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.
COUNTRY SMALLHOLDING • If you keep livestock and grow your own crops, or are a city dweller dreaming of the Good Life, or are simply interested in everything from home-produced food to keeping poultry, Country Smallholding is the magazine for you!
Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast
Meet the contributors
SUCCESSFUL RUN IN WALES
NEW FIVE CHURCHES RUN
CAN YOU HELP?
THOMAS ANDREWS, 1938-2022
JONATHAN WHITLAM • … wonders why it took Massey Ferguson so long to launch its first turbocharged ‘pocket rocket’ model, the 698T?
END OF AN ERA • Chris Graham champions the excellent MF 35/35X models; pretty, classic tractors that marked the end of an agricultural era
Owner’s view: David Chapman
FOUR OF A KIND! • Willie Carson meets Wesley Rea and his collection of working, Massey Ferguson 200 Series tractors
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ROYAL PLATINUM JUBILEE SHOW • For those of you who weren’t able to make it to this year’s Spring Fayre in Laughton, in East Sussex, over the Jubilee weekend, here are some photos to give you a flavour of the celebratory event
WORKING MEMORIES • Jonathan Whitlam has some fond memories of a diminutive but still very useful MF 135 that he saw working hard on a small farm during the 1990s
MASSEY FERGUSON 3000 SERIES • Part 6: Jonathan Whitlam continues the story with a look at the evolution of the original concept
CLUBBING TOGETHER • John Selley delivers more stories from in and around the ever-enthusiastic Ferguson Club.
THE CORONATION REMEMBERED
JOIN THE CLUB!
TRACTOR FEST 2022
NEW LEASE OF LIFE • Chris Graham chats with charity founder Rob Barbour, to discover the valuable difference that an MF 35 is making to village life in rural Tanzania
MF 65 RESTORATION • Ben Phillips puts the finishing touches to this MF 65 restoration project, and starts the rebuilt engine for the first time
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OUT & ABOUT • Peter Love spotlights some of the road runs, shows and other events that have attracted Ferguson and Massey Ferguson machinery in recent weeks
SALES CORNER • Peter Love reports with details of the Ferguson and Massey Ferguson movers and shakers changing hands in the past month or two
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