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Picked Up A Jacobsen 53500 This Past Weekend.


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#1 RedJake OFFLINE  

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Posted April 30, 2013 - 10:15 AM

I couldn't resist this one when I found it on Craig's list. She is in good running condition. Hydraulics are responsive and just about everything works. It came with a 60" deck, 3 Pt Hitch, Snowblade and rear blade. I haven't had the chance to really go over everything yet but I know I have an oil leak which seems to be the valve cover.

Here are some pictures. Some were taken in the evening so they're not that great.

 

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Edited by RedJake, April 30, 2013 - 10:17 AM.

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Posted April 30, 2013 - 10:16 AM

congrats on a great find


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 10:33 AM

What a great tractor ! Must be a pretty good size HP to use a 60" deck ,  What year would that be ?


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 10:36 AM

Thanks. I believe it's a 1983 and it has a 19.9 HP Kohler Twin.


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 10:49 AM

Nice find!!! You should be able to do some serious mowing with with that.


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 11:52 AM

I'm sure that it would mow really well but I have a 52" zero turn for that. My property is very hilly and I really don't want to put that older Kohler through that stress. Plus, the zero turn really does a great job and quickly.



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Posted April 30, 2013 - 11:55 AM

I really want to use it for landscaping since my back yard is poorly graded. It will be a workhorse for pulling, grading, snow plowing, etc.


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Congrats on the Jackobson.  That's one of the nicer looking ones I have seen.


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 01:38 PM

Thanks! I'm excited to get to work.



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Posted April 30, 2013 - 02:11 PM

BTW, Rock Farmer brought it to my attention that whoever painted this tractor most recently made a bit of an error when he had the decals made. He spelled Jacobsen wrong! It shouldn't be Jacobson! Gotta make you laugh! I sure do have a one of a kind tractor.


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 05:20 PM

Really nice looking Jac. Is that the twin to a Ford 195?


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Posted April 30, 2013 - 05:25 PM

Really nice looking Jac. Is that the twin to a Ford 195?

Yep!

Bad spelling aside, that is a nice tractor!


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Posted May 01, 2013 - 05:18 AM

Yep!

Bad spelling aside, that is a nice tractor!

Very nice indeed Kenny. I'd love to get my hands on a Ford LGT. Missed out on a 14D last year that belonged to a neighbor of my father. Most that I see are so worn out that I pass on them.


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Posted May 01, 2013 - 09:07 AM

Thanks for the kind words. Oh, BTW I fixed the misspelling!

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Posted May 01, 2013 - 11:05 AM

BTW, Rock Farmer brought it to my attention that whoever painted this tractor most recently made a bit of an error when he had the decals made. He spelled Jacobsen wrong! It shouldn't be Jacobson! Gotta make you laugh! I sure do have a one of a kind tractor.

 

 

Red, Very nice JAC., I bet the guy went to the hardware store and bought a bunch of vinyl letters and did those himself.

 

I see you fixed it already. :D


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