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#1 classic OFFLINE  

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Posted November 30, 2014 - 02:55 PM

My buddy picked up this Simplicity along the side of the road for free. He was planning on getting it in shape for his Dad to mow with next summer. It really sucks when something like this happens.

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Posted November 30, 2014 - 03:01 PM

OUCH!!! now that is just plain rotten.  Keep an eye out and find another then at least you will have parts :thumbs:


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 03:03 PM

Hope it was nature and not a careless chainsaw that took the tree down. If it was a chainsaw I don't have much sympathy. If it was mother nature I feel his pain...Dave


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 03:09 PM

It was mother nature that did it in, unfortunately. He will probably look for another tractor and keep this one for parts. If not, my Dad could use some of the parts from it for his Squire.
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Posted November 30, 2014 - 03:16 PM

That's nasty. To bad. Noel
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Posted November 30, 2014 - 03:41 PM

Sorry to see something like that happen.  But at least you can use it for parts.


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 04:03 PM

That should buff out........


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 04:11 PM

Where do they sell five and ten pound buffing hammers?
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Posted November 30, 2014 - 04:36 PM

Just tie the axles to the floor and put a 20 ton jack in the middle! it'll be fine in no time!


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 05:17 PM

A little TLC and LOTS of time.  Nothing some heat, and hammer and a block of iron won't fix right up.  Might need a new suit when all is done.   Bummer.


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 09:06 PM

Ouch!

 

Did the frame give way or not?  I'm curious how much a Broadmoor can take.

 

Ben W.


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 10:01 PM

Ouch!
 
Did the frame give way or not?  I'm curious how much a Broadmoor can take.
 
Ben W.

Yea same here. I'd like to know as well.
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Posted November 30, 2014 - 10:24 PM

My buddy sent me the pics today, so I'll be heading over to his place soon to see how bad the damage is. These tractors usually turn up around here for reasonable prices, so I'm thinking he might try to get at least one together.
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Posted November 30, 2014 - 10:29 PM

Ouch, Jim, that really is bad.

 

Hey, a parts tractor on the horizon.


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Posted November 30, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Sorry to hear about the loss. Hope it can at least help keep another running.
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