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#1 Sawdust OFFLINE  

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Posted October 02, 2014 - 09:27 PM

I'm thankful. My FIL in the past few years has had to realize because of his health he can no longer do very much. This week he gave his GT to his son & gave me this never used Sears 10" Mold board plow. I helped my BIL load the tractor & between the two of us one had to hold my FIL up to keep him stable. It was sad but I think by me bragging on his GT helped him a lot. He bought this plow about ten years ago & never used it. He also gave me a snow plow that a friend gave him years ago but never fit his GT. I will post pics of the snow plow later to see if anyone can ID it for me.

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Posted October 02, 2014 - 10:23 PM

make him proud and put it to good use.
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Posted October 02, 2014 - 10:33 PM

Yea..its wants to be used...


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 02:26 AM

Sorry to hear of your FIL's poor health. Nice of him to share the plow with you. Congratulations!
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Posted October 03, 2014 - 04:24 AM

Glad your FIL passed the plow to you.

My dad was here last week to help load my GT's for a parade, and to be honest, he wasn't much help!

Not much we can do about getting old!


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 04:43 AM

   my fil gave me a bit of advise over the weekend I should share here.  we were talking about old age and death and he said "we are in this till the end no matter what "  glad you are able to help him, get that plow on a machine then take him to a plow day.  even if all he does is watch he will enjoy it.

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Posted October 03, 2014 - 06:59 AM

He gave it to the person who will most apt remember him fondly while it gets used in years to come.
I agree, take him to a plow day to see it in operation. If he can't go, take it and gets lots of pictures for him to see.
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Posted October 03, 2014 - 07:07 AM

Glad you got the plow! You will remember him every time you use it! Spend time with him as you can!


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 07:34 AM

Sorry to hear of the FIL.

 

I am not sure that is a "sears" model plow, sure looks like a Brinley, maybe sold through Sears? The newer "Sears/Craftsman" plow has a different pivot point for the tip adjustment that the one you pictured.

 

I'm curious now on what snow plow ya got.


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 07:39 AM

Sorry to hear of the FIL.

 

I am not sure that is a "sears" model plow, sure looks like a Brinley, maybe sold through Sears? The newer "Sears/Craftsman" plow has a different pivot point for the tip adjustment that the one you pictured.

 

I'm curious now on what snow plow ya got.

 

Yes, it's made by Brinly, just tagged & painted black for Sears.  It will have a Sears ID tag & number.  

  Hate to hear the FIL has to give up things, but even at 55yrs old, I too have already given up things I know I shouldn't do.  Sad, but part of life.  I just hope your FIL still enjoys his days.


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 09:17 AM

Sorry to hear of the FIL.

 

I am not sure that is a "sears" model plow, sure looks like a Brinley, maybe sold through Sears? The newer "Sears/Craftsman" plow has a different pivot point for the tip adjustment that the one you pictured.

 

I'm curious now on what snow plow ya got.

Daniel is correct Marty it has a Sears id tag on the inside of the frame & was made by Brinley. He also gave me the parts manual although it's very stained from hanging in the garage all those years. I'm going to take it apart & reverse it so the tag is on the outside.


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 09:51 AM

Thanks everyone for your thoughts & wishes of good health for my FIL. I have to share this. I have had him over to see my five Gt's as I bought them. He has always had to be competitive. His tractor was a 18HP Sears Craftsman II 6 speed 44" deck. Every time I showed him mine the three same questions had to be asked. How many HP does yours have? Mine has 18. What size deck do you have? Mine is a 44". What size tires you got? Mine are the big ones. Every time my answers were always below his 12Hp, 15HP, & three times 16HP & the only two decks I have are 42"  :wallbanging:  He seen my Bolens H16 for the first time yesterday & did say " Boy that's a big one " but then the same three questions. When he asked me how many HP I wanted to say 20 so bad but didn't. The ole codger is still making me memories.


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Posted October 03, 2014 - 02:50 PM

I'm thankful. My FIL in the past few years has had to realize because of his health he can no longer do very much. This week he gave his GT to his son & gave me this never used Sears 10" Mold board plow. I helped my BIL load the tractor & between the two of us one had to hold my FIL up to keep him stable. It was sad but I think by me bragging on his GT helped him a lot. He bought this plow about ten years ago & never used it. He also gave me a snow plow that a friend gave him years ago but never fit his GT. I will post pics of the snow plow later to see if anyone can ID it for me.
 
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I know wat you mean. MY dad seems to find some tool or something to send home with me every time I stop to see him.
Feel almost guilty, but I think of him every time I use it. So if it makes him feel better I will take it.
He was in the hospital last week and says he has to slow down. Which at 85 I agree.
But will do what I can to keep him involved in various projects. Had him out this week advising me on a drill press rebuild.
He would die of boredom if he did not have something to piddle around with.
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