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#1 Husky ONLINE  

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Posted January 22, 2015 - 12:57 PM

Well I've been researching the manuals for days trying to figure out exactly what I have here. I own a versamatic and a power ho and a ride-a-matic. I am trying to figure out which attachments fit what. Would you have any ideas on these and perhaps which manuals go with them? I'm guessing that some may fit both versamatic and Ride-a-matic?  Thank you for any help you can provide to me. 

 

Possibly a rear hitch for something?

 

Front reel mower (yellow)

 

Front reel mower (brown/rusty)

 

Plow blade

 

Front rotary mower 

 

Moldboard plow 

 

 

 

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Posted January 22, 2015 - 01:45 PM

Welcome to GTT. There is a Bolens Tractor Attachments Guide Chart somewhere.

 

Attached File  Bolens Tractor Attachments Guide.pdf   3.63MB   129 downloads

 

Good Luck, Rick


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 01:53 PM

Reels as for a power ho. Push blade and sickle would be rideamatic. The moldboard plow I think would be for rideamatic or versamatic. Don't know if there's difference between the two. Rotatery mower could be the same way. Depends on the hitch style.
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Posted January 22, 2015 - 02:04 PM

I don't know if I should be proud or scared that I was able to tell the reel mower was for a Bolens Power Ho and the sickle mower was for a Bolens Ride-a-Matic. Not sure on the other ones though.


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 03:58 PM

Alot of these early attachments could be interchanged with Riding and walking tractors , of course you needed the correct hitch parts to swap them out. Our manuals section has about every attachment you listed here and each manual will say if something can be interchanged.

 

Also, that front mount rotary mower is no good and should be shipped to me to dispose of :poke: :D


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 04:13 PM

The moldboard plow appears to be the model A300B02 6-1/2" plow for use with the Power-Ho.   ....However, the hitch has been modified to use with the Versamatic or RAM, so it will not mount to the Power-Ho again.  

 

Your pic of the front rotary mower does not show enough of the hitch to identify it.  ....There is a tag on the rotary mower which should have the model number stamped into it.  ....This will help identify the tractors it will fit.   ...It may be a model F434-02 mower attachment for the VersaMatic, or a model HD434 or model 21434, both of which fit the R-A-M. 

 

The reel mower for the Power-Ho is most likely a model A401B (24" cut width) or a model A402B (30" cut width).

 

The Ride-A-Matic snow plow is most likely a model #21531.  ....The mounting brackets are missing, or they are still attached to the tractor.

 

The R-A-M sickle bar is most likely a model 21310 (24" cut) or a model 21311 (42" cut).

 

There is much info in the Bolens Manuals Forum which applies to these attachments. 

 

That hitch in pic #1 is taxing my brain!  ....I have seen that piece in the past, but can not place it. ....Possibly for a seeder attachment?


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 04:19 PM

Welcome to GTT. There is a Bolens Tractor Attachments Guide Chart somewhere.

 

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Good Luck, Rick

 

The guide linked to above is only for tractors 1962 and newer.  ...The 1962 model 600 tube-frame is included, but the 1962 Ride-A-Matic is not.

 

Ride-A-Matic tractor attachment interchange is found at: http://gardentractor...erchangeabiity/


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 05:55 PM

Alot of these early attachments could be interchanged with Riding and walking tractors , of course you needed the correct hitch parts to swap them out. Our manuals section has about every attachment you listed here and each manual will say if something can be interchanged.

 

Also, that front mount rotary mower is no good and should be shipped to me to dispose of :poke: :D

ha ha that's funny on the rotary mower. I hope to make one good one with the two that I have. These attachments will be a long process but something fun to do for the next few years. Thank you for the info.



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Posted January 22, 2015 - 05:57 PM

The moldboard plow appears to be the model A300B02 6-1/2" plow for use with the Power-Ho.   ....However, the hitch has been modified to use with the Versamatic or RAM, so it will not mount to the Power-Ho again.  

 

Your pic of the front rotary mower does not show enough of the hitch to identify it.  ....There is a tag on the rotary mower which should have the model number stamped into it.  ....This will help identify the tractors it will fit.   ...It may be a model F434-02 mower attachment for the VersaMatic, or a model HD434 or model 21434, both of which fit the R-A-M. 

 

The reel mower for the Power-Ho is most likely a model A401B (24" cut width) or a model A402B (30" cut width).

 

The Ride-A-Matic snow plow is most likely a model #21531.  ....The mounting brackets are missing, or they are still attached to the tractor.

 

The R-A-M sickle bar is most likely a model 21310 (24" cut) or a model 21311 (42" cut).

 

There is much info in the Bolens Manuals Forum which applies to these attachments. 

 

That hitch in pic #1 is taxing my brain!  ....I have seen that piece in the past, but can not place it. ....Possibly for a seeder attachment?

Hi Bruce thank you for all the information  I really  appreciate it. I want to download the right manuals for these things. I have pics of that hitch somewhere I'll post more pictures of it. 



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Posted January 22, 2015 - 06:02 PM

Here is a pic of that hitch.

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Posted January 22, 2015 - 06:16 PM

Here is a pic of that hitch.

 

I think we tried to figure this hitch out before maybe it went on one of the more exotic attachments like the planter


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 08:01 PM

I think we tried to figure this hitch out before maybe it went on one of the more exotic attachments like the planter

I thought I posted it in the past. 



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Posted January 22, 2015 - 08:43 PM

"The R-A-M sickle bar is most likely a model 21310 (24" cut) or a model 21311 (42" cut)."

 

Other printed info shows the #21310 as 36" cut and the #21311 as 44" cut.   .....I believe these are the correct sizes.


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 07:23 AM

"The R-A-M sickle bar is most likely a model 21310 (24" cut) or a model 21311 (42" cut)."

 

Other printed info shows the #21310 as 36" cut and the #21311 as 44" cut.   .....I believe these are the correct sizes.

Thank you Bruce for all your info and part numbers as mine are tough to read on some of them. I'll match them up to the manuals and see how it works out. I think I'll need some of the mounting brackets for the plow and maybe other attachments as well.






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