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#1 mmclaughlin OFFLINE  

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 10:40 AM

I got a chance to buy a Simplicity 700 in fair to ok condition with mowing deck. I dont know much about these tractors are they a decent tractor? They told me the engine smokes probably needs a rebuild are kits still available for these? What do you think is it a steal or no deal ?

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 11:20 AM

Simplicity Is a good tractor, the 700, if I remember correctly is a horizonal shaft motor.


http://t0.gstatic.co...TD4i8H4OrvAjuP5

Here's a picture from the net of one.

It has a 7hp Briggs originally, nice little tractor

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 06:32 PM

Briggs engines in them, & parts readily available. :thumbs:

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 09:02 PM

My wife's grandfather has a 1960 or 1961 Simplicity 700 that his father bought new. He has a few attachments for it and he uses all that he can. He loves it better than the newer tractors.

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 09:03 PM

I think $100 is a real good deal, especially if it runs.

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 09:26 PM

I have one of those and they are great. It has never failed to start when I needed it and is a bull when it's pulling and rears up.

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Posted March 25, 2011 - 04:36 AM

Got a neighbor with 3 of those,he just loves them,they are great little tractors.

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Posted March 25, 2011 - 09:29 AM

Thanks for all the comments going to pick it up tomorrow.

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Posted April 08, 2011 - 06:59 AM

i would buy it in a heartbeat because you can at least strip it down and part it out for what u paid and yes some parts i have found are still avalible threw places like partstree.com to bad i can't get my photos to work on here or i would show you mine i fixed up it was sweet




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