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Please note that the Post Code on the renewal forms sent out with our latest magazine is incorrect. The correct code is LE7 4UZ. Many apologies! Our downloadable Renewal form has the correct postcode.

In April and May next year Philip Gibson and Peter Plehov, respectively our Chairman and Treasurer, will be undertaking the 'Coastline Tractor Challenge' with a joint aim of celebrating 100 years of Ford, Fordson and New Holland tractor production in Cork, Dagenham and Basildon, and raising money for 'Steps Care Centre' and 'Cancer Research UK.

To learn more about this exciting venture, and to donate to the two worthy charities, click here.

New Book Celebrating 100 Years of Fordson, Ford and new Holland Tractors by Blueforce



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2017 sees the 100th anniversary of the production of the first Ford tractor. To mark the occasion Blue Force has published a lavish 528 page book about the tractor models produced over the course of a century. With over 1270 full colour photographs this book is the perfect souvenir of a once in a lifetime occasion and will be officially launched at the New Holland factory in Basildon on January 11th.

Blue Force Heritage Magazine



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The March issue of Heritage has just landed on member's doormats. Among the highlights in this edition are part one of A Century of Tractors, a piece on Fordson’s Model F and a fascinating article on the Evolution of Tractor Design and Use.

FOR SALE

BEDFORD TK 220 DIESEL. OCT 1978. 5690Kg GVW. 4 speed. 49,250 miles (not verified).

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16' Hardwood bed Beavertail body (with toolbox, electric winch and tow hitch) recently fitted, but still currently registered as a 'recovery vehicle'. There is no M.O.T on Bedford which is / was exempt as a 'recovery'. Recent work includes a front axle overhaul, Injectors refurbished & new lift pump, new steering box, water pump & drivers seat. Needs new rear tyres, drivers headlining & door card trim. Starts and runs fine, cab in good condition for age. Ideal tractor / light commercial & caravan mover for shows.

Located Nr Oxford. Call Ray on 07889 883 147 or 01865 37 61 61 for more info (but please DO NOT leave a voice message...!) £5,300 but open to offers.

WANTED

An equal wheel county four wheel drive kit for a Fordson Super Performance Major. Please phone Joe on 07739109257.

MISSING

One of our members is trying to locate the following three tractors, if you can help, or know anyone else that can, please let Paul know, thanks.

FORD 4000 WANTED
If you lived in Solway Drive, Sutton Heights, Telford in the 1970s and owned a Ford 4000 tractor fitted with a Duncan cab, registration number: RUX 747H, please call Paul on 07789 904156. The tractor was first owned by Shifnal Farm Services from Shropshire.

FORD 4600 WANTED
Does anybody know what this tractor is doing today? It is a Ford 4600 with Q cab/white bubble cab, registration number HAW 628V and was first owned by Shifnal Farm Services, Shropshire and was last owned by Harper Adams or Walford Agricultural College, Shropshire. Please call Paul on 07789 904156.

FORD 4600 WANTED
Can anybody help me find this Ford 4600 tractor with a Q cab/white bubble cab, registration number VNT ---S? I don't know the three numbers of the registration but would like to hear from anybody that had this tractor, please call Paul on 07789 904156. The tractor was first owned by Shifnal Farm Services of Shropshire.

Blue Force Bookbinder

Just arrived. A BF Bookbinder to keep your Club Magazines nice and neat. Check out our shop page now.