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#121 WrenchinOnIt OFFLINE  

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Posted March 31, 2016 - 05:39 PM

So very nice! What a beaut ! I think your onto something... you know , found a niche ...... there is this 800.........
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Posted March 31, 2016 - 05:49 PM

I said it before but I'll say it again - THAT IS NICE!  Now I know what to put on my Christmas wish list.


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 06:17 PM

Stunning! Brochure worthy!

That being said, how cool would it be to do a brochure remake with a collection of beautifully resotred Bolens?!
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Posted March 31, 2016 - 07:19 PM

Just about too nice to run and use. Are you going to wear clean clothes with no exposed fasteners and white gloves when you touch it, Rick? Simply beautiful!


I need to be honest,I still haven't sat on that seat yet,now I'm concerned about how much grass the reel mower will throw up on the front of the hood, lol

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Posted March 31, 2016 - 07:32 PM

Lovely to look at

Delightful to touch

Go on - get it dirty

You owe us that much

It won't bite

It won't complain

It will thank you

And feel no pain

To do a job the tractor was made

Both the seat and the steering wheel to

To complete the task they need an operator

And that lucky person my friend is you!


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 07:38 PM

I need to be honest,I still haven't sat on that seat yet,now I'm concerned about how much grass the reel mower will throw up on the front of the hood, lol

Well I have a solution for you, sell me that reel mower and do not risk damaging that little museum piece you have just put together. Tractor looks amazing!
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Posted March 31, 2016 - 07:59 PM

Ok,as promised here are the pics with the wheels all done,I'll add the wheel weights tomorrow

 

Now that was the finishing touch!! Icing on the cake. Simply beautiful!! Wow!!!


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:03 PM

... now I'm concerned about how much grass the reel mower will throw up on the front of the hood, lol

 

Fret not, it didn't throw grass on the hood when I used it on the 800. :D :D :D

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=MLzTz4yCdv8


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:08 PM

Stunning Rick! Awesome job!!


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:10 PM

Ok,as promised here are the pics with the wheels all done,I'll add the wheel weights tomorrow

What a difference that made! Doesn't look like the same tractor you posted with the rusty rims.


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:22 PM

Fret not, it didn't throw grass on the hood when I used it on the 800. :D :D :D

https://www.youtube....h?v=MLzTz4yCdv8


Thanks Dave,now I feel better

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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:24 PM

Ok,as promised here are the pics with the wheels all done,I'll add the wheel weights tomorrow

 

Which weights are you going to use?

 

The BOLENS weights or the FMC weights?


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:25 PM

Gotta use the Bolens ones,sand blasted them and painted,look really good,pics tomorrow

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Posted March 31, 2016 - 08:28 PM

Outstanding, Rick !!!!!!    :thumbs: 


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Posted March 31, 2016 - 09:09 PM

That it off the chart. Makes me want to do my 850 all over Again
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