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Thinking About A 1256, Advice Wanted

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#1 Kfs35 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 25, 2013 - 09:38 AM



I've been thinking about picking up a more "modern" Bolens to go along with my Rideamatic.


I'm looking for something I can put a tiller and a snowblower on, so I've been thinking Tubeframe...


Good choice? Or is there something better?


I have seen a 1256 locally, and am wondering if there is anything in particular I should be looking for, like common problems on them?


Would a 1256 be a good fit for me, based on what I want to do?


Thanks for your help.



#2 sodisr OFFLINE  

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Posted March 25, 2013 - 10:17 AM

I would say an exelant  choice.. There is a beauty in upper mich.  C / L     wish I was closer. It would be gone..

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#3 boyscout862 ONLINE  

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Posted March 25, 2013 - 11:22 AM

Look at the Bolens attachment table to see which tillers will fit the 1256. The hydro trans and hydraulic lift will make it much easier.


Try here:  http://groups.yahoo....tachment Guide/

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Posted March 25, 2013 - 02:10 PM

Personally, I think that the 1256 was the best of all the tube frames.


It has an engine big enough to do some serious work, but one that won't use a lot of fuel.


Hydro with hydraulic lift...what's not to like :D :D :D