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
Meet the contributors
THE BIGGEST IS BACK!
VICTOR A RICE
SEVAC TO HOST NVTRR
VALE OF GLAMORGAN
JONATHAN WHITLAM • … explores the benefits of Massey Ferguson’s Dynashift transmission which, although not a full powershift system, proved extremely popular in the field
THE LITTLE GREY FERGIE • Chris Graham spotlights the Ferguson TE-20 range of tractors; machines that took the world of farming into a new era of mechanisation, convenience and efficiency
OWNER’S VIEW: GARY ANDERSON
WHAT TO PAY
WORKING MEMORIES • Jonathan Whitlam spotlights the amazingly durable and reliable Massey Ferguson 390 that he remembers from a farm in Suffolk
DRIVE IT DAY, 2023 • Peter Love reports on a very successful Bodle Street Green FBHVC ‘Drive it Day’ that the weather just couldn’t spoil!
BACK TO BASICS • Tractors in the Massey Ferguson 100 Series came in several shapes and sizes and these machines remain very popular with tractor enthusiasts like Richard Hill, as Bob Weir explains
INTRODUCING THE MF 135
INTRODUCING THE MF 165
THE 500 SERIES • Jonathan Whitlam considers the evolution of Massey Ferguson’s influential 500 Series tractor range, including the discovery and rectification of various problems along the way
CLUBBING TOGETHER • John Selley presents more stories from in and around the ever-enthusiastic Ferguson Club
BRUTE FORCE OR 12-VOLT?
CRANK HANDLE RUN, 2023 • Chris Graham reports on this year’s Crank Handle Run, which saw participants enjoying some of the best rural countryside that Surrey has to offer
MASSEY FERGUSON 35 RESTORATION • Ben Phillips gets down to business on this new project as, following the initial assessment, he starts stripping the 1961 Massey Ferguson 35
SUMMER EVENTS May-June • Please check with the organiser that the event you’re thinking of attending is going ahead before planning your day, or travelling to the venue; we’re still living in uncertain times. In many cases, you’ll have to book your ticket online before travelling. Neither Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast magazine, nor Kelsey Publishing, takes any responsibility if the details provided here prove to be incorrect. If you have an upcoming event that you’d like included in this listing, then please email the details to: email@example.com
OUT & ABOUT • Peter Love spotlights his pick of tractor events around the UK that attracted Ferguson and Massey Ferguson machinery in recent months
TRACTOR WORLD SUCCESS!
EXCELLENT MOUNTFIELD RUN
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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