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#1 wilberj OFFLINE  

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Posted September 20, 2015 - 05:57 PM

Got me a Wizard finally sadly it don't have the grill.   I got the handi ho at the show also I just need to find the right engine for it. 

 

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Posted September 20, 2015 - 06:44 PM

Nice Finds!!

 

Too bad the grille is missing, atleast your one step closer to getting a complete unit!


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Posted September 20, 2015 - 08:41 PM

What the heck is that Wizard anyways?  That's the first time I've ever heard of one of these.  It is in pretty good shape though.  The Handi-Ho (I'm assuming?) looks kind of weird, like some kind of motorized scooter, without the engine right now, of course, lol!  It is just a heck of a weird name and it shows how times change, you couldn't get away with selling a product with that name today!


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Posted September 20, 2015 - 09:54 PM

great job on finding a Wizard, using the Versa drive tractor. all the one I ever see are the 12BB clones.



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Posted September 21, 2015 - 07:24 AM

I've got one of those Wizards too, no hood either, but mine is also missing some drive pulleys. Did you just get the cultivator or have any other implements?

Mine has cultivator, moldboard, snow blade and a sickle bar.



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Posted September 21, 2015 - 07:31 AM

Nice score on the Wizard. The Handi-Ho is something I haven't seen. Looks like some good fodder for a butt buggy or some custom creation. Any plans with it yet? Either way, congrats on your scores!



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Posted September 21, 2015 - 09:24 AM

Ben (superaben) from "Old Paths Equipment" might know what you need for an engine fot that handi-ho.   He restored one for another member last year.  It looked beautiful when it was done. There were posts here somewhere about the restore, and I recall him mentioning that it had the wrong engine on it at first.  I could be wrong about that but do remember seeing the progress pics.  I went to the owner's house to see it shortly after, and the little machine looked beautiful.



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Posted September 21, 2015 - 11:31 AM

George restored a Wizard  over this past winter

 

http://gardentractor...age-1?hl=wizard



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Posted September 21, 2015 - 02:40 PM

Cool finds! I like the Handi-Ho. I'd love to see one of those in action.

 

It must be sort of awkward maneuvering it around. I'd have to imagine that when it has an attachment on it, it sort of balances it out.


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Posted September 21, 2015 - 03:26 PM

Nice purchase there Jerome.

Was the Wizard grill the same as the cast Bolens grill ?


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Posted September 21, 2015 - 03:32 PM

Nice purchase there Jerome.

Was the Wizard grill the same as the cast Bolens grill ?

 

 

It was the like the power ho grill but with wizard in it instead. 



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Posted September 21, 2015 - 03:35 PM

It was the like the power ho grill but with wizard in it instead. 

To bad it is missing the grill.

I'm thinking that grill is going to be harder to find than the tractor itself.


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Posted September 21, 2015 - 03:51 PM

To bad it is missing the grill.

I'm thinking that grill is going to be harder to find than the tractor itself.

Your right there. I was thinking that I could take a spare bolens grill and fill the bolens letters with weld then re-cut wizard in it. 






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