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#1 gunstuff1000 ONLINE  

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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:14 PM

image.jpg image.jpg Even though this isn't badged bolens instead it's a wards I'm sure this is actually made by bolens it's the exact same as the little suburban bolens I got back in August. Now both my kids will have one to run around on I went up into Michigan this past Friday and pick this up
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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:19 PM

Those were Bolens built I had one myself before I parted it out it was so rusty and the junkyard I pulled it from did a job to it.

 

I bet your kids will love it let me know if you need any parts.



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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:21 PM

Those were Bolens built I had one myself before I parted it out it was so rusty and the junkyard I pulled it from did a job to it.
 
I bet your kids will love it let me know if you need any parts.

do you by chance have the gear box to it?
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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:24 PM

do you by chance have the gear box to it?

 

I think so I'll have to pull the box out with all the parts I saved from it.  I saved everything I could from the fenders to the handle bars the frame was about bent in half when I got it.  I'll try to look tomorrow for you.

 

Does your gear box not work?


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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:30 PM

I think so I'll have to pull the box out with all the parts I saved from it.  I saved everything I could from the fenders to the handle bars the frame was about bent in half when I got it.  I'll try to look tomorrow for you.
 
Does your gear box not work?

no it works where the shifter rod comes out its broke there so the rod wiggles around I need a new side plate or I will have to weld this one back up
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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:32 PM

The side plate with the 3 notches in it?


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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:35 PM

The side plate with the 3 notches in it?

no the actual side plate on the gear box on the shift lever side

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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:37 PM

no the actual side plate on the gear box on the shift lever side

 

 

OK I got ya now I'll look to see what I have. 



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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:38 PM

I have one just like that also badged Montgomery Wards "Powr-Kraft" which from what I understand was their tool line. I posted it before and my guess is that Bolens built it and Montgomery Wards contracted it out to add to their line up like a lot of GT companies did at that time.

 

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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:42 PM

That one looks is super nice condition

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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:43 PM

You know I wonder if I don't have one of those. The one I have has a lauson engine on it and it doesn't have the rear fenders on it, but it looks close to the same on the front part of it. I'm pretty sure its a wards. Might just have to dig it out to look at it more.

Now you just need to get a couple of hitches on them to haul all the goodies you get a shows!
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Posted January 04, 2015 - 09:59 PM

Very cool! Im a sucker for any bronze Wards.

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Posted January 04, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Its not the same and it has a Clinton engine. The handle barsare different and the clutch isn't the same.
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Sorry for the bad pics, its buried right now!
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Posted January 04, 2015 - 10:02 PM

Cool butt buggy. :thumbs: I bet the kiddos love them.
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Posted January 05, 2015 - 09:00 AM

Nice machine!

Definitely Bolens built!


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