How agriculture works thread

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Wow, it takes a lot of manpower and horsepower to run that plow. Too bad they couldn't drop the plows all the way. It looked like some were just skimming the ground.

The steam tractor was so cool but I had to cringe at the sight of some of those guys who didn’t have a clue as to having to engage those plow shares.

Just like in the real world. Get 25 employees and 10-15% are clueless
 
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Something a little different. A small tractor parade showing old relics.

 
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We had an old G4 Combine - as shown in video - in our trees when I was growing up. Another farm we bought had one as well in their trees. My brother's father had one he used into the 1980's. Pretty solid machine but what a lot of work. My older brothers tell of riding on the combine and reaching down and helping the canvas in the header to move sometimes. The things that were done back then that were not the smartest.
 
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We had an old G4 Combine - as shown in video - in our trees when I was growing up. Another farm we bought had one as well in their trees. My brother's father had one he used into the 1980's. Pretty solid machine but what a lot of work. My older brothers tell of riding on the combine and reaching down and helping the canvas in the header to move sometimes. The things that were done back then that were not the smartest.
Note how its one wheel was in the frame. Easier for flat repairing? :) I thought it looked like many of the machine operators could readily fall off.
 
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I thought it looked like many of the machine operators could readily fall off.

they probably did. but only once .....
 
 
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