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The following is the next trivia question along with the prior question’s answer, history, and the winner information!!

Hello Buckley friends,

The following is the next trivia question along with the prior question’s answer, history, and the winner information!!

Question 20:  In 1921, there were 186 tractor manufactures. Some found success, but most did not. The race was on to make a successful farm tractor and with that a memorable name for that tractor. Out of the tractors below, what tractor name is not a real tractor

A) Multipedal
B) Angleworm
C) The Dirt Pull
D) Beltrail
E) Bean Track Pull
F) Borning
G) Creeping Grip
H) Klumb
I) Prairie Queen
J) Winnebago Chief
K) The E-Z Built Tractor

The twelfth person to email the correct answer to [email protected] along with their name and place of residence will win a fun Buckley prize.

 

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Question 19:  

 

Question:  In 1937, John Deere introduced its largest row-crop tractor to date, the John Deere model G. In 1942, John Deere changed the name of the Model G to the model GM and then in 1947 changed it back to the model G. Why did John Deere change the tractors model designation and what does the GM designation stand for?

Answer:  From 1942 to 1947, the model G was produced as the John Deere model GM. The GM designation was created to receive government approval for a war-time price increase. The model GM stands for General Modern.

 

History: In 1937, John Deere introduced their largest row-crop tractor to date, the model G. The model G under when three style transformations during its 12-year production run. In 1942, John Deere changed the name of the G to the model GM and it received the Dreyfuss styling upgrade in order to receive government approval for a war-time price increase. In 1947, Deere changed the tractor designation back to the model G. John Deere manufactured the model G in their Waterloo, Iowa factory. There were 64,000 model G’s made and 8,764 model GM’s. The following variants were made: G – row- crop, GN – single front wheel, GW – wide front, GH – high crop. In 1953, a row-crop model G sold for $2,600.00.

1937 John Deere Model G

 

1953 John Deere Model G

 

John Deere Model GM

Congratulations to Adreanna Segraves of Adrian, MI.  Adreanna won a Buckley 2019 calendar for being the sixth person to correctly answer the January 2019 Buckley trivia contest question.

Thanks!

 

 

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***Trivia Contest Rules***

Each contest announcement will provide the contest details which will include:

  • tractor and engine history related question,
  • number of correct answer required to win (e.g. the 5th correct answer), and
  • contest instructions

To enter contestants must email their correct answer, along with their name and city and state of residence to [email protected].

Each contest will award a fun Buckley prize such as a Buckley t-shirt, coffee mug, or other Buckley related goodies. The prizes will be randomly selected and announced with the posting of the winner.

New trivia questions will be posted monthly. At the end of each contest, the winner’s name, city, and state of residence will be posted on the Buckley website along with the correct answer. The winner will receive an email notification of their win. A person can only win once per year. Only one guess per person per contest. The contest is open to everyone.

Prize fulfillment will be handled by the Advertising Committee. Each winner will be provided with claiming instructions in the winner notification email.

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