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Modern John Deere tractor vs steam-powered traction engine

Modern John Deere tractor vs steam-powered traction engine

(4:07) What a drag. Place you bets: fossil-fuel vs steam, modern vs ancient.

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Guest: treble (1461 days ago)
all to do with weight? not power? and how is this fossil-fuel vs steam? how does the traction engine generate steam? by burning fossil fuel.
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all to do with weight? not power? and how is this fossil-fuel vs steam? how does the traction engine generate steam? by burning fossil fuel.
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Guest: Bass (1460 days ago)
Latest comment: With tractors, yes. A 40hp 2-tonner will outpull a 80hp 1 tonner without any problem. Regarding your "fossil" logic.. Ever heard of wood?
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Latest comment: With tractors, yes. A 40hp 2-tonner will outpull a 80hp 1 tonner without any problem. Regarding your "fossil" logic.. Ever heard of wood?
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Guest: boreme bores me. (1462 days ago)
Oh FFS. The drawbar isn't horizontal, so the JD is already at a disadvantage, but that's all a minor point. It's all to do with weight with tractors, and an old steam engine wins.
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Oh FFS. The drawbar isn't horizontal, so the JD is already at a disadvantage, but that's all a minor point. It's all to do with weight with tractors, and an old steam engine wins.
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