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Samson M

Samson M tractor photo
1918 - 1922
Standard-tread tractor

The Samson M was designed to compete with the Fordson. At $650, it was the only direct competition to the Fordson at the time.


Factory:Janesville, Wisconsin, USA
Original price (USD)
   $650 (1918 )

Samson M Engine:

   Northway 4.5L 4-cyl all fuel
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Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:3,300 lbs [1496 kg]
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M Serial Numbers:

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Samson M Power:

Drawbar (claimed):11 hp [8.2 kW]
Belt (claimed):19 hp [14.2 kW]
Plows:2 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested):11.60 hp [8.7 kW]
Belt (tested):17.20 hp [12.8 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
Cab:Open operator station.

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:18 inches [45 cm]
Width:6 inches [15 cm]

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