1974 GROUNDSMASTER 72



    
Here is my 1974 Groundsmaster 72 after I rebuilt the mower deck.  The four cylinder Continental engine is still running strong.



 
The only engine work I did was replace all of the electrical components.  Plugs, wires, points, condenser, distributor cap, etc.
 

 
Here is how the 72 looked when I bought it.  The deck was rough.


 
The deck was missing a spindle bearing, and had huge rust holes in it.  I ended up welding about 30 lbs of steel back into deck to get it solid again.  That is a lot of steel.
 






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