Florida Flywheelers

2020 Antique Tractor Calendar

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It’s that time! Time to set your antique tractor calendar for farm and toy shows for 2020! While some are busy making their New Year’s Resolutions collectors are setting their show schedules. I checked with some other tractor enthusiasts and they reached out to help me find some of their favorite shows! Gateway Mid-America Toy […]

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parade

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The Florida Flywheelers grounds each February is a huge flea market, and antique tractor show combined.  This fun in the sun show and village is a Mecca to antique tractor collectors seeking reprieve from the north’s harsh winter weather. The show has a daily parade, feature tent and this year the featured brand was International […]

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well drilling machine

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There is something about water. It is one of life’s necessities and it can make or break us. Looking on Facebook these last few days I am seeing devastating news about ranchers and flooding in Nebraska. Often it seems water is either too plentiful, or scarce. At the Florida Flywheelers show in Avon Park, there […]

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Florida Flywheelers, always a fun show

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We usually go to this show every year seeking sunshine, flowers, flea market finds and tractors.  You would think we would get tired of it, going year after year, but we find that they keep bringing out new and different things each and every show we see something we didn’t see before.  Like most years, […]

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A piece of art goes on the auction block

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  Who among us doesn’t remember the Beverly Hillbillies?  For years I have traveled to the Florida Flywheelers winter show in Avon Park and looked with awe at this lovely sculpture, along with another fascinating car called “the Travelers”.   I have written about it before in my blog back in 2011.  Now though, the lovely […]

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