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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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Hydraulic Pulley adventures!

Decided that I would bite the bullet and retorque the head bolts on Wally… To be able to get at the head bolts, I have to pull off his hydraulic pump… Which means pulling the pulley off the hydraulic pump… … Continue reading

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A snow blade project for Wally

So the one thing that I found most cumbersome last winter about pushing snow with Wally was the constant shutting down and dismounting to change the blade angle… In looking at the blade manual for my 42 blade, I found … Continue reading

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Uh oh! Little problem with Wally

Had a little problem with Wally yesterday morning… Was pushing snow, sitting on the nice warm cushy seat, pushed in the clutch and “SPANG!” I heard a noise even over the sound of the engine! And suddenly my clutch won’t … Continue reading

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Going for a little plow!

Well, at long last, the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Went out to take my summer tires outta the car, wound up in the garage, and the call of the tractor was JUST TOO STRONG! And I even had … Continue reading

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Wow! An Authentic Vintage Part!

Well, my replacement idler sheave came in today (the one to replace the one I stole off of Bror’s hydro pump mount because Wally’s had failed…). And I thought I should quickly post a couple pix of it… The first … Continue reading

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Got a fair bit of work done over the weekend!

Well, got a fair bit done this past weekend… Here Wally ALMOST dressed for snow! I DID take the time to put the PTO clutch on, just for the heck of it… I was cleaning up and found it and … Continue reading

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What have I been doing?

Well, I’m a little behind on posting tractor-y updates, so I figured I should let people know what’s been happening… When last I posted, Bror was moving under his own power, things were looking up, I was assembling all the … Continue reading

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Tractor Deconstructionism

Well, if anything, the fate of Cranky should help keep Wally in line! There’s only about three more things to take off Cranky’s frame before he’s totally deconstructed, then a few more things to pull off the pedestal.  He actually … Continue reading

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Takin’ Apart Cranky!

I began in earnest the process of stripping as much off of poor Cranky (my donor machine) as I could…. Started with the variator handle. as Cranky’s is in better shape than the one on Bror… Getting this part off … Continue reading

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