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#1 OkieGt OFFLINE  

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Posted August 06, 2013 - 10:11 PM

500..00 bought this, I just have fix a flat on my trailer and pick it up. Its a Allis built Homelite, not a Simplicity built tractor. These are super rare in the 16hp B&S hydro version, This is the type of tractor I buy, 2nd owner, well taken care, and LOW production, there way cheaper in the long run. It's hard to turn down any tractor that comes along, but if your patient you'll fill your shed with a lot nicer tractors

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Posted August 06, 2013 - 10:29 PM

That's a nice looking S. Carolina built Homelite. Glad you found it and made the deal ! :thumbs:


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Posted August 06, 2013 - 11:19 PM

That's a nice looking S. Carolina built Homelite. Glad you found it and made the deal ! :thumbs:

I have a 1973 Allis 416 Shuttle and a 1973 Allis 416 Hydro to keep it comfortable and they can talk about old times rolling off the South Carolina assembly line.

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Posted August 06, 2013 - 11:42 PM

Nice Find! the only Hydro's id like to own number one the John Deere 140 H-1 or H-3. 2, Cub Cadet 1200,982,782,682.

great Find buddy.


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Posted August 06, 2013 - 11:42 PM

Nice Find! the only Hydro's id like to own number one the John Deere 140 H-1 or H-3,120,300,314,316,317,318 2, Cub Cadet 1200,982,782,682.

great Find buddy.



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Posted August 07, 2013 - 12:39 AM

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Posted August 07, 2013 - 03:10 AM

Good looking Homelite! I'll be up to look at it soon!


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Posted August 07, 2013 - 05:13 AM

That looks like an excellent addition to your collection. Great value at 500$.


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Posted August 07, 2013 - 07:17 AM

Very nice looking Homelite! It would look even better sitting next to the three I already have. lol. Should last you a very long time. I really like mine. You don't see them for sale much anymore. Good score. Roger.


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Posted August 07, 2013 - 07:30 AM

 

Nice Find! the only Hydro's id like to own number one the John Deere 140 H-1 or H-3,120,300,314,316,317,318 2, Cub Cadet 1200,982,782,682.

great Find buddy.

 

Thanks tractorguy, you might be disappointed in the Cub 1200, its hydro has three gears and a clutch.



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Posted August 07, 2013 - 07:33 AM

Very nice looking Homelite! It would look even better sitting next to the three I already have. lol. Should last you a very long time. I really like mine. You don't see them for sale much anymore. Good score. Roger.

I kept seeing yours in your sig, so I knew I had to have one, lol. Typically I only collect Kohler hydros, but I broke that rule with the Bolens H16 with the Tecucmesh OHV16hp, going to get another one of those and possibly a older Simplicity as well.


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Posted August 07, 2013 - 08:25 AM

Our son is looking at a Simplicity hydro and a Allis Chalmers also. As he says..." just to round out the family..." ! Roger.


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Posted August 07, 2013 - 08:22 PM

Nice find, the only compaint I had about mine was that darn carb. It would only stay happy a month at a time. Loved how it mowed, though.
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Posted August 07, 2013 - 08:49 PM

Nice find, the only compaint I had about mine was that darn carb. It would only stay happy a month at a time. Loved how it mowed, though.

Those carbs could be finicky, basically you have to learn and understand them inside out, rebuild one from top to bottom and they will give good service for another 20-30 years. The Kohler carbs are simple and bullet proof, the Tecumseh carbs almost as good, but you really had to have mechanical skills to own a tractor with a Briggs engine and updraft carb.






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