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Posted November 24, 2011 - 08:14 PM

the ht series will do anything my ht20 used to be able to move 3 inches of virgin ground with a front plow. rocks, roots, culvert pipe. nothing would stop that monster.

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Posted November 24, 2011 - 08:19 PM

I picked up one of my must haves this past summer. My 1958 Wheel Horse RJ58. Some of the ones that I am still searching for are the slot hitch implements and an RJ25 or RJ35.

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Posted November 24, 2011 - 10:42 PM

I'd like to get my hands on the first, or last Massey MF7Executive built. That's my dream machine .Problem is that there are no production #'s available now to verify
That.And also, any MF7E is very hard to find.

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Posted November 25, 2011 - 10:35 PM

I don't know if it still exists, but on Sept. 16, 1974 at 11:30 am, the 500,000th Roper came off the assembly line. It was a Sears SS16 twin, which was painted all white with a few chrome pieces to differentiate it from any other. I'd like to have that tractor.
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A lot of effort has been put into finding out where this tractor went, but so far the answer has escaped us. The 250,000 and what is supposed to be the first Suburban exsist at Kankakee IL. The historical society has both tractors along with a David Bradley clipper plow and a 34 handiman. All there items came from Electolux, who was at one time the owner of the Sears tractor line. It has been discussed that the tractor was later repainted and sold to the public, although an other theory says it went into the emplyee purchase pool and may still be around Bradley sitting in a barn. One could support which everyone sounds the best.

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Posted November 25, 2011 - 11:34 PM

Cubs

A nice early Original
Because I love the one my uncle has.It's small and Mows and tows anything.

Cub 782D with loader
I've always wanted a cubby with a Diesel.And I NEED a loader.I have alot of digging to do around the house and down at the farm.

Bolens

Bolens 1000
They are Tanks.Locking Dif and hi/lo range and an awesome looking rounded hood.

Bolens 1886 or HT20
Because they are BIG and Mean and will do just about anything you could hope a GT would do and More.


Allis Chalmers 720 or Simplicity 9020
It's just a Must have.
Really just look at this Beast lol

I will take any Older GT that I think I can save from the scrap pile with a little work and some lovin put it back to work doing what it was intended to do.
I'm not really stuck with any 1 brand but I do have some favorites.


I too would list the 720 very high on my list, I've seen a few of them. If one were not available and I ran across a 620 I would not hesitate to jump on it.

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Posted November 26, 2011 - 08:35 AM

I didn't think I was going to name any tractors because not being a GT collector just a GT user but there is one that I'm pretty sure I would pay more then it's worth is this Standard Garden Tractor DSCF0690_(Small).jpg It was my Grandfather's now owned by my cousin Stan.

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Posted November 26, 2011 - 08:48 AM

I love the rare or unusual ones -
The original Cub sitting in the garage at the father-in-law's place
1966 112
John Deere 200/208 (resisting one right now on CL)
John Deere 312 (resisting one right now on CL)
John Deere 322 (3 cyl yanmar gas)

Always wanted a 140 then learned of the 120 and picked one up. It is a great tractor. Love any of the Deere RF tractors and have a 1966 110 from CL that works great and the family 1967 110 that needs a resto. Not the most collectable but certainly great machines.

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Posted November 27, 2011 - 12:56 PM

MORE ROOM????. :poke:

Ya, and at this time of year "with HEAT" to save the fingers and toes while work/playing :)

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Posted November 27, 2011 - 01:07 PM

I have a friend that claims if I would get a Cub 982 I would throw away all my others...(100, 108, 782, and a GT2245) Now, I got each of those for speciffic jobs around here and I can't imagine any tractor doing ALL of those without lots of changing of attachments. So, the one you REALLY want is the one you don't need at all because you have enough already (just ask your wife). For me that would be a low digit Cub Original that was only used for show.

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Posted November 27, 2011 - 01:14 PM

I have a friend that claims if I would get a Cub 982 I would throw away all my others...(100, 108, 782, and a GT2245) Now, I got each of those for speciffic jobs around here and I can't imagine any tractor doing ALL of those without lots of changing of attachments. So, the one you REALLY want is the one you don't need at all because you have enough already (just ask your wife). For me that would be a low digit Cub Original that was only used for show.


Well you can throw the 108 and the 782 my way. LOL

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Posted November 29, 2011 - 08:34 PM

Not bragging but I have three I consider to be great finds. First one is a 1968 JD 112 I traded an old Murry and an old go-cart for, second is a 1965 Case 180 with disc, plow, cultivator, and mower deck that I traded an old MM UTS for that was only good for parting out, and the last one is a 1966 Ford 80 that I gave $130.00 for. All these tractors took little or know work to get running. The JD had been stored inside all it's life so the paint is really good for original, the other two both need paint and they will be show ready. The Ford still has the original cigarette lighter and it works. That's what I like about garden tractor around here, not many people put any value in them.

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 08:37 PM

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I would LOVE to have one of these in good shape!


I don't know if it still exists, but on Sept. 16, 1974 at 11:30 am, the 500,000th Roper came off the assembly line. It was a Sears SS16 twin, which was painted all white with a few chrome pieces to differentiate it from any other. I'd like to have that tractor.
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I know where there is one you can see it on craigslist Mass Boston southe coast It's in Brockton.1972 CRAFTSMAN SS/16 TRACTOR

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Posted December 10, 2011 - 06:35 AM

As I believe others have said,I am also quite happy with the GT's I have found.

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Posted December 10, 2011 - 07:10 AM

well u sure aren't missin "modesty" casey thats for sure...lmao!!!! anyway- i would have to say a panzer, im all about older design & model. older style hoods & rounded fenders do somethin to me.....lol

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Posted December 10, 2011 - 07:31 AM

I went looking for my first Cub the 129, the rest kind of found me.




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