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MJMaurer    Posted 06-30-2007 at 21:36:41 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Start-up
  • Do you guys ever stand next to your tractor (in front of that big wheel) and push the start button. I know its in neutral...could it slip into gear? Im not as fast as I used to be! MJM

    Hardacrefarm    Posted 03-03-2009 at 10:11:57 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Start-up
  • Though this thread is old, it still bears reading.

    As I was reading it, I was trying to think of ways to help insure that doesn't happen (though I'm certain most of us have done it).

    My Dad's yard tractor had an electrical connection hooked to the seat. The weight of the operator seated on it made the contact, and the tractor would not start until such contact was made.

    This isn't foolproof though. As years went by, he eventually re-routed the wires, probably so he could work on it in while running without geting on and off many times.

    Still, I wonder if something like this could be adapted to N-Tractors?
    I'll be thinking on how...

    jstien    Posted 07-19-2007 at 11:28:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Start-up
  • Go down a few Topics to "A Reminder and a Warning". You can read all the details of what happened to me and some other people who did the same thing.

    Be careful!

    RockyMO    Posted 07-09-2007 at 13:33:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Yes I have, but one should never do it. more than one person over the years has been run over doing this.

    1942 Ford 2N
    1953 Ferguson TO 30
    Massey Ferguson 2135
    Oliver OC3

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