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#1 637Yeoman OFFLINE  

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Posted November 02, 2015 - 02:18 PM

my first tractor was a 1971 simplicity 637 yeoman 

i bought it for 50 dollars. it came with s 32inch mower deck. a change of oil and a pull of the rope and it was funning (did i mention it was sitting outside with the hood up for 7 years)


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 02:42 PM

My first was a Craftsman branded zero turn, second was a Duetz Allis Ultima 1920, and the third is my 4041 PowerMax front end loader.
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Posted November 02, 2015 - 03:03 PM

Got my first simplicity last year. I believe it's a 1983 5216 hydrostatic. It doesn't like me that much. It stalls out and won't start back up after long periods of usage. It needs a new electronic jet and a neutral safety switch.


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 03:21 PM

My first was a Craftsman branded zero turn, second was a Duetz Allis Ultima 1920, and the third is my 4041 PowerMax front end loader.

them powermaxes are pretty beefy!


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 04:11 PM

7012h saved from the scrap man.



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Posted November 02, 2015 - 04:30 PM

7014 S that I got with a stuck trans. Fixed that and gave it to my BIL to use. Runs and mows great, and now has a tiller and a Homelite adjustable trip blade on it for winter.DSCF4177.JPG DSCF4172.JPG


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 05:09 PM

1975 wonder boy. Still in progress. Needing correct engine to finish. PO blew up original engine and threw a 8hp Briggs on it and never finished it. Would love to get original style 5hp Briggs with the electronic start.

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Posted November 02, 2015 - 06:25 PM

IMG_0686.JPG IMG_0874.JPG '64 990314 landlord backup snow plow tractor and firewood hauler
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Posted November 02, 2015 - 06:34 PM

Homelite T15

 

Megan's eir piercing 007.jpg

 

Came with a tiller, mid mount grader, sweepster broom, front plow, snowblower, mower deck, and a rear pto bagger without the cart to blow the stuff into.

 


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 07:01 PM

Never had one! Is that requirement to be on forum here? heh!  That Duetz Ultima I saw at fall swap was really nice rig, not running, but too much for it. Think I could own one of those or similar real easy if right time. Popular around here with Dealer in town been around quite awhile. This is Simple I mean.  I would have to have hydro now days if I ever got one.


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 07:22 PM

I have a J C Penney 1975 which was built by Simplicity

I would like to know if anybody else has one and any manuels



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Posted November 02, 2015 - 08:18 PM

a 1960 700 that I picked up a months ago.

original plan was just get it running again but that's no fun. it's getting the full resto it deserves but you kids are going to have wait it's tucked away til spring ran out of time

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Posted November 02, 2015 - 08:58 PM

Never had one! Is that requirement to be on forum here? heh!  That Duetz Ultima I saw at fall swap was really nice rig, not running, but too much for it. Think I could own one of those or similar real easy if right time. Popular around here with Dealer in town been around quite awhile. This is Simple I mean.  I would have to have hydro now days if I ever got one.

You ought to get one they are great machines

i have 4 and they never let me down!


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Posted November 02, 2015 - 08:59 PM

Homelite T15

 

attachicon.gifMegan's eir piercing 007.jpg

 

Came with a tiller, mid mount grader, sweepster broom, front plow, snowblower, mower deck, and a rear pto bagger without the cart to blow the stuff into.

Thats a nice Homelite! donnt see many of those anymore :thumbs:


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Posted November 03, 2015 - 04:38 AM

Ok that was 32 years ago for me

thinking it was a 1964 700 or 725 not even sure

came with mower deck and tiller a homemade back blade and that rare

round counterweight

Paid $500 for the package which was a lot on money for me back then

Unfortunatly the engine blew sold of the tiller

and sold the tractor to a coworker to build a puller

 

Still on the look out for one like it sentimental thing for me






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