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#1 MH81 ONLINE  

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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:39 PM

I have spent a portion of my evening trying to find who the culprit is, but this showed up in my parking area tonight.

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The kids wagon was sitting there, and they set it inside . 12hp, sept 29 of 69 date code.

Needs (needed about 150 hours ago) an oil change, and the butterfly has a lot of slop, but it makes noise on choke cleaner.

Also, it's been out of the tractor for a long time by the look of the output shaft
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Have to wait until the delivery person lets me know who they are to do a proper TY and try to get the rest of the story.
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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:45 PM

Were you at a show or at home?


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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:45 PM

Great deal on the engine Alan. Hope the engine fairy says hello and you get that thing put to use.
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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:46 PM

Lucky you!!   :thumbs:  Rick


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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:49 PM

Were you at a show or at home?


Worked today, kids & wife at a function across twn. sometime between 1-5 PM I had a visitor who left no note. :D

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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:51 PM

One mans junk another mans treasure. Good Stuff :thumbs:


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Posted July 13, 2013 - 09:52 PM

It was a nice gift from someone..


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Posted July 13, 2013 - 10:03 PM

Can't beat that deal! Congrats Alan! That was one nice Engine Fairy :thumbs:

 

I'm going to look outside and see if the Money Fairy found my house yet :D


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Posted July 14, 2013 - 05:32 AM

Well, looks like you own it now !!! ( Did they happen to leave any beer? )


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Posted July 14, 2013 - 06:45 AM

I'll have to leave a tooth in my driveway. I always thought you just got money!



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Posted July 14, 2013 - 07:02 AM

Alan, did anyone at your house loose any teeth lately! Maybe it was the tooth fairy and that engine belongs under someones pillow! That was a nice present to find when you came home from a hard day at the office! 


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Posted July 14, 2013 - 07:07 AM

:boo_hoo: I never get visited by the engine fairy! 

 

Ben W.


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Posted July 14, 2013 - 08:13 AM

:boo_hoo: I never get visited by the engine fairy! 

 

Ben W.

Me either!  Must be nice!!


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Posted July 14, 2013 - 11:35 AM

Usually when I get a free engine it is pretty well shot.  You got a nice surprise for sure Alan!


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Posted July 14, 2013 - 12:58 PM

Congratulations Alan, that's a nice little gift.  


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