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What Is The Holy Grail Of Gt's?


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#16 DH1 ONLINE  

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 08:09 PM

The true Holy Grail of Bush Hogs may be the HW12 as I've never spoken to anyone who has EVER seen one!


Got a picture of one?

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 08:29 PM

Got a picture of one?



No, not even a pic. The only reference to them is this sales brochure. I assume it looks like the HD-12, but I truly have no way of knowing for sure.

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 08:37 PM

So what is the difference between a HD12 and a HW12?

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 08:40 PM

It's a typo. :smilewink:


Just looked closer at that spec page.
It's not a typo.

It's a mystery.

Edited by IamSherwood, November 02, 2012 - 08:44 PM.


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Posted November 02, 2012 - 11:26 PM

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I would be so happy with any of the older GT's!
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Posted November 03, 2012 - 12:56 PM

Just read this and noticed that it started by talking about the officially endorsed tractors. I guess if your value is in the value added by being associated with the name, then one of the endorsed mowers of the 80's would be it. However, it didn't seem that the tractors which the endorsements were attached to stood by themselves as great machines. Average, but not great. I wonder if there were any that were both great tractors and endorsed.

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Posted November 03, 2012 - 06:57 PM

In my opinion the pond lever steer or pond senior has to be the holy grail. There is a rumor there were only about 50 made of each kind. One day I may just get lucky enough to find one! :)

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Posted November 03, 2012 - 06:59 PM

For me it's the DB TriTrac. I will have to put it off until next year.

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Posted November 03, 2012 - 07:38 PM

My holy grail is proprietary accessories to the rare tractors I buy. So I guess you could say, I am into the implements LOL. But my main holy grail would be a Springfield tiller, and not just any like the two matching ones I have found already, but the one that Simplicity sued the Quick MFG Company over, which is my belief they ended up selling out to Toro. It would be quite a find to get the machine that got the company into trouble. Even though it caused the end of them, it is still just controversial enough to be cool. The case was over a patent infringement, and the patent was on reversing the tiller. I am sorry but there is only so many ways to reverse a tiller.

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Posted November 03, 2012 - 10:29 PM

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I would be so happy with any of the older GT's!

WOW! A gravely Westchester. That is a pretty rare bird!

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Posted November 03, 2012 - 10:42 PM

To me, the Holly Grail, is the next one I'm going to buy.

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Posted May 09, 2014 - 08:19 AM

Any machine with the serial number 50 and lower :thumbs:






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