If man had enough horse sense to treat his wife like a Thoroughbred, she'd never grow into an old nag.
If you climb in the saddle, be ready for the ride!
Happiness is contagious; Be a carrier!
John Deere 790, 300 loader w Ken's Bolt on Hooks & Piranha tooth bar, grapple, back blade, box blade, Bush Hog mower, couple of red tractors, hay equipment, various old stuff some red, one orange, some I don't remember
Truly one of the greatest, he will be missed , may he RIP.
Have fun and be safe !!!
USAR 8yr 8 mo SSG 99th ARCOM
JD 1025R, H120 FEL 54" bucket, 54" mmm Auto Conn, 54" Front blade, JD back hoe ,JD IMatch, 48" Bush Hog tiller, Middlebuster from MF dealer, used King Kutter 5' rear blade, a new 47" JD Front blower and Original Tractor cab w/heater.
We have a Red Honda Pioneer 700-4 (4 seater) w/soft top , doors, and winch.
The Thrill is Gone.
1025R TLB 54D MM, Imatch Quick hitch, BB, Ken's bolt on hooks, Piranha Tooth Bar, 36" Artillian forks, Cyclone rake XL, 54" Snowblower, 54"used blade, Edge Tamer and Extender, Heavy Hitch Subsoiler. Trailers: Sure-Trac 5x8 dump and a 7x16 steel side., 647 tiller, 5048 Box blade, heavy hitch tooth bar, 260B hoe, mulch kit
Sad to see him go but 89 is a good age. What a contribution to the blues he has made, he pioneered so much and influenced so many. I think it is a B.B. King day for the play list today. Here's to BB King .
Workin hard at loafing!2012 1026R c/w H120 FEL, 42" Frontier Forks, 6T49 CL Tooth Bar, CL7 Weight Bracket
RC2048 48" Rough Cut Mower, Buhler Y550R 60" Finishing Mower, 60" Frontier RB2060L Back Blade, JD Ballast Box
Femco Hitch Adapter 2" Receiver, 60" Farm King 3PH Snow Blower, I Match, BB2048L Frontier Box Blade6' Kodiak Landscape Rake, Braber Equipment PHD c/w 9" & 12" X 48" Augers, HLA 1000 60" Snow Blade1980 317 L&G Tractor c/w 48" Mower and 48" Snow Blower
X 738 4X4/ 54" mower deck, 47" two stage snow thrower/ linear actuator spout control, Curtis hard side cab/heater, JD roof top LED work lights, Curtis fuse block, rear roof light connected to dash light switch and reverse lights, additional 20amp alternator, Curtis fast Cast 2000 sander custom fitted to tractor/ vibrator for use with dry sand, Kubota L39 TLB, JD 450 E dozer, Husky 18 horse/ 48" mower deck/Berco 42" two stage snow thrower/Berco soft side cab, Kubota RTV500-H.
I saw B.B several times at the Filmore west in San Francisco in the late 60's. He was an incredible presence on the stage. I saw Albert King, Muddy Waters, Freddy King, John Lee Hooker and others at the same venue. I have to this day a love of all things "the blues" thanks to B.B. and friends. At least his works are well documented and will live on for all to enjoy.
2320 200cx loader, 46 backhoe, 54"snowblower, original cab, Titan 42" forks, welded on hooks by neighbor.
Truly a legend. RIP.
2013 JD 4520 CUT with 400X FEL
1942 LA John Deere
1910 John Deere Freight Wagon (restored)
1946 John Deere Series 300 two disk plow
Very sad indeed.
I saw him play at the Saratoga Jazz Festival many years ago.
There is a great story about how he named his guitar Lucille. I don't want to tell it with the wrong details so I looked it up and will post here one version I found -
It started with a brawl over a woman
With every iconic guitarist comes an iconic guitar. Willie Nelson has Trigger, his tattered acoustic Martin. Eric Clapton played a black Stratocaster, Blackie, for much of his prime until mechanical issues forced him to retire it. But from blues to country to rock, the most famous guitar might be B.B. King’s Lucille.
Unlike other guitarists, King didn’t bestow the name Lucille upon a single guitar. Instead, he gave it to all his guitars to remember a particularly memorable show early in his career. In 1949, King had just signed to RPM Records, where he was recording as a session musician and touring throughout the United States. At a gig in Twist, Arkansas, two men began to brawl over a woman named Lucille, knocking over a kerosene stove—it was the dead of winter—and igniting a fire at the venue.
Despite a blaze that “looked like a river fire,” King ran in to save the guitar as the buildings walls began to crumble. When he found out the next day that the two fighters had died, King vowed to name future guitars Lucille as a reminder—against fighting over women and doing risky things, like running into a building to save a guitar.
That night King was playing a cheap Gibson L-30, but the guitar most frequently associated with the name “Lucille” is a Gibson ES-355. With its fat, curvy, semi-hollow body, mother-of-pearl fretboard markers, and dual pickups, the ES-355 informed King’s signature aesthetic and sound as much as his voice. In the ’80s, King worked with the company to make his own “Lucille” model of the ES-355, which featured a couple of schematic modifications and the guitar’s name emblazoned on the head.
Lucille influenced much of King’s career, from the 1968 album and song he named after the guitar to a 1997 visit to the Vatican when he gave Pope John Paul II one of the instruments as a gift.
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2015 3038e with Frontier 57" Tiller and FEL
D125 Riding Mower