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#1 rking.1688 OFFLINE  

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Posted November 09, 2017 - 06:03 PM

Did a little work on my David Bradley the last couple of days. I swapped out the engine mounting plate for the newer style. Also hooked up the freshly restored snow plow for the winter. Next up is new tires for this gal, but I’m hoping to get through the winter with them.

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#2 Z71 Sierra OFFLINE  

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Posted November 09, 2017 - 06:11 PM

I love it. That beats any modern day snowblower. I bet your neighbors are envious of that beast.
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Posted November 09, 2017 - 06:11 PM

Nice machine you have looks great


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#4 Clifford Bridgford ONLINE  

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Posted November 09, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Great looking restoration.  That was my first walking tractor back in 1958.  Plowed a lot of snow with it.  You do not see too many with the brake attachment.  That is really essential with a sulky as the tractor will freewheel going down a hill.

 

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Posted November 09, 2017 - 11:31 PM

Love the tractor - man I hope mine will look half as good some day



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Posted November 10, 2017 - 05:03 AM

Nice Bradley. Not sure if I've ever seen one with brakes.

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Posted November 21, 2017 - 08:15 PM

Well, had some unfortunate news on the David Bradley but it worked out alright. I took the tires and rims in to the local tire shop for new tubes. Both tires were leaking air but I was hoping to save them for another couple years. One squeeze on the tire changer and the sidewalk ripped from dry rot and rust flew everywhere.

Wheels ended up being alright, but the tires were shot. They ended up finding me some BLT 6.00-16’s for $62 mounted, couldn’t believe the price! I jumped on it and got them back today. Doesn’t look too bad if I don’t say so myself!

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Posted Yesterday, 01:00 PM

For a little while,I thought that was your kitchen!



#9 jimmy G ONLINE  

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Posted Yesterday, 03:17 PM

For a little while,I thought that was your kitchen!

was thinking you could eat off the DB myself, too bad about the knobs, nice price on the ag's look mean too but then again that tractor would make a flat bicycle tire look good lol

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