Apr 11, 2020
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We've used GPS auto-guidance systems for many years on Welker Farms. This typically means an awkward motor mounted over our steering wheel and a mess of electrical cables across the dash. It worked but no where close to the accuracy of integrated systems. Working through our local dealer Torgerson, CASE IH equipped our 600/50 BIG BUD with a PRO 700 monitor and fully integrated auto-steer! It works so well it is almost as if the system was designed for this BUD. has AccuTurn!

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  • Leg arms I love that shirt and I collect soda stuff have for over years and would love to add to my collection especially if autograph!!!!!

    Charles KubiszakCharles Kubiszak4 days ago
  • 💪👍🏼

    C ChebuharC Chebuhar7 days ago
  • If you want to come and work for me in Australia the case we might need to work something out

    Australia Made since 1981Australia Made since 198117 days ago
    • Stephen was the one that’s the one mate you know your stuff come work for me Australia 🇦🇺 buddy

      Australia Made since 1981Australia Made since 198117 days ago
  • The guy that worked on big bud is worth every bloody Dollar 💵 with the Technology and the auto drive

    Australia Made since 1981Australia Made since 198117 days ago
  • I see two old dodges near the versatile? Whats the story on those trucks?

    kitkatkitkat2 months ago
  • Like Hot Rodding..."MODIFY." Now I can see why Big Island Farmer "George Kawano" has a big shop & why his Stieger runns so good. He had that tractor for over 40 years now. Wonder if my Cousin "Earl Yamamoto" watches your video's. He was the 1st one to combine the way Pineapples are harvested with harvesting cabbages. Being a "Machine Nut" I find modifications like these as fascinating as Superbowl Sunday to the Sports Nut.

    Mama Leigh CaseMama Leigh Case2 months ago
  • wow

    Rob SlaterRob Slater2 months ago
  • Actually it was Fiat that bought both Case and New Holland and formed CNH Global

    rollie erollie e3 months ago
  • 4:20 wutever... you should have held his sammich for him while he kept working and biteing chunkws of sammich and NOT yer FINGERS... just sayin... lol but... i am sure there was a lunch break ''sometime'' lol

    Alex MikhaelAlex Mikhael3 months ago
    • 21:40 ... ummm why no ipad in the slot to check it's working 100.1% too>>>???? ;)

      Alex MikhaelAlex Mikhael3 months ago
  • Searched for BC Big Bud..found this.

    STONEDaySTONEDay3 months ago
  • That is awesome. Lots of mods. Pretty meet a.

    kevin moorekevin moore3 months ago
  • Now you need to do the other tractor

    Kristy StaatsKristy Staats3 months ago
    • Already did! Check out the older videos.

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms3 months ago
  • Couple points. For every action,there is a reaction. #1 older equipment is always built better. But some have become virtually worthless if you get paid for your time. like non ztr lawnmowers ,small tractors for construction and small farms that don't pull equipment. #2 the larger equipment,the more real estate and sense to add on accessories. I had an opportunity to buy an 1957 Ford 801 Jubilee that has been in my family since 1960. No 4wd nor front-end loader made it useless for my needs,so we sold it. The GPS will be much more efficient,but if you use the same track you will have compaction issues.

    2chipped2chipped4 months ago
  • While you’re at it, you might as well replace the head gasket. That thing is burning some serious oil. Keep a case of oil with you, out there in the field, and check the oil regularly.

    alan30189alan301894 months ago
  • But, can it auto park it's self? 🤣

    Kent DolezalKent Dolezal4 months ago
  • Straya ---🌳-----------------------------------🚜---------------------------🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾🌾_______________🦘___________🌳_| shut the gate Mate!~ cheers👍 🕺 Nothing Better than watching a Farmer Harvest a crop after the big drought ended in OZ the Grain hasnt stop flowing 🌾🌾🌾👍🚜

    Mark ArnottMark Arnott4 months ago
  • Don't tell Zach this, but I find your videos more interesting and fun to watch. I enjoy Zach and his dad greatly, and getting to see the new machines and tech is fun and all, but YOU guys rock the house in upgrading older machines, recycling used equipment to give it new life. THAT is so cool! And Robert, now that I have your waffle recipe, I hope to create some of my own starter this coming week!

    Tony AckermanTony Ackerman4 months ago
  • Where’s the park button so you can nap on the way Next, farm simulator integration ...... you will be farming in your

    Daniel JohnstonDaniel Johnston6 months ago
  • I feel bad for the versatile😂

    Douglas WhipkingDouglas Whipking6 months ago
  • I love Big Bad!😍

    Little PeckerLittle Pecker6 months ago
  • Smells like money.

    mickey christensenmickey christensen6 months ago
  • Its awesome watching this and seeing all the new age technology in the Big Bud. I used to work on and haul big buds for Big Equipment Company.

    KeiffNitRealKeiffNitReal6 months ago
  • Bud

    Scott PhillipsScott Phillips6 months ago
  • What is Big Bug

    Scott PhillipsScott Phillips6 months ago
  • That a cool setup

    Joseph BynogJoseph Bynog6 months ago
  • How are the upgrades on the 650 Bud going in the field now?

    Kevin KlingnerKevin Klingner6 months ago
  • Poor Versatile! But a Big Bud always comes first!!!😉👍🏻

    Olaf SchmidtOlaf Schmidt6 months ago
  • Love the auto steer on the bud

    Jacob BishopJacob Bishop6 months ago
  • What is the logic to the Big Bud numbers? 600/50 is 600 hp but what is the 50? I like the older one with the N-14 Cummins.

    Rob FergusonRob Ferguson7 months ago
  • That tractor looks really good. You have really fixed it up

    Rick DeWittRick DeWitt7 months ago
  • U guys like the older stiegers ?

    KenworthDude15KenworthDude157 months ago
  • I wish our case dealers were this knowledgeable. I mean there is basically nobody who knows the tech side who would be able to retro fit all this new tech into this old equipment. And imagine if we could take our old equipment and pull the newer planters and air seeders. It would be wonderful. Instead we just use old stuff and don’t upgrade anything cause the money output to swap a line of equipment over is expensive but doesn’t seem like our case dealer is up for tech like your guys dealer I wish we had a dealer like yours around.

    AceBarracudaAceBarracuda7 months ago
  • WOW these guys are SHARP!! Most impressed with there professionalism and skill. Top Job Guys! I own heavy equipment and our local guys couldn't even demonstrate the functions properly on a new excavator last year. This is light years ahead of anything I have.

    FoardhookFoardhook7 months ago
  • What does the cart do does it supply fertilizer

    Jjonathan HambyJjonathan Hamby7 months ago
  • What you are calling a Sector Valve is the incorrect term. It is a Orbital Valve. Sector valve would be just a very generic name for any valve that has the ability to send/meter fluid flow to a desired port. You can technically call a Orbital Valve a DCV as well, but that would be incorrect as well.

    County LandworksCounty Landworks7 months ago
  • Was that fix under under 500$?

    allen schmitzallen schmitz7 months ago
  • my dad was an old school mechanic that worked on old school tech (Clark line-skidders, Poclain log unloaders, Case industrial log loaders). he always thought the idea of jamming a BIG engine in a tractor and pulling a BIG plow was really something. I have yet to play on your map in FS19 but am looking forward to it. nobody in northern Saskatchewan (we pronounce it Suh-skatch-awun) has anything close to this kind of power. whats a ballpark figure for how much land you guys farm?

    Kevin DucharmeKevin Ducharme7 months ago
  • Nice tractor

    رياكشن نار RAAMرياكشن نار RAAM7 months ago

    Aberdeen BelfryAberdeen Belfry7 months ago
  • You leave all your gear out in the open? We don't get any snow on our cropping land in Au, but just about every machine here is in sheds. BIG sheds. It seems little criminal to see all your machinery and trucks left outside in the weather. Why do you think this is so? Local culture perhaps?

    TandemwingsTandemwings7 months ago
  • When are you guys going to redo the versatile???

    Matthew DoreyMatthew Dorey7 months ago
  • is welker farms the biggest farm in the world

    Devin GingerichDevin Gingerich7 months ago
    • maby in my future i will work on your farm

      Devin GingerichDevin Gingerich7 months ago
    • No we are not ☺, our farm is roughly 10,000 acres. There is a farm in California that has over 150,000 acres.

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms7 months ago
  • It doesn't have a PTO so that's a big "little girl"

    Glenn GaulGlenn Gaul7 months ago
  • That is pretty cool 😎

    Mark LollarMark Lollar7 months ago
  • Yo

    iBelieveiBelieve7 months ago
  • Sup

    iBelieveiBelieve7 months ago
  • Hello

    iBelieveiBelieve7 months ago
  • Hey

    iBelieveiBelieve7 months ago
  • Hi

    iBelieveiBelieve7 months ago
  • How much horsepower does this big bud have, first time I've seen an in real life bud so curious if FS19 comes close

    vaw powervaw power7 months ago
    • Sorry just seen the badge, 600hp.

      vaw powervaw power7 months ago
  • That was alot of work ! looks like it came out great.

    James ChamberlainJames Chamberlain7 months ago
  • Decades ago, farming moved from putting a seed in the ground to finance, futures, options, etc. It now seems farming has added space technology to the equation. Basically, a farmer today is more a finance and technology person than a person who plows, seeds, nurtures, and harvests.

    Raj BeekieRaj Beekie7 months ago
  • I think it's awesome when you can take an old analog machine like that and bring it into the digital age. Good job guys

    rem32001rem320017 months ago
  • Man-o-man did Torgerson's do a GREAT JOB! Thanks, Torgerson's and Case IH!

    Soinas DoyiSoinas Doyi7 months ago
  • Wow, you assumed that tractor's gender...NOT COOL...

    Poogan123Poogan1237 months ago
    • @Welker Farms :)

      Poogan123Poogan1237 months ago
    • I didn't assume, he told me 😂

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms7 months ago
  • Scott needs a new hat or wash the one he has on.

    psktonpskton7 months ago
  • Now you two are going to get lazy. You'll be programming the tractors and sitting in the house watching soap operas while the tractors do all the work.

    Mike RowleyMike Rowley7 months ago
  • I’ve got a feeling that there will be a new case air drill coming for this tractor

    bocoy noiubocoy noiu7 months ago
  • I enjoy the passion your family show.

    David JanzenDavid Janzen7 months ago
  • Playing fs19 walker map right now

    levi hollingsheadlevi hollingshead7 months ago
  • I’ve got a feeling that there will be a new case air drill coming for this tractor

    eioshen boboieioshen boboi7 months ago
    • I wonder when a PTO will be appearing on one of these Buds?

      bocoy noiubocoy noiu7 months ago
  • What ever happened to the large pin in the big bud that was in the shop? I saw the video of leg arms fighting the big nut (lol) too get it out but otherwise y'all just said they were trying to determine what kind of steel it was, etc..... Did i miss a video portion on that? Or still in progress? Keep up the good work! I'm subbed and love seeing your vids!

    Kaleb JansonKaleb Janson7 months ago
  • I like he mentioned needing to put the system on the other Big Bud. Hey, what's that old car out there behind you at 30:17 ?

    Grant DuBridgeGrant DuBridge7 months ago
    • did to the bud. I always referred to it as putting fuel injection on a Model T. Once it was tuned up the old stuff ran almost as good as the new stuff.

      eioshen boboieioshen boboi7 months ago
  • Maintenance can be so fun. Those feel like they are welded on because they have been on there so long. That makes it very difficult to change out to new parts.

    Alan StantAlan Stant7 months ago
  • Great video!

    Kathleen MKathleen M7 months ago
  • I love the smell of diesel smoke. It reminds me of hauling grain with my dad when I was a little kid. He had a 1972 International, very similar to the one you restored last year

    elkviselkvis7 months ago
  • Wow!you just made that Big Bud 21st century!Those tech guys really know their stuff!

    Ditiro Jimmy SegangDitiro Jimmy Segang7 months ago
  • 29:35 please cover that cable in some white paint or run it straight across the cab. i persume you´re about to do lots of aerial shots during planting and that really doesn´t look that nice. just an idea. very great video boys keep up this amazing channel.

    Tom BombardilTom Bombardil7 months ago
  • Great Video Nick and Leg arms, the diesel gene's in my body are buzzing....... I've got to admit the first time i found your channel i thought WTF are these guys still doing with BIG BUD's... i can see now the romance .... or bromance you guys have with these machines, well done and thanks from NewZealand cheers Tony

    Tony MckeageTony Mckeage7 months ago
  • Nick / Legarms: This Buds for you... Absolutely awsome!

    bodoti qwiubodoti qwiu7 months ago
  • love the new music you guys put at 6:46

    Anthony CavatoAnthony Cavato7 months ago
  • Scott aka leg arms I love that your are so humble. But your definitely an intelligent guy! Awesome content as always.

    Bradley SmithBradley Smith7 months ago
    • It's not always easy thing to be humble but it's well worth the try. Thank you for the compliment and thank you for supporting us!

      Leg ArmsLeg Arms7 months ago
  • Nice upgrade fellas keeping those Big wheels rolling.

    James BJames B7 months ago
  • Excellent upgrade! Bet it was cheaper than buying one of those Steigers!

    Robert ValentineRobert Valentine7 months ago
  • Now that’s social distancing at its finest.

    MadMax FarmsMadMax Farms7 months ago
  • Great video!

    Floyd FergusonFloyd Ferguson7 months ago
  • I wonder when a PTO will be appearing on one of these Buds?

    Jake KubisiakJake Kubisiak7 months ago
  • that looks like a great upgrade for the big bud just goes to show that you can do all most anything to a big bud tractor

    Andrew EverettAndrew Everett7 months ago
  • What kind of paint do you use for the Buds?

    Mr BojanglesMr Bojangles7 months ago
    • @Robert Welker 👍

      Mr BojanglesMr Bojangles7 months ago
    • Glossy

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker7 months ago
    • @Robert Welker Do you do clear coat or just gloss white?

      Mr BojanglesMr Bojangles7 months ago
    • @Robert Welker 👍

      Mr BojanglesMr Bojangles7 months ago
    • It was an auto type which matched the factory color

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker7 months ago
  • I use to work for the Trane heating and cooling company, retired now. We were able update the controls from electro/mechanical to all electronic devices very similar to what you did to the bud. I always referred to it as putting fuel injection on a Model T. Once it was tuned up the old stuff ran almost as good as the new stuff.

    Kirt HedquistKirt Hedquist7 months ago
  • PEPSI...///

  • This was impressive and defintely brought that Big Bud even more so into the 21st Century and extended it's life for sure. Were I one of the Welker's though - start worrying if that Big Bud starts talking to you later - be very worried... Ha! (Think Hal from Space Odyssey) :-)

    MarlinMR7MarlinMR77 months ago
  • Amazing addition to a classic tractor. Them guys are sharp !!

    David OdenDavid Oden7 months ago
  • I think we can say that's officially a smartbud, not really an Ibud yet.

    Ryan LamfersRyan Lamfers7 months ago
  • New Holland bought flexi coil and case ih bought Concord buy the new Holland the case and the flexi coil carts and drills are all built in the same factory

    flexi coil 3450flexi coil 34507 months ago
    • Sorry I meant to say but not buy after concord

      flexi coil 3450flexi coil 34507 months ago
  • By the replies, if you think putting 30 year old autosteer in a tractor is far out high tech......

    FarmerBrianTeeFarmerBrianTee7 months ago
  • Have y'all ever considered selling wheat to customers who like to grind their own to make bread for their families... I was just thinking it would be a way you could get paid what it is really worth.. I am seeing 25lbs sell for 25+$.... That's ridiculous when y'all are paid 5$ for a bushel.. I would buy wheat and corn to grind for my own use and I am sure others would purchase it also.Allot of people now grind chic peas also... I have had a hard time lately even purchasing flour.. I have been forced to buy it in 25lb bags to even have it.. I don't understand the shortage... Thanks for putting up the Vid's my Uncle grew Wheat, Soy beans, Corn Milo, Maize, and much more in MS. for years.. I miss the farm and Combining hauling grain for him.. I drove a dump truck for him when I was 12 hauling grain on the farm.. His bins were set up on an auger system but he dumped into a cone type pit ..Thanks Again from Texas...

    Pressured PrepperPressured Prepper7 months ago
    • @Welker Farms Thanks please put me on ur list if you decide to jump through some hoops..

      Pressured PrepperPressured Prepper7 months ago
    • We have looked into it, issue is then we fall into a bunch of fda regulations. Not that it can't be done but definitely some hoops to jump through. We grind our grain and make flower, it makes for some amazing whole wheat waffles!

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms7 months ago
  • At 20:58, it looks like Big Bud is climbing the wall, until you realize it is the camera angle. Looking forward to seeing how the new technology works with the older equipment. I wonder if those upgrades would work on my old body parts?!?! I could run faster, jump higher, Yippee!!!

    Farm BoyFarm Boy7 months ago
  • I have not been to your channel in a while and I came back because I knew I was missing out on something cool

    Max BashoreMax Bashore7 months ago
    • Thanks for coming back!

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms7 months ago
  • I knew when you bought a JD you had to purchase your own tech to do anything after they sell it to you except change a tire, so Case IH has the same deal now eh? OMG he said the $1000 dollar word, Ipad , and now ''China" can hijack your tractor 5G

    46Rambo46Rambo7 months ago
  • farm simulator 19 ... makes the big bud locking smaller than in real life .

    DozerDozer7 months ago
  • This video is very timely, we have a CaseIH 9170 that we are doing the same thing to. We have owned it since it was new and just put a transmission in it this past fall, next in the plans are to add the same auto steer and ISO setup you did on the Big Bud and at some point it needs some new paint.

    Grabbe FarmsGrabbe Farms7 months ago
    • That is great! Hope it goes well for you!

      Welker FarmsWelker Farms7 months ago
  • There's some Big Buds for sale in Havre, MT 400/30. 4 525/50. 2 I saw this in the new Traders Dispatch paper

    Treyton Du PreezTreyton Du Preez7 months ago
  • Hi Guys you guys are awesome Keep up the good work making videos god bless and stay safe Rod Van Bavel

    Rodney Van BavelRodney Van Bavel7 months ago
  • Damn that is some sick upgrades

    Richard BloomfieldRichard Bloomfield7 months ago
  • Yall need farm help? Or a heavy duty diesel mechanic?! Haha let me know

    Tim HillTim Hill7 months ago
  • Just Amazing , this upgrade 😀👍🏾🚜🚜🚜

    casey5711casey57117 months ago
    • Thanks Casey!

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker7 months ago
  • You guys need a side by side. You'll never look back.

    aschnaub1aschnaub17 months ago
    • Stay tuned............. something's coming

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker7 months ago
  • I thought a radio and a canopy was a huge upgrade. WHo would have ever thought "Auto Steer/GPS."

    S.D.SS.D.S7 months ago
    • Moving into the 21st century.

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker7 months ago
  • What system did you upgrade the air cart too

    mick breustmick breust7 months ago
    • It's the Iso bus firmware which is compatible to Pro 600/700

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker7 months ago