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#1 Titus OFFLINE  

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Posted February 08, 2017 - 12:09 PM

https://providence.c...5990355983.html

 

 


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Tiller steer, Wisconsin engine. Thinking Baird beaver ?
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Posted February 08, 2017 - 12:18 PM

I would agree with Beaver. Never ceases to amaze me how people try to sell things with that type of pics.


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 12:37 PM

It's a Baird Beaver for sure. It looks like it has a red grip on the implement lift handle, and there's remnants of the dash that wraps over the gas tank still bolted to the top of the engine. The red grip and AKN engine date that tractor to early 1955. That engine is a Wisconsin AKN. The BKN replaced the AKN some time in '55. I would have to look at Peter Zanders ID pics again on the Beaver tractors websight to be certain. If it were free and within a half hour away, I would pick it up for parts.
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Posted February 08, 2017 - 12:58 PM

I took a closer look at the pics and noticed that the front plow blade attachment is attached to the tractor. The tractor may not look so bad if it were out from under the rubble. Here's my early '55 Beaver tractor with the AKN and red grips instead of the earlier black knobs. My tractor has the plow lift linkage underneath, but it's missing the hood.

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Posted February 08, 2017 - 01:24 PM

ran when parked (45 years ago). why dont people at least make some kind of effort to clean things up?


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 02:24 PM

ran when parked (45 years ago). why dont people at least make some kind of effort to clean things up?

Just what I was thinking. 

If its not worth dragging out for a good pic it much not be worth anything to the seller.  Offer him $5.


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 02:28 PM

Only reason it is rare is it hasn't see full daylight for 40 years or more.  Naturally preserved - with leaves, water, dirt, junk, etc.   Don't think it is worth the effort to get it dug out.  Just to be mean somebody go get it and throw the junk every which way and drive off.


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 02:32 PM

Hope someone saves it before it completely turns to compost


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 03:26 PM

the three magic words... "Ran When Parked"  :wallbanging: 


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 03:50 PM

"buyer had to get it out".... that reminds me of the "free firewood" ads with a pic of a giant dead tree right next to a house


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Posted February 08, 2017 - 04:00 PM

    My daughter rode around on a beaver at the Hudson engine show last fall and fell in love.  I wouldn't mind having it but refuse to call someone looking for offers on a RARE !! tractor.  guy probably thinks he is setting on gold.

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Posted February 08, 2017 - 04:19 PM

Only reason it is rare is it hasn't see full daylight for 40 years or more.  Naturally preserved - with leaves, water, dirt, junk, etc.   Don't think it is worth the effort to get it dug out.  Just to be mean somebody go get it and throw the junk every which way and drive off.

He's probably hoping someone will come and dig it out and tell him what it is so he can ask a outlandish price.



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Posted February 08, 2017 - 06:02 PM

Just what I was thinking. 

If its not worth dragging out for a good pic it much not be worth anything to the seller.  Offer him $5.

I was thinking $10. LOL


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Posted February 09, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Well we've got 14+ inches of snow today LOL that's going to be sitting for a while.


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