I do not appraise tractors, sorry.
555 DRYHILL RD
I do often sell whole Tractors personally, as projects, turn key, or complete restorations. So contact me for your needs. 724-216-4913
THERE IS NONE, I STILL WORK FULL TIME, SO PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL FOR AN APPOINTMENT. I WORK SHIFT WORK, SO NIGHTS AND DAYS. IT IS A HECTIC SCHEDULE. SO IF YOU DONT WONT TURNED AWAY BY THE BOSS(AKA THE WIFE). I SUGGEST MAKING AN APPOINTMENT, LOL.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
"Find yourself, not what others want you to be, or society for that matter. Shut off the TV, put down the phone, go outside, take a walk, talk to a tree. Be weird."
Its not about how many tractors we have, or which are the rarest. Find the one that talks to you. Find the one that speaks to you. Find the one you find pride in. That is what this hobby is about. Its not about " LOOK AT ME, ITS FRONT END FRIDAY AND LOOK HOW RARE MY COLLECTION IS". Go into the hobby to enjoy it, get away from the negativity of this world. But sometimes it gets frustrating. Jealousy, and greed will ruin anything fun. There is always someone who wants to "out do" someone else. Ignore them, and enjoy WHAT YOU HAVE. Every one is on a different journey.
When you go out to the shed, and tinker with that old tractor, you find yourself in a different zone. A different realm, or state of mind. Just you and the machine. It can be a $8K restomod, a junker in the weeds, or maybe Pap's old tractor. It takes you away, from this daily grunge. It makes you think, it sharpens your skills, it lets you get creative. When you get in that zone and 3 hours pass, and it seems like 10 minutes, that's when you know its worth doing. It 's good for your soul. Then it leads to other things, and other hobbies or outlets, and then you have a new take on life.
The best part about the hobby, is the people. Yep, whether they are helpful and polite, or ignorant and greedy. They are an experience to learn from. Don't let the one bad apple, ruin the bushel full of good ones.
“Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.-
I have been in this hobby and business all my life, and there are always people there to help. We all share this bond, and love of these things, and maybe thats what unites us. So yes there are times that the hobby is frustrating, but that is just a time to reflect and learn.
We are on this planet for a reason, its not to restore old tractors, lol. But the tractor restoration project is here for a reason. That reason is for you. Now every person, you come in contact with, was put there for a reason. A lesson. There are no coincidences in the universe, God has it all planned out. So that person behind the keyboard, is there for you, or you there for them. Good or bad emotions, its just that , a tool for you to learn. Nothing more, nothing less. When someone acts negative towards, you, that is just a reflection of their inner self that needs healing. We find a lot of troubling situations, online dont we? Shut it off for a while, you ll notice a difference in yourself.
Im not talking, drugs or alcohol, but starting to think, it may be a cheaper addiction than Garden tractors, lol. I dont condone anyone to doing drugs or alcohol, its a light hearted joke. If you are suffering from substance abuse, please seek help or call me, I'll help anyway I can.
As we know, this world only gets more expensive. The machines we love, are harder to find, or harder to get parts for, and are pricey. So there comes a time we decide to sell or get out. Don't be discouraged. Think of it as a cleansing, letting someone else enjoy it. Remember we don't own a thing, not even our bodies. We are only care takers of these things for a short period of time. Enjoy what you have, make no regrets. Chalk it all up to experience, and move on.
Yes we all dream of fame and fortune, and our own personal museum full of garden tractors. I do get it, and would never discourage anyone from their dreams. Im just saying dont be hard on yourself. The tractor collection, is just that. Its not you, its just a collection. They are bought and sold every day.
Everyone has a different budget, space, job, family needs. So do what you need to do, and improve yourself. Everyday your faced with decisions, none are wrong. They may seem like it at first or later on, but it was a lesson learned, and how do you improve yourself on it?
Remember, it was never really about the tractor.