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Old School 2-stage Craftsman

Old-school Craftsman Blower.

It's in really good shape.



Creative use of 5gal bucket




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YEah - like the 5 gal bucket belt cover! lol Maybe come summer you can break out the welder and fab up a snazzy cover.....



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YEah - like the 5 gal bucket belt cover! lol Maybe come summer you can break out the welder and fab up a snazzy cover.....
What do you mean by "you" badcat??

If I brought home another blower, I'd be ducking flying frying pans before getting both feet into the garage!


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Actually, that cover doesn't look have bad, as compared to some of the other frankenstein-izations out there.

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MTD....2 stage(modern 8.5 HP) not my favorite
Honda HS622 TA-B - acquired at an auction- nice machine for it's size.
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Actually, that cover doesn't look have bad, as compared to some of the other frankenstein-izations out there.
exactly! better than nothin'! If he ground-off the bottom-circle, painted it white & put a decal on it, i might not have even noticed it!


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I have a similar vintage Craftsman and the belt cover is barely hanging in there. Everything else is heavy duty (compared to today's stuff especially) but that beltcover was a bit flimsy from the start.
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