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#1 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 06:17 PM

Look at this poor Bolens!
Looks to be a an early year tube frame too :( :wallbanging::wallbanging:

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 06:29 PM

Poor poor Bolens. Looks like it could have been an 800 or a 600. Such a shame.

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 07:26 PM

What's the problem Doc? :poke: Better than doing it to a red tractor!:smilewink:
Gotta admit they did a super job, but why not use their own make?

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 07:29 PM

What's the problem Doc? :poke: Better than doing it to a red tractor!:smilewink:
Gotta admit they did a super job, but why not use their own make?


LOL :D

Yeah, I got no problem with custom modifications , but why take a Bolens and turn it a JD? Why not just get an old JD and modify it......

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 08:59 PM

I'll agree with all of the above. Sure would have been a nice Bolens to restore.

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 09:23 PM

I think the Bolens is the most natural choice if you want to build a miniature LA.
The John Deere LA tractors used a tube frame much like the frame on the Bolens.
Also the inline drive system on the Bolens is similar to the drive system on the LA.

Edited by jdcrawler, June 08, 2011 - 09:47 PM.


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Posted June 08, 2011 - 09:30 PM

I think the Bolens is the most natural choice if you want to build a miniature LA.
The John Deere LA tractors used a tube frame much like the frame on the Bolens.


Ok, my stupid question. What does LA mean?

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 09:33 PM

I think thats the model, LA.

I dont know why they would use a little john deere. A tube frame bolens is better built anyways

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 09:38 PM

Hate to say it but it looks nice.

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 09:46 PM

"If" I were a Bolens guy, I might come up with something like: "It couldn't be contained
in that small yard, so it got painted green":smilewink:

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 10:03 PM

I think the Bolens is the most natural choice if you want to build a miniature LA.
The John Deere LA tractors used a tube frame much like the frame on the Bolens.
Also the inline drive system on the Bolens is similar to the drive system on the LA.


There ya go, it took a JD guy to know. Didn't know of a tube frame JD!

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 10:09 PM

You know that's because Bolens wanted to copy a very great machine..:bigrofl::poke:

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Posted June 08, 2011 - 11:48 PM

That's probably the best running "JD" ever built :laughingteeth:

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Posted June 09, 2011 - 12:20 AM

I like it, looks like it's big brother.

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Posted June 09, 2011 - 05:54 AM

Looks to be a good job modifying a tractor. I like it and the wagon.




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