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Posted June 18, 2017 - 04:47 PM

Beautiful work - thanks for sharing


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Posted June 18, 2017 - 05:11 PM

Sweet!


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Posted June 18, 2017 - 07:38 PM

That looks GREAT, Brian !!!    :thumbs:  :worshippy1:


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Posted June 19, 2017 - 08:14 AM

WOW very niiiiiiiiice ! A new 600 rolls out of the Hamburg plant :) outstanding work Brian
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Posted June 20, 2017 - 03:23 AM

Looks Great! Can't wait to see it!



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Posted June 21, 2017 - 08:16 AM

Great work it is really looking nice. Great to see an old Bolens 600 coming back to life!
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Posted June 21, 2017 - 01:14 PM

Outstanding work!!! Just like a brand new one! It's going to be like a museum piece when you're done. :)

 

It's neat to hold onto patina, but there's just something about bringing a machine like that back to life again and seeing/appreciating what it would've looked like when it was new that can't be replicated. :thumbs: 


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Posted June 21, 2017 - 02:27 PM

Looks beautiful..........wow.


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Posted June 28, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Reel is done minus the Wood Deck rollers, got to find someone to make some up for me.

 

 

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Posted June 28, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Perfect
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Posted June 28, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Awesome work sir! Can't wait to see the final masterpiece on display
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Posted June 28, 2017 - 02:06 PM

Awesome work sir! Can't wait to see the final masterpiece on display

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Posted June 29, 2017 - 08:20 AM

Very nice, Brian !!!

 

Do you know what size rollers you need?  ....I have an assortment of wood rollers left from old stock, so maybe, I have what you need???

 

I.D. X O.D. x Length x how many ?


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Posted June 29, 2017 - 08:47 AM

There are 3 in a set on the Bolens

This is a sample one I made when I had access to a lathe

 

Length 8-3/4'' X 2-7/8'' Width X 13/16'' Hole

 

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Posted June 29, 2017 - 08:51 AM

Getting Closer!

Wanted to fire it up but as soon as I put gas in it the new B&S fuel valve I installed was defective and dripping on my new paint!!!! 

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