BF Avery Sales Video and other musings

This edition of The Kracked Head Update was published in the July 2010 issue of The BF Avery Newsletter Florence, Alabama - Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all happy and in good health and enjoying all this hot weather we are having.  At the present time here in North Alabama, the temperature is in the nineties with the humidity at about the same level.  The air is so thick you have to cut it with a sharp knife just to walk around. The farmers in our area had a great planting season.  The rains abated at the right time in order for them to get the crops planted.  One … [Read more...]

Winter, Collecting and Restoring Antique Tractors, BF Avery Meeting

This Kracked Head Update originally was published in March of 2009 in the BF Avery Club newsletter Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds all of you and your families in good health and spirits.  Our weather around here has really been a roller coaster ride lately.  This past Monday the high was 18, with a wind chill of about 11, by Friday, the temperature was 68 and today (Sunday), the temp was 71 deg.  It was a nice spring day.  Of course, next week it’s suppose get back down into the middle fifties.  All in all, our winter has not been bad, so I can’t complain. The website is … [Read more...]

Carburetors, Garden Plow and Old BF Avery Dealership

The Kracked Head Update originally published in January 2009 for the BF Avery Newsletter Greetings and Happy Holidays from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all happy and in good health going into the New Year. From the looks of things around here it’s going to be a long cold winter.  With electrical and natural gas prices at an all time high everyone is cutting back on their energy usage.  We've knocked our thermostat back to 66 degrees and use space heaters in the bathrooms when needed.  Maybe we’ll be able to make it through the winter without breaking what’s left of the … [Read more...]

Pickin Corn, Good Rains & John Deere Collectors

The Kracked Head column was originally published in September 2008  BF Avery Newsletter   Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all in good health and spirits.  Things are going great here, the heat wave final broke and we’ve gotten some much needed rain.  The recent rain we got was an ideal event, just a steady drizzle all day long, nothing coming down hard, just a good ground drenching rain.  The air is a lot cleaner and things just general smell better outside. Farmers in our neck of the woods have started some harvesting of the corn crop.  From the few that I’ve talked … [Read more...]

2008 Spring Meeting and Show Held in Sheffield Alabama

The Kracked Head Column originally published March 2008 in BF Avery Club Newsletter Greetings to all from Florence, Alabama, I hope this finds you and your families in good health and spirits.  All here are doing fine and other than having a lot of different irons in the fire, life is good.   We are looking forward to the Spring Meeting to be held here in the Shoals area.  After talking with several of the local hotels, we negotiated a deal with the Webster Hotel & Suites, Sheffield, AL to be the official headquarters for the 2008 Spring meeting.  Located in the center of the Shoals, … [Read more...]