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1959 ride a matic ram

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#1 wilberj OFFLINE  

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Posted August 10, 2016 - 06:24 PM

I try to no longer buy copy's of tractors that I already have.....  When you have over 85 bolens tractors you try to find stuff that you dont have to save room! 

I saw this little 59 pop up on craigslist and I knew I just had to buy it just for the attachments for my other Ride a matics so off we went to bring her home     Guy added a newer engine to her years ago but I got that taken off and the factory engine back in place for now.  I think I can sell the newer engine and get back most of what I payed for all of it.  

 

 

 

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Posted August 10, 2016 - 06:47 PM

85 bolens, wow , you must have a great wife.
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Posted August 10, 2016 - 06:54 PM

85 bolens, wow , you must have a great wife.

 

Its easy when you don't have a wife.  


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Posted August 10, 2016 - 07:04 PM

Hey looks like you did well on the attachments. Nice job on getting a Kohler back onto that tractor. Those 8HP Briggs are nice engines. They go well on snowblowers too. Good luck with your sale to recoup some money.


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Posted August 10, 2016 - 07:24 PM

85 bolens geez I guess that's why I can't seem to find RAM

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Posted August 10, 2016 - 07:30 PM

Nice find!


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Posted August 10, 2016 - 07:38 PM

85 bolens geez I guess that's why I can't seem to find RAM

 

You could start with a 1250....

 

http://hudsonvalley....5618878964.html



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Posted August 10, 2016 - 07:43 PM

You could start with a 1250....

http://hudsonvalley....5618878964.html


thanks, too new looking for an ride a matic
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Posted August 10, 2016 - 10:02 PM

I know the feeling, I say no doubles but always end up caving if the deal is right :D

Nice additions !


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Posted August 11, 2016 - 03:41 PM

  Oh, Jerome, buying doubles to get attachments!! Better start planning another building really soon! (I am thinking you will be featured on "Hoarding: Buried Alive" in just a few more years.)


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Posted August 11, 2016 - 04:24 PM

  Oh, Jerome, buying doubles to get attachments!! Better start planning another building really soon! (I am thinking you will be featured on "Hoarding: Buried Alive" in just a few more years.)

 

 

I still got that new building to fill up!



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Posted August 11, 2016 - 05:07 PM

Nice haul Jerome and good to see your reinstated her with the correct engine.

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Posted August 12, 2016 - 02:34 PM

85 Bolens!!

 

My lovely woman thinks I am sad owning 12 :shoot2:  :D

 

Looks a great RAM


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Posted August 12, 2016 - 10:06 PM

Nice '59, I have mine back together except for the hood and belt guard but haven't tried to start it yet, hopefully soon.







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