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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:16 PM

Hello all, Need some input on a 775. Have the chance to buy one from a friend of a friend for $100. If it looks like the pictures, it is all original, all there, and ULTRA clean. has the snowblade that came with it new. Blade looks like it has never been used, can still read the bolens decal in the picture. I have no knowledge about this model. any help is appreciated.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:27 PM

Seems like a good deal to me if it is as you described it.
It wouldnt happen to be this 775 would it?

http://cgi.ebay.com/...cvip=true&rt=nc

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:28 PM

I guess another thing to take into consideration is what do you plan on doing with it?
These are not as ruggedly built as a Tubeframe Bolens is so if you plan on having a steady working tractor I would get a tubeframe.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:33 PM

Seems like a good deal to me if it is as you described it.
It wouldnt happen to be this 775 would it?

http://cgi.ebay.com/...cvip=true&rt=nc

not the same pictures i looked at but looks pretty close. Is my judgment clouded by the dreaded bolens fever?

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:41 PM

not the same pictures i looked at but looks pretty close. Is my judgment clouded by the dreaded bolens fever?


Its not a bad tractor... I was just saying if you plan to heavily work the tractor such as moving dirt, pulling stuff I would look for a tubeframe instead as I would think traction would be an issue since there were no rear wheel weights available

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:58 PM

Its not a bad tractor... I was just saying if you plan to heavily work the tractor such as moving dirt, pulling stuff I would look for a tubeframe instead as I would think traction would be an issue since there were no rear wheel weights available

Thanks for the reply, I was just looking at it to put in my collection, I have modern stuff to do the heavy work. I still like to get a few of the old bolens out every now and then and ride around the farm just for some quality seat time.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 08:12 PM

It will make a great

Thanks for the reply, I was just looking at it to put in my collection, I have modern stuff to do the heavy work. I still like to get a few of the old bolens out every now and then and ride around the farm just for some quality seat time.


It would be a great addition to your collection if you decide to buy it.
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Posted February 29, 2012 - 08:16 PM

It will make a great


It would be a great addition to your collection if you decide to buy it.


once again thanks for the info. I figured any decent bolens for 100 bucks cant be all bad. I cant thank you and all the people here on the forum for being so friendly and so helpful.
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Posted February 29, 2012 - 09:03 PM

You can't go wrong with Brian's advice on any Bolens. With the condition you describe, it seems like a very good buy. Please post some pics when you get it home.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 09:08 PM

For the price and just adding it to your collection i think it is a great buy if it is in as good of conditon as you say. Good luck and post some photos.

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Posted March 01, 2012 - 01:15 AM

there were no rear wheel weights available



Bolens # 18012 Rear wheel weights for 770-775-733-736

Bolens # 15105 Rear wheel weights for 510-610-613-813-G8
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Posted March 01, 2012 - 05:31 AM

Bolens # 18012 Rear wheel weights for 770-775-733-736

Bolens # 15105 Rear wheel weights for 510-610-613-813-G8


Wow
I Didnt know small frame weights existed!

Were they stamped with the Bolens Logo in them?
How were they mounted? I didnt think the rims had any mounting holes in them :confuse:

I bet they are pretty hard to find though.....

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Posted March 01, 2012 - 05:35 AM

Seems like a good deal to me if it is as you described it.
It wouldnt happen to be this 775 would it?

http://cgi.ebay.com/...cvip=true&rt=nc




Ha ha,the Christmas tree Bolens shows up again. :laughingteeth: :laughingteeth:

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Posted March 01, 2012 - 10:29 AM

Wow
I Didnt know small frame weights existed!

Were they stamped with the Bolens Logo in them?
How were they mounted? Vertically !! :laughingteeth:
I didnt think the rims had any mounting holes in them :confuse:

I bet they are pretty hard to find though.... That depends where you look !!


The #18012 set for the 770-775-733-736 had the Bolens name cast into the weight.

I think they used 2 bolts for mounting through the rim. ....CRS strikes again! :wallbanging:

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Posted March 01, 2012 - 01:15 PM

Yea i think i have a set of the weights




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