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|christine farmall 806 got her at last|
when I was a young boy in the 60s I lived in a small town. dad had a business there. I had school freinds that lived on farms, I loved to go to there places when I could they had all the tractors and farm equipment and cows an horses barns ponds fishing etc. there fathers would have them doing work in feild on tractors I was red with envy common on these small rural farms were farmall 806s I loved them the way they looked sounded so on . I wanted to live that have that life. my grand father had 50 aces they would share crop by other farmers but he had no equipment , I told DAD what I wished for. well in the 70s he bought 33 acres near grandpas place overgrown we spend many weekend clearing an cleaning it up with chain saws and sometime borrowed tractor. he said one day. He died not long after that suddenly at 52 . I graduated and worked job in town too,till eventually I moved there on the 33acres and bought my grandfathers 50 got a lil ford tractor and stopped share crop and started raising cattle evetually needed start making own hay so bought old hay equipment needed bigger tractor,One day saw add farmall 806 for sale not too far away went ride and see it.Well she was rough. told she been in shed long time and shed collapsed on her.hood,muffler,steer wheel,fender,all bent up paint all faded,flat tires,etc but she ran sounded good. owner had died selling estate got her real cheap, took her home my daughter laghed and said reminded her of that movie Christine about old beat up red car where the boy was fix her up. with hammer work,new steer wheel ,muffler,weld exhaust manifolf and fixed rear tire new front tires she looked pretty good left the old paint ,fits her. she works great I love her. I stencied name Christine on here tool box.HAHA At 55 living farm life got me an 806 haha. thanks Dad and mom and granpa and grandma
peter vidrine, la, entered 2015-03-06
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