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#1 farmerall OFFLINE  

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Posted January 06, 2015 - 07:46 PM

I recently got this 750 in on a trade and just got some time to work on it today. It's in average condition for it's age and is dirty from sitting outside for some time.  First problem I noticed when I got the tractor was that it had no spark. I believe this was due to the points being dirty or the condenser went bad. So today I drove to my local OPE shop and picked up a newer Briggs magnetron coil to replace the old one. After swapping the coils out I was able to get the engine to fire on gas dumped down the carb. It won't stay running due to old gas that has been in the tank and carb for a long time. That will be the next area to address.

 

My plan for this tractor is to get it running good then use it to plow snow with this winter. I'm also thinking about removing the starter generator and replacing it with a recoil start so I don't need to worry about a battery.

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Posted January 06, 2015 - 08:15 PM

She looks pretty complete. If you go with a pull start will you still generate power to run your lights?


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Posted January 06, 2015 - 08:22 PM

Like mentioned it looks complete. Definitely has patina to it but that adds character. I vote to keep the starter generator. :D


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Posted January 06, 2015 - 08:46 PM

Man, Everyone else is getting a Bolens. Maybe It's time I get one?

 

About how much do those 750's weigh?


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Posted January 06, 2015 - 08:55 PM

At that price, that make it worth more . Very nice....  Let see what does that bring your count up to 5? 6?  Bolens..That great   You do know that you are infected with the "Disease"  Now call the doc and he will help you with all your question .

 

 

 

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Posted January 06, 2015 - 09:01 PM

She looks pretty complete. If you go with a pull start will you still generate power to run your lights?

 

I will have to look to see if this engine has a stator. If it doesn't I'll keep the starter generator or just leave the lights disconnected.

 

Like mentioned it looks complete. Definitely has patina to it but that adds character. I vote to keep the starter generator. :D

 I'm on the fence lol.

 

Man, Everyone else is getting a Bolens. Maybe It's time I get one?

 

About how much do those 750's weigh?

 

The 750 weighs about 600 pounds.

 

At that price, that make it worth more . Very nice....  Let see what does that bring your count up to 5? 6?  Bolens..That great   You do know that you are infected with the "Disease"  Now call the doc and he will help you with all your question .

 

 

 

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This one makes 5. Also I've had the Bolens disease for a long time lol. At one point I was up to around 10 Bolens.


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Posted January 06, 2015 - 09:08 PM

Everytime you tell your self that you won't get another one unless you sell one. It don't happen so it seems and that's why now I have a space issue lol. Its an uncontolable diesease! Good score on the 750. I haven't seen many in my area
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Posted January 06, 2015 - 11:29 PM

Man, Everyone else is getting a Bolens. Maybe It's time I get one?

 

About how much do those 750's weigh?

Shipping weight is 530 lbs.



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Posted January 07, 2015 - 12:39 AM

Not too bad Matt. I'm sure it was a good trade.

 

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Posted June 16, 2015 - 10:50 PM

I forgot I posted about this tractor lol. So I figure I'll give everyone the final update. After trying to sell it for months with no luck I have kept decided to keep a few parts and scrap it.






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