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I took the deck off it because it has been trouble for a few years, owner before me messed it up good...welds and belt problems etc...I just couldnt get it right. I'm gonna take her up north, I have a snow plow and a new set of chains for the light work I may encounter up there next winter. Its a 1976 Sears ST/8....8 hp briggs on it



 

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Looks good should do you fine for a little blading etc. So where is up north I'm guessing some where in the UP?
 

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MNGB said:
Looks good should do you fine for a little blading etc. So where is up north I'm guessing some where in the UP?
Thanks, up north for us is the tip of the thumb :) We dont like long drives so we picked farm country 2 hours away
 

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There are a lot of times in the UPPER that little bitty thing even with a snow blower would get lost in a snow bank.
Looks like it should do what you want to do with it.

My dad had a S12 Sperry Rand New Holland with a 4 foot blower on it in Mid Michigan. Poor thing was just plum wore out after about 6 seasons. traded up to a S16 Ariens and after a year, he bought a 6 foot bervac for the MF 65 Or My Ford 5000.


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As long as i catch it while its coming down and can stay on top of it most snow storms in the thumb arent that bad anymore
 

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Nice older sears, thats when they were built tougher. Shame about the PO 'redneck engineering' it tho - alot of my stuff was the same way, i found it easier to fix it right then try to hob job it together.
 

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Nice older sears, thats when they were built tougher. Shame about the PO 'redneck engineering' it tho - alot of my stuff was the same way, i found it easier to fix it right then try to hob job it together.
Thanks i'm taking it up to the farm next month so i have room to work on my 68 Simplicity, maybe i can cut some grass with it after i get the deck fixed
 

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Simplicitys are nice lawn tractors American made and still decent today compaired to the MTD line and Murry stuff.
I have the deck off the 1972 7112 that belonged to kares dad. It has some cracks in it I think were cause by the pine roots at the BIL's place, I was mowing it last fall after his heart attack.



Mom bought a new simplicty rather than over hual the smoking engine so she gave it to me. I'll get it over hualed this summer. I just leave the snow blower on the 1964 Land lord dad bought new.












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Very nice! as far as i can tell the one i have is a broadmoor, the previous owner painted it black :shock: dont know why :?
 
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