Author Topic: Massey Ferguson 506 PTO Header  (Read 1257 times)

Noel McLean

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Massey Ferguson 506 PTO Header
« on: 07 July, 2020, 12:02:19 pm »
Hi everyone. I?m new to the world of restoration of old farming gear and have decided to get stuck into a MF 506 PTO harvester. I am digging and finding some issues such as missing rasp bars and rotten timber. Does anyone know what type of timber was used by MF in Australia in the 50?s?


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Re: Massey Ferguson 506 PTO Header
« Reply #1 on: 09 July, 2020, 03:07:05 pm »
Probably that Irish timber O'regon pine. I remember my father doing repairs on his Oliver harvester and he used Oregon Pine or good old red gum for most repairs depending on the situation. Cockie