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 73 sears workhorse/mudder

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeNovember 23rd 2021, 11:37 pm

I bought my first house and finally have a garage. Its huge, but no heater. Kerosene heaters, electric space heaters, and propane heaters. Gotta got warm up every so often with these Buffalo winters where I am or it gets COLD

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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeNovember 24th 2021, 6:58 am

@Dr Bob I hear you the I'm across the lake from you 5hrs north east
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeNovember 24th 2021, 5:42 pm

Congrats on the new home! I have to use a propane heater in my garage. There is a really good wood stove in there but the insurance issues with the VERY expensive wheelchair accessible van in there make it so I can’t use the stove.
I lived in Buffalo on a consulting gig during the winter of 2000/2001. We got plenty of snow and cold that winter, I think it was record setting at the time.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeJanuary 18th 2022, 8:20 pm

Well gents I've been busy with life but still trying to get parts.
I finally found a dozer blade for the sears after 5 years of looking. It's a game changer massive difference from the atv blade I mod to fit.
I also came into possession of 2 snowblowers after getting 21" of snow in 12hrs I thought I would give it a try. So disappointed, best it can throw is 3ft lol maybe a pulley swap. 5" on tractor and 5" on blower both are original.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeJanuary 18th 2022, 8:25 pm

Apparently my big butt is not enough weight. traction. Do this is what I came up with. So far it works well
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeJanuary 18th 2022, 10:32 pm

The single stage blower on my Bolens was pretty weak until I added some material to the tips of the "impellers", when they wear and leave too much of a gap your distance will suffer.  I used some 1/8" steel to get it done but will be replacing it with 1/2" industrial rubber when I overhaul it in the summer, it's throwing snow over 10 feet now.
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeJanuary 19th 2022, 5:22 am

@Brianator that's a great idea ill look into it. Yes I think rubber ( belting ) is a better solution. Thanks

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@Buck Nice score with the plow! it’s good to see this tractor still being worked

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@Crazy_Carl thanks Carl. Oh yes it's the work horse, they best part is the reaction I get from people when they ride it
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeJanuary 20th 2022, 7:02 am

I'm confused, I read through your thread, is this one pulley swapped?
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PostSubject: Re: 73 sears workhorse/mudder    73 sears workhorse/mudder  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeJanuary 20th 2022, 6:19 pm

@TechnoChicken no I'm still running the original pulleys, it's a pulley block there is 4 different size pulleys on it so you can run other attachments

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