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#1 Oregon_Bolens OFFLINE  

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Posted July 05, 2013 - 08:27 PM

Got the 1556 registered last minute for the 4th parade. What a treat it was pulling my kids, neices and nephews and cousins kids around the small town we live in. Also got to advertise for my mother's ice cream shop. Blessed to live in this country and have the freedoms to do this. Spent about 4 hours pressure washing, scraping, and scrubbing the 1556 to get her ready. Years of oil, dirt, and grease was caked, especially on the under side ans around the transaxle. She cleaned up good though. Excited to get some paint on it though. She did good in the heat and pulling the trailer loaded with kids and moms. People gave lots of compliments on it as well. Definitely doing this again. Hope ya'll enjoy the pictures.

P.S. The last pic makes me laugh because my 2 year old tried loading up his little Deere...but it couldn't make it up the ramps. :-D

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Posted July 05, 2013 - 08:30 PM

Looks like a lot of fun!  There's nothing better than parading your hard work and having it perform flawlessly!  Great job!

 

Ben W.


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Posted July 05, 2013 - 08:31 PM

Looks like fun!

That tractor looks too good the way it is to paint it in my opinion.


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Posted July 05, 2013 - 08:36 PM

Now that looks like a good time. The Bolens looks right smart pulling that load of precious cargo.

:thumbs: thanks for sharing your fun!
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Posted July 05, 2013 - 09:16 PM

"Excellent . . . Excellent" <----- (with elbows on table drumming finger tips together)
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Posted July 05, 2013 - 10:42 PM

Great work! Looks like fun to me! I am with Doc dont paint her shes still good the way she is.


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Posted July 06, 2013 - 12:51 AM

That 4th pic is calendar worthy!


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Posted July 06, 2013 - 05:28 AM

Sweet looking Bolens. I like that colour scheme the best! Great pictures. Thanks for posting. 


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Posted July 06, 2013 - 05:58 AM

Fantastic, very nice job and deed for the 4th Family is important

 

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Posted July 06, 2013 - 09:04 AM

Nice photos. Looks like everyone was having a good time.

 

The last photo....Looks like the little tike was trying to load his tractor!


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Posted July 06, 2013 - 04:10 PM

Looks like fun!
That tractor looks too good the way it is to paint it in my opinion.


That's a big compliment, thank you. Maybe I will leave it original.





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