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  1. metz12

    17hp Briggs and Stratton Opposed twin Throttle, and Governor linkage issues

    Hey all. Been a Looong time since I posted anything on here. Not even sure if any of the guys I used to talk with are still even on here! Anyways, here are my issues. I just did a motor transplant to my 1980s MTD Garden Tractor that I am fixing up, to a 17hp Briggs opposed twin. I bought it...
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    For all of you scrappers out there...

    So my dad is getting rid of his old 92 4.3l 2wd s10 that has been falling to pieces for a while now. Had the thing for 7 years now and has almost 280k on it. He is going to call a company that takes junk autos for a reasonable price. So my question is, what parts should I take off so he can...
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    What is up with this craftsman weedwacker? I cant get it going to save my life.

    Hey guys, so i picked up these 2 weedwackers over the summer (you might remember the thread I posted about them) and I still cannot get them running to save my life. I knew it needed a new carb so I bought one and replaced the lines on it too. Now it wont start. I know it runs because I can get...
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    How much is this mtd worth?

    So I have an ad out on craigslist for wanted lawn mowers. I want one to make go fast and have a toy but a guy emailed me back about this Mtd white model. Since its a hydro I figured I didnt want it for a toy but he said to make an offer. I have pictures attached below but anyways, I want to...
  5. metz12

    wood snow plow?

    So in the latest storm my aftermarket tiawan made starter failed. In the first big storm where it was really cold the starter gear didnt want to move up on the shaft to turn the engine, so I took the thing off, and put it inside to warm up. after I did that it worked fine. This time I tried the...
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  11. snow storm jan. 2013

    snow storm jan. 2013

  12. metz12

    DIY tire chans

    So, has anybody ever made their own tire chains before? i need some bad for my craftsman but they are to dang expensive! my dad can get chain form work which would be cool, but just curious how i would make them. thanks in advance.
  13. metz12

    Just wanted you let you all know,

    I hope you and your families have a murray craftsmas!
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  18. new additions to plow setup

    new additions to plow setup

    added a redneck support for the weight box 45deg. 2x4's for more support and a new backing 2x4 for the back of the mount.
  19. metz12

    new chainsaw advice stihl ms250 or husqvarna 445

    So, here i am asking about chainsaw advice again. But I just picked up a huge job for clearing dead trees (there is like 20-30 of them on the property) and I have been using my dads ms170 (for those of you that read my last chainsaw post, yes i got my dad a stihl ms170 and he and i both like...
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    Gas AND Propane generator!?!

    So my dad has decided to be extra cautious this year and he wants to get another generator. he has a 4000watt but it doesnt power the whole house like he wants. he is talking about getting a generac propane and gas one. i was just curious if any of you guys have worked on/owned/used one of these...