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#1 Gillis.jim OFFLINE  

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Posted April 29, 2016 - 02:35 PM

Got the fleet out for a few pics. Left to right is the S-16H, GT-18 and YT-12. Enjoy! 3ba1e6cb1bb1a77de710e65a6c6f77b0.jpg5e8cad6117c9fd1cbc01394dceea58a0.jpg45e564dee83506b349916fbd9abe9a31.jpg
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 02:45 PM

Nice..and haven't seen a clothes line in years I might add.


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Posted April 29, 2016 - 03:10 PM

Lookin good! A nice row of orange. Any idea on the age of them?
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 03:25 PM

Nice fleet
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 04:21 PM

Thank you! We still hang clothes on the line. Can't beat the fresh air smell when you put your shirts on!
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 04:39 PM

Lookin good! A nice row of orange. Any idea on the age of them?

Yes, the S-16H is a 74, the GT-18 is a 88 and not really sure the year of the YT-12 but I figure it's around 88-90
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 05:30 PM

Fine machines good German comefrom.

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Posted April 29, 2016 - 06:14 PM

Fine machines good German comefrom.

they are great machines. They all have their little quirks but all in all they're well built. The S-16H is getting up there in age but she still runs strong and is all original. Pretty impressive little machine. What did you mean by good German comefrom?
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 07:37 PM

Yes, the S-16H is a 74, the GT-18 is a 88 and not really sure the year of the YT-12 but I figure it's around 88-90

On briggs engines the first 2 numbers in the code is the year.


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Posted April 29, 2016 - 08:25 PM

Nice gathering :thumbs: Do they all fit in the shed ? Obviously way to nice looking to be hanging around out in the weather.


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Posted April 30, 2016 - 01:17 AM

they are great machines. They all have their little quirks but all in all they're well built. The S-16H is getting up there in age but she still runs strong and is all original. Pretty impressive little machine. What did you mean by good German comefrom? Henry Ariens bought a German made rototiller in 1932 and found that it would work in the area soil. He and his three son's began their company the next year.


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Posted April 30, 2016 - 03:55 AM

Got the fleet out for a few pics. Left to right is the S-16H, GT-18 and YT-12. Enjoy! 3ba1e6cb1bb1a77de710e65a6c6f77b0.jpg5e8cad6117c9fd1cbc01394dceea58a0.jpg45e564dee83506b349916fbd9abe9a31.jpg

Nice , clean & pretty looks as though they are well kept , i thought they were Red till i read Orange , am colour blind 



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Posted April 30, 2016 - 08:42 AM

On briggs engines the first 2 numbers in the code is the year.

not many briggs used on Ariens then, the S and GT are Kohler, not sure what would be on the YT


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Posted April 30, 2016 - 10:54 AM

not many briggs used on Ariens then, the S and GT are Kohler, not sure what would be on the YT

I have a Briggs in my YT but they also came with a Kohler.
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Posted April 30, 2016 - 10:59 AM

Nice gathering :thumbs: Do they all fit in the shed ? Obviously way to nice looking to be hanging around out in the weather.

No they don't all fit in that particular shed but they are all stored away out of the weather.
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