Building on the reputation of the great Grey Fergie, which saw more than half a million built, Massey Ferguson, with their red tractors, dominated the tractor market in Britain and many other places from the late 1950s to the 1970s. Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast magazine celebrates this hey-day and also looks at the more modern and older tractors linked to the Ferguson name. From restorations to recollections and also hundreds of readers free-ads there’s something for everyone here Featuring models, articles and news to interest all collectors, owners and enthusiasts, each issue is packed with restorations and recollections as well as readers free-ads there’s something for everyone. Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast magazine simply celebrates this iconic red and grey tractor.
Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast
FERGUSON PACKS THE POWER • David Reed visited John and Sam Winterbottom to see their two Ferguson tractors, one of which is powered by a 5.9-litre Cummins six-cylinder engine.
Entries Look Good
MF Service Experience
Don’t Forget Brent Thomas Ferguson Sale
People Identified In Pictures… • We are always delighted to receive your letters, e-mails and pictures on whatever tractor related items you like!
National Rally Site Available
Early Massey Ferguson Implements • And the tractors that pulled them
ENGINEERING DIRECTORY LIST - PART 1 • A handy A-Z guide of over 400 suppliers who can help you with your restoration project in many ways, from finding that elusive part to insurance. It’s been put together by the editor, here is part one of the story. If you would like to be added to the list do get in touch, tel: 01323 833125.
MF 188 BUYERS’ GUIDE • Launched in late 1971, the MF 188 is the undisputed King of the Massey 100 series range and was the flagship model of the Superspec ‘8’ series line. Although very similar to the MF 185, it is a fully loaded 8.5in longer sibling for serious work, or something different to take to the shows. Dan Harris offers some in-depth advice on what to look for when buying one of these classic, top-of-the-range machines.
PLANE AND SIMPLE • One TE 20 is the same as the next. You’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. But nothing could be further from the truth, as Willie Carson discovers.
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MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS – WORKING MF 565 • Jonathan Whitlam talks to James Issitt from Lincolnshire, who grew up surrounded by Massey Ferguson tractors and, in particular, the Massey Ferguson 565.
Massey ferguson 65 takes another step forward • Ben Phillips does much of the restoration on the Massey Ferguson outside and the weather has caused havoc with rain, floods and much more but, as he says, he is getting there!
TRACTOR WORLD COMES THROUGH IN TOP FORM! • Despite the River Severn bursting its banks like never before since records began, and the threat of very heavy mid-week rain just before the event started, the Gods were certainly looking down on Tractor World.
HARRY’S MASTERPIECES • We look at one of the top agricultural modellers in the world Harry Bell who was brought up in Northern Ireland, but now takes in the sun while modelling in Italy where he resides today.
Sales Round-Up • The early part of the sale season has gone very well for the AGCO clan, but with nothing spectacular to report; Massey-Harris prices are still well down the league, although Ferguson prices are strong in places.
MF 165 Tops In Wales
Plenty of Massey Fergusons at Euro Auctions
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