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World's Fastest ... Tractor?

by Dr McCaslin | Jul 04, 2019 |

Tractor, JCB, Monster Machines


The record for the world’s fastest tractor was recently shattered by a modified JCB Fastrac series tractor. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to review some of the basic facts behind this feat, including what kind of mods were necessary to achieve it.


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Meet the Three Biggest Tractors

by Dr McCaslin | Jun 21, 2018 |

Agriculture, Tractor


There are big tractors, and then there are massive tractors like the “Big Bud” 16V-747, the “Big Roy” 8WD Model 1080, and the AGCO Challenger MT975B – considered by many to be the three biggest tractors in the world. Find out the capabilities of these massive tractors and how they are used.

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Common Questions about Tractors

by Jim Strong | Jan 25, 2018 |

Heavy Equipment 101, Tractor


In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to address some of the most commonly asked questions about tractors -- some serious, some not so much. Do you know why the rear tires on a tractor are so large? How about what tractor was used on the television show Green Acres? What tractor is the largest in the world? Read on to find out!

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