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#1 fogler12538 OFFLINE  

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Posted November 08, 2014 - 03:56 PM

Had to laugh when I saw this http://semo.craigsli...4726480082.html

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Posted November 08, 2014 - 04:08 PM

I'm speechless! Too bad it wasn't a straight up restoration. The work looks to be well done! 


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Posted November 08, 2014 - 04:30 PM

And then he woke up after dreaming about getting 4,500.00 for his GT


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Posted November 08, 2014 - 04:48 PM

not to mention but did you see the MM in the background pulling like 4 rollers!! holy crap!



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Posted November 08, 2014 - 05:05 PM

Never ceases to amaze me. Prices,what people call "restored",and why do they do that ?


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Posted November 08, 2014 - 06:13 PM

I'd like to meet the "professional".


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Posted November 08, 2014 - 06:55 PM

...A big Egads!!!!

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Posted November 08, 2014 - 06:56 PM

I see a over priced hack job....



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Posted November 08, 2014 - 08:41 PM

Hack Job!....................



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Posted November 08, 2014 - 09:45 PM

It is a hack job, but a very nice one.  Not nice enough for $4500, though....

 

I have to admit, it crossed my mind as a Farmall/International Harvester guy that a Bolens 1886 and an IH 1886 look a lot alike.  Not that I would think of committing the sacrilege, but it did cross my mind.

 

I see I wasn't the only one, then!

 

Ben W.


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Posted November 08, 2014 - 10:48 PM

Over $6000 Invested???

 

I see like $1500 maybe 2k if the engine was rebuilt.

 

The Stainless Dual exhaust and Stainless steering arms must of cost around $4000 if that's the case.Sheesh that's NUTS.



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Posted November 09, 2014 - 02:01 AM

Over $6000 Invested??? ...

 

Depending on what he had to start with, and if he counts his labor as a part of that cost, I can see where that could be possible.

 

As for it being a 'hack' job, I don't think that the term hack is applicable. 

 

I'd call it modified, and a danged nice one.


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Posted November 09, 2014 - 02:31 AM

I Love the Mods but not the Paint Job and Decals.The Dual Stacks are cool looking and those Stainless steel Tie rods and tie rod ends are Awesome.Wish I had those rods on my tractors.I keep popping ball joints out because of rust.LOL all my stuff has a bit of rust.I don't mind it unless I have to replace something that rusted apart.

 

 

What's up with the Philips head Wood screws holding the head tins onto the Blower housing? lol

 

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Posted November 09, 2014 - 06:22 AM

It sounds like he paid this Duane fellow to " restore and modify " it for him, that could easily ruin $6k these days... And on Bolens.... Ewyuu! :-p

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Posted November 09, 2014 - 05:15 PM

Yuk, Looks like some of it was painted by a brush when you zoom in!

 

The Phillips head screws holding the engine tin are limited edition and RARE!


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