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#1 sodisr OFFLINE  

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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:22 AM

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         As promised   photos of my new toy     :dancingbanana:


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Nice looking machine!

I am shocked to see someone else actually paint it in the proper colors!

They did a decent job


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:29 AM

Very nice! In my opinion the best looking Bolens produced. That is a great looking 1556. Looks like you got a snowblower too? Any other goodies with it?
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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:30 AM

'New to me'? That looks like it could classified as 'new to anyone'. Someone did a very nice restoration on that.


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:34 AM

Very nice looking tractor, hope it works as well as it looks!!


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:37 AM

'New to me'? That looks like it could classified as 'new to anyone'. Someone did a very nice restoration on that.

 

Lets not get carried away here :D.... There are a few spots that didnt get painted and they used the old decals.

I would say a good "Refurbish" not a "Restore"


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:37 AM

Very nice looking tractor! Looks extremely clean!


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:38 AM

Looks are deceiving.. The po. just did a make-over.. Just sprayed it with everything in place.. If it were me,, I would have it completely  torn it apart to spray it..  I think PO.. just used Rustolium ,,Almond.. Has a tinge of yellow that I don't like..

 

 

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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:42 AM

Very nice! In my opinion the best looking Bolens produced. That is a great looking 1556. Looks like you got a snowblower too? Any other goodies with it?

 

Broken down deck,,, and an other gold caster... couple of odds an, ends  weights and chains


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 11:44 AM

Lets not get carried away here :D.... There are a few spots that didnt get painted and they used the old decals.

I would say a good "Refurbish" not a "Restore"

 

 

I agree !!  but will slow the age a bit..



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Posted November 29, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Looks are deceiving.. The po. just did a make-over.. Just sprayed it with everything in place.. If it were me,, I would have it completely  torn it apart to spray it..  I think PO.. just used Rustolium ,,Almond.. Has a tinge of yellow that I don't like..
 
 
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I bought some of that paint but haven't used any yet. Need to set up a blasting cabinet. Do you have another paint brand/color you know of that's a closer match?

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Posted November 29, 2013 - 12:13 PM

I bought some of that paint but haven't used any yet. Need to set up a blasting cabinet. Do you have another paint brand/color you know of that's a closer match?

 

  I did .... It was a Valspar ( I think )  sand pebble gloss.. I bought it at Lowes  years ago.. Perfect match for my LG frame.. They quit selling it as Rustolium became their main brand.. I did a reserch on it and it was discontinued about 3 yrs ago...


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Posted November 29, 2013 - 02:29 PM

Nice looking 1556, it should sevre you well for years to come. Is it going to be a worker or will you just show it?



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Posted November 29, 2013 - 02:37 PM

Great looking tractor!



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Posted November 29, 2013 - 03:42 PM

Great tractor will make a nice user.






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