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#1 TimW OFFLINE  

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Posted August 30, 2016 - 07:09 PM

This popped on CL and after a couple of hundred miles, it is now in my overcrowded tractor hoard. I love the early odd balls, it looks to be around a 1950.  It had several motor swaps, I sure dig the addition made along the way to run the battery system.  They were even sharp enough to keep the original belt guard with it.  I haven't had much time to really look it over, but it seems to be very original and shows no signs of real damage or paint work.  Any thoughts or info on it would be appreciated.  Thx   Tim

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#2 classic ONLINE  

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Posted August 30, 2016 - 07:22 PM

Nice find! Here's a link with some decent pics of one.
http://www.vhgmc.co....alleries/tiger/
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Posted August 30, 2016 - 07:56 PM

Here's a brochure for the Tiger tractor:

 

http://gardentractor...actor-brochure/


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Posted August 30, 2016 - 08:01 PM

that's a great find tim, keep posting more updates on this tractor
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Posted August 30, 2016 - 08:08 PM

Sweet.She's got a nice heavy frame under her to.

 

That's begging for a big 16hp Briggs or Kohler and a big nasty sounding stack.



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Posted August 30, 2016 - 09:13 PM

Always wanted one of those in my collection, let a nice one get away a few years back. Great pick you made.


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Posted August 30, 2016 - 10:30 PM

That's something you don't see every day.

Thank you for sharing;)

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Posted August 31, 2016 - 05:49 AM

Pretty neat ,  what is that block behind the steering column ?    A weight ?



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Posted August 31, 2016 - 08:50 AM

nice find on that one 



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Posted August 31, 2016 - 11:02 AM

Nice little rig



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Posted August 31, 2016 - 11:56 AM

   Don't you wish these old machines could talk.  Don+



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Posted August 31, 2016 - 01:39 PM

I think I have a Briggs 14 which should be the original engine, I cant figure out what the piece of wood under the hood was for.  Does anybody know if these have a live rear axle, it is super hard to turn by rolling and steering.  The guy I got it from thought the box under the seat was for a battery, but I am pretty sure with its age it was just a tool storage box, it seems original and even has a decal on it.



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Posted August 31, 2016 - 03:03 PM

Tim, you might find some good info on this site.   http://tigergardentractor.com/


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