[permaculture] Used keyline plow for sale?

Darren Doherty darren at permaculture.biz
Fri May 6 04:01:23 EDT 2011

G'day Lawrence,

Unless I am mistaken that is exactly what I did: I recommended either
Market Farming or Royal Purdy supply shanks and local frames!! So
don't know what tree you're barking up there matey! I don't know
anybody else that did Market Farming's job better than us in 2007 as
we hoiked a fully optioned plow from NY all the way to Wisconsin and
down to route 40 then across to CA with our family of 5 and Yeomans
rep Keith Ryan in a 5 seater...tight trip that was on the Keyline
Design tour back then so go real easy suggesting the locals are doing
a sterling job in getting this equisite tool out there....IMO the
local marketing of these implements has been breathtakingly
limited....At least Royal has a website (which I linked) and he has
sponsored both myself and Geoff Lawton (though Geoff doesn't do
Keyline) to do workshops in the US.

As for the Yeoman's the toolbars that they make are designed to
accomodate the full suite of equipment and have features that improve
their user-friendliness, a factor that one would only understand when
owning and operating one. Allan Yeomans and crew put a lot of
feedback-based thought into their frames and when you use them you
appreciate this. As we say the only bad thing about the Yeomans Plow
frames is the paint-job! The frames that I have seen in the US have
been a bit light on compared with the Yeomans models, especially the
cross beams. I can't recall whether they use 1/2" wall thickness on
the 4" RHS or not like Yeomans do.

Yours & Growing,

Darren J. Doherty,

All Your Land Needs

...sent with iPhone4

On 06/05/2011, at 11:40, "Lawrence F. London, Jr."
<venaurafarm at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> On 5/5/2011 9:29 PM, Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
>> On 5/5/2011 11:35 AM, Cory Brennan wrote:
>>> Anybody know of a used keyline plow for sale in the US?
>> I don't knowho many times I have posted this info but:
>> get a new Yeomans from Market Farm Implement in Friedans Pennsylvania
>> http://marketfarm.com  They are not that expensive and can be mailed
>> UPS. Forget complicated expensive toolbars for it and just get off the
>> shelf components from Roll A Cone Mfg. in Tulia Texas. Size the Yeomans
>> components and the accompanying toolbar to the capacity of your tractor,
>> i.. 45hp to 70 hp, 1 to 3 26" shanks, cat 1 or cat 2 3 point hitch,
>> depending the type and condition of your soil. I wish Darren would start
>> promoting US dealers for Yeomans and alternate toolbars
>> with accurate info related. Eh, Darren? :-) If we don't do business with
>> MFI they might stop carrying Yeomans then we would be totally SOOL.
>> Case closed.
> Yopu can see pictures of my 3 26"shank Yeomns mounted on a RollACone 8"
> toolbar with category 2 hitch intended for a 70 horsepower tractor.
> Lawrence London > Tractor Equipment
> https://picasaweb.google.com/dirt.4arm/TractorEquipment#
> There are pictures of other interesting implements for raised bd farming
> that Eric Kindberg designed and fabricated, tested and used in market
> farming.
> LL
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