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    Wonder-Boy Specifications


    easy on... easy off... WONDER-BOY attachments

    ENGINE: 4-cycle, 6 hp, single cylinder, air cooled engine featuring "EasySpin" starting and equipped with large recoil starter, oil bath, air cleaner. Manual carburetor throttle control. Remote choke control. CLUTCH: "Soft-Action" belt clutch. with spring-loaded idlers and special longwearing belts. AXLE: Specially-designed 2-speed rear axle gives 2 forward speeds and 2 reverse. Geared differential for maximum durability. Pivoting front axle allows front wheel to ride over an 8" obstacle. Drag link equipped with ball joints makes handling easier. TIRES: Soft pneumatic stud-tread full tractor tires, 4.80 x 8 rear, 3.50 x 4 front, 2-ply. FRAME: Electrically welded steel. Center frame of heavy tubular steel. STEERING: Airplane-type steering wheel. ENGINE: 4 hp. 4-cycle, Briggs & Stratton with mechanical governor, "EasySpin" starting, manual choke, recoil starter. Oil-impregnated, foam-rubber air filter. Hood quickly removable for easy access. CLUTCH: Soft action, spring loaded idlers. extra long wearing belts. AXLE: 2-speed rear axle geared differential, offers maximum durability. Front axle allows front wheels to ride over 8" obstacle. STEERING: Airplane-type steering wheel. TIRES: Soft. pneumatic stud tread, 4.00 x 8 2-ply on rear. Front tires semi-pneumatic. FRAME: Heavy duty tubular steel, electrically welded.

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    For Model 600. Three one-piece blades are tempered, high carbon steel. Shafts revolve on presealed ball bearings. Heavily reinforced housing of bumper weight steel. Front wheels are used as gauge wheels to follow ground contours. Single lever adjusts cutting heights 1-1/4" to 3". Model No. 153. Ship. Wt. 76 lbs, Leaf Mulcher No. 173 available as optional equipment


    For Model 400. Large opening prevents clogging. One control for overall height adjustment front and rear from 1-1/2" to 25/8". Heavy gauge, all steel housing. Precision ball bearings. Front wheels are used as gauge wheels to follow ground contours. Model No. 236. Ship. Wt. 60 lbs. Leaf Mulcher No. 264 available as optional equipment.


    For Models 600, 400. Five cutting blades-6" diameter reel. Full-Flex hitch follows ground contours. Cutting height adjustable from 1/Z" to 1-1/4". Two caster wheels prevent scalping. Heavy steel housing, steel bed knife. Model No. 183. Ship. Wt. 115 lbs.

    [Source: 1963 Simplicity Lawn & Garden Catalog, courtesy of Ronald Miksa]

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