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Avns1s
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Post by Avns1s » Fri May 27, 2011 10:05 pm

I assumed you meant the refurb!! Sorry.

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aphughes
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Post by aphughes » Fri May 27, 2011 10:07 pm

no problem. I like 35s and Im sure all tractor enthuasiasts appreciate a good restoration

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calvin
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Post by calvin » Fri May 27, 2011 10:15 pm

well on this massey subject we have 2 massey 35 4 cylinders 1 starts on the botton one needs to be towed a mile and a half before she starts the fire
3 pot , 4 pot and the MIGHTY 6 POTT!

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Post by Avns1s » Fri May 27, 2011 10:20 pm

aphughes wrote:no problem. I like 35s and Im sure all tractor enthuasiasts appreciate a good restoration
An attempt to make amends! :oops: :wink:

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aphughes
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Post by aphughes » Fri May 27, 2011 10:23 pm

All is forgiven. Thats a lovely machine. Right Im starting role call. I think Im the only one from leinster so lets see if we can get another leinster county to shout out

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Post by Robert10100 » Sat May 28, 2011 11:18 am

I'm in Co. Louth, on the Meath border...so that's two from Leinster so far!

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aphughes
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Post by aphughes » Sat May 28, 2011 11:59 am

So two for leinster. lets see if we have anyone from Munster. We have tipperary already can we get someone from Waterford, Cork, Kerry Limerick or Clare??????

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bigdavesproule
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Post by bigdavesproule » Sat May 28, 2011 4:14 pm

im from Co. Tyrone, dont have any david browns yet myself, but we have a mf 135, 165 and zetor 8145 and 10540 on our farm here,
ive been working for neville for nearly 2 years now, working and restoring his david browns as well as work on the trailers.
been infected with the david brown disease and cant get enough of them!
dave.

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aphughes
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Post by aphughes » Sat May 28, 2011 4:19 pm

Criky I think Tyrone is in the lead with 3 so far. Maybe neville might give you a DB as a bonus.

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aphughes
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Post by aphughes » Sat May 28, 2011 7:47 pm

Great to hear from ya Jack, Any photos to share?

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Post by tractolover » Sun May 29, 2011 12:18 am

Ah top of the morning ta ya all.Tis a grand soft day, so it tis. :( :)I notice there are alot of folks here from the cats county, like me 8).
1981 Davy Brown 1490

liambrett
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Post by liambrett » Sun May 29, 2011 12:27 am

im in south tipperary also...still using them to all do my own farm silage / tillage work with machines that are more suited to those big green tractors...i just go slower but they they get it done...unfortunately the mchale bales are testing the db hydraulic system in later years though!!!!
PROUD OWNER OF WORKING DAVID BROWNS......990 12 SPEED SELECTOMATIC(1970),DB 1490 4WD WITH QD LOADER ,DB 1490 WITH DB LOADER,CASE 580 (DB ENGINE)DIGGER/LOADER,.....ALL HAVE SERVED ME WELL WHILE 30 YEARS OF FARMING CHANGES WENT BY!......LIAM BRETT ,TIPPERARY ,SOUTH IRELAND

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aphughes
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Post by aphughes » Sun May 29, 2011 12:30 am

Finally another Cat to share my hobby with. Hows she cuttin tractolover. Good to hear from ya. Hi liambrett. Great to hear from you too. Nice pics aswell. Good to know they can still stand up to todays farming

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Post by tractolover » Sun May 29, 2011 12:32 am

aphughes wrote:Finally another Cat to share my hobby with. Hows she cuttin tractolover. Good to hear from ya. Hi liambrett. Great to hear from you too. Nice pics aswell. Good to know they can still stand up to todays farming
cheers :lol:
1981 Davy Brown 1490

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Post by aphughes » Sun May 29, 2011 12:33 am

Post a pic of your DB

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