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#1 coldone OFFLINE  

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Posted November 19, 2012 - 09:45 PM

Saw this tonight. Atleast he is honest.

Yeah, yeah. I've heard it too. "It worked when parked". Well, this one didn't! A few years ago, the throttle cable snapped, and the project got pushed to the side. Now that it's been sitting for a few years, I'd rather let someone else have it for parts or whatever else they'd like to do with it. Who knows, she might think this tractor's sexy...

The Good:

That beast of a V-twin with 20HP. At the flywheel? At the crank? Who knows, but adding some decals of performance parts, flames, or mythological figures should be good for another 5HP. After all, didn't The Fast and the Furious teach us anything?

It's red. Ferrari knew a good thing when they saw it - and so did Troy-Bilt. So what if it looks more like a faded 1987 Cavalier than a concours 250 GTO at Pebble Beach; it's the idea that counts.

The Bad:

As I previously mentioned, it hasn't run in several years. The rear tires are flatter than my HS girlfriend. The oil probably looks like something left over in the Gulf after Deepwater Horizon. Plugs, battery, carb floats/needles - all suspect. Plus the throttle cable replacement and a new throttle lever that grounded it in the first place.

Currently has the cutting deck on it, but that's the most mangled part. My plan was to take the deck and bagging system off and use it to pull a utility cart, but...now it's on Craigslist. I leave it to you, good sirs (and madames), to decide what becomes of that.

Although I have a cargo van, did I mention that the tires are flat and it won't start as is? Getting it into a raised van bed with everything running was fun enough, this one is going to need you to bring your own trailer. And preferably Magnus Magnusson, the guy who pulls Volvo trucks and throws kegs over walls on ESPN2. But mostly a trailer. My driveway is a big circle, so access is a piece of cake.

The Ugly:

Nah, there's no ugly. I just like those Sergio Leone movies.

So - you've got $60, I've got this beast; let's talk. I prefer contact via email first, I'm usually available on weekends and weekdays after 6pm.



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Posted November 19, 2012 - 10:04 PM

I didn't know Dennis Miller was selling his mower....

At least that's truth in advertising. No BS, just the (overly verbose, super enhanced) facts.

Thanks for the laugh.

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Posted November 19, 2012 - 10:21 PM

loll No way a buyer can say they were misled

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Posted November 19, 2012 - 10:21 PM

Lmao! Talk about detail! Thanks for sharing

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Posted November 19, 2012 - 11:10 PM

That was funny! One of the best ones I have seen yet, :bigrofl:

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 12:56 AM

You do know what you are getting. untitled abe.png

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 12:56 AM

Over the top funny, thanks coldone!

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 05:26 AM

All I can say is :bigrofl: :bigrofl: :bigrofl: :bigrofl: .

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 05:27 AM

You do know what you are getting. untitled abe.png



Honest Abe's slightly used mowers. :bigrofl:

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 07:36 AM

I'm sure you must have boughten it after all that, right?

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 01:37 PM

That was good. Thanks for a good laugh.

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Posted November 20, 2012 - 06:32 PM

"The tires are flatter than my high school girlfriend" :bigrofl:




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