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Bobcat Ransome Project

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by ZKSLAWN, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. ZKSLAWN

    ZKSLAWN LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 301

    So this was my first mower.. there were numerous things going wrong .. hard starts.. handles sticking.. axle sticking.. front wheels sticking.. rough idling all the good stuff.... i am also going to paint it while its apart..

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  2. blakerugg

    blakerugg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    wow i cant wait to see the finished product
     
  3. DLONGLANDSCAPING

    DLONGLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,418

    i wish i kept my 1980's bobcat randsom's. I traded it for the mower i had previously to get fixed.
     
  4. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Nice old mower,caint wait to see it finished.
     
  5. rusty_keg_3

    rusty_keg_3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,469

    sub'd...........
     
  6. Pat'sPerfectLawnService

    Pat'sPerfectLawnService LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 379

    after its all done your going to have a nice mower. keep us all updated on the mower with some pics
     
  7. jiggz

    jiggz LawnSite Senior Member
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    Posts: 646

    YES!! keep us posted!!

    I have the exact same mower with a plastic belt cove and diff castors, Its mMy first one aswell, I really need it this season but i plan on doing the same thing.. tearing it down and rebuilding it at the end of the year.. there great mowers, cut wonderfull. ill be using it till i retire lol..

    Ps, if you didnt know you can print the whole parts,teardown and owners manual off the bobcat website if you needed part #'s for anything
     
  8. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,732

    I cant wait to see the final result
     
  9. ZKSLAWN

    ZKSLAWN LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 301

    Everything is pretty much apart.. havn't stated on the engine yet.. i have some some parts set up and getting painted.. im cleaning the carb section and doing all that work now.. i gotta take the deck apart and paint that this week

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  10. DLONGLANDSCAPING

    DLONGLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,418

    what paint are you using? just rustoleom. Is that okay to use with such high engine temps?
     

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