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#1 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted August 23, 2014 - 04:42 PM

I have been restoring a different machine just about every year so I'm thinking on doing something different for next year. I may do an Attachment year where I'll restore 3-4 different attachments for my restored machines. I always try and alternate which Attachment I put on the tractors each year as I figure people get tired of seeing the same old thing every year at the shows.

 

Possible options are:

-Saw Blade for the Versa-Matic

-Pull behind cart for Walkbehind/Ride-a-Matic

-Sickle mower for the Ridemaster/Walkbehind

-Tiller attachment for the Tubeframe

-Snow Caster for the Tubeframe

 

Or should I add some Gold to the display and restore the 600??? :D

 

Here's the current layout

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Posted August 23, 2014 - 04:49 PM

We'll since I'm from the NW, I would love to see the saw blade on a versa.
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Posted August 23, 2014 - 04:54 PM

DEFINATELY the saw blade!

 

Anything that creeps out the "Safety Nazis' needs to be restored and displayed  :rolling:


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:01 PM

I say the 600.
I love gold!
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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:06 PM

Ah man Brian! Here I thought you were taking a poll and offering to restore tractors for us members. :( I just ran out and took pictures of all of our tractors so you could choose which one you wanted me to send to you.  :ah_shoot:  :poke:

 

Seriously though, I vote for the sickle mower.


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:12 PM

i wish i had your problems


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:39 PM

I vote for the 600!!


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:49 PM

How about the 600 AND the saw blade?

 

They just need a bit of paint and decals don't they?

 

 

Chrome plate the sawblade Blade to so it Really looks like an evil wheel of death. :rolling:


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:54 PM

Anything RED! :smilewink:


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:57 PM

I say either do the Massey or the Sears.  :thumbs:


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 05:59 PM

I say either do the Massey or the Sears.  :thumbs:

 

What are those?  :poke: :D


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 06:31 PM

What are those?  :poke: :D

Like Kenny Chesney says:

 

Thats the good stuff!   :wave:


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Posted August 23, 2014 - 07:13 PM

The 600 you don't see a lot that have been restored .
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Posted August 23, 2014 - 07:24 PM

Or I can do the 63' 800 with its "one hit wonder" paint job, light gold frame and white hood

But need an original transmission and S7D engine first....

This was the only machine Bolens produced that had this color combo

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Posted August 23, 2014 - 07:43 PM

Brian, I'd do the 600.  

 

Although Dave's idea of making sure the safety Nazis have something to gripe about by redoing the saw sounds like an interesting idea, too.

 

Ben W.


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