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#1 Bolens 1000 OFFLINE  

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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:28 PM

Found this article that shows some of the tests that these tractors went through before they were sold to the public , pretty neat read, covers just about all the major makes

 

https://books.google...totypes&f=false


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 06:44 PM

I like the part where Gilson hired women to test the tractors stating that if there is a wrong way to use a tractor, women will find it.


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 07:01 PM

Nice find brian! I see your trying to find prototype stuff!


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 07:02 PM

Nice find brian! I see your trying to find prototype stuff!

 

Every month or so I'll do a search for stuff like that usually I end up finding something new  , like this article.


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Posted December 05, 2015 - 07:11 PM

Every month or so I'll do a search for stuff like that usually I end up finding something new  , like this article.

 

I seen the Dave Phillips name before but I cant find much on him. 



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 10:47 AM

Cant get this to open the article. Would really like to read it. Any help?



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 11:05 AM

i just tried to open the articale here at work an it wont open ill have to wait till i get home on my comp to get it loaded so i can look through it



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 02:13 PM

Cant get this to open the article. Would really like to read it. Any help?

 

Same here.

 

I get a blank page but it does show Page 142 over on the right.

 

I can click that but still get the blank page :(



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 02:20 PM

Cant get this to open the article. Would really like to read it. Any help?

 

 

i just tried to open the articale here at work an it wont open ill have to wait till i get home on my comp to get it loaded so i can look through it

I just opened it just fine!


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 02:21 PM

ya im not getting anything but a header and blank copy either. maybe it has a long loading time,some books do that



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 02:46 PM

Must be your guys computers!

 

One click and it opens right up here, no wait time either......



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 03:09 PM

Took all of 1.5 seconds for it to show here!



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 03:18 PM

Works for me also, it is neat to see the different brands put through the ringer, lol!!!



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 05:24 PM

Doesn't work for me. ???



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 05:47 PM

I can't open it, either.

 

Blank screen with just a header.   ....Clicking on "Properties" indicates "Not Available."







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