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#1 wilberj OFFLINE  

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Posted July 04, 2013 - 06:25 PM

I have been talking to this guy for around 6 month to a year to buy this Ridemaster.

 

We finlly worked a deal and it came home with me today.

It came with a one bottom plow, grader blade, whats left of a snow blade, and all the front lift stuff.

 

The engine comes out as a 1947 and its a AKS so its not the right engine should be a AKN. All 4 rims are rusted and the tank neck is smashed down. I think I can fix most of the stuff wrong with it and make it a good tractor.

You can see in the one pic the engine puked a rod and it was fixed at one point.

 

 

 

Ridemaster #5 001.jpg

 

Ridemaster #5 002.jpg

 

Ridemaster #5 006.jpg

 

Ridemaster #5 007.jpg

 

Ridemaster #5 004.jpg

 

Ridemaster #5 005.jpg

 

Ridemaster #5 003.jpg


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Posted July 04, 2013 - 06:32 PM

Nice!

Looks like she had a hard life but has potential :thumbs:


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Posted July 04, 2013 - 06:37 PM

Nice Find i wish i could find a decent Ride-Master here in NC!


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Posted July 04, 2013 - 07:19 PM

Nice find!

....My wife's B-I-L and his son have 3 of these.....The 1st one he got was a 1948 and it belonged to his father (grandfather). He had bought it new!


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Posted July 04, 2013 - 07:57 PM

Nice find!

....My wife's B-I-L and his son have 3 of these.....The 1st one he got was a 1948 and it belonged to his father (grandfather). He had bought it new!

 

Is anyway I could get ahold of him or talk to him?



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Posted July 04, 2013 - 08:23 PM

It's a little rough but I have seen a lot worse repaired

Congrats on the find


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Posted July 04, 2013 - 09:03 PM

Year is a 1950 some were in 3-1950 to 6-1950.



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Posted July 04, 2013 - 09:18 PM

That's not a bad catch there Jerome but it's to bad about the engine being switched.

Any chance he still has the old engine laying around somewhere ?


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Posted July 05, 2013 - 12:05 AM

I thought you were running out of room?  I guess there's always room for one more. :D

It needs a little TLC but very fixable.  Nice find!


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Posted July 05, 2013 - 06:46 PM

That's not a bad catch there Jerome but it's to bad about the engine being switched.

Any chance he still has the old engine laying around somewhere ?

 

 

I just sent him a email about it the guy I got it from was the guy who got it after a older guy he knew passed away.



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Posted July 05, 2013 - 06:47 PM

I thought you were running out of room?  I guess there's always room for one more. :D

It needs a little TLC but very fixable.  Nice find!

 

 

I been out off room for 2 years but I keep finding spots to put them!



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Posted July 05, 2013 - 07:53 PM

Glad it's finally at "The Home for Retired Ridemasters"
Jerome, it's got potential and the implements are nice too. Did you have a grader blade before?

Love the repair on the block... If you get a chance, grab a close up of that... It's a testament to the rugged nature of these beasts. :thumbs:

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Posted July 05, 2013 - 10:45 PM

Glad it's finally at "The Home for Retired Ridemasters"
Jerome, it's got potential and the implements are nice too. Did you have a grader blade before?

Love the repair on the block... If you get a chance, grab a close up of that... It's a testament to the rugged nature of these beasts. :thumbs:

 

I am thinking of just fixing her up and leaving it. I did have grader blade befor this one it came on my first Ridemaster.

 

I'll get you some pics of the block I have two like it.


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Posted July 07, 2013 - 08:12 PM

Glad it's finally at "The Home for Retired Ridemasters"
Jerome, it's got potential and the implements are nice too. Did you have a grader blade before?

Love the repair on the block... If you get a chance, grab a close up of that... It's a testament to the rugged nature of these beasts. :thumbs:

 

 

Heres the block off Ridemaster #5.

 

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And the block off the first Ridemaster I got 3 years ago.

 

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