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#1 markdombroski OFFLINE  

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 12:07 AM

I found the fine machine last week. It has an Onan 20 horse motor, hydraulic lift, 2 speed rear PTO, three point hitch, and giant rear tires. Kind of rusty, but has potential. These monsters were originally marketed by Sears to compete against the John Deere 400 series tractors.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 12:17 AM

I wish I had a rear PTO for my Sears/Craftsman, how does that one work??

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 12:33 AM

I wish I had a rear PTO for my Sears/Craftsman, how does that one work??


Hi Buzzmaster, I really don't know how it works. There is a slide switch that you can select 1000 or 2000 RPM. I will have to figure it out. I am posting the tag below.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 12:37 AM

Here is an old magazine ad for the FF/20

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 12:57 AM

More advertisements.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 01:00 AM

Wheels comparison. It is a bit widerthan the standard Sears Craftsman garden tractors.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 04:25 AM

That's a pretty cool tractor.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 05:07 AM

Pretty cool tractor , what years did Sears make them ? Al

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 06:12 AM

Wow, that's a great find. They didn't make many of them, from what I understand.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 07:31 AM

Those tractors were real beasts, and I almost had one a couple of months ago, but I let it slip through my hands. They are/were nice tractors, made to compete with the JD 400's. Very capable machines, but definitely NOT a JD 400. Almost, but note quite. Good machine, regardless.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 03:46 PM

You can't appreciate how beastly these tractors are until you see one first hand. There is one for sale locally for $1500. It's nice, but not $1500 nice. Someday I'll have one.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 03:59 PM

That is a nice machine. I didn't know Sears made anything that large. I'll have to keep my eye open for one.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 04:01 PM

Casey, your GT18 cant use that PTO. Plus there rare as all hell. lol The FFs where build in the early 80s to compete with JD. But with only one spool of hydraulics it didnt last long.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 04:03 PM

Casey, your GT18 can use that PTO. Plus there rare as all hell. lol The FFs where build in the early 80s to compete with JD. But with only one spool of hydraulics it didnt last long.

Can or Cant?? who cares about rare, I can build something sometimes lol.

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Posted October 20, 2011 - 11:29 PM

That's a pretty cool tractor.


Thank you!




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