Hello to all of ya!
I am from southern WV and here is my story about how I became the proud owner of a green machine.
I traded up a JD 1530 a couple months back......Owned by an old feller that only drove it to church on Sundays....
This tractor was sold new at a dealer less than 5 miles from me that has long since gone out of business. It lived its whole life in a 10 mile radius of where it was sold new.
The tractor has potential. In 2012 had a complete engine overhaul at a reputable engine shop.
It seems to run strong and hopefully just needs some love now.
I have done a few small things to it but am not "mechanically inclined" as I have spent 30 years doing mechanic work on people
I am really interested in learning about this unit. Right now am dealing with a lot of steering play despite new bell crank bushings, new inner and outer tie rods and drag link. Suspect steering valve needs work. Also dealing with several hydraulic leaks so I plan to look for information and will most likely be asking questions soon. Hope all will be patient as I work to make this tractor healthy again.
Happy to be able to link to a site like this!