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    John Deere 50

    John Deere 50 tractor photo
    1952 - 1956
    Row-Crop tractor
    Previous model:John Deere B
    Next model:John Deere 520
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    Smaller:John Deere 40





    The John Deere 50 was introduced to replace the model B. These new tractors offered a number of advancements including duplex carburetion, live Powr-Trol hydraulics, and a fully-independent PTO.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:32,574
     29,746 gas
     2,097 all-fuel
     731 LP-gas
    Original price (USD):$2,011 (1954)
     

    John Deere 50 Engines:

       John Deere 3.1L 2-cyl gasoline
       John Deere 3.1L 2-cyl all-fuel
       John Deere 3.1L 2-cyl LP gas
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:15.5 gal [58.7 L]
    Aux. fuel:2 gal [7.6 L]
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:independent optional
    Rear RPM:532
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:90 inches [228 cm]
    Weight:4855 to 5500 pounds
    Front tire:5.50-16
    Rear tire:10-38
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    John Deere 50 attachments:

     front-end loader
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    50 Serial Numbers:

    Location:Right side of tractor frame, ahead of belt pulley.
    photo of 50 serial number

    1952: 5000001
    1953: 5001254
    1954: 5016041
    1955: 5021977
    1956: 5030600
    End: 5033751

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    John Deere 50 Power:

    Plows:2
    Drawbar (tested):28.11 hp [21.0 kW]
    Belt (tested):31.20 hp [23.3 kW]
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    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Steering:manual
     power optional in 1954
    Brakes:expanding shoe
    Cab:Open operator station with padded seat.
     

    Belt Pulley:

    Diameter:9.7 inches [24 cm]
    Width:7.25 inches [18 cm]
    RPM:1250
    Speed:3,170 ft/min [966.22 meters/min]
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:Positive
    Charging system:generator
     

    Battery:

    Number:2
    Volts:6
    Amp-hours:85
     

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