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post #1 of 51 Old 12-07-2019, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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Before And After Snowblower Restorations

just finished this.

before and after.

very low hour machine that new operator had accident with. looks worse before than it actually was. went completely thru it with new bearings, belts, etc. if any part looked at me sideways it was tossed and replaced with OEM.

if you see the augers there is practically no wear on them. i did paint them with top of the line rust/corrosion resistant paint. I spare no expense or labor , that is no short cuts , when I rebuild a machine. sorry no pictures of augers at this time but they are practically new.

It's my way of relaxing. This machine only took a week. Most restores take me a month.( 2-3 hours a day )

maybe others can post their restores here.
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here is another one did last year. this one was very time consuming. bought the basket case for $65.
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Here's mine's restoration recently completed…

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Here's mine's restoration recently completed…

Claude.
if the lighthouse had been yellow I would think it was my old Stiga (rebranded muray)
One advice is to check the welds on the augers. They failed on mine and costs a fortune over here ($540 each)

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”

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You guys are amazing. My idea of a resto is a quart of oil, spark plug, and a can of cheap spray paint.

Wake me up when the snow's done...
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