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Posted December 02, 2012 - 01:51 PM

http://www.google.co...tKsL62gWGqoHgDw


Prototype 1250 drawing?
Brooks%20Bolens%201200.jpg

Edited by wilberj, December 02, 2012 - 01:53 PM.

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 02:32 PM

Now this is interesting!!!!!
How did you ever come across these pictures???

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 02:39 PM

Now this is interesting!!!!!
How did you ever come across these pictures???


I found the pic above looking for prototype bolens stuff on google seeing who the drawing was by brooks stevens who used to draw for bolens, I then searched brooks stevens bolens on google and thats what I got. :D
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Posted December 02, 2012 - 02:41 PM

This has got to be one of the greatest Bolens historical finds in quite some time! :worship:
Those Estate Keeper drawings are really neat.

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 03:30 PM

Wilberj,
Your Going to like this!!
Dont ask How I came across this as it was pure luck!

http://d.lib.ncsu.ed...-bx0004-005-000
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Posted December 02, 2012 - 03:34 PM

That is very interesting ,Jerome.Thanks for sharing those photos with us.

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 03:35 PM

That's cool ,Brian,thank for posting.

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 05:16 PM

Wilberj,
Your Going to like this!!
Dont ask How I came across this as it was pure luck!

http://d.lib.ncsu.ed...-bx0004-005-000



Great find doc!!!!!!!!!!!!
Now how do I copy it?

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 05:46 PM

Awesome find. I can't help but be impressed by the level or courtesy and customer service displayed in the various letters from Bolens to the end user. So different from the typical email exchanges we see now. No BS just straight talk with the information needed.

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 06:00 PM

Cool history you guys are finding! Great stuff!

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 06:13 PM

WOW !!!

Great finds, Jerome & Brian !!!!! :thumbs:

Thanks for sharing this info! :rocker2:

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 06:15 PM

Great find doc!!!!!!!!!!!!
Now how do I copy it?


I should be able to get these into PDF's

I think I'm going to print out a few of those pics at the bottom to frame and hang up :D

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 07:01 PM

I should be able to get these into PDF's

I think I'm going to print out a few of those pics at the bottom to frame and hang up :D


Ok if you can get that link into pdf that would be great! I am not very good at doing it myself. :(

Heres another? http://d.lib.ncsu.ed...-bx0011-008-000
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Posted December 02, 2012 - 07:02 PM

You know there is a very odd Ridemaster pic in there I have to show that to Ray and have a talk about it.

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Posted December 02, 2012 - 07:10 PM

You know there is a very odd Ridemaster pic in there I have to show that to Ray and have a talk about it.



Just Curious,
Which pic was it?
What is odd about it?
If I read the article right those were "Promotional" pictures taken by Bolens




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