Okay , I'm going to cut my herd down. NO I'M NOT GETTING OUT OF THE HOBBY! But I need to downsize to just a couple. Mostly space issues and lack of time to play / maintain all of them.
Here's the choices.
Bolens1225 with foot operated 12hp Wisconsin with mower deck, snow / dirt blade , sleeve hitch, Snow caster and tiller ,( the last two I probably won't use). As of right now it has a stuck exhaust valve. but does have spark.
Ford LGT 125 with foot operated hydro and a 12hp Kohler. snow blade, sleeve hitch , mower deck. The issue with this one is a massive oil leak from what I think is the seal at the crank behind the electric clutch for the accessories . ( It'll goes through enough oil that I add a significant amount every time i use it)
I've used the Ford for a while and have had several of them. The 1225 will be my first hydro Bolens as I have a 1050 now. Neither would need to do anything heavy duty , the Ford 195 takes care of that. Mostly be used for hauling the trailer ( sometimes it gets a heavy load) , and some mowing. I know they are both tube frames, the Bolens seems a bit smaller, but i think should keep up with the Ford.
Okay , any and all thoughts please.