John Deere 50 Tests


John Deere 50 tractor photo
1952 - 1956
Row-Crop tractor
B
Series:405060
520
Nebraska Tractor Test 486
50 fuel use from test 486
Nebraska Tractor Test 486
Gasoline 6-speed 2WD
October 15 - 22, 1952
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 486 file
Belt power (max):30.35 hp
22.6 kW
Belt fuel use (max):2.8 gal/hour
10.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:27.07 hp
20.2 kW
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull:3,504 lbs
1589 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.
Nebraska Tractor Test 507
50 fuel use from test 507
Nebraska Tractor Test 507
Tractor fuel 6-speed 2WD
September 25 - October 2, 1953
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 507 file
Belt power (max):24.83 hp
18.5 kW
Belt fuel use (max):2.5 gal/hour
9.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:22.45 hp
16.7 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull:3,583 lbs
1625 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.
Nebraska Tractor Test 540
50 fuel use from test 540
Nebraska Tractor Test 540
LP gas 6-speed 2WD
May 9 - 13, 1955
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 540 file
Belt power (max):31.20 hp
23.3 kW
Belt fuel use (max):3.6 gal/hour
13.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:28.11 hp
21.0 kW
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull:3,466 lbs
1572 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.
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