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#1 ACmowerguy OFFLINE  

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Posted August 14, 2016 - 12:39 AM

Been a while since I posted one of these. This one just popped up in Central MO. Better Hurry, Collectors, this ones untouched :rolling:

 

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#2 Tecumseh power ONLINE  

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Posted August 14, 2016 - 01:19 AM

And it's a murray one on top of that!

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Posted August 14, 2016 - 03:14 AM

No,this one is Roper built. Roper did start offering these style tractors along with the Suburbans. Then Sears also offered the Murray built tractors. If you look at catalogs or advertisements you will see these were the mid line,with the Suburbans the higher dollar machines and the Murrays the economy models.



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Posted August 14, 2016 - 04:24 AM

1977 Sears 14/6

 

Model:  917.25160

 

Source:  Roper

Roper produced transaxle, 6 forward, 2 reverse gears

Engine: 14 HP Tecumseh OHV engine

solid state ignition

Wheels:  16X5.5 front and 23X8.50X12 rear

10 Gauge frame material

Attachments/deck extra. Will not handle sicklebar,
tractor cab, or front end loader.

5.75 to 1 steering ratio, 55" turning radius

Plastic drip tray under battery

7 quart gas tank

 

Original Price: $1449

 

 

 

 

Guess the years of neglect and rust makes it more valuable? lol


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Posted August 14, 2016 - 06:19 AM

2200.00 no wonder it's untouched lol
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Posted August 14, 2016 - 08:53 AM

Must be an American Pickers machine, Rusty Gold !


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Posted August 14, 2016 - 09:16 AM

Oh boy!!
(Rolleyes)

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Posted August 14, 2016 - 09:19 AM

Untouched, refers to the tractor, not the owner, obviously!


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#9 rustyoldjunk ONLINE  

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Posted August 15, 2016 - 08:40 AM

Untouched, refers to the tractor, not the owner, obviously!

 That really did make me LOL ! :rolling:


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