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playing with big iron

Postby jwl » Sat Aug 13, 2011 3:42 pm

I got my 1937 Sears Handiman out this morning and had my son film us a little video. Of course after sitting in the shed for a yr, it started up on the first pull. Later when we did the taping, it wouldnt start easy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yudHfhOpSrY Hope you enjoy the vid as much as i did driving around the yard.

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Re: playing with big iron

Postby Bigdog » Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:16 pm

Gotta love it!
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby Barnyard » Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:17 pm

Pretty neat old piece. I also liked the lawn art.
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Postby Winfield Dave » Sat Aug 13, 2011 6:10 pm

That is cool!!
It reminded me of the push mower we had when I was a kid that started with the rope like that.
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby Rudi » Mon Aug 15, 2011 7:15 am

Jeff:

Very neat piece of gardening equipment. I like that style of farming/gardening equipment. I have seen a few models like that over the years but mostly in junk piles or as yard art. This is the first one I have seen under it's own power. Very nice - I imagine your collection is pretty cool 8)

I like the yard art garden as well.. very interesting use of old tractor parts. As an aside, I have the original engine that Dad used on the Putt-Putt and it uses a similar pull cord. Simple but effective.
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby ricky racer » Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:08 am

That is COOLLLLLL!!!!! :{_}:

Aerating your yard couldn't be any more fun!! :lol:
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby VinceD » Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:55 pm

That is so very cool. Really liked that. Also like the lawn art. :D :D
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby jwl » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:35 pm

I didnt post it, but i also have a 1933, 34 and 35 Handiman tractors and some attachments for them. Only the 34 doesnt run. Theres nothing better than running a tractor on full steel.

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Re: playing with big iron

Postby Rudi » Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:46 pm

Jeff:

Can you post the pics? I for one would surely love to see them :-)
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby jwl » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:36 pm

i only have pictures right now of the baby 33 model. This is the first true David Bradley garden tractor. There were 2 models before this but they were made out of Walsh Tractor models. Hopefully i can get a picture to post, i stuggle with that here on this site.
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Re: playing with big iron

Postby 1541 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:30 pm

That is pretty cool. I enjoyed the video and pictures. I have a two wheel garden tractor that was purchased from the local co-op store in 1941. It was purchased new by a good friends father in law. I use it every year in the garden and it always starts right up. After using it I have come the realize that folks must have been a whole lot tougher back then.

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Re: playing with big iron

Postby jwl » Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:57 pm

That tractor is a Blackhawk, and yes they were made for the Coop, along with many other farm equipment items. Dont see them often in Iowa as they mostly sold them in OH, MI, IN and those close states. I have a 46 sitting on the shelf here that i bought at a show in southern MI.
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