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the wife scores... this weeks tractor saga.....

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perry
well the wife did a good deed today. heres my story. i bought this wheel horse lawn ranger 2 years ago for my son. i have been on the look out ever since for another one for my daughter. theese are getting hard to find in my area. ....my sons horse....
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well, this one poped up on ebay near me. the auction said , also selling localy. i was the first to email him. he called me back a day later and i almost had him talked into selling it $40 out right. but he had got so many emails and watchers he said he's going to let the auction run for 9 days. i waited and waited and the finale bidding was yesterday. i lost the bid in the last finale seconds. i stopped at $231. and it ended at $233. now i told myself i was not going no more than $150 but i was determend to get this for my daughter. i cant believe this went for over $200. it was nice looking but had a hole in the engine block. the wife said i was scare'n her yelling at the computer.:(! she says i have a tractor promlem. do ya think?:D .......ebay tractor pic..... [IMG]http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l226/perry71/ranger.jpg[/IMG] well today while i was out working in the garage, here comes my wifes van barrel'n down the driveway with her wav'n and a smile'n. she had stopped at a yard sale just 1 block down the street from me. and saw a old wheel horse. she threw the lady a $20 to hold it and came and got me. she just told me it was a old wheel horse and new i would want it. when i pulled up would'nt you know it. there sat a complete 1968 WH lawn ranger with a $50 price tag on it. i payed $40 for it and took all of about 20 min to get. the husband also threw in a running roto-tiller with a bad frame for free:D. also he said he just threw out a simplicity blade 2 weeks ago:(. and just think yesterday i almost spent over $200 on the ebay one with a cracked block and about a hour drive to go and get:O. its just wierd ive been looking for one of theese for 2 years. now i have my future father son daughter projects:D. .....my daughters new horse.... [IMG]http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l226/perry71/BROADMOOR045.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l226/perry71/BROADMOOR043.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l226/perry71/BROADMOOR044.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l226/perry71/BROADMOOR046.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l226/perry71/BROADMOOR047.jpg[/IMG]

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Thats great. If my wife had found a tractor at a garage sale she would have made sure I stayed away. Sounds like you have her well trained. I want to get my granddaughter a AC pedal tractor and have met a ton of resistance. I have to remind my wife, at least once a week, what a benefit she gets out of my Garden tractor.

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