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#1 jdcrawler OFFLINE  

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Posted March 06, 2012 - 10:20 AM

This winter a guy bought some Ridemaster parts from me.
A couple of weeks ago he sent me some photos of his Ridemasters and I wanted to share them with you.
He did an excellent job on restoring these two tractors.

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Posted March 06, 2012 - 01:32 PM

Wow, those are beautiful restorations. They look like they should be in a dealer showroom. I really like the front blade. Thanks for sharing these great photographs. I am learning more and more about a tractor I had never seen before this site. Thanks.
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Posted March 06, 2012 - 04:45 PM

Wow, those are beautiful restorations. They look like they should be in a dealer showroom. I really like the front blade. Thanks for sharing these great photographs. I am learning more and more about a tractor I had never seen before this site. Thanks.


Dave, thanks for typing out my thoughts for me! I was thinking the exact same thing.
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Posted March 06, 2012 - 05:43 PM

To purty to get dirty! :)
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Posted March 06, 2012 - 08:25 PM

Those are very nice Ridemasters. He did a great job on them. Thanks for sharing.
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Posted March 06, 2012 - 09:59 PM

Really nice GT's, I think you could comb your hair in that snow blade.
It was nice of him to send you the pictures. Thanks for sharing.
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Posted March 07, 2012 - 01:20 AM

Ray gus sent me the same photos there nice.

Ray I got grader blade deacals getting made they should be done in a week or two.
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Posted March 07, 2012 - 05:25 AM

Wow,those like nice.Thanks for sharing the photos with us,Ray.
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Posted March 07, 2012 - 07:28 AM

Very nice. Especially for the time frame he had to do both of them, one winter .
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Posted March 07, 2012 - 07:35 AM

Thanks for posting those pictures Ray!
Those look amazing!
Did you tell the guy to join GTT? :D
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Posted March 07, 2012 - 07:54 AM

Ray I got grader blade deacals getting made they should be done in a week or two.

That's great.
I'll buy one from you when they're ready.

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Posted March 07, 2012 - 09:21 AM

Your friend did a great job restoring those Bolens Ridemasters. I don't know if it might be the pictures, lighting or just variations in the paint colors but they seem a darker green then what some of the other Ridemasters that have been posted. Is it just the lighting in the pics? I don't think the darkness of the green matters much as they look terrific, I was just curious.
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Posted March 07, 2012 - 10:32 AM

Your friend did a great job restoring those Bolens Ridemasters. I don't know if it might be the pictures, lighting or just variations in the paint colors but they seem a darker green then what some of the other Ridemasters that have been posted are. Is it just the lighting in the pics? I don't think the darkness of the green matters much as they look terrific, I was just curious.

I agree that they do look darker and it just might be the difference in the lighting between winter light and summer light.
He asked me what color to paint them and I told him to use the Oliver green.
However, I have found that the color can very depending on what brand of paint is used so it may well be darker than what I use.

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Posted March 07, 2012 - 05:05 PM

Your friend did a nice job Ray. Thanks for sharing the pics with us.
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Posted March 10, 2012 - 08:57 PM

Some how i missed this ray.Tell your friend me did a wounderful a+++++++++ job on those.




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