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Dobbo56

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The Farmer's Boy
« on: 29 August, 2021, 11:37:19 am »
Just purchased a Farmer's boy with a Mark 12 Villiers engine and rotary scythe attachment. Would anybody have any information or operation manual ?
Cheers Paul

cobbadog

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Re: The Farmer's Boy
« Reply #1 on: 29 August, 2021, 04:02:52 pm »
Nice find Paul. I have found manuals on the engines online free using Google but have not seen anything on the The Farmers Boy.
Cheers, John & Dee. Coopernook. NSW.

Dobbo56

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Re: The Farmer's Boy
« Reply #2 on: 29 August, 2021, 07:23:48 pm »
Thanks Cobba
I have downloaded a manual for Villiers mark 10 & 12 but can't find anything for the Farmer's boy.
The scythe is missing the base plate and blades, so need to findout what diameter the plare kis.
Cheers Dobbo

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Re: The Farmer's Boy
« Reply #3 on: 31 August, 2021, 03:53:17 pm »
Hi Paul,
Is there a cover over the top where the blades should be? If so then the blade holder needs to be x2 the length of 2 blades to be right. Any chance that it had a single blade?
Cheers, John & Dee. Coopernook. NSW.

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Re: The Farmer's Boy
« Reply #4 on: 31 August, 2021, 03:59:26 pm »
Hi Paul,
Found this using Google Farmers Boy Scythe, hope it helps.

https://youtu.be/vm5AblqqY7c
Cheers, John & Dee. Coopernook. NSW.