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Old 03-13-2014, 07:12 PM
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Oldest piece of equipment you have?

Just curious what's the oldest running piece of equipment you guys currently have or use?

My two favorite oldies are a McCulloch 3218 weedeater / brush cutter (circa 1985 I think) and a McCulloch Mini Mac 120 chainsaw (made from 1979 - 1982). Both have never let me down and I refuse to ever get rid of them.

I have another McColloch chainsaw that I pulled from a scrap heap that I'll bet will run with little effort (see below). The chain is rusted solid

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Old 03-13-2014, 07:22 PM
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lol I have a shovel that was my grandfather's.
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:27 PM
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lol I have a shovel that was my grandfather's.
I kind of meant a power tool haha. if that's the case, I have a really old scythe in the garage!
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:07 PM
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Couple of ol' swingblades
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:20 PM
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As far as equipment. I have a 2000 exmark metro 48" belt driven walk behind that runs, albeit a bit smoky, as well as a 32" exmark metro from 2001 which still runs great.
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:30 PM
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I have a 20 year old toro 21" super recycler. Still runs great. Wish they would still make them like that did back then.
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:36 PM
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1970's (I think) little wonder (I think) sidewalk edger. Still starts whenever I need it to.



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Old 03-13-2014, 08:40 PM
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I have a 1953 Huffy, 18" push mower.It has an old cast iron Briggs engine on it, about 3.5hp I think. I used it as a backup every year, until 2 years ago when I got totally out of mowing. It has only had the engine rebuilt one time since new. (My grandfather bought it new)
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:42 PM
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I have a 1953 Huffy, 18" push mower.It has an old cast iron Briggs engine on it, about 3.5hp I think. I used it as a backup every year, until 2 years ago when I got totally out of mowing. It has only had the engine rebuilt one time since new. (My grandfather bought it new)
Hahaha nice. Does it have that starter on top where you crank up and hit the center? Maybe it was Tecumseh that had them. I forget.
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:43 PM
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Stihl 031AV. I believe its a 70-72. Looking for a coil for it though
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