Dad (Gramps?) found this piece at an auction and thought I'd be interested. I brought it home yesterday.
Not sure where I read the thing weighs 3000 lbs. That seems a little on the high side.
In the video I mentioned a problem with the 7140 (the big red tractor). I found out what was wrong with the hinge - a connecting pin had sheared off! No idea how that happened, though the hinge on the other side of the hood had been repaired before with a bolt. That's how I'll fix it. I drilled out the old 1/2" diameter shaft then, despite having piles of assorted fasteners here, I'm headed to the hardware store for the right bolt.
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