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#1 Bolens800uk OFFLINE  

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Posted February 26, 2015 - 01:50 PM

I just bought a Ride a Matic this evening via a friend in the trade. A chance conversation a few weeks ago when I collected my '63 Huffy Broad Lawn ride on mower led to this purchase. It runs and stops and have a working cutting deck as well. There's a series number which I will get to verify the model. I am really chuffed with it. I am assuming it gold with white wheels. Here are some photos.

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Edited by Bolens800uk, February 26, 2015 - 05:35 PM.

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Posted February 26, 2015 - 01:55 PM

Nice little tractor!


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 02:23 PM

Nice find,ya i believe would have been gold and white
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Posted February 26, 2015 - 02:28 PM

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Nice find,ya i believe would have been gold and white


That what I am thinking too.
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Posted February 26, 2015 - 03:37 PM

Congrats!

Your a lucky man to have found one with a belt guard!!!!

Only missing the one in the front.


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 04:27 PM

Looks pretty nice and clean. I LIKE the red myself better than the gold. That Blue part would have to be red too though. I never cared for the blue wheels and attachments they put on the older ones. What were they thinkin'?  My vote, leave Red! 


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 04:35 PM

Looks pretty nice and clean. I LIKE the red myself better than the gold. That Blue part would have to be red too though. I never cared for the blue wheels and attachments they put on the older ones. What were they thinkin'?  My vote, leave Red! 

 

This is the original color..........

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Posted February 26, 2015 - 04:47 PM

B 1000, that is pretty good color after-all.  I was thinking that older color I guess and diff color wheels they had for awhile?? That orig Does look nice, I could go for that.  But, red is nice too, on ANY tractor!   Least it's not Green/Yellow!


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 05:13 PM

She's a lovely one mate best of luck.
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Posted February 26, 2015 - 06:28 PM

Its a 1961 year...


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 08:39 PM

Looks like a great buy and a nice complete tractor you got both belt guards and I see it had the rear trailer hitch as well. That was an option You got a nice tractor there! Honesty it's probably the best ride-a-matic if your going to actually use it because it has the geared rear end.
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Posted February 26, 2015 - 09:35 PM

I see both guards. Starter belt guard is uninstalled but sitting on the frame.


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 10:17 PM

Congrats!


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Posted February 27, 2015 - 01:53 AM

Thanks for the encouraging posts; very pleased with it and can't wait to collect it.
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Posted February 27, 2015 - 10:34 AM

Great looking Ride-A-Matic for sure. Should be an easy restore, the rear tires even look good!! :thumbs:


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