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#1 Jack OFFLINE  

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 09:48 AM

I am no expert but this looked like a good buy to me.


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Posted February 25, 2014 - 11:08 AM

Agreed. Those AGS look like they may be even bigger than the normal size.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 11:34 AM

Looks to be in decent shape and considering the tires are worth half of the asking price, yeah I would say it's a decent buy. Not sure about  the 3pt, it looks a little iffy...

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 11:57 AM

I agree the tires alone are worth half the price ,  those are sturdy old tractors.  I have a buddy that has a few of those Economy , Jim Dandy tractors a real nice machine for the day.  good luck!  

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 12:22 PM

I agree the tires alone are worth half the price ,  those are sturdy old tractors.  I have a buddy that has a few of those Economy , Jim Dandy tractors a real nice machine for the day.  good luck!  


Not an Economy, that's basically an MTD 990 I think.

Jack, I saw that earlier and was going to post it, you beat me to it. Bet it doesn't last long.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 01:18 PM

Well worth the money. These have the big 16hp briggs in them. 2 speed hydro rear. 3 point. Has the deck setup for a mower. Not sure if the snow plow is original. Those tires should be close to the asking price just by themselves.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 02:51 PM

That is a good looking rig for a good price.  I would jump on that if it were in my neck of the woods.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 05:19 PM

Looks like homemade blade, doesn't turn and hand lift.  Wondering about the lever on right?? Drive lever? Mounted way forward to be that and has a "lock" pin on top??  Also appears to be a sort of pedal back on foot rest and wondering if he has foot control forward and reverse pedals?  I'ld like to see that set-up. The drive lever is usually way back by footrest and real small diameter. They are kinda hard to reach, so think this fella made some mods there. Wonder if that big lever IS drive and has lock for cruise control??  I can't see much in black small pictures and don't know how to blow up or if one can to see details.  That three point looks close to stock design, but maybe home-made. Kinda long and out there for the weight of it. I chuckle at the long and tall link and 3rd link used there. Looks like a 2" trailer connector made on that light square draw-bar.  Looks OK for $, but have to accept the changes. Some changes are better, some not, would have to look and see what was done and how it works.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 06:40 PM

Makes my recent purchase look real bad but oh well it will be more fun building mine. That is a lot of GT for the price.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 06:59 PM

MTD 990, with no deck, fixed front blade and no battery?


$350-400 at best.

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 08:42 PM

MTD 990, with no deck, fixed front blade and no battery?


$350-400 at best.

I agree but someone must have thought it was a good deal.  The posting is gone.


I know I've seen that tractor before.  If it wasn't a member here it must have been from my MTF days.


As Grumpy mentioned, I'd love to see some better pictures of the hydro control lever.  I couldn't tell a whole lot from the one picture of that side but there was a lot of modification going on there.  Also, it almost looked like it had some sort of manual lift lever installed where the stop would normally be located.  It also didn't appear to be a '72 as the ad stated but with all the mods that would be hard to tell.

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