Help in Identifying This!

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Alchad
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Help in Identifying This!

Post by Alchad » Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:45 am

Hi,

Nothing to do with DB, but wondered if anyone can help in identifying this piece of kit. It belongs to a friend of mine who found it under a muck heap at a small holding he's just bought. He's all set to send it to the scrapers, but I said he might have something of value to a collector - if he knew what it was!

Thanks

Alchad

Eric_T
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RE: Help in Identifying This!

Post by Eric_T » Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:58 am

I cant remember the name, but Im fairly sure it was made (or imported) by Bamfords of Uttoxetter, it was a competitor to the more popular Fahr Centipede.

It may be made by Kuhn and Sold by Bamfords.

Does it turn? The drive knuckles were prone to wear on Centipedes.

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RE: Help in Identifying This!

Post by Guest » Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:08 pm

Looks like a Bamfords 'Star' hay turner.

ttpilot
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RE: Help in Identifying This!

Post by ttpilot » Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:09 pm

its what we call over here in the colony's ha ha a tedder

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mburns
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RE: Help in Identifying This!

Post by mburns » Mon Nov 10, 2008 9:05 pm

We used to have one of these and it was called grandads tedder ,worked realy well until it was mounted on a jd 4255 (140 hp )and it lost all but 1 rotor in 5 days ,well thats contracting for you . :wink:
Grandad was needless to say not happy at all and no one got to borrow any of his kit again, shame realy as the pristeen ford 4000 would have made a much better scraper tractor than the db 1200 . :lol:
DB 900 1958
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