* A-TE-61 Installed

Posted on July 18th, 2014 by ploughmyfield. Filed under General.

A couple of nights ago once all my other jobs where completed I had time to fit the newly arrived hinged seat to my tractor. I was in two minds when the seat arrived, should I paint it or not? After oiling the hinge, washing the seat completely and giving it a rub over with a scotch bright cloth I decided it didn’t look to bad and I was going to put a cover over the seat anyway. So I left it as it arrived.

Overall I’m really pleased with it. I do still have some questions though. Why is the seat a different design to the original Ferguson seat was it a modification to the original or was it supplied as a completely new item. I suspect it was a new item to replace the original seat and spring, why do I think that? I can’t find any weld where the original spring would have been modified with the extra shape. There are additional holes in the part of the spring that bolts to the tractor. originally it was at the seat end the adjustment for seat position was. The weld on the seat looks to neat for an on farm job! see what you think from the comparison picture below.

A-TE61a A-TE61b A-TE61c A-TE61d A-TE61e A-TE61f A-TE61g A-TE61h

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