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here's mine
1978 Sears GT/11 varidrive garden tractor fresh of the trailer got it for free.
 

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It has two, its my antitheft device;)
 

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here's mine
1978 Sears GT/11 varidrive garden tractor fresh of the trailer got it for free.
I love the look of the old craftsman GTs.
 

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Here are some of my Craftsman Mowers :)

 

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I love the look of the old craftsman GTs.
Thank you for the complement, this thing has grown on me, at first I did not like it, but now I do.
 

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Your Welcome :D
 

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Here are some of my Craftsman Mowers :)

I have the 6.5 and the one in the middle here at the house. Both motors blew up. The one bought in 07 bent the crank and the 99 I don't know. Has good compression and is firing but I believe it is bent too. I seen oil at the bottom and the blade is ever so slightly crooked.
 

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See it now. I also like the loos of them. Whats that tractor in Sears that is a twin to the JD 318? Now thats what I want.
I think that might be the SS18 but I am not a Sears expert so I could be wrong.
 

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I think that might be the SS18 but I am not a Sears expert so I could be wrong.
Don't know what it is but I definetly want one. I seen it on MTF and somebody said it was like the twin of the JD 318. Real beast. I also wouldn't mind having any of the d series WH's. Little small tanks. John Deeres around here flow in the $4,000 range with 100-500 hours on them. Crafstman lawn tractors, you get them for a dime a dozen. My grandfather has one and it tears up on him left and right.
 

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This is my workhorse--I bought it new in May of '09. It's a Craftsman 22" RWD with electric start Briggs Platinum 7.0 engine. The thing is a beast, it never bogs down even in the thickest grass. This was taken today after bagging the front yard and mulching the back:



 

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Thats a good looking mower. That is the first walk behind I have seen that size with an electric start.
 

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Thanks, Kingwood! I'm trying to take care of it--I hose it off after every use and keep up with oil changes and stuff. Hopefully it will last a long time.
 

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It should last you a long time. I abuse my Craftsman push mower and it has lasted so far 5yrs with me and it is at least 12yrs old.
 

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I have a 6.5 one here with electric start. It doesn't have a battery on it though so can't try it. Yard sale for $25. She said it wouldn't run. Brought it home fired right up. ok???? Oh well. But those batteries I hear are real high so back to yanking and pulling.
 

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It should last you a long time. I abuse my Craftsman push mower and it has lasted so far 5yrs with me and it is at least 12yrs old.
Older craftsman are real good mowers. The newer ones i have problems with. Not me persoanlly but my family. Something always with the deck. Never have I heard a bad thing from a older craftsman.
 

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I have the 6.5 and the one in the middle here at the house. Both motors blew up. The one bought in 07 bent the crank and the 99 I don't know. Has good compression and is firing but I believe it is bent too. I seen oil at the bottom and the blade is ever so slightly crooked.
Ouch! I got both of those 2 for free, they both needed a good crab cleaning. I used the 6.5 for a few years now (tho now it's a back up as I have the LB 7035). I must say it's held up pretty good. I've used the crap outta it and it keeps on going! The one from the far right is goofy it takes 8 pulls to start up. Been that way from the factory. I just sold the one in the middle.
 

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Older craftsman are real good mowers. The newer ones i have problems with. Not me persoanlly but my family. Something always with the deck. Never have I heard a bad thing from a older craftsman.
The Tecumseh Eager-1s were great when they ran good. The ones from the late 80s and early 90s were bullet proof. Now a days they seem cheap. The decks on them seem so thin. I would be afraid that the first rock I hit would go through the side!
 
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