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#1 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:03 PM

There cant be too many new ones out there and in fact I'm still speechless I have my hands on it, a brand new NOS carburetor for my B&S model A!!!!!

Still in the box!!!

 

I think I'm going to keep this in the safe and may never use it but Its nice to have a spare and I wont be afraid to run my Bolens reel when I restore it someday.

 

 

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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:06 PM

Wow, NOS,
What a find.
Any year on the box?
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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:07 PM

Unfortunately no year on the box or paper

I wonder what briggs would do if I sent that paper in for a replacement air horn :D


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:08 PM

I have to think those rate right up there with " Hens Teeth "

Great find.


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:16 PM

Ok,now we have to ask,how did you find it,nice find
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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:20 PM

Dealer friend of mine had it on the shelf, must have missed it last time I checked the old stuff he had !


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 07:44 PM

Very cool find! And nice model A! I have never seen one before.
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Posted January 28, 2016 - 08:01 PM

GRREEAATTT find. I guess dreams do come true.


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 08:04 PM

Nice find - time to go and buy a lottery ticket?


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 08:07 PM

Neat find! Even better that it comes with the original box.


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 08:29 PM

It's great finding NOS parts like that, especially a carburetor! I think those carbs have a cork float in them.
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Posted January 28, 2016 - 08:42 PM

Great find Doc!


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 09:20 PM

   You know----- come to think of it I couldn't get that model A I have running rite last summer and I think it was the carb.  maybe a NOS carb is in order to get it up and running :D


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Posted January 28, 2016 - 10:35 PM

Boy, does that beat all! Great find! And I thought I was lucky to find a couple of NOS carbs for Briggs 8R6's I have. (I do understand about the safe; I keep my NOS set of Bolens hubcaps in the bottom of the china cabinet in the dining room.)
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Posted January 29, 2016 - 12:20 AM

Someone should try to reproduce these parts to help keep these old engines going, it's getting difficult and expensive to find parts for a lot of this stuff.






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