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Been wanting to buy a backup all year and finally did today . A Lesco 48'' hydro walk behind . Got a heck of a deal , traded the oldest Stihl blower I own and $300 ... Needs some TLC , bend out deck , caster bushings and I am going to swap engines . It has a 19hp Kawasaki that cuts out when the pto is engaged , I have a 17hp Kawasaki that needs nothing in my garage.

 

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:cool Looks like you got a real good deal on it! Any idea what's wrong with the engine? I mean, if it's just a carb/linkage issue, it shouldn't be any big deal to fix.
 

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I am not an engine guy , but a friend thinks an ignition module ????? :dunno: But the 17 I have is a lot newer than what is on it , and all my filters for all 3 machines will be interchangeable :ThumbUp: . I will fix the 19 , sell it and end up with a free mower :cool.
 

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:sidelaugh I thought the canoe was part of the rig, I was like :dunno: then realized it was a canoe on the ground..... I should put my contacts in


Looks like a good deal, I like the Lescos
 

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:sidelaugh I thought the canoe was part of the rig, I was like :dunno: then realized it was a canoe on the ground..... I should put my contacts in

Looks like a good deal, I like the Lescos
I thought the same thing! I thought it was some sort of wing mower attachment at first! :sidelaugh
 

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I need to run it off a cliff , maybe it will fly .
 

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I need to run it off a cliff , maybe it will fly .
If it lands in a stream it will float down the river, hey you can trim/mow shore lines... :ROFL
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Looks like it will serve you well, will you be using it for next years season or will you have it ready for the end of this mowing season?
 

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:sidelaugh I thought the canoe was part of the rig, I was like :dunno: then realized it was a canoe on the ground..... I should put my contacts in

Looks like a good deal, I like the Lescos
I thought the same thing too, it looked like it was almost attached to it.

Sounds like it will be a good machine for you, keep us posted on the project!
 

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Looks like it will serve you well, will you be using it for next years season or will you have it ready for the end of this mowing season?[/QUOTE]

Hope to have it in service for a test run Tuesday or Wednesday.
 

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I thought the same thing too, it looked like it was almost attached to it.

Sounds like it will be a good machine for you, keep us posted on the project!
X2!!! :ditto::ditto:
Thought it was just me!! :sidelaugh
 

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Swap went smoothly , but need to play with governor a little on Saturday , hopefully fix the idle issues. engine sounds great. Pulled out deck, new caster bushings , new battery ... moving right along.
 

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Here it is ... has been done for a few days ... we even put it in service for a few days before completion to test the engine ... runs great .





 

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Another month , give or take will be a big help for leaf cleanups.
 
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