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Posted September 26, 2014 - 11:55 PM

Here are some photos of a Bolens Huski Power Ho that from what very little information I can find is a model 12A. I inherrited it from my uncle. My great grandfather bought it new in about 1947. I have my uncle and grandfather for resources about the tractor itself but would love to hear some input and would like to find the factory decals for the gas tank. Obviously I have a sickle bar and a cultivator as well. Thanks for any feed back or suggestions on where to get parts or otherwise.

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Posted September 27, 2014 - 03:25 AM

Welcome to GTT and HOLY MOLY!!! Did you just take that sicklebar out of it's box??? It looks so new. Great Bolens package you have there.



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Posted September 27, 2014 - 06:47 AM

That little tractor looks sharp!

 

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Posted September 27, 2014 - 07:38 AM

Welcome to GTtalk, and what a great tractor! You are very fortunate to have something with a family history!!!

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Posted September 27, 2014 - 07:50 AM

Welcome and Nice tractor!

This 12A should be around 47' to 48'

Finding the year of the engine should help narrow down the year.



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Posted September 27, 2014 - 07:52 AM

Nice tractor and welcome to GTtalk.



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Posted September 27, 2014 - 08:24 AM

That's a nice looking 12A! Judging by the engagement lever for the wheels I would say 46 or early 47.
I have a bunch of 12As and have been trying to get the tanks decals remade. No luck so far but had the wheel decal done which looks good.IMG_20140818_123110_503.jpg
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Posted September 27, 2014 - 08:29 AM

Nato77, What kind of tank Decals are on these 12A's?

They should be just the round Huski man ones right?

If thats the case just have Nate at Click it and stick it shrink down the Ridemaster ones I had him make.



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Posted September 27, 2014 - 09:23 AM

The 48 I have has the smaller version of the Ridemaster decals or they're the same as the 12B. Heres the decal I'm trying to get made. The yellow/green is 46 to 48 and the red/yellow is off a 45.

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Click it and stick it are the guys that made the wheel decal for me. They did a stand up job on them!
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Posted September 27, 2014 - 03:07 PM

Thanks for all the compliments. I am really lucky to have the history on it like I do and I am very appreciative of that. I found the manuals for everything on here which is awesome. I would love to get those wheel stickers and I would be in on some tank decals if you want to try to get a run of them. I'd be more than happy to buy two sets just to make it worth it. It seems like the 12A's are kind of scarce I had a hard time finding much info.



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Posted September 27, 2014 - 07:18 PM

That is beautiful. I am so happy that you have it in your family.



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Posted September 27, 2014 - 09:22 PM

Thank you. I forgot to ask if any one knew of hand what the two brackets where to the left of the cutter bar. I have them but I am not sure what they are for.



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Posted October 08, 2014 - 11:24 PM

Any one out there that has any info on those brackets? Nato77 any leads on tank decals? How do you know for sure that the yellow ones are correct? I would really like to get some made. I would also like to find some of the clips that originally held the throttle cable in place. Maybe some one has an idea on them?



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Posted October 09, 2014 - 05:13 AM

Any one out there that has any info on those brackets? Nato77 any leads on tank decals? How do you know for sure that the yellow ones are correct? I would really like to get some made. I would also like to find some of the clips that originally held the throttle cable in place. Maybe some one has an idea on them?

 

I have new replacement clips instock, as well as throttle controls :thumbs:

Cant help you on tank decals as I dont have one of these machines to compare with.

The one L shaped bracket looks to be a cultivator part.


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 05:19 AM

What a wonderful group we have here , a new member is wishing for a small item for his tractor  ( throttle cable clip ) and site sponsor Bolens 1000 posts he has them within a few hours :thumbs:  :thumbs: :thumbs:  :thumbs:  :thumbs:  :thumbs:  :thumbs:  


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