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My latest Picture of our 2 old mowers


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Old 08-28-2005, 10:56:46 PM
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Here is the after picture of our 2 mowers. and before picture if few have forgottn what they look like, another not perty sight.
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Old 08-28-2005, 10:58:09 PM
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Here is the after picture of our 2 mowers. and before picture if few have forgottn what they look like, another not perty sight.

the red one is the Clinton and the orange one is the 1958 jacobsen rotory turbo cone mower.
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Nice equipment!
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Nice looking mowers! Is that the original color of the paint? I am planning on having my Jacobsen painted one day and my is more of an orange color.
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Nice job!

I should give my old Jacobsen 18" Special a going over like that.
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Chevrolet engine orange is real close to the original Jacobsen Orange
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What all did you do to the mowers when you restored them?
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Chevrolet engine orange is real close to the original Jacobsen Orange
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Actually, I found this paint the other day. Almost perfect match. Its available at ace hardware. I can get the paint code tomarrow if needed.
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Does your turbo cone have the extra blower fins on the disc? They really blow!
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to answer your question Austen, i done basically all i could to them, new rings points,condencer, rings, ect. basically the works, the way i alway's restore things. the red on the clinton is the original color on this mower.
now on the jacobsen, that is a N.O.S. deck, very hard to find in these parts were i live but i was lucky enough that a dealer near me had one, he said it was in stock since 1965 and costed me $35.00 to get the deck, the original deck had many stress cracks in it and one huge one that broke the deck in half. it's an aluminum deck, on the jacobsen, steel on the clinton.
the blades on the jacobsen are basically 4 combine sections on the turbo cone. very sharp too, i got a little cut just handling them.
new wheels on both the mowers aswell, though on the clinton, thats not the original deck and handle bars, the deck on the clinton was rusted out and didn't even have handle bars, i just dug this deck and bars out of the corner of the shop, thought they looked old enough and i made them work. now on the jacobsen, those are not the original bars but i found some kind of matching pair and i thought they looked good enough so i made them work too.
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