Wow what an old one!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LawnMastersTN, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. LawnMastersTN

    LawnMastersTN LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    That engine also looks to be about an 8hp or so. Don't know how it would even pull a 48" deck.
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  2. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,681

    I was using bunton belt drives in the mid eighties-wow, 30 yrs.? I'm a beast! or was. lol
  3. Hawkshot99

    Hawkshot99 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,431

    Kinda looks like a camo paint job. That mower is located the next town over from me. But I think I will pass on it.
  4. Lordtimothy

    Lordtimothy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    When I think old........I think older than myself. If you look at the design of the mower I would bet there is only a small amount of changes to the belt drive you can buy today. Nothing really new in that department in the last 25 plus years.
  5. herler

    herler LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,139

    Only thing that is good for is scrap metal, they'd have to pay me the balance of what it costs to haul it down to the scrap metal yard and whatever they pay me for it by weight.
  6. dahammer

    dahammer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    Seems like yesterday
  7. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    When mower company come up with a design that works they build them for long time Like my 1988 DC looks and built same as my 2011DC
    Just like my 1960 reel mower looks just like 2012 reel mower but just few # less:dancing::dancing:
  8. LawnMastersTN

    LawnMastersTN LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    The decks look completely different. They are more in a "v" shape now and the back of the decks are much closer to the wheels. Big difference is the shute opening.
  9. LawnGuy110

    LawnGuy110 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,105

    wonder how many hours are on it

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