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#1 boyscout862 ONLINE  

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Posted August 28, 2014 - 08:18 AM

I helped a friend clean out part of  his barn. I came home with this 

 

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The engine turns. Anybody know anything about the history of these. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Is that a Briggs 5s-6s without the cylinder shroud?


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 12:41 PM

is it complete? plan to restore?


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 03:08 PM

Is that a Briggs 5s-6s without the cylinder shroud?

 

Most likely, yes, it is.


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 03:30 PM

Nice reel mower. I'm extremely jealous. My boyfriend and I really like the looks of these.


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 07:55 PM

I have a Continental with original Excello decals.

 

Ben W.


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Posted August 28, 2014 - 08:05 PM

Nice reel mower. I'm extremely jealous. My boyfriend and I really like the looks of these.

Do you two have an Eclipse?


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Posted August 29, 2014 - 06:49 AM

I will post a couple of better pictures later today. This was bought new by my friend's father. I have an Eclipse reel mower and an Eclipse Sickle mower. All in poor shape. Good Luck, Rick



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Posted August 29, 2014 - 06:58 AM

Looking or ward to the pics.
Nice find!
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Posted August 29, 2014 - 04:46 PM

Do you two have an Eclipse?

I have a couple of Eclipse reel mowers. I have an Eclipse Speedway, Hahn Eclipse, and a Eclipse Rocket.


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Posted August 31, 2014 - 05:22 PM

Looking or ward to the pics.
Nice find!

Sorry it took so long.

 

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He also gave me a 10' x 40' trailer tarp. It now covers 10 GTs and part of a 67 Nova. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted August 31, 2014 - 07:26 PM

Briggs 5-S for sure, nice find Rick !!! little cleaning and it will look good, my Monarch reel has the 5-S also.

 

Im out of tarps too.


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