My Grandfather ( My Dads Dad) bought the tractor new in downtown Edmore, Michigan, at Verplank’s they sold Pontiac cars and international trucks and tractors. We have the original bill of sale, the tractor and cultivator was $1,883.81. This was the first and only tractor he ever bought before this they farmed with horses. My Dad drove it to the farm 1 ½ miles south of town where it has been ever sense. My Grandfather died two years later so I never knew him, that is why this project was so special to my Dad and I. This is the first tractor I ever drove as a very young child, in fact when I was around 5-6 yrs old my Dad and uncle were taking off the home made front loader bucket when I got my finger between the drawbar and the bracket they bolted to it and lost the end of my finger….
We have posted the New Parts Update containing all of the products that did not make it into the 2010 catalog.
We are constantly developing new parts for our customers. By the time the catalog has gone to print more parts have become available making it an ongoing process to keep everyone informed with all that we have to offer.
Now available is our JDS149 battery box to fit John Deere A SN: 584000 & up
& G SN: 26000 & up. The box is complete with a tray and has a JD green powder coat finish. Jenny Steiner states, “Ever since I was a teenager helping taking phone calls after school, I’ve always wondered why anyone would manufacture or want to buy a battery box that was not complete (missing the bottom tray). Finally you can now purchase a COMPLETE ready-to-install battery box for your John Deere A or G, including a nice shiny JD green powder-coat finish.” In addition, the installed transparent bushings in the box are acid and alkali resistant, oil-proof and shock absorbent. The JDS149 is priced at $159.95 and is in stock for immediate shipment.