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Fordson Snow-Motor

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Badgerland WI, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Badgerland WI

    Badgerland WI Senior Member
    Messages: 161

    Had this emailed to me... thought you guys might get a kick out of this engineering from the 1910's-20's... Amazing this thing never took off!

    <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.liveleak.com/player.swf?autostart=false&token=568_1233111054" width="450px" height="370px" AllowScriptAccess="never" allowFullScreen="true" quality="high" wmode="transparent" /><noembed><a href="http://www.liveleak.com/player.swf?autostart=false&token=568_1233111054" target="_blank">http://www.liveleak.com/player.swf?autostart=false&token=568_1233111054</a></noembed>
     
  2. frostyballz

    frostyballz Member
    Messages: 44

    Huh

    I've rolled over a car.....survived! a 4-wheeler.....survived! a snowmobile......Survived! wesport But I bet I would be a gonner if I rolled that over......LOL looks heavy and akward:drinkup: but seemed to do what it was designed to do and fairly quick.
     
  3. thesnowman269

    thesnowman269 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    wow that looks akward but very functional for the time
     
  4. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    That thing is badazz. Back in the good old days:cool:
     
  5. BushHogBoy

    BushHogBoy Senior Member
    Messages: 665

  6. pgw0321321

    pgw0321321 Junior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 10

    Pretty impressive for pre 1920, them chains on the back could use a guard!
     
  7. heavyiron

    heavyiron Member
    Messages: 96

    I've seen photos but never a video of that. Thanks for sharing. It's a pretty simple design.... I wonder if it floats?
     
  8. dellwas

    dellwas Senior Member
    Messages: 369

  9. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    that was pretty slick i didn't think it would tow that much
     
  10. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    Safety is overrated lol
     
  11. cpsnowremoval

    cpsnowremoval Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    i want one
    that things to cool
     
  12. Badgerland WI

    Badgerland WI Senior Member
    Messages: 161

    DAMN STRAIGHT! :D
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    :drinkup:
     
  13. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    That things pretty cool.