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    BCS 852

    Default bcs good deal in CO

    This looks like a steal to me...

    BCS Rototiller -- 10 HP with Attachments

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    Super Star Member murphy1244's Avatar
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    Kioti DK 40-Massey ferguson 135-Ventrac 4500 Diesel

    Default Re: bcs good deal in CO

    Buy it.
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    Is that one of the old Acme engines? Are they supported well enough?

    http://www.earthtoolsbcs.com/html/ac...ine_parts.html

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    Platinum Member farmerboybill's Avatar
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    BCS 850 diesel and 735 diesel

    Default Re: bcs good deal in CO

    I'd say it's a good deal for a 735. The Acme has no support that I know of beyond Earth Tools. Kohler bought them for the Lombardini diesels and knocked the gas engines in the head. Too bad, really. They were built to last as long as the machine they were on. Still, if the engine does fail, for as little as was paid for the tractor, you can afford to pay $950 to put a 13 hp Honda with adapter kit on it. The dozer blade is missing most of its mounting bracket
    BCS 850 w/ Kohler Diesel, 30" tiller, 18 inch combined ridger, 36" dozer blade, 28" snow thrower, BCS BIO100 chipper, blade, 38" mower, 26 inch rough cut mower, 36 inch sickle, trencher, 2 way plow, ridger, hiller/furrower

    Deere 60, 3010, 3020, 4010, 4020, 4430, 4640, 4840 and all the implements to work 'em

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    Default Re: bcs good deal in CO

    Figure when the Acme breaks it will probably have to be replaced. The last time I called even Earth Tools had very little left available for these engines anymore. Fortunately the swap to a modern powerplant is very easy and relatively inexpensive.

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