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Old 01-13-2017, 12:38 PM   #1
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Right now I'm watching a tractor square dance at the farm show in Harrisburg, made me think of you seeing all those old tractors doing their thing. Farmall, JD, Moline, Massey F. were represented.
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Old 01-13-2017, 01:01 PM   #2
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Right now I'm watching a tractor square dance at the farm show in Harrisburg, made me think of you seeing all those old tractors doing their thing. Formall, JD, Moline, Massey F. were represented.
You better get dinner and beers ready, Dave is probably already on the way...
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:00 PM   #3
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Right now I'm watching a tractor square dance at the farm show in Harrisburg, made me think of you seeing all those old tractors doing their thing. Formall, JD, Moline, Massey F. were represented.
Hi: cpaharley2008... Is that a tractor trailer event? Alf
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Old 01-13-2017, 08:24 PM   #4
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There's a couple of these groups in Iowa and over in Nebraska, Kansas and Minnesota that I'm aware of. I've seen one group at the state fair. They all had Farmall M's and Super M's . They practice in their home towns in the middle of Main Street. Just got back from dinner with my old Commissioner who is a farm boy from Strawberry Point Iowa. He owns an H and a Jubilee Ford 9N I think it is. He's got all the classic tractor stories of a 9 year old boy driving a tractor to near death and yet came out unscathed. Remember Red Foley pitching those Massey's in the late 50s and Tennessee Ernie Ford singing 16 tons or Shotgun Boogie? Red Foley was Pat Boone's Pap in Law. Ice storm coming in they say. We'll be sheltering in place.
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Old 01-13-2017, 08:39 PM   #5
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Hi Alf
I guess you could call it a tractor/trailer event. They spend $5,000 fixing up an $800 tractor. They drive the tractor up onto a $4,000 trailer. They hook the trailer to a $55,000 pickup and drive 150 miles to show off for 20 minutes. Their wife follows with big 5th wheel with 5 slide outs, pulled by an even fancier pickup. They camp at the fairgrounds with flies, mosquitoes, and the scent of fresh horse manure, diesel exhaust, and slightly burnt cooking oil from making deep fried Twinkies. There are some scary parallels here to what we do.
Got our confirmation for Niagara this week. :thumb
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Old 01-13-2017, 10:42 PM   #6
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Right now I'm watching a tractor square dance at the farm show in Harrisburg, made me think of you seeing all those old tractors doing their thing. Farmall, JD, Moline, Massey F. were represented.

Hi Jim,
I think that would be fun to see in a short video clip .... can this site do that? ... and along similar lines can we audio on the forum?

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Hi Jim,
I think that would be fun to see in a short video clip .... can this site do that? ... and along similar lines can we audio on the forum?

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Here are some more pictures and links from the Facebook page
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...Got our confirmation for Niagara this week. :thumb
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Alf, you do realize Dave goes to these rallies looking for new people who haven't heard all his stories? Everyone in local hardware stores, gas stations, restaurants and groceries stores all suddenly find very important tasks in the back room when Dave heads in the front door... With my aging memory and attention span luckily I won't remember them from one rally to the next.
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I have always enjoyed Dave's wit and humor on this forum and without it, this forum would be kind of quiet as it sometimes gets. I really enjoyed meeting him last spring and will try to again this spring. He and Nindy are the only forum members that I have met personally though I feel like I know a whole bunch of you. Unfortunately a lot of the rallies occur during my prime work schedule so it may be a while before I get to those. I still work part time and as for retirement, never.

Everything here is covered with ice and the worst is moving in tonight. Loren
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Totally agree Loren. Shout out to Dave and his stories. The world (at least this little world) is a better place because of them.
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