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Bolens Large Frame Appreciation

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#1 Austen ONLINE  

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Posted October 21, 2015 - 11:49 PM

I just love the large frames and wanted to share the blood flowing, saliva foaming at the lips, apprecation that I have them! :-) I like tractors of all colors, but I have always had a very spot reserved for the large frame Bolens tractors in particular. It's amazing to think how they really set the standard in a lot of ways and were the forefront on several designs too. I can't help but go out to the garage and gawk over it. Seat time is truly one of life's greatest pleasures. Sometimes at work I make a mental list of the things I can use it for on the weekend.


I just had to share that as I was about to burst at the seems. I think I may need to do this once a week. Can we start a "Bolens large frame AA" group or something around here?  :D


That is all.

Edited by Austen, October 21, 2015 - 11:54 PM.

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 12:00 AM

It's great you enjoy your bolens. Too bad it's not all original!

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 05:41 AM

I have over 25 of them just saying... 

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 05:52 AM

My favorite tractors are my 3 LFs. It sounds like you need more to do with your LFs. Winter is coming, there will be snow to plow soon. Enjoy and add to your herd. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 07:24 AM

My first large frame is in the mill, or rather in pieces.  Sat outside for man years.  At the machine shop now to try and get the flywheel off.  Mow than I want to tackle.  The hope to get the motor running.  Hopefully the hydro is good or I have done a lot of work and expense for nothing.  Only way to know is to put power to them.  Can't get the drive shaft off the motor so just lifting the front of the motor up enough to work on it.

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 09:14 AM

I couldn't agree more...   But I also love my tube frames... :dancingbanana:

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#7 Bolens800uk OFFLINE  

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Posted October 22, 2015 - 03:14 PM

I hope to get a LF one day but they are hard to find in the UK; especially good ones.
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Posted October 22, 2015 - 04:01 PM

Years ago when I first got into the Bolens tractors I had several tube frames,when some fellow Bolens guys would come over they would always tell me after you get your first large frame you will be very spoiled,have to say I agree,don't get me wrong,the tubers are a great tractors but I really like the feel and the driving of the large frame,that said,just picked up a nice tube frame 1000 and can't wait to start sprucing it up some
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