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The Gt14 & the C-120's are my favorites but I like my 418-A . It was my dad's work tractor and I use it all the time. 👍

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@PeacemakerJack, awesome tractor and story!  It's amazing how much you look like your dad, if it wasn't for the age of the first picture, you'd think you were driving in both pictures.  I've been told I look like my dad and to me there is no better compliment!

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Thanks @dells68 I hear that on a regular basis and I also always take it as a compliment.  My dad is an awesome guy and I would do well to continue to follow in his steps.  Thanks for the great compliment and I feel honored to be able to share this hobby with him and my own boys as well.

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@Al C. do you have any vintage pictures posted on the forum of that 1067?  Thanks for sharing the current pics—what beautiful tractors!:greetings-clapyellow:

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I guess I'm partial to the mid to late 70's C series and the black hoods.

I grew up seeing them working and always liked their stying.

Here is my 1975 C160 Auto. 

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Even though I like the 300/400 series machines, my favorite is the early C series, especially the C160 which is still my favorite in spite of all the little issues I've had with it over the past couple years. I've moved it closer to home so I can get everything straightened out over the winter/early spring. The older machines are so much easier to maintain and work on.

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IMG_0192.thumb.JPG.314468edfb8df985992d97de97ff5663.JPGMany to choose from, but my little guy is still my favorite.

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:text-yeahthat:Great collection, great tractors, great pic(it should find its way into a future calendar!)

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My favorite series is the mid 70's B and C's. Often it's the tractors history that makes them a personal favorite. That's the case with my 1976 'B'-160 that I bought brand new. Most of you know the story of it being sold when we moved to Florida and being with the second owner for 17 years. I never would have thought that I would own it again now that we are back in Indiana but it happened. The second owner obviously took great care of it. This is as I got it back. I went over it with all new service/maintenance parts, replacing a couple missing items and a new muffler. The 48" deck is still in great shape. It did have a bad bearing so I replaced all six and it hums like a sewing machine again. Right now it's ready for winter with a blade, 2-link chains and weights. :)

 

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On 11/7/2017 at 3:35 PM, Al C. said:

IMG_1597.JPG.2a038259ee6e78c477e362438d398fd2.JPGMy favorite is the 1067 (tractor on the right).  This was my father's Wheel Horse and the one I used to mow as a boy. 

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Dad and grand daughter.  

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@Al C. thank you so much for sharing.  That is “fabric of life” stuff and I am a huge fan of vintage stories and pictures of these tractors and their owners.  It has often been said that many of the tractors we buy don’t have a history with us until we acquire them, typically decades after they were built.  That past history is lost—if only our horses could talk!  So, it is really cool to see when someone has owned one a really long time and has it in their possession with some photos and years of stories to document its history with them. :text-coolphotos:

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My 502 is my favorite, but my C-101 is my go-to for getting work done.  The 502 has been in storage about a year or so, hopefully by spring we'll unbury it from the move.

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My highly modified 867. IMHO I like the (I guess they're called narrow hoods?) WH's from the mid 60's to early 70's. I like the simple design and good looks.

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All Horses. My spoiled “workers”, real Stallions!

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It would have to be my 518H and my later model 520H. 

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50 minutes ago, c-series don said:

bit of a long story

Not at all, a very heart warming story.   :thanks:                       :text-coolphotos:

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My anniversary 520H that I bought new in 1998, it has mowed acres and acres of grass, plowed and tilled gardens and pushed/thrown or blown miles of snow and has yet to let me down, Jeff.

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