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The **PERFECT** Grounds Keeping Tractor (Look!)

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by bolensdriver, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Stiga!
    www.stiga.com

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    The reason I know about these is because I have a 1960 something Bolens Estate Keeper which contracted Stiga to make them, and Stiga still makes 'em, of course a bit different in style. These tractors are available in 2WD or 4WD.

    MANY IMPLEMENTS AVAILABLE!

    My favorite is their sand spreader, MADE ESPECIALLY for sand & salt. For the sidewalks... it's a drop spreader, but made for sand/salt. Similar to EPoke's spreader.

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    Bolens Models (No Longer Made)

    Bolens Articulator
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    Bolens Estate Keeper With Snowblower
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    Last edited: Jan 4, 2005
  2. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Bolens Estate Keeper With Snowplow
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    Bolens Estate Keeper With Mowing Deck
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    Bolens Lawn Keeper With Snowblade
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    Bolens Lawn Keeper With Mowing Deck
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    Last edited: Jan 4, 2005
  3. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Bolens Grounds Keeper With Snowblower
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    Bolens Grounds Keeper With Snowblower
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    Bolens Grounds Keeper With Snowplow
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    Bolens Grounds Keeper With Mowing Deck
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  4. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    I might as well add some photos of other Bolens!

    Bolens 1250 With Santa
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    Bolens HT20 With Elvis
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  5. drplow

    drplow Senior Member
    Messages: 174

    how much you want for the ht20 with elvis? :drinkup: :drinkup: :drinkup:
     
  6. Ggg6

    Ggg6 Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 521

    I am hungry for a peanutbutter and nanner sandwich baby?
     
  7. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    hehe, it's not mine. But I do have costs... they usually run around $5,000 - $9,000 depending on condition. Probably extra with Elvis.
     
  8. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    there was a tractor/mower like that at Lowes. used cables to turn in though so probably not as strong of a tractor.
     
  9. Turfmower

    Turfmower Senior Member
    Messages: 376

    You would be better off with a Steiner. Its commercial piece of equipment it has dealer network. The Bolans is slow, outdated, and out of business. I got rid of mine 30 years ago.
    Steiner Turf
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  10. Robo

    Robo Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    Use to be a company called Pasqually that came to the county fair. Made a tractor which looked just like the steiner pictured here. Nice! Bolens was probably way ahead of their time to come out with that in the 60's :nod:
     
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2005
  11. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    I'm a big fan of those tractors :)
     
  12. PolarBear

    PolarBear Member
    Messages: 39

    Hey Bolens driver

    That green unit looks familiar. I think its one that I used to use where I used to work years ago

    BolensGroundsKeeperGreenSnowlbower.jpg
     
  13. Ggg6

    Ggg6 Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 521

    I'll bet you can't get a Steiner with Elvis. :)
     
  14. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    The Steiner looks great, but wholly cow that seems like alot of money... payup


    Think it's more useful than a skidsteer?
     
  15. BRIMOW525

    BRIMOW525 Senior Member
    Messages: 259

    I don't know about the newer steiners but I don't like them. You need 3-4 hands to operate the machine. It needs a foot pedal for the forward and reverse.
     
  16. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    The thing with Steiner Tractors, is the driver sits on the back, so less visibility compared to the Stiga, Bolens GK/EK/LK, and Holder, MT Trackless