Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  

Well at least it's yellow...

Recommended Posts


Hey guys, it has been a while since I've made my presence known here on the site. Between work and school and broken ribs I have been swamped and not worked on any projects. I went to a local estate auction back home yesterday and picked this bad boy up for a song. Its a Brown Trencher Specialists trencher. Built in Eureka, Illinois. It is either a model B346 or B468. It has a Wisconsin AENL 9.2 hp engine, four wheel drive, and hydraulic up and down pressure for the chain. It also has its factory drive on trailer with fold down ramps. Best part is that it runs and I have work for it already on the new shop we are building.



Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks! I got pretty banged up in a snowmobile wreck, managed to completely break 4 ribs on my left side and tore a bunch of muscles and all that good stuff.XX(

As far as the trencher goes, I couldn't pass it up. I jokingly threw out a $25 starting bid and ended up paying $175.dOd It needs a little work, the gas tank has been empty for 33 years and is rusty inside. I bought RED-KOTE tank liner to take care of that. The big tension bar that runs the length of the chain is bent because the old man wanted it to dig deeper so he heated it up with a torch and bent it down... DOH!!sm00. He bought it in 1982 and put about 100 feet of electrical wire out to some lights in the front yard and then parked it in the back corner of the shop where it sat until I bought it.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Look like a great piece of equipment, and a really great piece when you need it. Will save a boatload of work! Hope you're feeling better, and glad the wreck wasn't worse. As some of us know, sometimes play can cause pain!}:)8D

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Woul love to find a old trencher like that at auction here. They do show up once in a while but they usually look like they have sat out in the dirt and weeds for 30 yearssm00

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • PhanDad
    • AllisLaporteb12
    • Bill725
    • smalljob
    • ParkerBarker
    • mikeman
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Carchief
      (57 years old)
    2. Geoff
      (56 years old)
    3. mohrds
      (51 years old)
  • Recent Status Updates

    • SonOfCreepfeed


      Thinkin' about this old girl.

      · 2 replies
    • Dean McFadden

      Dean McFadden

      Good morning peeps! I’m always searching for helpful information with my AC collection. Hope to find out new information and pass on my own experience in restoration. Here are some pics of my babies. I’m still looking for front rims for the 410 so yesterday I put the 310 wheels on took it for a drive. Working pretty good but still needs some carb work. Gotta get the 310 running next. Have a great day!😁

      · 1 reply
  • Adverts