Yesterday's Tractor Co. Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs

Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life

Tool Talk Discussion Board

Re: 8 tools you should never buy...

[ Expand ] [ View Replies ] [ Add a Reply ] [ Return to Forum ]

Posted by downsouth on October 30, 2012 at 18:13:15 from (

In Reply to: Re: 8 tools you should never buy... posted by RayP(MI) on October 30, 2012 at 02:50:11:

Ray, I too have a 3 point auger with a 6, 9 and 12 inch bit. BUT, if your not lucky enough to have one then there is an auger that can be run by one person and it's NOT a man killer. We rented them and everyone that used them loved them. Every now and then someone would come in and complain about how they almost broke their leg and I would ask them to set it up in the parking lot exactly how they were using it. Each time, they were bypassing the safety switch and not using the torque bar even though there were instructed to use it only with the torque bar. The excuse was usually the same, "I didn't have enough space to use it that way". I asked one guy how many holes he drilled, he said 20. I asked how many he did with the bar on, he admitted none. He still wanted a refund. I asked him if he got his job done, he said yes but since it almost killed him I should give him a refund. I then installed the torque tube and asked him to follow me out front where we had a small grassy area. I asked him to drill a hole for me and tell me if he thought it would be fair that I give him a refund. He griped but did drill the hole. He didn't say a word, just walked back to his truck and drove off. My guys got a good laugh as they watched him knowing what I was up to.
Funny thing was, he came back the following weekend and rented a tiller. He never did mention the previous weekend and sure didn't ask for a refund again!


Add a Reply



Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Optional Video Title:
Optional Video Embed:

Advanced Posting Options

Email Notification: If you check this box, email will be sent to you whenever someone replies to this message. Your email address must be entered above to receive notification. This notification will be cancelled automatically after 2 weeks.

Advanced Posting Tools
  Upload Photo  Select Gallery Photo  Attach Serial # List 
Return to Post 

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 ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2018 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

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.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters