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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2019, 02:33:16 pm »
Gearing is way to fast so ordered another sprocket , added a top up front and tool box.


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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2019, 03:03:00 pm »
Looks sharp with the engine on there Lenn

Fingers crossed your new sprocket will solve the issue, and we get to see it chewing itīs way through your lawn.
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #32 on: August 13, 2019, 03:05:28 pm »
Thanks Jan, dern nice little engine so nice i bought two.
If the 60 tooth doesn`t work out thanks for reminding me about running a second jack shaft to gear it down.

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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #33 on: August 16, 2019, 12:57:43 pm »
Update, the 60 tooth sprocket is on order and will not be here until Tuesday so i`m on hold.
I did make a top for the front and a tool box.


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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #34 on: August 20, 2019, 04:45:32 pm »

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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #35 on: August 20, 2019, 06:31:07 pm »
Turned out great Lenn - good work!
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #36 on: August 20, 2019, 06:37:00 pm »
I can see a lot of work went into that Lenn, not only can you clip the grass but you can roll the yard flat as well 😉👍
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #37 on: August 20, 2019, 06:40:42 pm »
Thanks Larry and Bruce, i painted the sprocket black and going to put some floor boards on the cart tomorrow.

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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #38 on: August 20, 2019, 06:43:08 pm »
it seems to have plenty of power, and has no trouble pulling you 😊
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #39 on: August 20, 2019, 06:49:49 pm »
Plenty of power with the 6.5 HP engine, could of went with a three horse.
Even with the 60 tooth sprocket it still could be geared lower.
I`m going to make a adjustable throttle stop for it so it can`t run away.

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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #40 on: August 20, 2019, 07:18:21 pm »
Yeeeeee Haaawwwwwwwwwwwww Ride'm Lawnboy!!!

Impressive Lenn, as always.
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #41 on: August 21, 2019, 03:00:09 am »
Have so been looking forward to see this one going...

Works amazingly well, great job Lenn !!!
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #42 on: August 21, 2019, 06:09:42 am »
Thanks Daniel and Jan glad you enjoyed the vid.  :)

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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #43 on: August 21, 2019, 07:13:43 am »
That is very cool Lenn!, nice strong engine too.
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Re: Vintage reel mowers
« Reply #44 on: August 21, 2019, 09:23:32 am »
Thanks Swift Fox.

Added a throttle stop and a deck.




 

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