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Old 07-22-2012, 06:42 PM
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Hesslawns Scag Restoration

I bought this unit for $40 because I needed some spindles for my Sentar. Then I got to looking at it and it had a manual mechanism for operating the blades and .......I was so surprised how light weight the unit is after I got all the tires inflated. I had a used carb for it so I got it cleaned up and I am cleaning up the gas tank. If the engine starts then...
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:05 PM
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Wow seems like it can be a great find, I would definitely have bought for $40 bucks!
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:38 PM
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I seen this unit at the dealers last week. It is painted green because they were using it as a rental. But it is awfully close to the dump pile so I am going to see if I can get this deck.
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:42 PM
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I seen this unit at the dealers last week. It is painted green because they were using it as a rental. But it is awfully close to the dump pile so I am going to see if I can get this deck.
get the whole thing, I want to use it for my special drip irrigation project this fall
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:58 PM
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Progress on this project has been a little slow. I have determined that I will have to get an exhaust valve. I got the unit to run a few seconds but after adjusting the valves and lapping them the leak tester says I had bad leak on the exhaust side. So I want to open it up to see what the condition of the those two rod bearings. I don't want to put money in it if I got major wear on crank. Once i get it open I will most likely take it into McCoys for a real engine expert to look it over.
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:32 PM
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Well I kinda got back to my project. Primed a couple parts that were continuing to rust. This week I will get deck off and to welding shop to get estimate on cost to fix it.
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What are you using for paint?
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:29 PM
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What are you using for paint?
That is why I am kinda holding off on that. I am not going to get Scag paint too costly. I was thinking about just putting Rust-o-lem on to stop the rust?
Got any suggestions?
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:40 PM
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That is why I am kinda holding off on that. I am not going to get Scag paint too costly. I was thinking about just putting Rust-o-lem on to stop the rust?
Got any suggestions?
Tractor paint from "Tractor Supply" and a cheap sprayer from Harbor Freight.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:46 PM
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This might be close.

http://www.agrisupply.com/Kubota-Ora...48/&sid=&eid=/
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