsewell1963 ! Good to hear that You made a decision on the tractor You wanted & again welcome to TBM & the Massey -Ferguson family(y), M-F= Mighty-Fine:cool: tractors hope You can post some pictures here when You get her home & I'm happy for You.
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    Looking at new tractor...need advice

    I currently own the best of both IMHO 1959 M-F 50 gasoline & a 2018 M-F 1526 diesel Iseki engine both tractors are very well made & reliable ,Parts are easy to get just make sure You get a dealer You can work with & really wants to work with You & I went out of my way to buy both tractors...
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    Parts Availability - Dealer Availability

    I myself have never had a issue with getting any parts for both of my Massey-Ferguson's & like You I went out of my way to buy both tractors & as I've stated stated there parts network is nationwide & pretty much world wide & very helpful.
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    Custom Tractor Canopy

    Thanks Williy ! I did run wire loom around the wiring & ran it so it's either on the backside or on the inside of the rops & the radio antenna leans backwards & is made of rubber & this tractor only goes in areas where tree limbs or branches are not a issue & if they are they will meet my pole...
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    Electronic Ignition for M-F with Continental gasoline engines

    Nice tractor! All I've ever used is the Autolite plugs (y). & I don't know the number :unsure: I buy them at NAPA & they are for a Z134 Continental gasoline engine & I've never had any problems with them & since I put the Pertronix in they last 3 times longer & that is what was in the M-F 50...
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    Service manual or little help is needed

    Hey Ruud3a ! Have You found out anything on the problems You were having with the Iseki :unsure:? I haven't heard anything from You & I hope it's not serious with any of the problems You have been having with tractor let me know when You get the chance or find out anything mate;).
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    Custom Tractor Canopy

    Thank You Mrsig ! My next tractor project should be allot easier :unsure: !:D! I'll be replacing the external hydraulic lines on the M-F 50 & on the log splittter they are little over 20 years old & due for new ones, Thanks again.
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    Custom Tractor Canopy

    Hey I'm all done with this project! I did add one other item to the project & that was a old dremel case I had & I routed all the wiring looms thru it & put 8 small holes in it at the bottom just in case I get water in it & I put the relays & fuse blocks in as well along with the excess wires &...
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    My Golf Cart Top -> Tractor Top build

    Hey guys It's all done The only addition I put on was a old Dremel case to run excess wiring,relays & fuse blocks in & it can be opened & closed as needed & I drilled in drain hole it the bottom & holes for the wiring looms to go in & out :cool: The pictures IMHO are not that great I took them...
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    Electronic Ignition for M-F with Continental gasoline engines

    Hey SCOOBIEGUY ! Sounds good I did replace my carb. about 5 years ago whoever the original owner was striped the drain plug at the bottom & I didn't want to keep removing the carb. to clean it out & the new 1 works fine & I'm glad I replaced it works great the whole engine runs like it's fuel...
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    Which tractor for small operator? 5'1" petite farm owner

    Just wondering have You found a tractor Yet or have You decided to stick with the Case? & did your friend make that trip to Fredrick MD. to the M-F dealer? & speaking of Massey-Ferguson dealers I don't know if You where familiar with the old M-F dealer south of Warenton 15 & 17 S. by- pass that...
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    Electronic Ignition for M-F with Continental gasoline engines

    Hey SCOOBIEGUY ! Welcome to TBN, Your timing is set at the same as if You still had points & according to my shop manual for my 1959 M-F 50 that would be at 6 degrees BTDC @ 450 rpm & maximum advance would be at 2000 rpm 2 degrees BTDC. How long have You had the Pertronix installed ? Also will...
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    Snow Plow attachment for compact tractor (New / Never used)

    That is a pretty good deal IMHO ! It looks like it would fit allot of different manufactures bucket:unsure:,& that is a very good link You put up, I hope You sell it & You don't need it this year, You know what they say better to have it & not need it than need it & not have it. If it where mine...
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    Case 110c vs Kubota M5-111

    Now that's what I would call a good honest & to the point review without any true bias nice to see that (y).
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    Custom Tractor Canopy

    Just a quick update, I'm not done with the project, Had to order another wiring harness with a rocker switch & decided to mount mirrors on the forward brace last price on the project was $337.00 & now it's $ 365.00 for the total on the project will post pictures upon completion of the project...
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    My Golf Cart Top -> Tractor Top build

    Price update on golf cart canopy I was last at $337.00 for the project, I had to get another wiring harness & decided to add side view mirrors to the forward brace new total at 365.00 & project is not completed, I'll post pictures when completed of the led lights working as well as the final...
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    Price Check 1835 M

    The JD is always at the top of the price chart then the Kubota & most of the time people just stick with what works for them or the dealer that is close & I'm one of those that stick with what I know & my 1st tractor I bought used 25 years ago & has been very reliable & when I bought my 1st new...
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    Parts Availability - Dealer Availability

    You are quite right Sir (y).
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    Price Check 1835 M

    Thanks for your reply! Is this your 1st tractor? I really like this model Massey-Ferguson & IMHO I think this model covers so many bases & the ones with the cab are awesome one of the best cabs I've seen on a M-F & I'm happy for You & the more I checked what features your getting with it the...
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    Price Check 1835 M

    Has your tractor arrived yet? & how is the dealer You are working with? If You can post some pictures here for us to see (y).
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    1526 cranks but will not fire

    Was your M-F 1526 still under warranty & did they cover the cost of the repair or prorate it & buy chance did they cover the transport cost to & from the dealer? Usually the owner has to pay for that! & that is the 1st time I've heard of a 1526 having any kind of problem & thank You for letting...
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    Ford? Chevy? GMC? Toyota??? New Pickup Truck Forum!

    That's what I've heard, Did You know the I/H medium duty is being built on the same platform as the 4500-6500 with a joint partnership.
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    Ford? Chevy? GMC? Toyota??? New Pickup Truck Forum!

    I did like the Maxxforce engine with the twin turbos the only problem I had with the one I drove was the EGR valve & if you let it do the regen it was fine & I drove DuraStar TranStar & ProStar the ProStar was my favorite & the one You have pictured here looks like it would have enough torque to...
 
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