Saturday, November 8, 2014

Old Iron Disease

by Michael Hofferber. Copyright © 1998. All rights reserved.

Retired farmers are particularly vulnerable to this affliction, but it's also seen in generous numbers of those hobby ranchers who have professional city jobs and a handful of country acres in pasture.

Look for the full onset of the illness once the victim arrives home with a John Deere Model B or something similar purchased at auction for just $2,500. Hours spent in the shop will immediately double and there will be persistant talk of PTO drives and three-point hitches and remote hydraulics.

Continued at... Old Iron Disease 

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Artwork: Early Model Mccormick-Deering Tractor by Sharon Pedersen