John Deere 50


John Deere 50 tractor photo
1952 - 1956
Row-Crop tractor
B
Series:405060
520
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Row-Crop tractor
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:32,574 (total)
 29,746 (gas)
 2,097 (all-fuel)
 731 (LP-gas)
Original price:$2,011 (1954 )
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.
John Deere 50 Power
Plows:2
Drawbar (tested):28.11 hp
21.0 kW
Belt (tested):31.20 hp
23.3 kW
power test details ...
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
Fuel tank:15.5 gal
58.7 L
Aux. fuel:2 gal
7.6 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
 power*Power steering became an option in 1954.
Brakes:expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station with padded seat.
Transmission:6-speed unsynchronized gear
Transmission details ...
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO:independent*Optional
Rear RPM:532
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase:90 inches
228 cm
Weight:4855 lbs
2202 kg
Front tire:5.50-16
Rear tire:10-38
Full dimensions and tires ...
50 Serial Numbers
Location:Right side of tractor frame, ahead of belt pulley.
photo of 50 serial number

1952:5000001
1953:5001257
1954:5016620
1955:5021977
1956:5030600
End:5033751

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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
Batteries:2
Battery volts:6
Battery AH:85
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