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#1 Mongoose OFFLINE  

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Posted October 15, 2012 - 08:40 PM

$(KGrHqJ,!p!FBd9r9sJkBQfEVYgcPw~~48_20 640x480.jpg Seen this recently advertised for sale, haven't responded to the ad yet, hoping someone here could identify this bird and possibly share some comments about it, * cheers*

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Posted October 15, 2012 - 08:45 PM

Is that not a bolens?

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Posted October 15, 2012 - 09:20 PM

I am sure it is a bolens, maybe a groundskeeper? I am not sure of the model. There where a few of different sizes.

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Posted October 15, 2012 - 10:42 PM

Looks to be a frame steer Bolens.

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Posted October 15, 2012 - 11:44 PM

Looks to be a frame steer Bolens.

But a red one? Maybe the Troy Bilt version?

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Posted October 16, 2012 - 04:10 AM

I wonder if it might be a STIGA?

They made the FS tractors for Bolens, and seem to have marketed them under their name as well.

http://www.adverts.i...ride-on/1856378

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Posted October 16, 2012 - 04:24 AM

Looks to be a frame steer Bolens.


Yes it does.

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Posted October 16, 2012 - 05:53 AM

I wonder if it might be a STIGA?

They made the FS tractors for Bolens, and seem to have marketed them under their name as well.

http://www.adverts.i...ride-on/1856378

Sure looks like a match to me. Very interesting unit. Keep us posted on what happens !

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Posted October 16, 2012 - 06:48 AM

My father had a 7 horse Bolens version. The center pivot was the weak link. It was repaired at least once.

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Posted October 16, 2012 - 06:55 AM

Looks like a Frame Steer or an early Troy bilt unit.




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