That is really something, amazing condition. My guess would be it's made by MTD, only because it looks like the same wheels on the sulky and similar style as his old Ride A Magic (by MTD) rider from back in the late 60's.
Your mower is a red tip rider made buy whiz mow manufacturing in Warsaw Illinois in the mid 1960's. The company was founded by Albert knipe in 1951 in Hamilton ill. They made several different style of mowers. I have some literature and sale flyers and a few models of whiz mows. Could you send me pictures of the brochure you have. Ill try to answer any questions you have about whiz mows/ red tips
When I was about 4 - 5 years old we had a self-propelled "push" mower on the farm, that thing was so heavy that if it weren't SP I don't think my father could have mowed the hills with it, but if it'd had a cart and flat lawn it'd be able to pull a pretty good sized man around.
Hello and Happy New Year. Just doing some basic clean up and paint work on my 1970 5269. Just want to know if the air filter chamber was also painted green from factory. I'm not certain from I can see from the images online. Here's a picture of the mower
Last week I found someone giving this mower away for free. One of the cables needs replacing, but other than that it starts easy, runs, and cuts. It has a functioning bag but not a mulching plug - just a rear cover. No side discharge cover but I rarely use side discharging.
It's an older...
Re: Lawn-boy Picture Thread
This is by far the best link/s of info anyone has ever put together! Thank you very much Bruce to take the time putting this all together for others to enjoy and use as needed!
Hey guys, great to be back! Hope everybody is well!!!! My 10247 started smoking this year. I installed a new plug gapped to .035. Cleaned the air filter and lightly coated it with 10W30. I'm using Lawn Boy oil in 93 octane gas (32:1) of which I only buy two gallons at a time to make sure it...