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    Posted 4 years ago

    fortapache
    (2688 items)

    This has been sitting around the yard for about the last five years. It is a Sears Craftsman Model No 121-8191 manual push edger. I was told when I bought it that it was from 1930. I have not been able to find information on it yet but 1930 seems reasonable but with those steel wheels it could be older, maybe newer I do not really know.
    It still works well although the blades need sharpening. But as I don't have a lawn it isn't all that important

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    Comments

    1. cindyjune cindyjune, 4 years ago
      I remember the sound of the whirring blades cutting grass from my childhood. A very pleasant sound, much unlike the roaring lawn mowers of today. I guess we all wish for some memory of the past!
    2. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much cindyjune. It is a bit nicer sound than a power mower.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      mikelv85
      Caperkid
      JImam
      brunswick
      kyratango
      TassieDevil
      Goldenwing
      gargoylecollector
      nutsabotas6
    4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
      Cindyjune, you obviously weren't the one pushing those bloody things. LOL ! I now view them as torture devices. Luckily, motor driven ones came along and rescued me after a very short career of cussing them. I think that's when I learned to cuss ! It's an art that I can now do in at least 5 diff. languages.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      bb2 here it is uphill (or downhill) so there is much more of a challenge.
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
      Fort, my experience wasn't on the Bonneville Flats. LOL !
    7. buckethead, 4 years ago
      Simple and elegant. A very nice patina too! :)
    8. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much buckethead.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      pw-collector
      Irishcollector
      vetraio50
      iggy
      blunderbuss2
      buckethead
      freon
    10. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you Wandlessfairy.
    11. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      SEAN68
      clockerman
      Irishcollector
      ttomtucker
      charmsomeone

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