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#1 1978murray OFFLINE  


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Posted November 18, 2012 - 07:31 PM

I got this 1993 murray LT with an opposed twin briggs. I got it years ago for 200 bucks and used it to mow until recently when my dad snapped the whole anti scrap wheel braket off then ran it over with the mower. so there is a huge hole in the deck and a blade is bent and the tractor got parked. Should i pull the deck off, get a set of cheap chains and use it to pull logs. or fix it u to mow. the hood is also junk and the hydro is getting old. but has new belts and idlers, what do u guys think

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 07:41 PM

Good question.If the hydro is "getting old",then it might be best to use it to pull logs.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 07:43 PM

It depends on what application is worth the most to you. You may be better off parting it out or selling it. Just the engine alone may fetch a good price.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 08:02 PM

Well, here is what I did to my neighbour's rotted out deck. Not bad (IMHO), given that my welder is on the fritz. If you're not into that sort of thing, I find cheap decks in bone yards all the time.

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If your hydro is "getting old", the last thing I'd be doing is putting it under loads like those needed to pull logs.