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#1 rustyoldjunk OFFLINE  

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Posted April 28, 2014 - 11:03 PM

I done some servicing on the Sunstar and while I was at it I cleaned the painted over decals off then bolted a set of Ag tires and weights on it. Been trying to get to buying a deck belt for it for over a week but I have been so busy I haven't gotten to it yet. I hope to get one in the next few days and try it out mowing.

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Posted April 28, 2014 - 11:18 PM

Right smart looking tractor.
The simplicity decks follow the ground really well, I'm sure you'll like the cut.
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Posted April 28, 2014 - 11:23 PM

Thanks MH and I agree. I have had several Simplicity decks over the years. IMHO they have the best cut. This will be my first shaft driven Simplicity deck. On a similar note most Simplicity decks are full floating with the full rollers across the rear and the front mounts to each side of the front axle to twist with the terrain but the Sunstar uses a front axle that is mounted solid with just each axle end moving independently with terrain. So the front of the deck doesn't move with terrain and I am curious to see how much that affects the cut over uneven terrain.


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Posted April 29, 2014 - 06:46 AM

IS THAT BATTERY BOX ACTULLY A BEER BOX CAUSE THAT WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE JUST SAYIN


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Posted April 29, 2014 - 08:33 AM

The tractor looks much better! Good luck with it.


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Posted April 29, 2014 - 10:40 AM

It sure looks good.  Thanks for those great photographs.


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Posted April 29, 2014 - 07:40 PM

Thanks guys. Hank,it's a glove/tool/catch all box. I thought that it looked awful and it was one of the first things to go when I got the tractor but after driving it a few times,its just way to handy to want to remove it.



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Posted April 29, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Thanks guys. Hank,it's a glove/tool/catch all box. I thought that it looked awful and it was one of the first things to go when I got the tractor but after driving it a few times,its just way to handy to want to remove it.


And it holds a 12 pack. :smilewink:
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Posted April 29, 2014 - 11:26 PM

MH I lied...but not on purpose,I just need to double check before I type. Even though the center part of the axle is mounted solid and does not move so only the ends of the front axle pivot independently of each other the front of the deck does still twist or move with the terrain the front end goes over because the front of the deck attaches to the independent ends of the axle.






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