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#1 OldBuzzard ONLINE  

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 03:39 PM

Heres pics of the two attachments I picked up on the road trip.

First, Newpaws' Brinly dump. As you can see the PO added some washers where the dump attaches to the 'frame'. That is a weak point, so it/was probably cracking a bit there. The only other thing I could find was a tiny ding on the bottom.

Other than that it's in EXCELLENT condition with the decals still in decent shape, and only surface rust.

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 03:43 PM

Wow, that looks to be in barely used condition. Definitely a keeper.

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 03:45 PM

Now the Sweepster C-48.

It isn't in as good condition as the Brinly Dump, but I think it will do just fine as a 'working" attachment, and like the Brinly Dump, it was reasonably priced.

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 03:56 PM

The Brinly dump is in great shape! The sweepster looks like a useful tool to have around. Nice scores there OB!

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 04:28 PM

:love: :good_job:

aint grown tired of sayin; THANKYOU O.B.!!!



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Posted October 07, 2012 - 04:31 PM

I take it that you got the 'original' pics I sent?
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Posted October 07, 2012 - 04:40 PM

Just saw it, workin on opening zip..

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 05:02 PM

Congrats on the Sweeper attachment.
She looks like she was rode hard and put away wet but overall looks pretty solid.
Do you have everything to mount it to the Largeframe/Tubeframe? Looks like your missing a few parts ???

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Posted October 07, 2012 - 07:15 PM

I'm pretty sure I do.

There are some other parts that I didn't take pics of.

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Posted October 08, 2012 - 02:10 PM

Looking at the pics of both the dump cart and the Sweepster, how do these mount to the tractor? Is that Sweepster designed to fit a Bolens or is it another "generic" attachment? Will that only fit a large frame? Looks like a couple of nice scores there, I wish I could find (and afford) some of the cool stuff you've found there, OB!! :thumbs:

Edited by MailmAn, October 08, 2012 - 02:11 PM.


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Posted October 08, 2012 - 04:56 PM

The Sweepster is for a Large Frame, and there is another piece that bolts to the front of the frame.

For the dump, look at the last pic. You tilt the rear of it up a bit, and slide that 'slot' over the pins in the mounting tabs on the rear axle. Then it rests on the hitch, and you put hitch pin through the hole to keep it from falling off.


In this vid, you will get a brief look at how it mounts on my 800. It's at the 1:18 mark in the vid


Edited by OldBuzzard, October 08, 2012 - 05:03 PM.

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Posted October 08, 2012 - 04:59 PM

Both look like nice additions to your stuff. I agree, the dump cart was a nice jewel to add in great shape.

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Posted October 08, 2012 - 05:55 PM

Nice treasures there.
Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed, that OB makes a whole lot more road trips, than
anyone else?

BTW, nice clean truck bed.

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Posted October 08, 2012 - 06:21 PM

... Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed, that OB makes a whole lot more road trips, than
anyone else? ...


That's because there just doesn't seem to be any Bolens in this area. Odd too, since there was a Bolens dealer not more than about 15 miles from here. Plus, for some of the rarer stuff, like the EZ-Rake dethatcher, you just HAVE to be willing to travel for them.

Anyway, the wife likes the road trips...especially the ones we use the motorhome for.

Edited by OldBuzzard, October 08, 2012 - 06:23 PM.

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Posted October 08, 2012 - 06:37 PM

BTW, nice clean truck bed.


He probably ArmorAll'd it so it doesn't take so long to unload. Drop tailgate, reverse and jam on brakes. Go on the next trip.
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