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#1 WrenchinOnIt OFFLINE  

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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:19 PM

After wizzing around on the LK the other night , I got inspired , pulled the EK10 out of moth balls and did some work to it. Changed the oil, put some new foam under Stew's (29 Chev) most awesome seat cover , mixed up some paint to match the faded yellow, put it to the steering tower, ordered some decals for it, put the deck on it , greased it up and mowed for about an hour with it. First cut of the season out back, high , thick grass and wet , got stuck .The rebuilt Wisconsin 10 ran like a dream, pleased that I decided to overhaul it. Pics :

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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:23 PM

I envy that lawn. My brown, burnt, weeded, thing that's suppose to be a lawn I wish looked like that!


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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:23 PM

Nothing like cutting grass with an EK, I could mow with them for hours!

 

Glad you had fun I got to get my decks out of storage , grass is getting high so just mowed with the 900 for now.


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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:25 PM

Wow, that does a nice job. How tight does one of those turn? How big of an uncut circle would it leave if you just cranked it hard left?
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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:26 PM

Looks like you have a bit of grass to cut - nice to see you got some seat time.


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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:27 PM

Wow, that does a nice job. How tight does one of those turn? How big of an uncut circle would it leave if you just cranked it hard left?

 

The wheels almost touch, would have to dig out the manual to check the radius but they dont steer like a normal tractor either you have to move the wheel when ever you want to go a direction, the wheel doesnt return back to straight like a normal GT if you let your hands off the wheel.

  If you leave the tractor wheel turned all the way it will go in circles all day :D


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Posted May 06, 2016 - 05:55 PM

Thanks for the pics! What a great time! The machine looks great.


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Posted May 06, 2016 - 07:02 PM

Nice tractor and a really nice lawn
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Posted May 06, 2016 - 07:05 PM

Nice looking tractor and the grass looks great! Hope to have my little LK going soon!


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Posted May 06, 2016 - 07:59 PM

Nice looking machine!! Can't wait to get one!! Hopefully soon one will be added to my collection.
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Posted May 06, 2016 - 08:05 PM

Wow,sure did a nice job,that seat looks real good
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Posted May 06, 2016 - 08:05 PM

Wow, that does a nice job. How tight does one of those turn? How big of an uncut circle would it leave if you just cranked it hard left?

 

It seemed to be a little less than three feet.


 

The wheels almost touch, would have to dig out the manual to check the radius but they dont steer like a normal tractor either you have to move the wheel when ever you want to go a direction, the wheel doesnt return back to straight like a normal GT if you let your hands off the wheel.
  If you leave the tractor wheel turned all the way it will go in circles all day :D


Yes, it is different, backing up is the big difference to me, it's hard to explain
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Posted May 06, 2016 - 08:07 PM

Wow, that does a nice job. How tight does one of those turn? How big of an uncut circle would it leave if you just cranked it hard left?

 

To be a little less verbose than Brian...It will turn on a dime and give you 9 cents change.

 

Kevin, I know where you can get a reel mower to put on the front of that rascal :D :D :D


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Posted May 07, 2016 - 07:33 PM

That looks like fun! I want an EK now!


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Posted May 07, 2016 - 09:39 PM

Nice EK mine was super faded and only had the deck sine I have every attachment but snow plow but I love my ek10 an (29 chev)s seat covers are the best imo he did one for my 850 an I couldn't be happier I want him to do my EK10 and 1250
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