2016 Spring Meeting and Auction Items

The BF Avery Association's Spring Meeting will be held March 17 - 19, 2016, hosted by the Farm Power Club at  Auburn Auction Park, Auburn, Indiana.  This is the same location where our 2010 Spring show was held.  The address is 5536 Co Rd 11A, Auburn, IN 46706 There are lots of things to do in and around Auburn and you'll certainly stay busy touring all of the local sites.  The Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum is the number one thing to do in Auburn, IN.  It's located at the site of the original Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg Automobile Facility.  The Museum features the world's finest cars of … [Read more...]

Auburn, Indiana 2010 BF Avery Winter Show

This edition of The Kracked Head Update was published in the May 2010 issue of The BF Avery Newsletter Florence, Alabama - Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all happy and in good health going into summer. We got the old Ford to crank and made the run up I-65 to attend the Winter Show and Club meeting in Auburn, Indiana. We had a great turn out of folks and several tractors were displayed. For those of you that missed it, you let another great time slip by you. The facilities were excellent for hosting a winter time show with everything being inside a huge … [Read more...]

Another Kracked Head Update

This edition of The Kracked Head Update was published in the March 2010 issue of The BF Avery Newsletter Florence, Alabama -  I don’t know about you all, but I’m getting a little tired of the snow, wind and rain we've have recently. I realize our snow fall doesn't match up to what some of you Northern folks receive, but for us southerners, snow is something we’re not used to. Just recently we received about 4” in one day and they shut schools and businesses down for two days. However, I didn't miss any time from my job at The Home Depot, that little dab of snow didn't bother my … [Read more...]

Model V by BF Avery What Is It Worth?

What's a BF Avery Model V worth?  The answer to the value is always is what a buyer is willing to pay and a seller is willing to sell for on any given day, because you can never have a sale without the willing buyer and willing seller reaching a mutual agreeable price.  Back in June of 2012, Collins Equipment of  Thorntown, Indiana held an online auction for a 1947 Model V (no serial number given) and the value on June 20, 2012 the final bid was $950.00 As many of you may know, the BF Avery model V was produced by the BF Avery Company that was headquartered in Louisville, KY.  It was first … [Read more...]

2008 Summer Show Edinburgh IN

The Kracked Head Column originally published July 2008 in the BF Avery Club newsletter I’m behind the curve on this update.  I procrastinated and missed getting an update to Evelyn before the deadline for the last issue, so I’ll try to catch up as best I can. First of all, I would like to thank everyone that came to the Winter Show & meeting here in the Shoals area.  We really enjoyed having everyone and it seemed like the weekend just flew by.  As others have said the facilities that we rented couldn't have been more perfect for our meeting.  The folks at the Sheffield Recreational … [Read more...]