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Josh's ever growing collection of John Deeres.


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I haven't really been doing this sort of thing for too long, back when i had my layout i would just buy whichever tractor/machine took my fancy, where as now i don't have one i thought i would focus my collecting on one brand, John Deere.

Few pictures, the 2 4020's on the end had only been mine for about half an hour due to a quick trip into Spalding to pick them up.

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Few things i have on the wall.

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Run out of room on the first pinboard so i've put some info about the new releases on another one over the other side of my room.

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nice collection Josh, must do a thread on my collection soon.

A few for you to save up for mate,

Ertl Precision 8400,

Ertl Precision 9420T,

Ertl Precision (combine i don't remember the number of!)

them 2 Ertl precisions i've been keeping my eye out for for a while, also the 8530 precision, don't think i'm going to bother with the 8430 precision as it's american spec, just got about another 4 30 series, then the ertl 7020, 7520, 8440, and perhaps a 3350 if i can get hold of one in a decent condition, but everything costs money these days, something that i never seem to have enough of  :laugh:

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I cried this morning, forgot about a 8400 on ebay that was finishing, it went for £56  :of  :'(  :'( :of

The 8430 is nice, but USA spec, an 8530 is alot nicer and Euro spec, it's one of my top 3 favorite models  :)

Oh no! And yeah, i'd much rather have the 8530, that way i would have the 3 biggest models in the 8030 series, 8330, 8430T and 8530, but i think that will have to wait until i have all the general releases.

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Oh yes, he let me hold one of those police variations at the last spalding, lovely model with an excellent finish, his work is brilliant to be honest, i think if ever i got to the point where i had every John Deere i am after (highly unlikely that will happen) but one day i would love to have one of the police variations off him.

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thats a nice collection you have there...my JD tractor collection consists of a 9530T, 8345RT, 8430T, 8360R and a 7930...I am still pondering over whether to get the SP Sprayer or do some overtime and get a couple of trailed Berthouds...whats the JD sprayer like?

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it's quite good, the booms move independently and that so you don't just have one boom with hinges on it, each side moves on its own which is a nice feature, 4 wheel steer even though the rear steering is rubbish, but it's quite a good model, i have both the SP sprayer and trailed 840i which is tucked round the back of the bucket next to the SP.

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Nice collection, however it looks like you need the Ertl 3140 and 3350 to join your line up ;)

I do indeed, but don't worry i'm on the look out  ;) it's funding all of these models that is the major issue, if i had done this about this time last year it would've been fine having done 6 weeks full time through harvest, but this year the same hasn't happened, and last year's money went on other models and a motorbike.

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Bit of an update.

I recently got this belt off ebay.

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Then had a bit of a change around (don't ask about the Lexion 600 i will explain further down the post.)

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Re-organised my literature into folders so it's slightly easier to find the series i want.

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And then finally, i've put the lexion 600 and 8330 in place to represent Siku's T670i and 8360R which i am going to put into a diorama like this and put in that place, it's just a slightly different way of displaying and since i'm going to also have britains' 8360R, i can display the britains one and have the siku one in the diorama.

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