I bought a New Idea model 255 sickle bar mower and a 300 gallon diesel fuel tank. After putting a new hydraulic cylinder on it and giving it a "tune up", I'll use the mower to cut weeds on the 65 acres that's in clover. By cutting them before they go to seed, I'm hoping to reduce the amount of tillage I'll need to do next spring/summer.
The tank will get a coat of rust converter paint, a couple of new fuel filters, and a final coat of John Deere green.
Kind of amazing what you can move with ropes and chains.
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