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Could it Bee a Tow Bee?

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bowhunt4life
Found this on my way home tonight. It appears to be a Tow Bee by the SnoCo Company. Missing splash guard and wheel wells. Will need to be sandblasted and primed and painted. Deck tilts. What is the values as is? [IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v374/55chevy/2012-04-20161534.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v374/55chevy/2012-04-20161515.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v374/55chevy/2012-04-20161601.jpg[/IMG]

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RickS
Chris, I am about as far away as an expert as you can get. But I agree that certainly looks like a Tow Bee. At least based on my memory of other Tow Bee trailers on this site. Good luck Rick.........

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bowhunt4life
Well I paid $125 for it. Don't need it but felt the price was fair. Will most likely go down the road. Has new lights and new leaf springs, a little beefier than the originals, and can handle about 900lbs now. I wouldn't load it that heavy. May take it over to the swap meet in Baraboo, WI. Thanks, Chris

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timflury
Somewhere here on the net,,,,,,, I found a manual for the Snowco trailers. There were like four different models that they made for the garden tractor manufacturers. The largest one had a 1550# capacity. Some of the deluxe ones had a boat winch. Looks like yours has already had the tongue replaced judging by the straight box steel versus mine with an offset pressed into it. Mine has 8.5 wide tires on it and most likely different fenders. Aside from the paint, the decking looks to be in good condition. Do a Google image search for "Snowco trailer". There's one there with a tandem axle. I think snowco even made the special trailers for the Terra Tigers as well. I dropped $550 for mine.


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D-17_Dave
Definately a tow bee trailer. Has had some work done on it but it's in good shape non the less. The trailer sales broshure is on the site somewhere, I also have a hard copy of the orriginal broshure. I can't find it right now but this shows the AC version. http://www.simpletractors.com/attachments/tow-bee.htm I gave 400 I think for mine and I consider myself lucky on the east coast to have even found one.

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D-17_Dave
These trailers were sold as companion equipment by several manufacturers. I think only a decal indicates who they were sold through. The only thing keeping it from being a Tow-Bee is a cote of paint.

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perry
trailer made by snow corp. sold by many lawn garden brands. i have seen pics of a allis one and a wheel horse one. here is a manual - http://whtractor.15.forumer.com/index.php?act=Attach&type=post&id=38811 look under allied venders / snowco here - http://weekendfreedommachines.com/info/index.php

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Talntedmrgreen
Perry, that's a pretty neat resource for info on lots of old equipment, thanks! I also like that tandem axle SnowCo on one of the brochure pages. That would be a neat find!

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JimH
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Originally posted by RayS

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Here are a couple I found searching the net that have been restored.
I would like to have one of those to haul my HB-212 around with!

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