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#16 chieffan ONLINE  

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Posted December 27, 2015 - 08:38 AM

Very nice job all around.  How are you ever going to be able to use it?  Strictly a show piece?


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 09:06 AM

That seat is unreal gorgeous!! Tractor ain't bad either, ( that thing is ridiculous!!) I see only one thing that would drive me totatally nuts...well make it 2 things... Loader frame color, it may be correct, but hey, the Tractor is just too nice to not have a matching loader. And that narrow loader bucket... That would have to addressed ...
But really, beautiful!!!!
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Posted December 27, 2015 - 09:50 AM

All I can say is shazam Austen nice ride


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 10:10 AM

Very nice job Austen - looks amazing!!


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 11:23 AM

WOW, very nice looking machine....Looks brand new!


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 02:54 PM

Very nice seat but WOW that's one sexy looking old Bolens right there.

 

Now you need to find some Bolens wheel weights for on it. :rolling:

 

Stuff the wheel weights. Sexy woman will be just fine :D

 

Maybe one day I may transform my 1886 into a show room piece

 

That tractor is just great though


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 04:02 PM

WOW!! Great Job on the Bolens, and that seat came out awesome too!!! :thumbs: :thumbs: :worshippy1: :worshippy1: :love:

 

Thanks Chris!!

 

 

Absolutely fantastic looking machine!

Well jealous!

 

Thanks! Nothing to be jealous of, you've got a nice one in your avatar as well.  :thumbs:

 

 

Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous!  :worshippy1:  :worshippy1:  :worshippy1:

 

Thanks Dave! Glad you like it.

 

 

I don't see anything wrong with the rears.  Those AGS look great.

 

As for the front, maybe a set of Vredestein V61 5-Ribs would set it off.

 

But, that would mean that you would have to find a set of HT axles and rims as they don't come in the 10" size you have on it now.

 

Steve converted the front end to trailer bolt on type hubs like the HT series so the larger rims will mount. I'll look up your tire suggestion! :thumbs:

 

 

Very nice tractor! That seat sets it off!

 

Thanks Kenny! It's nice to have the seat project done.


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 04:02 PM

All I can say is Sweeeet!!!  Those Pics really make we want to go out and hunt down a Large Frame to restore!

 

 

Cool!! Glad I could provide the motivation.

 

Very nice job all around.  How are you ever going to be able to use it?  Strictly a show piece?

 

Thanks! It's a working tractor. It's not something that will get beat on but I use it

 

That seat is unreal gorgeous!! Tractor ain't bad either, ( that thing is ridiculous!!) I see only one thing that would drive me totatally nuts...well make it 2 things... Loader frame color, it may be correct, but hey, the Tractor is just too nice to not have a matching loader. And that narrow loader bucket... That would have to addressed ...
But really, beautiful!!!!

 

Thanks skyrydr2 and for your observations!

 

All I can say is shazam Austen nice ride

 

Thanks!!

 

Very nice job Austen - looks amazing!!

 

I'm glad you were able to have a hand in the project! :thumbs:  

 

WOW, very nice looking machine....Looks brand new!

 

Thanks!!

 

Stuff the wheel weights. Sexy woman will be just fine :D

 

Maybe one day I may transform my 1886 into a show room piece

 

That tractor is just great though

 

:D

 

Enjoy your 1886 in its current state before you do the restore. They're only original once.

 

Thanks again, guys.


Edited by Austen, December 27, 2015 - 04:03 PM.


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 06:41 PM

I had been watching a marathon of Bitchin' Rides on the Velocity Channel this afternoon when the realization came to me that your 1886 could have easily come out of their shop. It even has the beautiful custom upholstery job that a bitchin' Bolens deserves!

 


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Posted December 27, 2015 - 08:58 PM

Nice job


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Posted December 28, 2015 - 04:29 AM

Steve converted the front end to trailer bolt on type hubs like the HT series so the larger rims will mount. I'll look up your tire suggestion! :thumbs:

 

 

 

AH HA! Are the tires on the front 18x8.50-8?

 

If so all, that's the size you want. With the FEL, the 6-ply would be my tire of choice.

 

I have them on the Forklift and the HDT1000.

 

http://www.millertir...hd-5-rib-6-ply/


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Posted December 28, 2015 - 01:01 PM

 

I had been watching a marathon of Bitchin' Rides on the Velocity Channel this afternoon when the realization came to me that your 1886 could have easily come out of their shop. It even has the beautiful custom upholstery job that a bitchin' Bolens deserves!

 

 

A GT feature, I like that idea!

 

Thanks again!

 

 

Nice job

 

Thank you!

 

 

AH HA! Are the tires on the front 18x8.50-8?

 

If so all, that's the size you want. With the FEL, the 6-ply would be my tire of choice.

 

I have them on the Forklift and the HDT1000.

 

http://www.millertir...hd-5-rib-6-ply/

 

That's the size!

 

I'll check out the link. :thumbs:



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Posted December 29, 2015 - 01:16 AM

I had a chance to log on from my laptop instead of my samsung s4 phone... seeing the details on a much bigger screen blew me away even more. This tractor and the quality of work is phenomenal. I would absolutely love for my HT23 or HT20 to look half as nice as yours. I also love this style of seat. I wish my HT's had that style, as it looks comfortable and fairly cool  


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Posted January 01, 2016 - 03:18 PM

Beautiful!  Very jealous here! :worshippy1:


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Posted January 05, 2016 - 11:22 PM

Holy Smokes!   I have a dog, a tractor and a wife and I'd be willing to trade the wife for that machine.

Wow, awesome.


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