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Old 12-07-09   #1 (permalink)
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coolest tractor ever made

check out this little number, only 120 ever made back in the early eighties by a company in Lanark. trailer air brakes aswell as hydraulic. still sits at 50mph no bother. to far advanced for the set in their ways farmers at the time.behold the TRANTOR
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very cool tractor, and takes 3 people (including driver)!
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That looks very similar to a tractor that a tree contractor near me uses. He has a trailer with hydraulic wheel heights, you can lift the wheels so the whole trailer lies on the floor and you can walk straight in the back or wheelbarrow loads of wood straight in. It also has a timeber crane on it somewhere (maybe that goes on instead of the walk in trailer) not sure though, not seen it around in ages.
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Werent Trantors based on a Land Rover chassis or something? Seem to recall something along those lines.
Ah just googled it http://www.lr-mad.co.uk/trantor.html
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nice one andy, when it passed the cafe i thought it was a landrover with a tractor on its back, it was all part of a vintage rally, it was the scraggiest of them all but everyone was admiring it the most, it has 3 seats in it as well. here are the othersthe last massey had 3 chairs in the transport box for the old farmers, quality.
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the trantor mk2 looks the business....

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sure does mate. it looks like a storm trooper
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nice find mate, i like seeing old vintage tractors. i got a mint vintage massey 35 all restored which does all the mowing where i cant fit with the mog
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pics please garth
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my massey
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