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1070 Mile Road Trip

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I drove from Ohio to Connecticut on Saturday to pickup a Sovereign with several attachments including a 46" snow blade, 36" tiller, revitalizer, 36" snow blower, wheel weights, 48" deck, and PTO vacuum collector/cart. The seller even threw in a second newer dump cart from sears.

I mainly wanted the lot for the low hour 18hp Briggs Vanguard to replace my 16hp single Briggs. I'll probably sell of a few of the attachments since I now have duplicates. Not that it's a bad thing! :D

In total it was 1070 miles of driving in one day. It was 22 hours start to finish. Fortunately my dad was able to ride along and was a huge help. The seller was fantastic and couldn't have been any more accommodating.

I was able to see first hand what a bad bevel gear box is like. This one is toast! sm00 I don't think words can even describe banging/grinding sounds like this thing does! OO

Here's the ebay listing if you want to view some pictures http://www.ebay.com/itm/Simplicity-7117H-Tractor-with-all-Attachments-/141016455443

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