THIS MONTH

This month’s issue is packed with great classics, the best news and features, auction reports and much more. Read further to find out more….

Cover date July 2017

Published/on sale Friday 26th May

FLEET PROFILE: A Ford and John Deere fleets is holding its value for these Lincs arable farmers.
ORIGINAL CLASSIC: Evaluating a mint 1550-hour JD 2130 fitted with a HFWD front ‘assist’ axle.
READER REBUILD: A rough but rare DB 1690 Turbo gets rebuilt by a family of DB enthusiasts.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: MATBRO MATIFF: This powerful and elusive British-built artic tractor was way ahead of its time.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: MUIR HILL 171: Muir-Hill’s colossal 171 was the UK’s biggest rigid-chassis tractor in the 70s.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: FENDT 626LS We trace the history of all eight Fendt Favorit 626LS models sold in the UK.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: RUBBER TRACKS: A Deere 9400T and Case-IH Quadrac 9370 work in tandem in Warwickshire.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: RECENT MODELS: A review of high-hp models, all 300hp-plus, made since the year 2000.
SHOW REPORT: Northern Ireland’s huge Big 100 event attracted 862 old and new blue tractors.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: A review of the specialist tractors used from growing sugarcane since the 1960s.

 

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COLLECTORS CORNER: The latest classic scale models to boost any collectors fleet.
NEXT MONTH: A preview of the features planned for the next issue.
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MACHINERY MISHAPS: Our regular look at amusing blunders involving all types of farm machinery.