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#1 farmerall OFFLINE  

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Posted February 02, 2016 - 07:10 PM

The UPS man dropped off a large box today for my brother, but he was at work so I opened it for him (with his permission).

 

Here are some pictures of what was inside. I don't know much about it other than it was for sale on Ebay and I almost bid on it. I'll let him fill everyone in on the details.

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Posted February 02, 2016 - 07:23 PM

Gotta love the heavy-box-in-the-mail, Christmas all over again, nice looking saw, nice score, congrats!
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Posted February 02, 2016 - 07:24 PM

Great looking saw Matt.
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Posted February 02, 2016 - 07:28 PM

Awesome! Did it come with the bar?
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Posted February 02, 2016 - 07:30 PM

It looks like a hedge trimmer.


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Posted February 02, 2016 - 07:58 PM

Nice saw!

I picked up the same model this fall mine has serial 370183, wonder how many they made


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Posted February 02, 2016 - 08:03 PM

Was watching it on ebay,very nice saw,tell him congrats
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Posted February 02, 2016 - 09:04 PM

Nice saw!

I picked up the same model this fall mine has serial 370183, wonder how many they made

 

That's a good question and one we will probably never know the answer too. I think they only made small amounts since Bolens saws tough to find these day. This makes the 3rd Bolens saw he owns now.



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Posted February 03, 2016 - 05:43 AM

every time I look at a machine like that, my thumb falls off! Sure is nice saw though, if an extra thumb came with it!



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Posted February 03, 2016 - 09:04 AM

NICE!!!



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Posted February 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Can't RESIST



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Posted February 03, 2016 - 11:26 AM

You had to be really beefy to handle those old saws. Quite a workout just to hold it up when running. Imagine using one all day, every day out in the woods.



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Posted February 03, 2016 - 04:49 PM

Nice saw!

I picked up the same model this fall mine has serial 370183, wonder how many they made

 

 

I am keeping a serial number list for saws. Know anywhere I can get the info on what saws were made each year?
 


Edited by wilberj, February 03, 2016 - 04:57 PM.

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Posted February 03, 2016 - 05:36 PM

Can't RESIST

WTF



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Posted February 03, 2016 - 05:55 PM

At 24 lbs, I couldn't sling one of those around very long. Made from '58-'61 so I'm sure a bunch were made. Here's some info.

http://www.acresinte...4a?OpenDocument






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