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Greenfield vs Cox
by LRT. 21/11/17 08:14 AM
Talon mower
by NormK. 20/11/17 09:39 PM
Model 33 16 inch
by damianf. 19/11/17 08:35 PM
Briggs and Stratton HP Rating
by coolrussy. 19/11/17 06:45 PM
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Greenfield vs Cox
by LRT. 21/11/17 06:59 PM
Talon mower
by Bonnar_Bloke. 21/11/17 03:21 PM
Buyer on EBay Failing to Respond.
by Mowerfreak. 21/11/17 12:53 PM
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21/11/17 07:59 AM
Hi prd, yes the drive certainly is elegant! The work of a mechanical genius really! I bought my Anniversary 88 with a broken square driveshaft for $300 5 years ago. I've probably spent double that on it now which includes boring the motor out 20 thou, a new cutter disc and a ne...
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21/11/17 07:42 AM
That's interesting to hear. If an Anniversary is struggling it must be pretty tough! Embarrassingly I overworked my old Anniversary last year on a 40°C day cutting 200 metres of 6ft tall roadside grass and the motor locked up. (Yes - tut tut a mechanic should know better...) I'...
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21/11/17 07:36 AM
It seems John Deere are looking into it. http://www.aginnovators.org.au/news/john-deere-goes-greener-new-all-electric-tractor The thing the greenies are blind to is yes the vehicle is 'green' but it's running on power from a power station somwhere and will never be fully green...
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Four Stroke Lawn Mower Frames
21/11/17 04:21 AM
Couldn't agree with you more. I'm surprised they would even put their power plant on a unrespected brand like Ryobi....
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21/11/17 01:53 AM
Just over a month then. I really don't want to be chasing this chap now. It stinks that they charge the fees before the item has been paid. ...
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21/11/17 01:41 AM
No matter how hard you try, you can't train stupid...
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The Old Soap Box
20/11/17 09:49 PM
Actually Governments are endorsing redevelopment and reducing urban sprawl. This is all because they don't want to spend money on new infrastructure, like more power, water, roads etc. State Governments are now over ruling Councils and their planning codes so as to allow more sub...
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20/11/17 09:33 PM
That's unreal! The main issue I have is trying to explain why a customer's cheap Chinese ride on mower just will not cut like their old Greenfield etc. Same with the push mowers ...
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Tip & Curb Side Finds
20/11/17 08:39 PM
I keep the nice powertorques and old Victas.... move the rest... if I can. Got to make a phonecall this morning......................... https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bun...goods/free-free-pick-up-only-/1166264992 Hope he's an early riser......... cheers speedy...
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For Sale
20/11/17 01:50 PM
Not worth it, as that money would dry up fast and where would I find another one? Nah, I'm holding onto mine and would like to get the deucid thing running properly one day, even if it is a heap of s---....
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Reel-Type Mowers
19/11/17 11:36 AM
Thanks for the info BB. I've had previous experience with the Kirby and found the Briggs to be a better option. Availability of parts being the major one. Plus already having the Briggs helped the decision. Perhaps I will have to consider a different option for the second machin...
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Question On Scott Bonnar Cylinder Mowers
19/11/17 10:50 AM
Hi Damian, Lets put it this way, the money you spent bought a Model 45 and the 33 was tossed in with the deal. Personally I wouldn't buy a 33 but that's me. There are no parts available for the 33 and basically no parts correlate between the 33 and 45. Also the 33's as much as...
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Questions On Briggs & Stratton Engines
19/11/17 10:34 AM
really need the engine's numbers to even try to look it up as it can vary a lot depending on the Ft-lbs specs. I have seen from 4.9 to 7 so far but I am just guessing at which 850 series it is....
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For Free
19/11/17 02:59 AM
Originally Posted by NormKScrap yards here won't pay anything for them I just throw them in the ally pile up at the recycling depot, good base if somebody wanted it, can't bring myself to scrap it What crap. It's a nice chunk of aluminium to melt down and they reject it. To lousy...
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Four Stroke Lawn Mower Frames
17/11/17 09:07 PM
The only reason us lawn care pro's don't buy something like the unknown brands is no spare parts available when needed What i have cut using the Toro in one year takes the domestic house owner 60 years...
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Four Stroke Trimmers & Brushcutters
17/11/17 08:04 PM
Yes NormK. Smallest 4 stroke I have seen, like a toy but it has some power, and starts first pull. Lucky speedy...
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Wanted
17/11/17 09:51 AM
They are all just pushed in a corner gathering dust waiting for me to get around to them one day which will probably never happen. I know that with at least 4 of them I could mow a lawn tomorrow, the fifth one has bearing noise but it runs ok. And then there is another one with t...
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For Free
17/11/17 04:25 AM
Gympie in Queensland...
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Tip & Curb Side Finds
16/11/17 08:26 PM
Gotta keep doing things Speedy, keep the brain working, I struggle with my injuries and have to rest sometimes during the day but the challenge of getting the next motor running and another Victa saved drives me on....
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For Sale
16/11/17 09:32 AM
Looks like the R280s were bought from the Linton jumble market and have now ended up on Gumtree in Warnambool https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/war...her-280-ride-on-lawn-mowers/1164872057#0...
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Question On Scott Bonnar Cylinder Mowers
16/11/17 08:23 AM
Gotta Love the Rover Reds !! I'd have one if I found a good one but they are pretty thin on the ground as not that many were made and sold. BTW Damian yours is the very last variant of the Model 45 before production ceased. Cheers, BB....
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Wanted
16/11/17 08:04 AM
Originally Posted by MowerfreakBy the way, I appreciated your filling me in further on what went on with store brands and other mower sales practises in the 1970s Gadge. I read that with just as much interest and intrigue as the link you supplied. I just got caught up looking at ...
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Cylinder
16/11/17 04:24 AM
found it!...
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Questions On Briggs & Stratton Engines
15/11/17 12:43 PM
Thankyou....
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NZ Hand Models
15/11/17 07:44 AM
The following is a small article about a rare NZ hand mower with some interesting features. I would welcome any additional information, I have yet to find an example. The N.Z. “FLEXO” LAWN MOWER Co., Hereford Street, Christchurch. “The mower with arched blades that throw the...
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