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Jeff Boyer    Posted 07-05-2013 at 09:07:41 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Love Disc???
  • I've been told the disc in the attached pictures is a Love disc but I don't know for sure. I can't find a tag on it. It's what I call a tube disc.


    Ken-Pa    Posted 01-05-2014 at 00:32:45 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Love Disc???
  • Yep , LOVE disc . I have 2 sets of them, both badly in need of total rebuilds > I may just make one good set from the two .It seems my working abilities aren't as good as a few years ago , so if I can at least get one working disc in nice condition , I'll be happy happy happy (as Phil Robertson says) .I have some fair literature on the LOVE disc if needed .In the searching I've done on the LOVE disc , every ser I've been able to track down & speaking with the owners , not one set has a name plate on them . But every set has the appropriate holes in the frame where a tag could have been or was supposed to ne attached . My one set actually had the small round headed rivets ib the two holes . Makes me wonder why all the disc I've located are untagged . Did they have a tag theif , inventory shortage of tags , or did LOVE just over look having tags made ? It appears to have wooden bearings on the hubs . Most of mine appear to be either worn out or missing .So as I mentioned to Tim , I'm trying to find a wooden bearing to use as a pattern so I can turn some out . Not sure what wood to use (possibly hard Maple or Walnut). What's your thoughts ? God bless , Ken

    Ultradog MN    Posted 02-08-2014 at 06:35:45 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Love Disc???
  • Hi Ken,
    I have a couple of pieces left from an old Love disc. There was not much left of it when I bought it - 2 gangs were completely gone, etc. I just bought it for the disc wheels as spares. Most of the rest of it I scrapped except for one piece of the main frame I kept because it still has the Love tag on it.
    If you (or someone else)were interested in it for a resto/refurb on your Love I would give it to you.
    It is up north at my land and I wont get up there till May when I go do my spring plowing but If you reminded me then I could bring it down with me.
    It's been 8 or so years since I even looked at it but I'm pretty sure it is still up there.
    Email is open.

    Jeff Boyer    Posted 01-05-2014 at 18:39:34 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Love Disc???
  • Ken - If you have some literature on the Love disc could you post it?


    Gaspump    Posted 07-10-2013 at 13:39:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Love Disc???
  • Back after WWII there were three tractor companies in Michigan that produced tractors for the orchard industry, tractor accessories and implements. These firms were Hart, Love and Friday. Love as I remember was bought out by Friday Tractor and merged with them. These names were all well known in grove and orchard localities and their history is quite well documented.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 07-12-2013 at 09:50:00 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Yes, Eau Claire, Michigan is in the area of grape vineyards and apple, peach, and pear growers. The late, great Carl Davis was from there. Thanks for the added info, John.


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