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I have a 5200 18" level ride spring arm in complete good unrestored condition, runs good, stalls sometimes. When I move the adjustment wheel it fires up again. Guess I'll pull out the wheel assy & clean? I've never had this model apart.

Also have a 3002 18" buttercup, same condition, runs good, but need to install a helicoil in head.

Also have a 5030 chassis looking for an engine.
 

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I have a Lawn-Boy yard. After blowing up 3 Briggs, and 1 Techumse lawn mowers, I came across a used 20" in LB. It was a no frills mower, that cut the grass excellent, and didn't mind the ruts (we were still trying to level out the property). After using it for 12 years, it finally gave up the ghost. I replaced it with a new one (self propelled this time), and it's been doing a great job for the last 13.5 summers since. :) My friends tell me I should get a rider (since I cut an acre of grass when I mow), but with all the trees in the yard, it just won't work. Plus, I didn't get the same "cut" I get from my Lawn-Boy (I've tried a couple of different riders). My neighbor across the street uses a Lexmark, and he has to cut twice as often as I do, just to make his lawn look as good. :grin:
 

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Just got an old commercial LB model 6280.
It is my first LB. I have a Case 222 garden tractor, Ariens ZTR, and a B&S push mower.
I must say, I am impressed with the engineering (being a retired one) in this LB. Well made and built to last.
I'm grateful you guys are here.


 

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Lawn Boy Manuals?

Hello, I've just joined the general main forum and now found the LB forum. I'm trying to locate a manual for an older LB , model 5127, ser. # 9557995. I'll browse about and may run across some info. cheers cooter
 

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That seems to be a Canadian Tyre base model, 4 square cutting deck and an F series engine.. I'm having trouble even pulling up a parts diagram on that one, Much less an owners manual.
 

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I'm new to site, but looking for just this type of information. I have 4 Lawnboys: a 7260, 7265, 7351, and a 10252. The 10252 runs and I'll be using it to mow a house I own up north (I live in southern Indiana but I'm originally from the northern part). The others are craigslist finds that are in various stages of disrepair. I'm trying to determine the best way to go about deciding which one to put effort into to get running. What are your thoughts? Thanks in advance, hope I can contribute something in return someday
 

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I'm new to site, but looking for just this type of information. I have 4 Lawnboys: a 7260, 7265, 7351, and a 10252. The 10252 runs and I'll be using it to mow a house I own up north (I live in southern Indiana but I'm originally from the northern part). The others are craigslist finds that are in various stages of disrepair. I'm trying to determine the best way to go about deciding which one to put effort into to get running. What are your thoughts? Thanks in advance, hope I can contribute something in return someday
Welcome to the forum. In addition to the 10252 your other Lawnboys represent distinct eras in Lawnboy history. The 7260 is an early 70's D-400 series, the 7265 (I have one) is a mid 70's D-600 series, and the 7351 is a later 80's F series. Depending on what is wrong with each one may determine which one to fix first. The post compliance would be my least favorite only because I prefer the older Lawnboy's (pre 1983) without the bails and safety devices although the F is a great engine. I would probable tackle the 7260 first, then the 7265, and finally the 7351. The 10252 has the Duraforce engine and when tuned correctly is a powerful mower. However for me the steel deck is a negative as I prefer the cast decks. Be sure to post some pictures. Bill
 

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Thanks YardNazi, that's probaby the order I'll work thru. The 7260 has run, albeit only idled and had no power or throttle response. That in itself was encouraging (that it started!) considering the condition it was in when I got it. Like you, I prefer the older, lighter decks (sentimental reasons more than anything, remembering my dad). The others are a collection of pieces, but, I THINK they're ALL the pieces!
I'll get pictures soon. They're stacked up on a rack from winter storage at the moment.
Thanks for the response and suggestions,
I'll be back!
 

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On the operating table is my 7351 and a 7035 that just followed me home. From just a quick observation it appears they share the same engine type but have decks made of different materials. Hopefully I can combine two to make one!
 

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hello from ohio and help me,please

i have two lawn boys. one is a gold pro series with electric start and power drive..the other is as follows:help:
i am restoring a 1991 lawn boy model number C21ZSN commercial red tank
with power drive 5 speed pulley/disc adjustable transmission
what i am trying to do is put the rear drive back together as it came with a broken gear box and all the parts were stripped off of the rear axle shaft
i have collected all of the parts i think that need to go on,but not sure of the order in which they go
does anybody have an owners manual/service manual/parts manual for this specific model anywhere on the forum? if not at least tell me where i could buy one? i had a local resource but that has disappeared on me so i am clueless as to how this shaft goes back together with all the thrust washers,etc..:help:
 

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3/1958 Lawn-Boy Iron Horse's forsale

Hi, I have 3, 1958 Lawn-Boy's, 2-model 3200A open fan type and 1- model 3200 shroud w/recoil type up for sale and ready for restoration. I purchased these off of eBay in 2008 to restore. I should have all the parts needed for the engines also that are for sale. I had a very bad accident in Sept. of 2008 that took most of my leg and hand motor skills that left me a incomplete quadriplegic. My goal was to rebuild and use all three now and then as well as to share with the hard core Lawn-Boy lovers like my self. I would like a serious person take these on and really have 3 show pieces. I have the parts I believe to make the engines in great condition and what I do not have I still see NOS parts for them. I can be reached at [email protected] if you really are serious. I after a few months a may put them on eBay if there is no interest here on the forum.

Thank you,
Mark
 

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Hi Mark and welcome to the forum. So sorry to hear of your debilitating accident back in 2008. It doesn't say where you are located so you may want to put a general location, city and state, as there may be a member in your area that would love to continue your projects. Thanks, Bill
 

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I don't currently have it, I think my younger brother ended up with it, but back in '84 our Dad bought a model 4600, right before I graduated. Probably the best cutting mower I've ever used. It didn't bog down nearly as easy as the 4-stroke B&S and Tecumseh's did, and we cut many acres with that thing, some of them pretty tall. I remember he was a little reluctant at the price but he felt better about it when he saw how long it lasted.
 
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