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Just signed up. Recently picked up from my dad the 16" Jacobsen push mower I used as a money-maker as a kid in the 70's. The poor deck on this thing looks like it's been through a war - it's patched up but still going. I think it's on it's third engine now - I slightly more modern B&S 3.5.

I didn't appreciate how light the old Jacobsen is until a built up a junked 22" Craftsman using a similar Briggs 3.5. That thing is like pushing a tank around the yard. Granted, it was meant to be self-propelled.
 

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Pretty cool that you have the old mower that you use to mow with as a kid.
 

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Thanks for the welcome. If I could find a ~20" Jacobsen deck I'd move the engine off the heavy Craftsman over to that and have a matched set. I recall seeing them back in the 70's. Looked identical to the 16", just bigger.
 
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