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#1 Tbrooks OFFLINE  

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Posted August 25, 2014 - 05:36 PM

Just added a bolens power ho to my collection. It is a model 12BB01, serial number A49915. I know they were built from '49-'53, but could anyone tell me the exact year? I also need a hood and grill for it, if anyone has one they are willing to part with.
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Posted August 25, 2014 - 05:57 PM

Welcome! :wave:

 

The 12BB-01 was made 1950-1953, best way to determine year is getting the engine serial number.

They made a bunch of these 12BB-01 's so it should not be too hard to find the parts you need.

 

Any pictures?


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Posted August 25, 2014 - 06:16 PM

Unfortunately, the motor was replaced with a newer briggs from the '60's. I have a lead on another one which has an original motor and gas tank, but no hood or grill. I will try to get pics soon.

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Posted August 25, 2014 - 06:40 PM

welcome to the group!!  seems to be a lot of good
Bolens items showing up here lately. 12bb's are a real popular tractor for walk-behind, and its easy to get attachments.


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Posted August 25, 2014 - 06:53 PM

Welcome to the fourm, post some pics if you could, we do like seeing them.


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Posted August 25, 2014 - 06:58 PM

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Posted August 25, 2014 - 07:16 PM

Oh boy ! i see a bunch of walk behinds.


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Posted August 25, 2014 - 07:34 PM

Just the tip of the iceburg in the photos
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Posted August 25, 2014 - 07:38 PM

Also in the pics are my shaw h5a, empire, and farmette
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Posted August 25, 2014 - 07:56 PM

Just the tip of the iceburg in the photos

:D  Jeff, we got another one.


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Posted August 25, 2014 - 08:38 PM

What can I say, collecting is a hereditary condition. My Dad has a large collection of riding garden tractors, but I have always had a soft spot for walk behinds.
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Posted August 28, 2014 - 06:13 PM

There is green paint under all that grime, and it shines like new!

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Posted August 28, 2014 - 06:19 PM

It appears that there was a decal on both rims, but it is completely illegable. Does anyone have a good pic of these that I can make mew ones from?

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Posted August 28, 2014 - 08:26 PM

Thats the calcium Decals that were on the rims.

I had new ones made up for my Ridemaster, Its the top one in this kit, he will sell decals seperate

http://www.clickitan...-tractor-decal/


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 08:33 PM

Thanks, I can make my own decals at work as long as I know what to make. I made these for my Ride A Matic

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