Tag: Agriculture

2017 Delo® TRC Champion to be Featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

2017 Delo® TRC Champion to be Featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

by on August 14, 2018 0 Comments

When most people think of Jay Leno, what may first come to mind is his comic career and tenure as the Tonight Show host for more than two decades.

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Drake Davis: Then & Now

Drake Davis: Then & Now

by on August 3, 2018 0 Comments

Drake Davis of Southmont FFA competed in the Delo TRC all four of his high school years. And while he never quite captured the Grand Champion title, he did earn Reserve Champion in 2016, earned Third Place in 2015, and was finalist in the competition all four years.  Drake has earned much more than that […]

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Then and Now: Riley Hanson, 2013 Delo® TRC Grand Champion

Then and Now: Riley Hanson, 2013 Delo® TRC Grand Champion

by on June 21, 2018 0 Comments

In 2010, Riley Hanson had never heard of the Delo Tractor Restoration Competition. At the time, he was a freshman at Melrose-Mindoro High School in Wisconsin and working on a tractor (1949 WD Allis Chalmers) that he paid for by mowing a neighbor’s yard.

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Emulsify or Demulsify? For hydraulic oils, that is the question

Emulsify or Demulsify? For hydraulic oils, that is the question

by on March 8, 2018 1 Comment

Customers in construction, agriculture and even marine industries often ask if they should be using emulsifying or demulsifying lubricants in their hydraulic systems. The answer, as with many lubrication matters, is: it depends – on your application, your operating environment, and your OEM recommendations.

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Interpreting Oil Analysis: What does it tell you?

Interpreting Oil Analysis: What does it tell you?

by on January 11, 2018 0 Comments

We’ve written quite extensively on the benefits of oil analysis and the proper methods of sampling oil for testing. Many of our customers know from experience that a routine laboratory analysis of in-service oil can help predict and prevent equipment failure or maintenance issues caused by oil contaminants.

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Delo TRC Crowns 2017 Grand Champion

Delo TRC Crowns 2017 Grand Champion

by on November 28, 2017 1 Comment

Corey Verstraeten of Southwest High School FFA in San Antonio Texas brought home the Delo® TRC Grand Champion title and $10,000 for his restoration of a 1972 Oliver 1755 Tractor.

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Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

by on November 14, 2017 2 Comments

There’s little question that heavy equipment maintenance managers would prefer to minimize the different types of lubricants they have to keep in inventory to meet their many applications.

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Lessons Learned Resonate Long After the Tractor Restoration Competition

Lessons Learned Resonate Long After the Tractor Restoration Competition

by on October 11, 2017 0 Comments

This year’s Delo Tractor Restoration Competition is coming to a close. Right now, the finalists are busily preparing their presentations. The judges will have their work cut out for them.

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Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

by on September 20, 2017 2 Comments

There is more to greases than meets the eye. And there is no such thing as a single “all-purpose” grease.

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2017 Tractor Restoration Competition is Rolling Across the Country

2017 Tractor Restoration Competition is Rolling Across the Country

by on August 24, 2017 1 Comment

August 25th is the deadline for all material submissions for the 2017 Delo® Tractor Restoration Competition.

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