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#1 jabelman ONLINE  

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Posted June 24, 2015 - 05:02 AM

Here is the item number!!!

231602563372

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Posted June 24, 2015 - 05:15 AM

Here's the link to it. And a pic.

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Posted June 24, 2015 - 05:30 AM

I'd guess its a 70s model, not a 50s....but still cool


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Posted June 24, 2015 - 05:58 AM

Beam it up Scotty!!   :wave:  :wave:  :wave:  :wave:  :wave:



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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:10 AM

Looks like a Gravely ?


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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:37 AM

Looks like a Gravely ?

My thoughts exactly!



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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:46 AM

It's a Gravely.
They mowed the rear fenders off and did a repaint.



Might be CAT's... :poke:






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Posted June 24, 2015 - 09:40 AM

It's a Gravely.
They mowed the rear fenders off and did a repaint.



Might be CAT's... :poke:






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Or Casey's :D


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Posted June 24, 2015 - 10:33 AM

It's a 400 series Gravely, as it's a 2 spd., plus hi/lo. Either a 424, 430 or a 432. The 450's had twins. If that red paint poking out is original, than that would probably make it a 424 or a 432. Came out in 1967 I believe, and was replaced by the 4 spd. 800 series after a few years.


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Posted June 24, 2015 - 01:27 PM

Anyone want to let this poor guy know he was sold a "pig in lipstick" or a Jenner Pig as I like to call them now...
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Posted June 24, 2015 - 02:05 PM

If I only knew someone with a quick-detach pan for that......

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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:20 PM

I like it! Not 50's for sure, and looked Gravely to me too, but still neat!  This isn't a Real Cat built by Gravely to sell at dealers??? Isn't there some Cat tractors like that out there? Was thinking there was???  GT's were like snowmobiles in 70's. They got popular and about every manufacturer in States were making offers or rebadges  for a few years at least.  Just thought could be that?



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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:30 PM

Anyone want to let this poor guy know he was sold a "pig in lipstick" or a Jenner Pig as I like to call them now...

I did through eBay.........he hasn't responded.



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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:32 PM

HOLY FREAKING GOD THAT IS FUNNY! A 'Jenner Pig"!!!
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Posted June 24, 2015 - 06:33 PM

I like it! Not 50's for sure, and looked Gravely to me too, but still neat!  This isn't a Real Cat built by Gravely to sell at dealers??? Isn't there some Cat tractors like that out there? Was thinking there was???  GT's were like snowmobiles in 70's. They got popular and about every manufacturer in States were making offers or rebadges  for a few years at least.  Just thought could be that?


As far as I'm aware, the only 'Caterpillar' branded small tractor was built in the late 90's/early 2000's.
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