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#16 MH81 ONLINE  

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Posted February 08, 2014 - 09:40 PM

Great looking ole Custom MH. I have to admit I almost like the looks of the Customs better than the Suburbans. How many Sears does that put you up to now ?


Ummm, gotta go count? And not tell my wife
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Posted February 08, 2014 - 09:47 PM

Nice tractor. You can really tell that it has been well cared for all of it's life. Hopefully it won't take much to get it running.


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Posted February 08, 2014 - 09:50 PM

Ummm, gotta go count? And not tell my wife


The accepted answers are:
"enough to have cornered the market"
"I lost count after three"
"all but the coveted...."
"the complete decade"
"less than (add someone here)"
"just a few for retirement"
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Posted February 08, 2014 - 10:06 PM

The accepted answers are:
"enough to have cornered the market"
"I lost count after three"
"all but the coveted...."
"the complete decade"
"less than (add someone here)"
"just a few for retirement"

I love it.


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Posted February 08, 2014 - 10:10 PM

Nice find!

Bet you made a good deal too!


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#21 MH81 ONLINE  

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Posted February 08, 2014 - 10:15 PM

Nice find!
Bet you made a good deal too!


I think it would qualify. :D
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Posted February 09, 2014 - 12:15 AM

Congrats, Alan! Cool tractor & cart!


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Posted February 09, 2014 - 08:22 AM

I need to sharpen my senses and get new glasses.  Some people can just spot them!  That's a beauty. :thumbs:


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Posted February 09, 2014 - 08:54 AM

Great find! Looks to be in pretty good shape, too.
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Posted February 09, 2014 - 11:18 AM

Did a little research while waiting on it to get above 20 out there.
The engine has been replaced, but by a Craftsman direct replacement. A 143.726182.
(Which cross refs to a H70-130197E, it seems.)
The tractor model is from 68 and the dash isn't missing anything. I thought something was worn off or missing until I found this pic online. Same dash, same year.
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Posted February 09, 2014 - 02:56 PM

Nice!!  I did about the same thing before winter.  On a job, seen a Yard Machine 18 hp, with mower deck (never installed nor seen grass), snow blade, chains, wheel weights, cart.  The dad pasted away, fixxin the house to sell.  The daughter said "buy it, give me a price!".  She stated that her dad only used it one year to plow the driveway. I said, in a joking tone, give ya 2 hundred for it!  and got it!


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Posted February 09, 2014 - 06:59 PM

nice score!  

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Posted February 09, 2014 - 07:14 PM

Nice find! It looks to be in pretty good shape for sitting that long, makes it even better that you got a good deal on it!


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Posted February 09, 2014 - 07:23 PM

Good Stuff  :thumbs:  that ones a keeper.


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Posted February 10, 2014 - 07:46 AM

Did you get it running?






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