Category Archives: Ernie

All about my JD 110, Ernie

An update on Ernie…

So, if you recall, I sold Ernie last Fall…  He went to a good home…  I’ve been keeping in touch with the person who bought him, and got these pictures a while ago….   Maybe I should hire him to … Continue reading

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Neutral Start Switch for Ernie

Well, Ernie looks like he’s the front-runner for snow pushing this winter… I got the fuel leak issues resolved by putting a newer style shutoff valve on him, I put a set of lights, wheel weights and chains on him, and … Continue reading

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… And I STILL smell like gas

So after an afternoon of working on Wally, I figured I’d better spend some time seeing about getting Ernie running… so this morning I ran out and bought a cheap brand new utility battery so I could treat Ernie right… … Continue reading

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…. and don’t forget Ernie!

Well, he’s gotten kinda short shrift, him being the first ANTIQUE tractor I have, AND the closest of the bunch to being a drive-able machine… So, with the permission of LTGal, I arranged to do a little something for Ernie … Continue reading

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Restoration Plan Omega – or – Dreaming in Technicolor

Okay, since it’s already past 9:00 pm here, darkness is starting to set in and I haven’t had a chance (due to kidlet looking after and cleanup from supper and other various problems and distractions) to get out and play … Continue reading

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Laid some “groundwork” yesterday…

Well, I spent a good chunk of yesterday “laying the groundwork” as it were (ha ha!) for the Plan… Got everything dug down 3 inches. I know, you guys, HOW am I supposed to dig a basement for my garage … Continue reading

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Cool old JD attachment!

So I was going through the pile of tractor documents for my grandfather’s 112H yesterday when a little folded up piece of paper fell out of one of them… When I unfolded it, this is what I found: Its a … Continue reading

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Unloaded the new blade!

Kidlet #2 got here tonight for the weekend, so I was able to get out to the garage to unload the blade and frame, so HERE’S some pictures! So, looks like it needs a replacement scraper bar… Looks like the … Continue reading

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Scored a blade for Ernie!

So, I’ve been trying to find a blade to put on Ernie, once I have him cleaned up a bit and running… So that NEXT winter, I can have a plowing tractor and a snow blowing tractor…  I’ve been TRYING … Continue reading

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Got another 110 on the way

So I called a guy last week who was advertising John Deere 110 parts on kijiji… Turns out, Joe was looking specifically for parts for his J D 140 H1… A model I happen to have sitting out in my … Continue reading

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