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    1948 red FarmAll does it for me, thank you very much.
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    Seen at Flookborough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    Do the "screws" rotate at different speeds with the option to reverse ? I can't think how else it would steer .
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSibley View Post
    Do the "screws" rotate at different speeds with the option to reverse ? I can't think how else it would steer .
    Just brake one side or the other... ?
    The smaller Cletrack/Oliver crawlers used just the differential for steering.

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    The Eponymous Tractor At Red Tractor Farm, Tzia, Greece (LINK)


    To locals it's Tzia but you'll find us as Kea on the map. Tzia is only an hour ferryboat journey from the port of Lavrio, near Athens, yet the island has remained relatively untouched by international tourism. In recent years Tzia has become popular with Athenians as a weekend retreat due to its close proximity to the mainland.

    Tzia is a hiker's paradise with numbered routes that traverse the entire island and a variety of landscapes. On any hike you can experience several different micro-climates. The island is greener than most of the other Cycladic chain of islands that it belongs to, with thousands of oak and almond trees. There are many remote beaches with crystal blue seas that can only be reached on foot or by boat.

    Artifacts found on the island point to a cycladic civilization as old as 2500 B.C. and 4 important ancient city-states have been discovered. Yet today there are less than 2500 permanent residents settled on 130 square kilometers. It is a quiet, peaceful island and there is a strong sense of the past as one witnesses many of the locals tilling the land with mules, hauling drinking water from springs and heating their homes by fire alone.

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    You want The Eponymous Tractor it has to be the little Grey Ferguson


    Ferguson invented the hydraulic linkage that is now a universal feature of all agricultural tractors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    You want The Eponymous Tractor it has to be the little Grey Ferguson


    Ferguson invented the hydraulic linkage that is now a universal feature of all agricultural tractors.
    But it's not called "little Grey Ferguson" Farm, is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSibley View Post
    Do the "screws" rotate at different speeds with the option to reverse ? I can't think how else it would steer .

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    These are common around here, so the farmers must think they look right.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSibley View Post
    Do the "screws" rotate at different speeds with the option to reverse ? I can't think how else it would steer .
    I've seen this concept before, can't remember, I think on an experimental Soviet arctic transport?

    My dad had an old Ford tractor with a bucket for a while. Needed a hydraulic hose, high pressure, several feet long, I went to pick it up, it was like $12 or something, I couldn't believe how cheap! The same part on a car would have been $100. I guess the tractor dealers are more careful on replacement part costs.
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    110 HP Case Steam Traction Engine.


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    Ransome crawler .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSibley View Post
    There Ya Go!
    an PTO attachment, or it looks like it replaces the entire final drive!

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    Not a tractor - but it shows the screw drive in action:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garret View Post
    Not a tractor - but it shows the screw drive in action:
    Yep, now I remember where I saw it. It came up when I was looking online for the US vehicle that was designed for the same purpose, mud too soupy for tanks, but too thick for boats; The Marginal Terrain Vehicle:



    I wish I had the test films, it performed quite well in water, snow, mud, and the soup for which it was designed. I think the Soviet design is faster in the water. But the US design can drive on paved roads, with the marshmallow tires rolling in contact with the bottom of the sponsons, and thus, propelling the vehicle at 2X track speed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Smith porter maine View Post
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    Well that didn't work.

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    We had a 770A David Brown ('68) rated the same as a 135 Ferguson, hooked drawbar to drawbar, towed that Fergy wherever I wanted. Must have been the 12 speed gearbox on ours vs the 6 on the Fergy, huh?

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    A Bren carrier, a lot of these saw service converted to tractors on farms in Oz .

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    My 135 still does a decent days work, mostly clearing snow in the winter....when its not hauling a load....


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