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#1 akretowicz OFFLINE  

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Posted September 01, 2017 - 02:56 PM

Well, after owning it for over four years, I finally got the 1977 Brick top cleaned up and started it.  Now, I picked this up at a garage sale almost five years ago for $10.00.  It has been in dry storage since then.  Cleaned the carburetor up real good.  Pulled the plug and regapped it.  buttoned it all back up, and she started on second pull, after God only know how many years of sitting idle!.  Runs like a champ!  And mows even better!  I may post a video of her running soon.

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Posted September 01, 2017 - 03:42 PM

Those are great machines.  Is that one of the last brick tops?

Dad had a late 60's model that would still be going had he not hit something with it and bent the crank.


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Posted September 01, 2017 - 05:46 PM

I recall from my days on MTF, that was one of the most popular models to collect.



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Posted September 01, 2017 - 06:33 PM

Those are great machines.  Is that one of the last brick tops?

Dad had a late 60's model that would still be going had he not hit something with it and bent the crank.

I do believe 1982 was the last year of brick top production.  This is 1977 model.



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Posted September 01, 2017 - 06:34 PM

I recall from my days on MTF, that was one of the most popular models to collect.

I do believe you are correct.  I feel fortunate to have one in such great condition!



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Posted September 01, 2017 - 06:39 PM

I have a brick top, but its not a Lawn - Boy, Its a Snow - Boy snowblower

Runs too

Nice to see it in such nice shape

Most good, older mowers cut better than the cheaper new ones on the market


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Posted September 01, 2017 - 10:03 PM

I have a brick top, but its not a Lawn - Boy, Its a Snow - Boy snowblower

Runs too

Nice to see it in such nice shape

Most good, older mowers cut better than the cheaper new ones on the market

 

I have a brick top, but its not a Lawn - Boy, Its a Snow - Boy snowblower

Runs too

Nice to see it in such nice shape

Most good, older mowers cut better than the cheaper new ones on the market

love to see that Snow Boy sometime!  And yes, I am fortunate to have such a nice all original specimen.  All for the paltry sum of $10.00


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Posted September 01, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Love the old lawnboys but I got lazy and sold all of mine and bought me a self propelled 4 stroke convertible. Ya ya ya I know lol.

 

Impossible to kill a lawnboy unless you seriously neglect it. Common problem is bent cranks but they are Not weak. It takes 1 heck of a hit to bend and they bend at the journal so it's almost impossible to straighten.


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