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#1 earthgrinder OFFLINE  

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Posted March 09, 2014 - 06:59 PM

I was very fortunate in acquiring some attachments, machines, and NOS parts yesterday.
Two NOS Rototillers, one slightly used rotary mower, two new rotary mower attachments, one still in the box, and numerous NOS parts.
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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:01 PM

Wow Great find!

Are you saying those tillers were never used? Thats amazing!

Any Bolens stuff hidden in there?


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:05 PM

Ditto on the brand question!  What brands are the NOS items?


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:07 PM

Nice catch :thumbs:

I take the rotary mower attaches to the tiller, looks like you have two of the same, looking good.


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:17 PM

Look at those old Lauson/Tecumsehs!  I love the old style on those things.  If they are indeed NOS, you've got two of the few left.  Ditto on the Power Products. 

 

All I can say is that I'm extremely jealous.

 

What was this, dealer inventory? 

 

Ben W.


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:18 PM

The two rotary mower attachments mount on the Model 2 and 3 Rototiller.  The other rotary mower is a Rototiller Mow-Till.  The attachments are a rotary mower, which the Mow-Till has mounted and the red one with the tiller is called a Talisman made by Rototiller, Inc., Troy, NY.  The Talisman, I think, is a later model of the Mow-Till.  The blue one is called a Garden Girl made by Porter-Cable while they owned Rototiller.  That one has a Power Products 2-stroke engine while the other two have Lauson engines.


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:22 PM

This stuff came from an old, long time dealer, which closed a long time ago.  There is a NOS Porter-Cable 133A there that I will eventually get.

 

No Bolens stuff on my truck, but I will check if there is any at the place.


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 07:47 PM

what a treasure haul, sometimes you just get very lucky


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Posted March 09, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Wow, to find anything like that as got to make you smile!
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Posted March 10, 2014 - 08:20 AM

Yes, from ear to ear!  Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would have the attachments and tillers that I now have.  Thankfully I have a great fellow collector that lives down the street from this long closed dealership.



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Posted March 10, 2014 - 02:20 PM

I know where there is a roto ette model t sitting in a shed but I will not say where because I plan to go back and buy it this spring. :D  :D



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Posted March 10, 2014 - 04:23 PM

Excellent find!  The one engine has the Schnacke recoil on it,probably an option  Chuck


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Posted March 10, 2014 - 07:31 PM

I had never heard of a Schnacke recoil before.  My friend from Troy, NY mentioned that.  Were they special?



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Posted March 10, 2014 - 09:55 PM

I had never heard of a Schnacke recoil before.  My friend from Troy, NY mentioned that.  Were they special?

No, around a long time, slight modifications towards the end, a god awful recoil to work on.



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Posted March 10, 2014 - 10:52 PM

Congratulations on that great haul.  I really like the paper still on the handles of that one tiller.   :thumbs:







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