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Posted June 18, 2013 - 08:27 AM

Hey Y'all, I know its been a while since I've, posted anything or even been on here...I just went looking for a manual for my YT12 gear (it come with a blower, mower and most of the bagger) I just picked up, and low and behold I found it here its not even off the trailer yet, but it does need some work, for starters I will throw a battery in it and see if it will turn over tonight and see if I cant get it to fire right after I check all of the fluids...,  since the last time I was on here I have acquired a lot of Stuff, and most of them are in running condition now....I will post some pictures tomorrow, I wasn't sure of were to post this, but I figure if I take picture of everything I have and put on here, I might be able to help someone out if they take something apart or they acquire something that has been taken apart and to see how it fits back together is always helpful, at least I find it helpful.....since the last time I was on here, I have gotten, an old homade forklift with an old continental engine in it, a farmall A that now has a woods L59 belly mower, a Im thinking late 50's George WorkBird power tractor with a mower deck on the front, a early 70's yazoo three wheeler with a 10-hp two cyl Wisconsin on it, a ford 9n, John deere 317 hydro manual steer.

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Posted June 19, 2013 - 06:30 AM

Here are some pictures of my newly acquired,


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Posted September 08, 2013 - 08:38 PM


Cool workbird. I have a YT 12 with the 2 stage blower and it works awesome. Definitely worth fixing if you get lots of snow.

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Posted November 01, 2013 - 08:35 PM

And I have the Gravely version of the YT12 called the 1238-H, including the 2-stage snow blower, the 38" mower deck, and the complete 3-bin bagger.

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Posted November 02, 2013 - 05:03 AM

I am considering getting a YT12 for a first tractor for my son. I seen a few advertised lately and it is getting tempting.

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Posted February 19, 2015 - 09:24 PM

I know this post is over

a year old but I just found it,I really like your Workbird.looks to be pretty original.

Do You still have it? I found a pretty rusty one a couple years ago and am looking for any info i can find.

I have a bit of knowledge on them and will gladly share anything i have in the way of info.I just posted a few manuals you may find helpful.Do you have any other attachment besides the deck? Any manuals?

Attached File  rotary mower model 0008.pdf   385.28KB   38 downloads
Attached File  WorkBird assembly instructions.pdf   1.64MB   25 downloads



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