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#1 Farmlife OFFLINE  

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Posted March 16, 2013 - 12:08 PM

Hey everyone.  My computer has been having MAJOR issues lately and not allowing you to do anything!!  That's why I haven't posted morning humor.  My other half finally got it fixed for us and here I am.  A pain not having any of my passwords, accounts, etc...linked anymore.  I'll get it all back. 

Anyway, I finally finished the Sears winter project that many of you already know about.  Now before I take any heat over this, I rebuild the way I like & for functional purposes.  My budget and time don't allow for purdy toys.  I need work horses and that's exactly how they end up.  I had to rebuild the carb.  Rebuild the rearend. Re-wire the entire machine.  I hand grinded all the parts and painted.  The tractor did remain 100% original except for the decals a friend made for me and the rear tires and rims.  The tires and rims I ordered from a guy on ebay in Ohio the other day.  They are off a wheelhorse 800 special.  Oh yea, seats off my 1964 Springfield 36 but that's only temporarily. I love the way it came out and there are a few areas I need to touch up but I like it and she'll do everything I need.

 

 

BEFORE:

sears6.jpg sears5.jpg sears4.jpg

 

AFTER:

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Edited by Farmlife, March 17, 2013 - 05:25 AM.

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Posted March 16, 2013 - 12:47 PM

That looks great! Should make a great mower. It looks like you have a good sized lawn to mow. 


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Posted March 16, 2013 - 01:30 PM

Nice... Bengals colors too :big_hug:  :D


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Posted March 16, 2013 - 01:42 PM

Looks great to me,great job on saving another old tractor.


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Posted March 16, 2013 - 11:52 PM

Looks awesome!!! Really like the colors you chose for it. Great job :thumbs:


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Posted March 17, 2013 - 06:47 AM

Nice save on another old Sears. :thumbs:
I like the color scheme and the logos, but is there a back story?

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Posted March 20, 2013 - 07:45 AM

kinda looks like a ariens. lol. looks really good though. love the black wheels



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Posted March 20, 2013 - 09:49 AM

kinda looks like a ariens. lol. looks really good though. love the black wheels

I was thinking more of a Kubota wannabe, but hey, I haven't painted anything myself, so I can't throw stones.

Congrats on saveing that sears!






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