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Posted April 16, 2012 - 03:25 PM

I just picked up an old Grasshound tractor, with 5hp Briggs, and 24''cut that runs great. The tractor is mint, almost never used. However, i know absolutely nothing about them, except that this has the same Forward-Neutral-Reverse trans that some Huffy tractors had. Anyone know who made these, and what years? Thanks. :confuse:

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 03:42 PM

How about posting some good pictures of it. It could have been built by Huffy and badged with someone else's logo.

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 03:58 PM

I've never heard of a Grasshound tractor, but I agree with Doug that if you post up some pictures, it may help others to help you identify it.

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 04:50 PM

I think Huffy made a whole bunch of private label mowers. I've seen several ads, with various names, and
they all looked like Huffys.

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 05:54 PM

Here it is. Is this a Huffy built unit?

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 05:55 PM

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 05:57 PM

That's a cute little sucker! Looks nearly mint, don't hurt it!

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 06:50 PM

Cute and tiny! How would you get any traction with those teeny wheels?

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 06:51 PM

It is mint, the Briggs could use some carb help, i guess from sittin in a garage so long, but it runs great once you prime it a bit

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 07:11 PM

Just don't try to pull a plow with it! :bigrofl:

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Posted April 16, 2012 - 08:07 PM

I had a Rugg mower once that looked real similar. Had hard rubber tires all around and a Briggs engine. I can't remember the horsepower but it would have been 3.5 - 5.0.. Is there any kind of a serial tag and info on it?

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Posted April 17, 2012 - 09:39 AM

No tag or numbers i have found yet, but the tiny chain drive transmission says Powr- Glide, i know someone made a tractor called Bonanza that had this name.




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