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Posted April 02, 2014 - 02:21 PM

Dropped at my feet, how could i say no ?

Needs a little work and missing lifting handle but all there.

 

 

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Posted April 02, 2014 - 02:43 PM

how could i say no ?

N-O

Anyway good find :thumbs:


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 02:45 PM

I think you get the lucky dog award for the day----free is allways nice,of cource you could say no and give it to me :D

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Posted April 02, 2014 - 03:17 PM

   If trowel is going to say no and give it away it is going my way :smilewink:, I will even throw in a quart of fresh syrup :angel:.    You lucky dog, I have been looking for one of those I could afford for awhile now.   Nice find.


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 03:20 PM

Yep, that sounds like the deal of the week!


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 03:55 PM

Great find. Never would see anything like that here on PEI.  Noel


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 05:35 PM

Nice going. Your patience has been rewarded. What engine? Does it run? Will it be running by tomorrow? Good Luck, Rick


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 05:56 PM

Thanks guys,

Looks like a parts sickle, the bracket that holds the idler pulleys is broke off, easy fix with a grinder and welder, missing swathboard, bracket and the lifting handle, no real issues there.

 

Ironic, stated a few months ago i would never use one so i let the two on CL pass by,...looks like i have to use one now :thumbs:

 

Can not find the ID tag, the carry frame is black with a Simplicity decal on the side, the sickle itself looks like it has been repainted, no decals of any kind and the sickle bar looks to be forwards a bit, inspection shown no damage, broken bolts, cracks or twisting of any kind.

 

At the rate the snow is melting now the grass will be growing fast, 55 degrees today, woo hoo :dancingbanana:


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 06:02 PM

Nice going. Your patience has been rewarded. What engine? Does it run? Will it be running by tomorrow? Good Luck, Rick

I know it looks unusual with out the snow thrower attached but that's the same tractor, Squire 9, lol, it was just the sickle i got today.

I wish i was given a whole tractor, i would cry.

 

Tommorow i may not be able to tinker with it, spent just about all day today working.


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 06:08 PM

May the grass stand tall before thy sickle.


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 06:51 PM

That landlord appears to be a 64 nice!
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Posted April 02, 2014 - 06:55 PM

That landlord appears to be a 64 nice!

Thanks, it is MW Garden Mark Squire 9 (rebaged Landlord 9)



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Posted April 02, 2014 - 06:59 PM

Nice find. I have a thing for sickles. I think they are just so fun to use.

Just be careful, and don't push it to hard.


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Posted April 02, 2014 - 08:22 PM

Nice find. I have a thing for sickles. I think they are just so fun to use.

Just be careful, and don't push it to hard.

Thanks, i won't, have the manual and is reading up on it, im more use to the 7 foot head belly and three point hitch so this little 46 incher makes me chuckle, the belly mount being my favorite.

 

What is your favorite sickle ?






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