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Is Any Bolens Worth $40,000.00?


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#1 MyBolens1053 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 27, 2014 - 11:13 AM

I just found an A.J. Foyt Signature Edition Bolens, new, with parts manual.

 

1987 year, 14 HP Hydro.

 

http://oldmowerparts...c-P1847995.aspx

 

 

AJFoytBolens.jpg AJFoytBolensManual.jpg

 

I saw one junked on flea-pay and thought it was made up until I saw this.

 

But, $40,000.00??? REALLY???


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 11:35 AM

Only if it comes with the five acres it's sitting on, lol.
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Posted October 27, 2014 - 12:58 PM

In another 100 years, it might be worth that asking price. That's assuming that he doesn't increase it to account for inflation.

 

He had that on eBay for a couple of years and it was a joke here for quite awhile.

 

One can only assume that at some point in his early years, he consumed vast amounts of various illegal substances, and his version of reality is not the same as the average person.


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 01:30 PM

Yep! Those Bolens are getting just about as silly as John Deere.


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 01:55 PM

When old AJ passes away the price will double,Sounds like a great investment to me :rolling:


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 03:43 PM

Just add this thread to the rest about this tractor....


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 04:28 PM

Oh! It's not even a classic Bolens GT. It's a lawn mower. For 40K you could set yourself up in a lawn care business with commercial grade equipment. 


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 04:56 PM

There's a few threads taking about this machine from a few years ago.

I think when someone on ebay asked if the price was a joke they got a very nasty e-mail in return :D


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 05:07 PM

I have talked to the guy who works for the owner over the phone.... This is at a old bolens dealership.


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 05:44 PM

I have talked to the guy who works for the owner over the phone.... This is at a old bolens dealership.

So for $40K how much stock will you get in the dealership?


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 05:49 PM

So for $40K how much stock will you get in the dealership?

 

I think he will offer free delivery on the mower if you pay the asking price, as long as its within a 10 mile radious other wise its $10  a mile after that! :D


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 06:06 PM

The man behind the curtain can name any price he wants or just make one up .


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 06:29 PM

Simply put..........NO! 


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 07:21 PM

My neighbor keeps eyeballing my sweet ride when it's rolling coal in the thick grass or sending snow from whence it came. When he finally gets the courage up to finally cross and shoot me an offer, I will have a printout of that auction in my pocket. When we're done laughing, I will settle for 20K.


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Posted October 27, 2014 - 07:54 PM

Send him a email and ask if he would like to trade 40 acres of ocean front property located in Kansas for it!


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