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#1 tinner OFFLINE  

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Posted October 08, 2010 - 11:31 PM

I couldn't believe it. The same guy has a Wheelhorse with 36 hours on it for sale on Ebay now.

Bolens HT23 Lawn & Garden tractor MINT 47 Orig. Hours - eBay (item 140459759600 end time Oct-08-10 20:02:16 PDT)

Edited by tinner, October 08, 2010 - 11:40 PM.


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Posted October 09, 2010 - 07:37 AM

WOW! That's a lot of money! I almost swallowed my tongue when I saw that. I could buy about 10 really nice "fixer-uppers" for that!

Edited by caseguy, October 09, 2010 - 07:49 AM.


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Posted October 09, 2010 - 07:53 AM

I can't see actually using such a museum piece, but comparing to the new crop of so called "tractors", it's really not such a high price at all. Man is it & the WH sharp!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted October 09, 2010 - 08:40 AM

Both those tractors are very nice, almost to nice to use. However for their price you would pay about that these days to get a new tractor that is built as well and will do as much as those 2 will. If they end up as show pieces that would be great but I could see the new owner also just going ahead and using them as a high quality garden tractor. Nice find for the guy at any rate and neat to see that tractors in this nice of condition are still out there to be found.

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Posted October 09, 2010 - 09:27 AM

Here's what I don't understand..........................

I read both listings and the Seller made the following statement in both.

"This tractor is built right, heavy duty, American craftsmanship at its best."


Logic dictates that he's being less than truthful about one of those tractors since both cannot be the "best". One has to be not quite as good as the other.......... but which one????????? How does one go about choosing the "best" when the Seller tells you that both are the "best". Isn't this deceptive advertising? Shouldn't we report this to e-Bay's Trust and Safety department for swift action on their part???? What will happen if the guy who bought the Bolens finds out that he did not get the "best" tractor of the two? Is he entitled to a full refund??? Please people. I need answers to these burning questions because my head is beginning to hurt.




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Posted October 09, 2010 - 10:25 AM

hydriv,
I wish that I could help you in your quest these answers so your head would stop hurting.:D They are all good questions but I just don't know the answers.:confuse:

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Posted October 09, 2010 - 10:59 AM

thats alot. i would never have guessed.

but at the same time $5600 buys a new belt drive x500

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Posted October 09, 2010 - 11:09 AM

Well hydriv, I can't answer your questions, but I can ask is "did the chicken come first, or the egg?" How far do the heavens go? It is mind boggling that space goes on forever & ever, but if it didn't, what would lay at the end?
To think of it, maybe the same guy worked at both plants & built the Bolens, then ran over to the Wheel Horse plant & built that one. If this one fella was "The" best craftsman, then the seller's statement could be the truth. :bigrofl::poke: :smilewink:

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Posted October 09, 2010 - 11:13 AM

hydriv,
I wish that I could help you in your quest these answers so your head would stop hurting.:D They are all good questions but I just don't know the answers.:confuse:



If a Bolen's man doesn't know:confuse:, then where, oh where does one turn?? :anyone: If no one can provide a definitive answer, then I guess I'll just have to conclude that I've been right about this issue all along.

Case is the best.:D:bigrofl:

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Posted October 09, 2010 - 11:28 AM

If a Bolen's man doesn't know:confuse:, then where, oh where does one turn??

I can't help you there either.

Case is the best.:D:bigrofl:

Hey,I still looking for one of those.:D




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