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#16 ACmowerguy OFFLINE  

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Posted August 04, 2016 - 10:38 PM

Excellent Save!! The 917 is one of my favorites. I love the sound of those opposed Kohlers.



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Posted August 05, 2016 - 02:05 AM

Great save on that one. I have saved several garden tractors at my local scrap yard, worse shape usually. I let a tractor go at scrap yard recently that was fairly decent looking, but the twin cylinder engine was in 100 pieces. It was one of those tractors that is just as expensive to fix (new engine) as it is to get a good running one already. If the engine had been all together, it would have been on my truck no questions asked... With engine apart if there is anything else wrong with it you go broke buying parts for that brand.

Definitely was a tractor I would have kept for myself if bringing it home to fix. I have no room for more project tractors either.

Edited by wvbuzzmaster, August 05, 2016 - 02:07 AM.

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Posted August 05, 2016 - 01:35 PM

Awesome find, and lucky timing!

 

 

I love the sound of those opposed Kohlers.

 

Me too!!  


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Posted August 05, 2016 - 11:52 PM

Man, that was a good score! Imagine what we don't see that does end up shredded and pressed into a neat little square.

I try hard not to do that.


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Posted September 15, 2016 - 02:20 PM

my buddy has an ac he is thinking of saling or trading ill let you know



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Posted September 21, 2016 - 08:10 AM

Will a 42 inch deck and/or snow thrower from a 616 hydro work on this 917H ?



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Posted September 21, 2016 - 10:44 AM

WHdbJD Are you in Logan Co, OH?



#23 WHdbJD OFFLINE  

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Posted September 21, 2016 - 05:19 PM

yes, I am.



#24 SimplyRad OFFLINE  

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Posted September 23, 2016 - 03:35 PM

yes, I am.

That's about 30 to 35 miles SE from me.






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