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Johnson Front End Loader mounted on Bolens HT23s

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#1 Joe's Bolens OFFLINE  

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Posted May 02, 2016 - 06:10 AM

I have a Johnson Front End Loader off a Sears Tractor that I'm wanting to mount on my Bolens HT23s does anyone have Instruction for Installing a Johnson Front End Loader on a Bolens 23s.

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Posted May 02, 2016 - 07:03 AM

Welcome aboard,I was the one emailing back in forth with you,I hope someone here can give you some info,we love pics here,so when you get a chance snap some for us and post them,Rick

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Posted May 02, 2016 - 07:11 AM

Welcome to GTT. I have an HT23 and will be watching with interest how you do this. Check our Manuals Section for the info that you want. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted May 02, 2016 - 07:30 AM

Welcome to GTT. What part of MI are you in? As said above, We Want Photos!!



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Posted May 02, 2016 - 04:04 PM

When trying to do these swaps, I think it best to find info from Manufacturer of the loader that shows the Base mounts used on the particular model of tractor you have.  Might be some didn't get made for just any tractor, and not available, but don't know. Most loaders are the same from uprights out, and maybe even the uprights if they unbolt from the main frame. Problem is Where is the main frame connected to the tractors frame on each model.  I would think one would have to find pix and parts pages of the frame and copy it as close as you can from standard metals and mount rest of loader to it then.  Pretty sure you would not find JUST the frame somewhere for your tractor alone, so making it is the way to go.  How about looking at those plans offered on line and see what they do for your tractor and maybe can copy their idea??  Might have to buy the plan to get info. 

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Posted May 02, 2016 - 04:09 PM

Hi Joe good to see another MI guy here and welcome to GTtalk.    Could you post some photos of the loader you plan to mount to the tractor? Last I knew these sears loader are just to small to fit on a large frame.