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4673

Re: Original locke mowers

About 10 years ago Jim Paterson wrote up an excellent paper on what to look for in a used lock. It details what the tread and blade thickness was when new and
Lawence Hodson
Oct 27
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4672

Re: Original locke mowers

One more thing to Cody the bedknifes on all locke mowers are reversible they can be used 4 times before having to be replaced of course you have to get the
matt_kochan
Oct 27
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4671

Re: Original locke mowers

Ok thanks. I tried adjusting the reel but it won’t go any further and isn’t cutting. Sent from my iPhone ... Ok thanks. I tried adjusting the reel but it
Cody Johnson
Oct 27
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4670

Re: Original locke mowers

Locke is unfortunately not in business any more, they sold out to Ariens in 2006 and not long after that they did away with the Locke brand. So as to finding
matt_kochan
Oct 27
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4669

Re: Original locke mowers

Just to add something to what Larry said Cody when he says a few degrees its literally a few degrees the adjustments on those bolts are so fine hence why they
matt_kochan
Oct 27
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4668

Re: Original locke mowers

Ok thanks. I thought it was that. Well the mower hasn't been used in 40+ years until I bought it 2 years ago. I’m sure the reel hasn't been ground or the bed
Cody Johnson
Oct 27
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4667

Re: Locke for sale in Michigan

Wendy I believe you sent me pictures the other day of your Locke, looks to be in excellent condition for the year!! Looks to be a 1959 beautiful original pin
matt_kochan
Oct 27
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4666

Re: Original locke mowers

Hi Cody, Yes it is the bolt with the locknut. Crack the lock nuts on both ends of the reel and turn CC a few degrees on both equally to lower the reel to the
Lawence Hodson
Oct 27
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4665

Re: Original locke mowers

So I’ve been trying to also figure out how to adjust the reel. Is it the bolts with the locknut on the sides? The one I’m pointing at? Sent from my iPhone
Cody Johnson
Oct 27
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4664

Re: Original locke mowers

Yeah I’ve seen a few with Honda’s. I like old machines to have the original engine. It looks weird with a new engine. I have several other Briggs that run
Cody Johnson
Oct 27
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4663

Locke for sale in Michigan

In very good condition, but not sure what it's worth - any ideas? Sent from my Verizon Motorola Smartphone [Non-text portions of this message have been
Wendy
Oct 27
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4662

Re: Original locke mowers

I saw those also on your Craigslist posting very nice ! Some one may be interested in them for a restoration on a locke if they are looking for an original
matt_kochan
Oct 27
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4661

Re: Original locke mowers

Cody your machine does indeed look to have the original engine, the only thing someone may have done over the years is swap the tins off the original motor
matt_kochan
Oct 27
#4661
 
4660

Re: Original locke mowers

I have 2 other Locke motors in my collection Sent from my iPhone
Cody Johnson
Oct 27
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4659

Re: Original locke mowers

Ok so it’s the original engine? I noticed the caster wheel had a sulky mount. Yes it has a very large chain. Why didn’t the machine serial number work?
Cody Johnson
Oct 27
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