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OK so it's not what most people think of when they hear the word tractor. To me though, this tractor means the past, present and future. What I'm talking about here is a one wheel walk behind plow. It was my great grandfathera, who gave it to my grandfather. Since his passing it has sat in his tool shed until a few days ago when I got it out and back to my rented homestead. It's old, worn out and will not run....but that's soon to change. I need help figuring out what brand this is and how to go about getting a decal set for it. My grandpa always called it "the mule" but that's all I know.
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Howdy T, I am gonna guess at the brand "plow Hoss".  What say you ?



Tractor forum thread about Plowhoss.

 
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I thought it a plow hoss too but I think it is before the plow hoss, from my research there were a few people that made them, rowbuster was another. The only tag km it has a model number and says to write to a p.o box in des Moines for parts. Everything for plow hoss is Oregon. There's also one called Missouri mule. I'll have to scour around my grandpa's for the belt shroud which is where the brand would be.
 
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You might be right. Here is a thread at a tractor forum that has some info about them.

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Thanks for that last forum post. It led me to the power wheel! That's what it is! Thanks so much. I remember too that he had another one that he used for parts it was a rowbuster. Supposedly maxim still makes everything for all them (but they are all the same). I'm gonna post updates on the restoration here if you wanna keep up with it. Might also film it and put it on YouTube.
 
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Yes please do T. I would love to see more about it.
 
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