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#1 Farmlife OFFLINE  

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Posted February 25, 2013 - 05:20 AM

Well I finally got a lil bit of work done after church yesterday.  I wanted to all weekend but as most of you seen on "morning humor", I had been feeling like warmed over death since Friday.  When I bought the Scag it had a bungee cord holding the gas tank on.  The fuel line was dry rotted and cracked for its entire length and fuel filter was black with build up.  So, I bought materials to make my own straps outa stainless strips that I got from Valu pretty cheap and fitted and trimmed them.  I drilled holes in the back sides and ran 7/16 by 2' bolts thru with washers to tighten them donw.  Looks 10x better than it did and will hold well.  I cut all the fuel line and filter out, replaced all of it and cleaned the tank and carb while I had it all apart.   Sooooo, that's done and ready for the season and I felt some what acomplished this weekend!!

scag.jpg ....new straps

scag1.jpg .....new fuel line and filter

scag2.jpg ....just a pic I took when I brought it home

scag3.jpg ....the picture when it was on CL


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 05:46 AM

Those straps came  out great :thumbs: . Will this be one your going to use just at home or for  business ?   


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 06:34 AM

That is a job well done on a great machine with a great engine.


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 06:34 AM

Looks great nice work
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Posted February 25, 2013 - 07:44 AM

Its for my business. Commercial use.
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Posted February 25, 2013 - 07:47 AM

Nice work! That is a great machine!

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Posted February 25, 2013 - 08:22 AM

Patent that quick!  It looks sharp enough that Skag might be stealing your design for the next mower generation!

 

Ben W.


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 08:28 AM

The straps look great.. Seems like the fuel system is often neglected on lawn mowers, you should be set for the summer now.


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 08:43 AM

The tank straps on the dealer site arent half as strong and dont look that good in my opinion and they wanted $25+ for them. I made both all hardware included for bout $12
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Posted February 25, 2013 - 08:46 AM

Nice fix with those straps! Ought to last for quite a while! Keep them tight so you don't wear a hole in the tank.


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 09:16 AM

Straps look good!  Glad you got something accomplished.


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 09:37 AM

Nice fix with those straps! Ought to last for quite a while! Keep them tight so you don't wear a hole in the tank.


Its hard to see but i used rubber pads between the tank and straps

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Posted February 25, 2013 - 09:53 AM

it turned out great


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 09:55 AM

Looks Great!! Skag seems to be a good machine. I would guess 70% of the comercial machines I see running in Des Moines are Skag.

The crew who does our property at the office have two skag riders, one Skag walker and a Ferris walker


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Posted February 25, 2013 - 10:35 AM

Iv always used scag, ferris or exmark. They all rate bout the same. Great machines but like anything else ya gotta take care of em.




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