The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1956 · Page 23
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 23

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 10, 1956
Page 23
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White a farmer does not have td "fly blind" like an aviator in a tog, he does have much use for instru* ments, especially if he has one of the new tractors with speedometer and tachometer. PTO drive are being extended to hay balers, big manure spreaders, and many kinds of harvest machinery. Simple, single-scale tachometers provide for quick, fool-proof throttle setting at the precise speed re. quired with' PTO combines. Double and triple-range transmissions provide up to a dozen forward gear speeds, some with ratios so evenly spaced as to match any condition of crop with full use of engine power. "How about costr, some of us are asking. "How big an investment in equipment can a farm stand?" Well, tests on farms operated by men with sharp pencils and careful bookkeeping setups indicate that most farms are tinder capitalized. More equipment, lower labor costs, better stock and often a larger operation will, on many farms, produce more profits than cutting expenses. Very important here is installation of a revised system of fanning rather than the addition of .a single machine here and there. More attention than ever is given to the comfort, health and safety of the driver. Instead of a seat stuck on at the last minute, like the saddle on a horse, some of the latest tractors are deliberately designed around the anatomy of a man. Location and angle of the steering wheel are set to suit the natural hang of a man's arms and the motion of his muscles. Clutch and brake pedals are placed to push, not to tromp. Foot-room ablenty is provided on safety platforms, and sometimes the seat is arranged to push up as a rear guard when the driver stands up. This tractor employs automatic weight transference to use the weight of rear- mounted implements as needed for traction. As a result, the tractor can pull new big-capacity implements formerly requiring a bigger tractor. Now! TRACTION BOOSTER brings new Big-Capacity implements •row pow«r principle put* you ocro« ahead The Allis-Chalmers Traction Booster now expands the work power of the WD-45 Tractor by acres . . . enables you to do more work better. You will instantly recognize the importance of this fundamental advancement when you see the WD-45 pulling the new Allis-Chalmers 10 or I2y 2 -foot double-action disc harrow . . . discing up to 50 or 60 acres a day ... or . . . when you watch it-handle the new 4-bottom moldboard plow or heavy-duty, 4-blade disc plow. And of course these new WD-45 implements have handy SNAP-COUPLEH hitch which pulls from a single, free-swing hitchpoint ahead of .the rear axle. Ask your Allis-Chalmers dealer for a demonstration of this important new advancement. It's today's big news to power-wise, cost-conscious farmers! Changes a dragging lead to a ROILING load Hydraulic Traction Booster automatically shifts implement weight to tractor's drive wheels, as needed, for ground-gripping traction. Instead of a dragging weight, you have rolling weight ... an easier load to pull, requiring less fuel per acre. FARM EQUIPMENT DIVISION, MILWAUKEE 1, WISCONSIN ALLIS-CHALMERS JNir-Coiri-tii I. in AllU-Chtlmen indemaik.

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