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Hot Rods art deco equipment

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bill Rinaldi, May 15, 2015.

  1. Bill Rinaldi
    Joined: Mar 23, 2006
    Posts: 1,863

    Bill Rinaldi

    Some where, over the last few weeks, I saw a picture, in an unrelated article, of a small gas powered lawn mower that was 1930's art deco design. "rocket pods" for wheel covers, I believe a flying saucer approach on the engine cover. Really a neat looking piece and it looks like it was made/used that way!!! Ring any bells as to what site it was in? BILL RINALDI
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  2. partssaloon
    Joined: Jan 28, 2009
    Posts: 519


    Damn! now I'm going to be thinking about that the rest of the day. I remember the mower but not where I saw it.
  3. J. A. Miller
    Joined: Dec 30, 2010
    Posts: 1,728

    J. A. Miller
    from Central NY

    I think that was Moriarity's. Can't remember what thread it was in.
  4. Stu D Baker
    Joined: Mar 4, 2005
    Posts: 2,685

    Stu D Baker
    from Illinois

    It was on the HAMB, and I'm sure it was Moriarity.

  5. abc123
    Joined: Oct 6, 2005
    Posts: 436


  6. I think he also included it in his "Cleaning out the garage" thread.
  7. Sage
    Joined: Apr 8, 2008
    Posts: 135


  8. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
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  9. Model T1
    Joined: May 11, 2012
    Posts: 3,309

    Model T1

    Married young in 1957. We had a small home and small lot. My first mower was a reel type push mower. At a yard sale I found a reel type gas engine mower. Put a stake in the ground and hooked a clothes line rope to it. I sat in the shade and watched my lawn get mowed.
    I wonder what happened to that mower?
  10. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
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  11. Barn Find
    Joined: Feb 2, 2013
    Posts: 2,318

    Barn Find
    from Missouri

    Is this a lawn mower or a floor polishing machine? The same group of junk hunters also unearthed a "Fly Mow". It was similar to a conventional push mower except it had no wheels. The blade functioned like a hovercraft and it floated on a cushion of air.

  12. That's not a Flymo... :mad: THIS is a Flymo... :D


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