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Hi, I'm Bob. I'm collecting & restoring old powered reel mowers and garden tractors. I've begun work on a Bolens 915 Lawn Keeper; the deck has been torn down and is being cleaned & repainted. I'm hoping to find a 701 Wheel Horse, B10 Allis-Chalmers, Bolens 20HD or 21HD, Bolens 230 or 233, and a Panzer Model A or T102.
My reel mowers include several Eclipses, a 1969 Toro, 1950 Jacobsen Lawn Queen, F&N (engine is 1949), and 1941 Sears.
I'm not addicted though I'm told that's what everyone says. I can stop buying anytime, especially on the wrong side of payday.
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. I can stop buying anytime, especially on the wrong side of payday.

Sure man, what ever you have to tell yourself. Personally I can make it a few months before I find myself on CL looking for my next old machine "fix".



I think my attraction has to do with the way these machines used to be made. It seems like they used to be engineered to last, and now the industry is driven by price point engineering. I'm not blaming the manufacturers though. What choice did they have. When John Q. Public starts seeing products from China at 1/3rd the price, he can't justify the higher cost of quality. It's too bad that there doesn't seem to be a middle ground anymore. It seems that when looking at new products of any type you have a choice between cheap crap or very high priced top of the line quality.


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Toro GMT200, Kubota G6200,Cub Cadet LT 1050,

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