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#1 OldBuzzard ONLINE  

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 05:38 PM

As promised here are some pics. I'll put the 1256 in this post, and then post pics of the EZ Vac.

Check out the seat :D:D:D

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 05:45 PM

That tractor is in great Shape!

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 05:56 PM

Nice!! Good buy with that E-Z Vac.

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 06:12 PM

Nice tractor, OldBuzzard. If the EZ Vac is half that good looking, you are close to being a thief.

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 06:14 PM

OK here we go.

1st, I had to take off the Bolens hitch, and then bolt on the EZ Vac "hanger". Then I had to rassle with the engine and mount to get it on the hanger. Wasn't easy for a "light weight" like me. I danged sure wouldn't want to do that every day.


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Next I hitched up the trailer, and installed the top and the tube to the trailer. Actually I installed the tube first, then had to take it off and install the top and THEN the tubbe for it to fit right. That is some HEAVY rubber tube, and pretty stiff. I think I may try to find something a bit more flexible. Then I installed the hooked up the "Model 200" attachment, just to see what it looked like. :D


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After that I 'semi-installed' the deck adapter and the tube between the deck and blower. It appears that they want to bolt the deck adapter to the deck, but you would have to take the deck off to do that, as there just isn't any room. For these pics, it's just laying in place. I'm going to try to mount it like the catcher for my LTX 1045 is mounted. If it works, I'll post it later.
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Posted September 20, 2011 - 06:34 PM

That looks amazing!
Thanks for posting the pictures.


we will definitely need a video when you get it going :thumbs: :D

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 06:36 PM

really looks like a nice package deal for the price you paid!

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 06:39 PM

OH, I did 'fire up' the Kohler on the EZ Vac. Danged thing howls like a Banshee :D:D:D

Of course, once I have it all installed/running right I'll take and post a vid.

Here's a few more pics including the Sleeve Hitch I got as well. Interesting that it's labeled as an OHIO STEEL hitch, and there is no Brinly sticker to be found anywhere. The Bolens tag is from the trailer.
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Posted September 20, 2011 - 06:48 PM

i hope you like the hydro. i just mowed with my g14 and even though it does an amazing job with the close to NOS deck. i missed the speed of the hydros (im a fast mower). but i had more play time with gears =D

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 07:06 PM

Is that model # decal you have posted from the cart?

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 07:21 PM

That is a nice setup and the 1256 looks in great shape and the seat is nice.Thats the first time i have seen the ez vac and all i can say is nice.The hitch i had a few new ones just like it and even have a brocher from a old dealer for them they made a few attachments.

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 07:43 PM

Is that model # decal you have posted from the cart?



Yes, that's on the cart.

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 07:52 PM

After looking up that model number , I was able to locate an old price sheet and the sides and top cover for the cart sold for $42.75 in 68'
The cart itself sold for $ 65.25
The Actual vacuum/ Engine sold for $ 256.50
The optional "vac attachment" sold for $35.50
so altogether that vacuum attachment with cart cost around $ 508 in 1968!

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 08:00 PM

That sure is quite the piece of machinery, when all put together.
Nice score.
I see in the one picture, you had the pondering chair handy as you assembled things.
Lookin forward to the video.

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Posted September 20, 2011 - 08:13 PM

... I see in the one picture, you had the pondering chair handy as you assembled things. ...


I'll sit it to work on things at times too. I hate bending over, it's a pain in the small of the back.

I was using that blue tarp when I was sitting/kneeling on the ground since it rained almost all day yesterday, and the ground is a wee bit damp :D




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