A quick check over before loading ! George having a look, and Howard.

Colin loading Howards 400 ready for trip to somerset.

Howard Coles mf 400 as purchased from gloucestershire April 2010

Loaded for home!!

Colins 1966 400 before extensive restoration, as purchased from farm in gloucestershire 2007

Plenty of work to do !!

Making a start on the sandblasting thanks to Scotty (Hyperblast )

Work continues .

Applying the primer to the bare metal.

My 400 under restoration 2007 sanding down primer !!

After a long day ,last bit of primer on reel.

All done 14 hours !!

Sanding down the small damage areas of hood .

Colour goes on at last!! late july 2008 3 days 3 separate sections,

Rear end of colins 400 gets the treatment !

Masked off to finnish rear end, and engine bay! many thanks to Malcolm Kite for his help with painting this combine.

Paintwork complete! combine parked outside to harden off paint in the early August sunshine, minus table guards

All done ready for the great dorset steam fair massey ferguson 50th year anniversary cellebrations.

Special thank you to Malcolm Kite for his work on this  combine paintwork! 

Kite resprays and graphics 01761490180


17.01.2022 18:47

John Dickerson

From East Anglia and would like to be able to view your collection of MF balers/Combines Best regards John

04.08.2016 10:01

Linda Chamberlain

She's absolutely gorgeous!!!!!

03.04.2015 15:41


Looks like a lot of hard work