Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

  • Announcements

    • Kent

      Sign In or Password Problems?   10/09/2016

      If you can't Sign In, you need to reset your password.  Use the Forgot Your Password link at the bottom of the Sign In screen, and the site will send you an email to reset it. If you have an AOL email account, use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the screen -- AOL is intermittently blocking email from the site.
    • Kent

      Feedback Please!   10/28/2017

      See News and Announcements forum.
Sign in to follow this  
davidmoll

How's this for luck

Recommended Posts

davidmoll

Well we have been getting dumped on in the Boston area as everybody knows. Looks like its finally waining. Well during one of the smaller storms (six inches) my steering broke on my 6216 and the key in the steering shaft fell out. The forecast was for another blizzard the following weekend. Couldn't find the key or parts I needed in time. Steering plate was worn out. What to do? Decided I may be able to jerry rig the steering if I could find the key. Well went out in the dark after work with my metal detector and to my total amazement found it within 20 minutes in the edge of the snow bank. Talk about shear luck. Thank you god! Well I jerry rigged the steering plate and used the old worn out bushing and she has held together through the blizzard and the last 5 storms. I now have a spare key for the future and will fix the steering plate soon. Never thought I would find it but had to trysm01

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
GLPointon

Congrats & good find...

I just lost my keys while blowing 9" of insulation in my new workshop attic. But no such luck and no metal detector. I sifted thru the cellulose insulation for 30 mins & gave up XX(

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fishnwiz
quote:Originally posted by GLPointon

Congrats & good find...I just lost my keys while blowing 9" of insulation in my new workshop attic. But no such luck and no metal detector. I sifted thru the cellulose insulation for 30 mins & gave up XX(


id="quote">
id="quote">Bummer!!sm00

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

×