Ford 501 sickle bar mower

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kiwiland dexta
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Ford 501 sickle bar mower

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Never heard of these before, one has shown up in an online auction here in NZ.

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Re: Ford 501 sickle bar mower

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i believe you are correct, in the auction someone made a comment about it being a Ransomes.
At $700 NZD it is a bit pricey for me, I already have a red-brand one and it might be pushing my luck to buy this one as well!
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Re: Ford 501 sickle bar mower

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Used one in the 1960's. As well as 3 point hitch had to be bolted to draw bar or check chain holder on tractor.
Pain in the ar** to fit and to use. MF 732 and International B23 were far better.

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