Canadian teenager persists in his pursuit of restoration of a John Deere M
Here the main frame of the tractor is all painted. I had to remove a lot of the parts to get to all of the areas to paint. The cleaning took longer to do than the painting. This is the original exhaust manifold on the tractor-in tough shape.
This is the author in proper dress, and his tractor out to their first show. It was June 1982 at Norwich, Ontario. Note all the rain in the background and mud. The all-brass extinguisher took awhile to clean and looks real good against the green.
The final product, Robert Hamilton's restored John Deere tractor looking new, after years of intermittent restoration marred by numerous setbacks.