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#1 CRFarnsworth ONLINE  

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Posted February 02, 2013 - 06:38 PM

It; a generic run of the mill C-120. But my neighbor has been using it for about 35 years.  She is 89 and only recently has stopped doing all of her yard work. If it snows I get up early to clean the drive and sidewalk, hers is already done!  She brought me her tractor and said if i promise to refurbish it like some of my others I could have it.  I couldn't tell her no. I've been doing all of her yard work for her and will continue to as long as she is here.  anyway heres what "Liz" looks like now.  She's even got some leaves from mulching this fall. 

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Posted February 02, 2013 - 06:51 PM

She was happy to have a good neighbor and she is also happy to give you her GT. Good neighbors are a blessing!


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 07:09 PM

Sounds like we should all have neighbors like you :thumbs: Al


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 07:20 PM

A lot of times I wait until she goes to the store or prayer meeting , then the wife and i will go do something like picking up sticks or clean her gutters.  She doesn't say anything but i think she knows. thats why oatmeal rasain ccokies or pies show up on the back step. We've kinda adopted each other over the past 16 years.


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 07:47 PM

Nice tractor and a wonderful story to go with it.  Just makes you want to smile.


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 07:59 PM

A lot of times I wait until she goes to the store or prayer meeting , then the wife and i will go do something like picking up sticks or clean her gutters.  She doesn't say anything but i think she knows. thats why oatmeal rasain ccokies or pies show up on the back step. We've kinda adopted each other over the past 16 years.

My neighbor brought me a fresh baked apple pie a couple of years ago after I pushed the snow off of his drive.

For a fresh apple pie, I would mow his lawn every week!


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 08:34 PM

Thanks for sharing


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 08:38 PM

Very nice tractor. Can't wait to see it restored.


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Posted February 02, 2013 - 10:42 PM

Nice looking for a 35 yr old Wheel horse. You might be surprised how good it looks after a good cleaning and getting the right seat on it.

 

It's great to help our senior neighbors out, it's a very thoughtful thing to do. :thumbs: We have a couple of widow ladies hear in our neighborhood that my buddy next door and I take care of a lot of her out door problems.



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Posted February 02, 2013 - 10:46 PM

Absolutely love the story. Good for all of you that you've adopted each other.

That seems to be a little different config than the usual I've seen... Must've been an option, but that's is only the second one of those c120 hydro units I remember seeing without hydraulic lift for the deck.

Anyways, you neighbor knows it will get the love it deserves.
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Posted February 02, 2013 - 10:56 PM

Absolutely love the story. Good for all of you that you've adopted each other.

That seems to be a little different config than the usual I've seen... Must've been an option, but that's is only the second one of those c120 hydro units I remember seeing without hydraulic lift for the deck.

Anyways, you neighbor knows it will get the love it deserves.

 

Alan, It was an option on the Hydro C-120's. A lot of dealers didn't order them with the lift to keep the price down on a lower end Hydro model. The C;140-160 were more often ordered with the Hydro lift.


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Posted February 03, 2013 - 03:41 AM

Great neighbor, excellent Stallion. The neighborly kindness, both of y'all!

 

Take care of Liz!  :thumbs:


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Posted February 03, 2013 - 04:47 AM

Great addition to the herd! And a wonderful way of getting it.


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Posted February 03, 2013 - 08:02 AM

Nice story behind the tractor!
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Posted February 03, 2013 - 08:05 AM

Wish mine looked that good.


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