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Does anybody have pictures or info to identify old, old Troy Bilt tillers?
We were told our tiller is a 1947 Troy Bilt. My uncle had bought it used. He died in 2003.
 

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Welcome to the forum! Glad to have you here! I'm a 40+ year owner of a Troy-Bilt tiller and would definitely LOVE to see photos of yours!
 

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Took a quick look there .. Thanks.!
Can you share a photo of your's?
I will try to get a photo of ours next week when I go to Virginia.
I don't have a pic of mine and it's an hour away until Sunday. Looks like this one from Zuck's, but without the sickle bar mower and also mine doesn't have the "Model T" decal (never did) probably because it's an early "T".
 

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Yes. Troy-Bilt Roto-Ette Model T.
Looks rough but will out-till anything made since...
You're missing the stepped pulleys which allow changing speeds, and the "turkey roaster pan" belt cover.
On mine, I just wanted it to till, so I replaced the engine with a modern Briggs unit I bought new. I wish I saved the old Clinton; I left it under the house my ex- whore oops, I meant wife, got in the divorce (but don't worry, she paid handsomely for the "privilege", and she will curse me yet again when she finds it).

Cool that you have the original lugged tires! Although I've never seen any replaced with newer tires - including mine - they are very nice. Isn't it odd that we have SEVENTY year old tires that still hold air, yet the ubiquitous 'Carlisle' tires today dry rot and fail about three years even in the garage?!
 
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