1949 Ford 9N 12:1 scale

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Project by hunter71 posted 11-07-2009 02:33 PM 2974 views 1 time favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have the Ford N series in full scale. This is a 12:1 scale of my 1949 9N. Detailed down to the drain plugs. This was the first tractor that I made tractor tires for. I had to make a machine to make the tires. It is adaptable to different sized tires. Red Cedar throughout. One of my favorites.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 11-07-2009 02:42 PM

Bravo Zulu. I love it.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#2 posted 11-07-2009 02:55 PM

Super build hunter71, very detailed, I like it.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#3 posted 11-07-2009 03:06 PM

I really like your tractors…...... you do nice work .

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 11-07-2009 03:11 PM

Very slick 9n great job

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#5 posted 11-07-2009 03:58 PM

The tires even have chevrons on ‘em!!

Just amazing.

Really well done!!!

-- -- Neil

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#6 posted 11-07-2009 04:07 PM

Exceptional! Real impressive.

-- Gary, Florida

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#7 posted 11-07-2009 04:28 PM

just amazing…your work ceases to amaze me..i love the detail…..i think the cedar is a perfect choice for these tractors…look forward to more…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 11-07-2009 04:45 PM

great job…...detail is super…..keep em comin’

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#9 posted 11-07-2009 04:53 PM

Simply WOW! I am impressed! How many more like this do you have to make before Christmas?


-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#10 posted 11-07-2009 05:09 PM

This is really nice! How about more on the tire making machine?
Thanks for the post.

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#11 posted 11-07-2009 05:19 PM

Very cool! Really nice work. I do like those tires too. I imagine that the cedar is pleasant to work with as it’s aromatic too. Have you used black walnut with your pieces? It carves nicely although the Claro Black Walnut can be pretty dense but the grain is interesting.

I took photos of an old, delapedated tractor down at my husband’s family’s farm in Macon, GA. It had the rounded front grill and looked like a good workhorse when it was alive. The design of these old tractors were really quite wonderful, even if a city girl never rode one!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#12 posted 11-07-2009 05:31 PM


-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#13 posted 11-07-2009 05:42 PM

Very nice and great detail. I wish I had your patience

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#14 posted 11-07-2009 05:56 PM

what can we say… real 9N’s are gray… yours is more like Farmall red… but I like yours better.

Not only do you have patience, but you have a great eye for scale and design and you choose the parts that really add the detail.

Three point hitch and implements in your plans?

You’re holding a Ford but wearing a JD hat… then I recall you did ( I think) a JD 2030 and model B… so all is well.

Wonderful work. I’ve enjoyed them… thanks for sharing.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#15 posted 11-07-2009 10:27 PM

Hi hunter 71 absolutly beautifull i know what goes into making things 1/12th scale. I made 1/12th furniture and all kinds of dollhose stuff for about 7 years i cluding 1/12th scale doll houses.
once again damm good job will look for the previos tractor

Kind Regards Roger SA

-- Africa is not for sissies

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