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Hey guys. Just joined the forum and thought I'd show some that I repaired and since sold. I do it in my spare time which I have a lot of now (retired). Hope to talk to you guys..
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That's a few . Got a few more waiting in the wings.
 

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wow. very nice work. they all look new. I do the same thing . keeps me outta the bahhhhhs.
 

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Thanks. But I'm pretty particular what I bring home. Only buy ones that I'd like to use. And they gotta work and look good for resale. And I only buy ones with electric start. I'll be darn if I buy one that's been sitting around forever and pull my balls off trying to get it running... Most work always seems to be carburetion..
 

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:):D;) ... Your in great company here, myself and others repair and restore blowers as well ...

I'm up to 8, its truly a disease ...lol

I just dismantled a 60 era's Ariens Tiller, and rebuilding it, not that I need one, but I enjoy the process.....

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:):D;) ... Your in great company here, myself and others repair and restore blowers as well ...

I'm up to 8, its truly a disease ...lol

I just dismantled a 60 era's Ariens Tiller, and rebuilding it, not that I need one, but I enjoy the process.....

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Here's one that I had probably 15 years or more that you may appreciate.....no longer have it though. One of few that I never ,never could plug up..
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Little Ariens,,, 4hp Tecumseh, 20". Great machine ..
 

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Here's one that I had probably 15 years or more that you may appreciate.....no longer have it though. One of few that I never ,never could plug up..
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Little Ariens,,, 4hp Tecumseh, 20". Great machine ..
The way they look you must get top dollar. I've found out that the best months to sell are august and september when smart people are looking. and they are willing to pay for quality.

of course during recent snowstorms are another good time. sold 5 in last 5 weeks. very unusual. last winter wasnt very good because lack of snow. sold a bunch in aug/sept. then cv hit in March so people were afraid to come over even during the storms we had.

so had a surplus. decided to start early this year and so far paying off.
 

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The way they look you must get top dollar. I've found out that the best months to sell are august and september when smart people are looking. and they are willing to pay for quality.

of course during recent snowstorms are another good time. sold 5 in last 5 weeks. very unusual. last winter wasnt very good because lack of snow. sold a bunch in aug/sept. then cv hit in March so people were afraid to come over even during the storms we had.

so had a surplus. decided to start early this year and so far paying off.
Honestly I try to keep them in $150-$300 range. Again I'm choosy what I buy and try to buy cheap. And they're out there. The ones in the 4-$700 range seem to sit a long time in the for sale section. Plus people just don't have that kind of money laying around. You'd be suprised how many people just dont use them anymore or want to fix them or to make room. Just got to keep an eye open.
 

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Oneacer, ( Jaws music) Your going to need a bigger shed. :)
In first picture the second or third machine from the shed, the red one Is that a Snow Bird?
 

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this thread is making me realise how much trouble I am in LOL Recently moved and now have a attached garage (really nice to just walk out there to work) but my last garage was a seperate building about twice the size (My new garage is now over filled) So now I need to sell off what I have and be very selective on any I buy as I don't have the room I used to.
 

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@Big Ed,

Yes, that is a Yardman 7100, circa 1970 ... was my fathers, and I rebuilt it many years ago ... That is the one I take out for the big storms, its a monster and throws the snow well into the yard.

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Since the above photo, I painted the augers black and put on XTrac tires.
 

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Here's another I've bought recently and have ready for sale. Of course snow on the ground would help.. No matter it will go come winter..😉 Had one identical to it last winter.
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