Posted by Dick2 on October 26, 2012 at 16:17:03 from (22.214.171.124):
In Reply to: help me identify posted by Craig 300u on October 26, 2012 at 10:19:03:
American Tractor was started by a DP from Europe after WWII. Terratrac was the brand name of the tractors that the company made.
American Tractor company merged with JI Case and the DP became the President of JI Case. The DP was a dishonest manipulator, as was his wife who was a stockbroker.
When Case introduced their new line of tractors, the DP had the dealer meeting in a bull fighting arena in Mexico, with bottles of Tequila everywhere in the arena bleachers. Case personnel circulated among the intoxicated dealers with order pads.
As the orders were turned in, Case stock soared - and the DP's wife was selling their personal blocks of stock at inflated prices. When the dealers sobered up a couple days later, they cancelled orders right and left - and Case stock fell and eventually forced Case into filing bankruptcy. But before the company filed bankrupcty, the DP & his wife had fled the country for some island where they couldn't be touched.
I wouldn't buy anything Terratrac just on general principle, plus I don't know if Case has any parts for them.
Fast Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]
TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.