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post #1 of 12 Old 03-02-2010, 08:09 AM Thread Starter
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Versatile Bi-Directional Tractors

There sure isn't a lot of resources for these tractors on the internet.

Here's a photo of mine.

I tried to make it smaller: After 1/2 hour I gave up. Sorry.
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Smaller??? Thats the perfect size right there!!!

WOW!!!! I have never seen that exact machine, a 150. Seen newer versions, but none that old. Mid to late 70s??? That is in MINT condition too!!! You have taken great care of her!!
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Thanks Newt. It's the very first model that they made. I bought it several years ago. It's been rode hard but, has fairly new paint. It looks like they used Caterpillaer yellow. I'm bringing her back to life. I took the loader off and mounted a snowblower on for the winter.

Looks kind of like the one in this link.

http://www.versatile-tractors.com/Bidi.htm
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The snow blower set-up looks like it would work very well. The visibility must be awesome. If you got more pics of your work, post em up. Good to see a little variety.
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Thanks Cat: I'll see what I can do.

Here's a few more. It came with 2 loaders so, I made one useful loader out of 2.

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Stupid question:

Aren't all tractors "Bi-Directional"? My little JD X320 goes both forward AND backward. Just not at the same time.
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Stupid question:

Aren't all tractors "Bi-Directional"? My little JD X320 goes both forward AND backward. Just not at the same time.
Not stupid at all. I can turn the seat and steering wheel around and face either the drawbar end of the tractor. Like it is now. Or I can face the engine end of the tractor. It's hydro so it goes just as fast in either direction.

In other words I can take the loader or snowblower off: Turn the steering wheel and seat in the other direction and pull a mower or other implement.

Very handy.
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Oh! Wow! That IS handy! Sorta like a backhoe then, right?
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Aren't all tractors "Bi-Directional"? My little JD X320 goes both forward AND backward. Just not at the same time.
These tractors usually have a PTO, 3pt and drawbar at both ends.
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Very handy tractor. Thanks for the pics.


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These tractors usually have a PTO, 3pt and drawbar at both ends.

At least the newer ones have that option. I think you might have to get up to the 256 for that. Great little tractor.
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Very handy tractor. Thanks for the pics.
Thank you Jeepersmitty.
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