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#1 plumloco OFFLINE  

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Posted November 18, 2013 - 04:47 PM

Hey everyone,

 new to the forum and lawn/garden tractors.. my son just came home with one and is all anxious to get it running.

I'd like to start out by getting some info on what it actually is.... it looks like crap but we both like working on this type of thing so it may be a good father/ son project.

Hopefully the photos I attached can be seen..

any help or info is appreciated.. thanks for your time.

 

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#2 DougT OFFLINE  

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Posted November 18, 2013 - 04:53 PM

Welcome to the forum. I'm going to say Sears Custom as a first guess and MTD 990 as a second guess. Hopefully someone will be along soon that will know for sure.



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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:05 PM

I believe that to be a Springfield/Toro from the mid Sixty's, 64 to 66.

 

But I have been wrong before!! :wallbanging:



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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:07 PM

Welcome to the forum! Haven't a clue on the tractor, but it looks like something I'd drag home!



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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:19 PM

Welcome to GTTalk. I don't know, looks Sears like but I'm not that familiar with them to say for sure. Looks like a tractor with a lot of potential! 



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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:21 PM

:welcometogttalk:

 

And, thanks for the pics. :thumbs:

 

I can't tell you what it IS, but I can tell you that it ISN'T a Bolens.

 

However, it won't be long before someone will be here to tell you everything you want to know about it.


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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:34 PM

Looks like a rebadged Burns tractor. No clue what brand it may have been sold under though.

 

http://gardentractor...-burns-tractor/


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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:43 PM

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I enjoyed the pictures, thank-you. Not a John Deere, Case, Ford or even a Cub. Maybe a Gilson?


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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:50 PM

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I enjoyed the pictures, thank-you. Not a John Deere or Cub. Maybe a Gilson?

 

We have a WINNER!!

 

Found this on the net,

 

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And I was wrong, lol


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Posted November 18, 2013 - 05:54 PM

The last photo is right here at GTtalk,

 

http://gardentractor...022-gilson-014/


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Posted November 18, 2013 - 06:01 PM

Hi! That was fun. What are you going to post next?


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Posted November 18, 2013 - 06:59 PM

Looks like a rebadged Burns tractor. No clue what brand it may have been sold under though.

 

http://gardentractor...-burns-tractor/

It was probably badged as a Gilson. The older models were badged as Burns,Penfield and probably a few others. I do think that the chassis has a Springfield origin.Here is a real project verson that i had years ago. Different models / BRANDS came with Kohler or Briggs.

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Posted November 18, 2013 - 08:12 PM

Hi Plumloco.

Welcome to GTT.

Looking forward to seeing updates as you and

son progress with this project.

Where abouts in Ontario are you.

If you feel like it, you can put yourself on the "member map"

There is a link at the bottom of the page, under "Community Links"



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Posted November 18, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Hello and welcome!



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Posted November 20, 2013 - 06:09 AM

A huge Thanks to everyone on GTTalk...especially Texas Deere Horse...of course.

I really do appreciate everyone's comments and greetings.

I'm sure we'll need more advice and help as this project progresses.

We are in the southern Georgian Bay region of Ontario Canada so winter is setting in nicely right now.

with limited work space I'm not sure how involved we'll get until the spring..but my boy has already got the engine sitting on the bench.

Stay tuned!!






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