David Byrd

  1. Stuck Tractor? Here's What to Do

    Stuck Tractor? Here's What to Do

    Stuck Tractor? Here's What to Do

    Wet conditions can cause muddy fields and despites your best efforts you may find your tractor or other farm equipment stuck. Don't panic, we've got some tips to help get you unstuck!

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  2. Tips for Harvesting in Wet Weather

    Tips for Harvesting in Wet Weather

    Tips for Harvesting in Wet Weather

    When faced with a wet fall, you may find yourself having to harvest your crops in less than ideal conditions. We’ve compiled some tips to help you maximize your harvest and reduce damage to your crops and land.

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  3. Which Tools Do You Need?

    Which Tools Do You Need?

    Which Tools Do You Need?

    If you plan on working on your own farm equipment, you’ll need some tools. Although this is not intended to be a comprehensive list, it should get you started if you need to fill your toolbox from scratch.

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  4. How to Measure a Rim

    How to Measure a Rim

    How to Measure a Rim

    Before ordering your replacement rims, make sure you have the correct size by following our rim measuring guide.

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  5. Tire Maintenance

    Tire Maintenance

    Tire Maintenance

    The use of rubber tires on farm tractors and machinery has resulted in a great saving in both time and operating costs since the time of steel wheels. There are, however, certain basic fundamentals in the care of tires that should be followed carefully if the owner is to derive maximum benefit from their investment.

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  6. Post-Harvest Maintenance Tips

    Post-Harvest Maintenance Tips

    Post-Harvest Maintenance Tips

    The goal of post-harvest maintenance is to prepare equipment for the next use, whether that is next month, next spring or next fall. Without a proper inspection after fall use, farmers will likely have to spend more time and resources fixing equipment later – time that could be spent in the field.

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  7. Pre-Harvest Combine Maintenance

    Pre-Harvest Combine Maintenance

    Pre-Harvest Combine Maintenance

    Fall harvest is around the corner. Before you hit the field, give your combine a once-over with this 11-point checklist.

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  8. Simple Fixes For Your Antique Tractor

    Simple Fixes For Your Antique Tractor

    Simple Fixes For Your Antique Tractor

    Occasionally simple fixes will correct what may seem to be complex or expensive problems. Always check the simple things first and possibly avoid expending time and money. Obviously selling carburetors, generators, starters and rebuild kits is good for our business, but not if it does not fix your problem!

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  9. In-Depth Carburetor Rebuild Guide

    In-Depth Carburetor Rebuild Guide

    In-Depth Carburetor Rebuild Guide

    If your carburetor is in need of replacement you may find that a remanufactured, or even a used one, is hard to find. Rebuilding a carburetor is involved but can be done if you carefully follow the steps outlined in our carburetor rebuild guide.

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  10. Diagnosing Engine Problems - Gasoline Tractors

    Diagnosing Engine Problems - Gasoline Tractors

    Diagnosing Engine Problems - Gasoline Tractors

    You can make simple adjustments on your tractor that will improve its operation and save you the time and expense of hiring someone to do it for you.

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