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#1 Daves Bolens UK OFFLINE  

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Posted February 07, 2016 - 01:32 PM

Hi

 

As some of you may already be aware, me and Chris struck a deal exchanging one of my HT23's and a HT20 engine for his backhoe which we were both very happy with. We did the exchange last weekend and on the way back i stopped at Horsham to collect a bush flail mower which i purchased off ebay.  Whilst i was there he noticed the back hoe in the trailer and mentioned that he had one exactly the same in his barn.  I couldn't believe it as i thought the one i'd got was the only one in the UK, however, he insisted that it was EXACTLY the same & in good working order, so I had to have a look, and OMG it was!!  He'd had it for 28 years and wasn't sure if he wanted to sell it, even though he didn't own a Bolens tractor anymore to put it on!!  I left him my contact number and after a few days of thought he gave me a call and we struck a deal, so back down to Horsham today to collect it.  I am over the moon with it, and i am going to fit it to my HT22 D which also has a front end loader :D

 

Will add better photo's at a later date, it was going dark when i got back.

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Posted February 07, 2016 - 01:37 PM

Nice find!

 

Goes to show this stuff is not that hard to find. 



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Posted February 07, 2016 - 01:49 PM

I cant believe your luck Dave!!! Not far from me also.

 

Well at least you can use it to copy parts etc for my old unit :thumbs:


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Posted February 07, 2016 - 01:56 PM

Wow, well done Dave!! I would have never have thought another one would turn up this side of the pond

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Posted February 07, 2016 - 02:01 PM

I knew you would get it. Just wish I had seen it first. I can't imagine there are many more if any in the UK.
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Posted February 07, 2016 - 02:43 PM

Another case of two is better than one! Good Luck, Rick

#7 Daves Bolens UK OFFLINE  

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Posted February 07, 2016 - 04:09 PM

I can't believe i found another one this side of the pond either.  I would really like to find a HDT 1000



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Posted February 07, 2016 - 04:14 PM

The luck your having at the min sure you will.

 

When your next in Sussex hoovering up HT attachments, can you buy me a lotto ticket!! :thumbs:


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Posted February 07, 2016 - 05:11 PM

Very nice find,I'm sure there aren't many over there,Will be nice on your HT-22D,

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Posted February 07, 2016 - 05:15 PM

Not many folks even over here would find TWO of them, within a very short span of time. Nice catch!
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Posted February 07, 2016 - 05:17 PM

Nice find!

Goes to show this stuff is not that hard to find.


Over here in the states there are a few more around and easier to find,but over there I'm guessing not,the guys from over there have stated many times very hard to find the Bolens stuff
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Posted February 07, 2016 - 05:22 PM

Great score on that! You're on a roll!



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Posted February 07, 2016 - 06:57 PM

Another fantastic find Dave and from Sussex too! I am looking forward to seeing photos of it on the back of your Bolens.

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Posted February 07, 2016 - 07:07 PM

Truly amazing story well done 



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Posted February 07, 2016 - 07:09 PM

Luckiest guy EVER!






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