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  1. 6 points
    Did a little TLC on the 855 today. it had duals when I bought it but I had to take the outers off to load. the inter was 8.5 x 12 and the outer was a 6 x 12. also found out the inters were not loaded so I had a pair of loaded 6 x 12 so I put both sets on and some hub caps I had laying around. also put a more comfortable seat on. still got to put some counter weight on back & clean up
  2. 2 points
    Just wanted to show off my new Toy. I think it's my fathers day gift. It was at a auction today. Wasn't going to go because I didn't think I could afford it but my dear sweet wife said you never know & told me to go anyway. It's a 855 with a Freeman Pony Loader.
  3. 2 points
    Well it's been awhile since I dust these beauties off. Between remodeling my house,landscaping,Working 2 jobs and chasing my 1 year and 3 year old around today I had some time to get some of my wheel horses out. The 3 cream puffs have less then 300 hours on them each and time to work them a little. Anyways wash and clean.
  4. 2 points
    Original Restore of my 1973 model # 1-0365 Wheel Horse 10HP 8-Speed Lawn & Garden Tractor, original Kohler K241S engine, spec 46636D was rebuilt, upgraded the original side-discharge deck for a 1976 model 65-42MR01 42" Rear-Discharge Mower Deck, upgraded the plain front plastic placard with a model 8-0814 "Light Panel Assembly" (Head & Tail Lights) dealer kit, upgraded the original "low-boy" seat to the more comfortable 1974 stock "C-Series" seat, and a completely re-manufactured wiring harness.
  5. 2 points
    I got the news that my blood counts have stabilized and I wouldn't need another transfusion today. After seven units of blood and three units of platelets since Thursday this was very good news for me.
  6. 1 point
    I thought I ought to start a thread to show progress with my rescue horse. It is a 1972 800 3 speed that was destined to go to scrap. It seems that a number of people had had a go at it and given up without ever getting to the bottom of the problem. As the coil appeared to be missing I was guessing a lack of spark might be in there somewhere. Well the coil turned up in amongst the leaves in the gap under the rear mudguards on top of the transaxle. I took it and the battery to the workshop. The battery turned out to be U/S so (new one on order). I tested the coil and it sparked as it should. This afternoon I had a bit of time so I whipped the points off, they were pitted....(new points and condenser on order), for now I have just tickled them up a bit, gapped them and connected all the bits up. I rigged a starter battery and turned it over.... I have a nice fat spark! There is no fuel in the tank so I need to take mrs Rog out shopping later... I will get some fuel and video my first try at a start up, I will be back
  7. 1 point
    Grandsons needed to sweep one section of the bank barn. Rides out. Pennsylvania Panzer Wagner Allis Chalmers B-10 Work Horse 416-8
  8. 1 point
    I needed a new push mower since my old one completely rusted out around the rear wheels. I had looked into a string trimmer mower, and while very handy for trimming, not much for what I needed (thank you all for the feedback on that). Well, today I found a big box by the garage. It's a new Toro and self propelled! I am used to the very cheap mowers which take some effort, but this one is like driving a Lincoln after getting out of a Yugo! Grass is too wet to mow, but I was able to use it around the steep hills by the pool and it worked great! So happy having the self propelled.
  9. 1 point
    My introduction to Wheel Horse began in the summer of 1997, immediately following high school graduation. I worked at Howard's in Coudersport (former Tucker's) until November of that year. I assembled new units, and did maintenance & repair on Kubota, Wheel Horse & Ski-doo equipment. I remember seeing pictures of the 520xi that fall. If I recall, we got one unit in the fall just before I left. I always thought they were pretty neat. Well I got one last week in ROUGH shape. So far I got it un-stuck ( motor was ceased) & running well. I have some questions on this machine, and after reviewing several sites & pages, this looks to be the best "spot" For "street cred" I have attached a link to my shop video. Karl J. Crowell (say Kroll) Cheers ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gsPayJAGZU
  10. 1 point
    Thank you for the cap nut solution - I've used 3/8" for my hood and 1/2" for the seat hinge so far with great results!
  11. 1 point
    The "Straight From The Horses Mouth" book collection is sold.
  12. 1 point
    That is a really neat looking little loader! Thanks for the pics!
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  14. 1 point
    Still haven't put the tins on yet. Have to wet sand them and see how they come. In the mean while I was able to pick up an original JD three point hitch for it. Took awhile to find one as they sell for huge money. I was able to pick this one up for a great price and it's in great shape. I'm going to add the rear hydraulic connection setup for future rear attachments.
  15. 1 point
    Nice... now we need a video of that FEL in action.
  16. 1 point
    A man went to the police department to report that his wife was missing: Husband: – My wife is missing. She went shopping yesterday and has not come home. Sergeant: – What is her height? Husband: – Gee, I’m not sure. A little over five feet tall. Sergeant: – Weight? Husband: – Don’t know. Not slim, not really fat. Sergeant: – Color of eyes? Husband: – Never noticed Sergeant: – Color of hair? Husband: – Changes a couple times a year…….maybe dark brown. Sergeant: – What was she wearing? Husband: - Could have been a skirt or shorts. I don’t remember exactly. Sergeant: - What kind of car did she go in? Husband: - She went in my truck. Sergeant: - What kind of truck was it? Husband: - A 2015 Ford F150 King Ranch 4X4 with Eco-boost 5.0L V8 engine special ordered with manual transmission. It has a custom matching white cover for the bed. Custom leather seats, DVD with Navigation, 40 channel CB radio, 6 cup holders,4 power outlets, custom floor mats, trailer package with gold hitch. Put on special alloy wheels and off road Michelin’s. My wife put a small scratch on the driver’s door. The husband started tearing up. Sergeant: - Don't worry Sir…………..We'll find your truck. .
  17. 1 point
    My Horse Barn is located (in Henry County) right where the Ozarks meet the Plains....does that make me "bi-local"? BTW..I maintain a listing of WH guys in MO and KS.....and since 1972 have acquired a "secret knowledge" of several WH's hidden in the Ozark barns!!!
  18. 1 point
    I thought you might like a bit more background info on Multipower in Effingham. When my father worked there as a salesman way back in the 1960's they were: Mid Surrey Garden Centre. It was horses from there that I used to drive at the Surrey show. I drove past the premises around 8 years ago and they were still in business as multipower machinery, but a quick look on street view shows that they are now MPS garden machinery.
  19. 1 point
    I just now read that to my wife. She asked me if there was a certain emoticon I could post for her. Well, actually she showed me. I told her no because this is a family oriented forum. Glen, I'll introduce her to you at the show.
  20. 1 point
    That is a very nice looking freebie!
  21. 1 point
    Prior to the wide spread use of chemical weed control cultivating was a big part of farming. Tractors were specially designed with high clearance to avoid damaging the crops while getting rid of weeds. Cultivating is actually making a comeback amongst the organic grower crowds and some of the 50-60 year old tractors and their cultivators are getting back into use.
  22. 1 point
    If you believe the weather man two weeks out, I have a bridge to sell you.
  23. 1 point
    If you want manuals just go to this link: https://lookup3.toro...est/request.cfm and enter the following model numbers and serials: Bagger Model: 79451 Serial: 230000001 Drive Kit Model: 79452 Serial: 230000001
  24. 1 point
    http://www.wheelhorseforum.com/topic/33251-got-my-dump-from-the-seat-bagger-for-5xi/ view this thread on the bagger you asked about I posted belt routing photos partway into the thread
  25. 1 point
    I love it when a plan comes together. The knowledge on this forum is amazing. The best part is that even though folks are all over the country, it is like having a nice neighbor that can help.
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