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Potato Digger Identification and parts help needed


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Brought home my grandfather's old PTO potato digger and am looking to put it to use in my garden. After looking over the chain drive, it appears that I need a few new idler wheels as most of the rubber has disintegrated down to metal. Does anyone happen to know the make and model of this digger or where I could find parts for it? Any help is appreciated.







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Aspinwall?
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you should be able to get her going with non oem parts just think outside of the box......
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You have a Massey-Harris potato digger there, if you blow up photo number three you can see the logo <M-H> cast into the gearbox.
I have a one just like it here in England.

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Thank you for pointing me in the right direction...

Hopefully I can have it operating for this fall's harvest!
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