IH and other companies made a wide variety of implements for use with the H. Here are a few examples.
Hs were popular as hay machines, and IH made a variety of sickle mowers for them. The 25V (1941-1950), 27V (1950-1954) and 31 (1955-1960 or so) Universal Tractor Mowers were all similar in design - a triangular frame mounted to the drawbar with a single caster wheel. IH also made the H-16, a lighter mower which mounted directly to the drawbar without any caster.
These days, "shredders" or "bush hogs" are more common for general mowing. Most mowers I see on Hs are what we call "drag type" or "trailer" shredders.
Another interesting option now available is a belly mower; these are available in a variety of brands, Woods is well known and makes a good quality product. Many of these are "finish" mowers, meaning that they're for lawn mowing rather than brush mowing. An H is very maneuverable so actually makes a good mowing machine as long as there is no clearance problem with the stack.
The IH Little Genius plows were popular H implements. Hopefully someone will send me a picture of one being pulled by an H - until then, here is a Farmall F-20 with Genius No. 8 2-14 and a Farmall F-30 with Genius No. 8 3-14 - both owned by Chris Klossner. An H should easily pull the 2-14; the 3-14 would be more of a challenge, depending on soil.
A popular H implement was a mounted set of cultivators. If you are wondering what that little access door in the grill is for, it is so that the cultivators could be steered.
Please send me photos of your H with implements! For an extreme example of a mounted implement, see this Fowler Jib conversion of an H owned by Shaun Hughes in Australia!
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This page last updated: September 27, 2003