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#1 Bolens800uk OFFLINE  

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Posted May 21, 2015 - 01:20 PM

I am on the lookout for a owners' manual/handbook or any other literature pertaining to the MW Squire 10 produced in the mid 60s please.

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Posted May 21, 2015 - 01:28 PM

Are you looking for the Simplicity build variety, or the Gilson built variety?  I've seen a few of the latter, but none of the early Squire 10.  I too have been watching...since I got my first Squire in 2011.  =[


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Posted May 21, 2015 - 01:40 PM

That's a good point. Here's a photo of it for identification. Thanks

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Posted May 21, 2015 - 02:02 PM

It looks like a Simplicity to me. The Simplicity Manual of that year should have all the info. Good Luck, Rick

 

Try this manual    http://gardentractor...0-landlord-101/   it is aslo the same as the AC B-10.


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Posted May 21, 2015 - 02:13 PM

Thanks. I just bought it and I am looking into it. I think it is a Simplicity built one too. Thanks for the info.
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Posted May 21, 2015 - 02:19 PM

I just downloaded the manual and it's the same. Cheers
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Posted May 21, 2015 - 02:30 PM

I just downloaded the manual and it's the same. Cheers

Let me congratulate you on a great aquisition. I love Bolens and AC/Simplicity tractors. The Bolens are rugged and powerful. The AC/Simplicitys are snappy. Kind of like a Morris Minor vs an original Mini Cooper S. I'm sure you will love it. Check out www.Simpletractors.com for the history and attachments that they had. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted May 21, 2015 - 02:34 PM

Let me congratulate you on a great aquisition. I love Bolens and AC/Simplicity tractors. The Bolens are rugged and powerful. The AC/Simplicitys are snappy. Kind of like a Morris Minor vs an original Mini Cooper S. I'm sure you will love it. Check out www.Simpletractors.com for the history and attachments that they had. Good Luck, Rick


That's a great comparison and as it happens I have a '68 Morris Minor LCV (van) which I use once or twice a week for work. I have driven a souped up mini back in the '80s and they are nippy and grips round corners like it is on rails! Those were the days!
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Posted May 21, 2015 - 03:16 PM

You will love the steering on this thing. It is quick and awsome.
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Posted May 21, 2015 - 03:22 PM

Rohan, I think the steering wheel is just quirky and in my mind so 'American' plus of course I love the fact that it's virtually original like my 600. I picked up a phrase,on here somewhere, the word 'survivor' which really conjures up the image to me. By the way, I contacted my shipper in the UK today so should hear from him tomorrow. Cheers Andrew
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Posted May 21, 2015 - 04:59 PM

That's a great comparison and as it happens I have a '68 Morris Minor LCV (van) which I use once or twice a week for work. I have driven a souped up mini back in the '80s and they are nippy and grips round corners like it is on rails! Those were the days!

In 1970 my 1962 MGA had broken down at home. I had to hitchhike into town tp get a part. On the way home a guy, i knew, in a souped up Mini Cooper picked me up. I was amazed at its acceration and top end. He was showing off how much faster his car was. I was very relieved to be dropped off because we were looking up at the cars we passed. The MGA was my last British Leyand Car, I was fed up with Lucas(the prince of darkness) electrical. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted May 21, 2015 - 05:24 PM

British Leyland spelt the end of our motoring heritage unfortunately. The strikes in the 70s and shoddy workmanship and poor quality/design essentially left us well behind the other competitors. It strange to think that Ford had a small market in the UK in the 50s and 60s and then took hold in the 70s and now today is one of the big boys though VW dominate the market. The MGA is my favourite looking MG and the Morris Minor shares some of the parts.
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Posted May 21, 2015 - 05:34 PM

When I got my A it was BRG but I had to do some body work on it so I painted it the Corvette Orange of the same year. It was my "little Corvette". I agree and actually think it was the best looking of the British cars of the 50s and 60s. It was beautifully balanced with 52% of the weight on the front and 48% on the rear. It slid around corners with full control. Two years before my Spitfire spunout on wet leaves. I did a 360* but stayed on the road. Good old days. Good Luck, Rick


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