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#1 Don Campbell OFFLINE  

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 08:27 AM

Don tractor1.jpg I was looking through some old pics and saw this picture of another GT I bought . It came with a rear blade and six gang golf course type reel mower . I picked it up for $25.00 . Anyone ever seen one of these ?

Edited by Don Campbell, December 19, 2011 - 08:28 AM.
forgot to attach picture


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Posted December 19, 2011 - 08:31 AM

Interesting machine....I have never seen anything like that before

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 08:32 AM

Sorry I can't help with the ID, but it's a cool looking piece. I take it that you no longer own it? Might be helpful to see it from some other angles. Great price, especially with the attachments!

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 08:33 AM

ive seen pic of 1 but not sure what it is. i like the look of it....looks mean..lol. either way, $25 ??? thats great!

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 08:57 AM

I bought it in the 70's and it did not run. I had several other projects going and never touched it once. Someone came a long and I just sold it to them . Now I was curious seeing that picture what it was all these years later. It must have been set up to mow quite a bit of grass with those lawn tires and gang mower setup.

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 08:57 AM

Almost looks like a one off home built with everything squared off amd the way the rear of the hood is mounted.

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 09:13 AM

The six gang reel mower setup were ( and still are ) used on golf courses.
A lot of the tractors that were used on the courses back then were custom built out of a mixture of auto and tractor parts.
I agree with Bill ( golfwrench ) that this looks home made.

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 09:22 AM

The drive looks somewhat like a Gibson. Could it be an old lever steer that someone built a hood for and converted the steering to a wheel control? ??????

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 10:33 AM

It's hard to tell from that picture. I even tried saving it and blowing it up but t gets too grainey. Looks like the steering goes straight up and down. Tiger did make a big tractor with squared off hood and they liked the vertical steering. Hard to say!

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Posted December 19, 2011 - 10:44 AM

Very interesting picture for this group to see and share your thoughts.




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