November 2015: Sears Roper 20T
I have to say I am feeling lucky this month, and I would like to nominate "Old Girl", a 1978 Roper 20T. My Co-workers know that I mess with lawnmowers, and will tell me about ones they see while doing their work (Traffic Signal and Sign repair). Most of the time when I go to the address they tell...
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Make Your Own Penetrating Oils Like PB Blaster...
A look at the effectiveness of commercial penetrating oils, and how you can make your own for much less.
Machinist's Workshop recently published some information on various
penetrating oils. The magazine reports they tested penetrates for break out
torque on rusted nuts.
I WANT TO CAUTION YOU...
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Bolens Tractors: The Tube Frame Series 1962-1978
Some Background information:The Bolens tube frame tractors were made for a total of 16 years. Although these garden tractors were small, they were built to last and withstand almost any task that you would throw at them. Bolens ingenious invention of shaft driven attachments and fast switch attac...
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