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Posted: 2/13/2012 8:46:30 AM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Here is a photo of a Blizzard ensilage chopper in a collection in Conneticut which I saw on my travels in 2011

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Posted: 2/13/2012 9:00:02 AM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Before and after restoration photographs of a Massey Harris Blizzard ensilage chopper in Canada.

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Posted: 2/14/2012 5:06:39 AM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Photographed in The Massey building at The Farm Museum in Milton Ontario is this very rare, early Massey Harris No4 Straw and Ensilage cutter. Only one I have ever seen, does anyone know of any more?

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Posted: 2/14/2012 6:40:34 AM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Malcolm:

 

What ever happened to that Blower that was riding in the back of a little pickup in the parade on your movie from your 150th show. Or is that the one you have now in your collection?

 

Also I believe Roger Goodrich has a blizzard blower, don't know what model but seems to me I remember seeing one there some time back.



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Posted: 2/14/2012 8:40:01 AM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Joe,

You have a good memory from our 1997 UK 150th Anniversary video, of which a few made it over to collectors in North America to watch on their TV's

Yes the M-H No 3 you saw at my place and Gary posted photo's of it's current status in this thread is the one which was riding in the back of a pick up truck in our M-H 150th Aniversary parade at Carrington Rally in May of 1997, it was brought down to our show from Scotland by a collector who now writes articles for various vintage tractor magazines.
Apparently this M-H Blizzard had worked all it's life on a small farm (or croft as they are called in the north of Scotland),
All I can say is he went home with an empty truck and it joined my pile of "M-H items to do"  and has been a long project with other things coming along and jumping the queue.

Yes the one I was refering to in MN is with Roger, but a slightly differnt main casting to mine, then there was the remains of one just the same as mine lying in the sand in Yuma just waiting to be rescued and rebuilt, hope it went to a good home?

Here is a set of photo's of mine when it was unloaded from the pick up truck after our show in 1997.

Malcolm.

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Posted: 7/3/2012 10:19:31 PM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

In the process of reviewing my Yuma pics, I found the one of the MH Blizzard.  I thought I might as well add it to this old thread.  Hopefully somebody will know where it ended up.

Drew

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Posted: 7/4/2012 9:00:08 AM
   

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Many thanks for the picture Drew, that was a nice machine just waiting for someone to rescue and restore it, hope we see it again one day.

I don't think in my lifetime I will ever see another Massey auction like "Dome Valley" was, a once in a lifetime experience,

Malcolm.


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Posted: 1/20/2013 7:43:38 PM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Malcolm:

I am sure you ran across this as you were wandering around the show grounds in Baraboo last fall but if you missed it here is a couple pictures I found wile digging through looking for some to post on the front page. I know it is not a Massey but it fits this thread.
Joe

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Posted: 1/20/2013 10:23:15 PM
   

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After reading thru this thread again I realized I never posted pics of the Purdue Ag Alumni Assn Blizzard.  I have some before pics and will have to get some restored pic this summer.

GTE

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Posted: 1/21/2013 1:46:29 AM
   

RE:Blizzard Ensilage Cutter

Thanks Gary and Joe,

Yes spotted the Blizzard at Baraboo, never saw it working though, hope to see the Purdue one restored this year, so please post some photo's when it is finished and working, they certainly have some decorative castings and raised lettering to show off.

Sorry to say I have not made any more progress with mine this winter yet, too many other projects on the go at once.

Malcolm.


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