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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Testing a Starter Generator
I have learned how to test a starter generator with it still hooked to the engine to make sure it is charging and I am passing this knowledge along to those that feel capable. The engine should be bolted down during this test, usually on the tractor you are working on or if it is a stand alone un...
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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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