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Old 10-13-2014, 06:33 PM   #21071
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Auto-guide the greatest thing that had happen in the last 10 years!!! You ought to hear us cry when the GPS hick-ups and we have to manual steer them. Lol.

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Old 10-13-2014, 06:41 PM   #21072
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Ms Amy wanted me "test run" a smoked turkey yesterday.
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Thanksgiving here Today! Looks good. What type of smoker do you have? I have a Bradley. What wood did you use.
I have done 20 lb turkey in our Big Easy infrared cooker.
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Old 10-13-2014, 06:49 PM   #21073
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Thanksgiving here Today! Looks good. What type of smoker do you have? I have a Bradley. What wood did you use.
I have done 20 lb turkey in our Big Easy infrared cooker.
I have a pit boss pellet smoker/grill.
I used maple pellets.

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Old 10-14-2014, 08:24 AM   #21074
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Morn'n Frogs!!
Wanted to jump in on the tractor thing. We have one green and one orange, not real old the green is not at all old. But the Orange is a 1967 190 gas. restored but still a working tractor.
Oh ya,and a couple of b model fords.all of which have a job,and special purpose.
Nice job Turbs,looks great!!
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Old 10-14-2014, 09:13 AM   #21075
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Dad had a JD Model A and Model B -- probably mid-40's to early 50's vintage -- when I was a kid, eventually went to a Massey Ferguson 65 diesel when I was around 8 or 9.

His pride and joy was a JD Model 45 combine with interchangeable combine and corn heads like the one below that he got around 1955-56 or so. You sat right on the platform on a metal seat with only a single bar for a protective rail and nothing to keep the sun and grime off of you. It was one of the first self-propelled units in the area, and he used to do a lot of contract work for the neighbors as well as our own crops. He'd come home caked with dirt from the day's work.

Dad quit farming full-time and sold most of the equipment when he went to work full-time for the local school district when I was in about the third grade. I used to love riding on the combine, but never got to drive it, and used to love driving the tractor pulling hay wagons or cutting brush when I was around ten or so.

I often wonder what he'd think of some of the behemoths working the fields today with A/C, stereo, GPS and more. Since I got my love of travel from him (he and Mom would load four boys into an un-air-conditioned car and head out across the country every year), I also wonder what he'd think of our RV. Dad's opinion was always, "This would be a great day to be starting on a trip somewhere." Years later, Mom would say, "I don't know what we were thinking. I guess we thought we were having fun, I don't know."

Miss them both every day.

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Old 10-14-2014, 09:56 AM   #21076
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Farm life exposer/lifestyle is a Good thing. We used to (Pull) antique tractors,still have them,(1937 A JD,1939 GG General,1947 Montgomery Ward,and 1947 Cockshutt 30. Now they just sit in the shop? Youroo!!
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That's Mardy, from Harrisburg/now Alaska.
I thought him and Mardy looked alike. Bet you where glad to see Mardy again. Have things quieted down again for you I hope.Thought that could have been Joe..
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Old 10-14-2014, 11:52 AM   #21078
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I remember watching antique tractor pulls,and the teeter todder. One time they used a 4 engine modern pulling tractor,setting the weight accordingly.
After the screamer ran, a big black n gold case steamer hooked on and pulled the sled AROUND the infield,brought it back to its starting point,and chugged back to its spot!!!
Wow!!
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Ah.......
No Really!!!
It did.....
Y'all musta R u n n o f t
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Old 10-14-2014, 08:38 PM   #21080
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Forgot to share these the other night. A lock smith requested a picture with my son Also a better picture of my beautiful butterfly. I made both a pretty little girl and her pretty wings. Along with a clever handsome little boy with a crazy imagination and his lock costume all of which I am proud of ♡
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