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(Fwd) 'New' E12
- Subject: (Fwd) 'New' E12
- From: "Darryl McMahon" <darrylmcmahon igs net>
- Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 22:38:46 -0500
- Comments: Authenticated sender is <darrylmcmahon host igs net>
- Organization: Darryl H. McMahon, Consulting
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- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
I am posting this at Larry's request. If you have questions, please
contact Larry directly.
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From: Larry Elie <lelie ford com>
To: "'darrylmcmahon igs net'" <darrylmcmahon igs net>
Subject: 'New' E12
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 13:25:09 -0400
Could you post this please Darryl? I am too quick to post things...
Way back last week, I posted the following;
;I found a
;NEW E-12 (never sold) on a New Idea lot in Michigan. I don't need
;the tractor, but the dealer will let it go for $500 (no battery).
;He claims it was demoed once, and looks good. It has been in his
;shop for years.
At least 5 people expressed interest. I contacted the dealer. Next time,
I will check FIRST. The dealer WAS Johnson Equipment in Bad Axe Michigan,
(about 100 miles from where I live) and old New Idea Combine dealer. They
went belly up some time ago. I saw the tractor over a year ago, when they
were doing OK. Another equipment dealer gave me the number of the owner,
and I talked to Mr. Johnson. He said the tractor in question went at
he thinks at perhaps $250, with his ENTIRE PARTS INVENTORY! He also
said he had perhaps 4 tractors in back rusting that went as scrap. Ahhhh!
Sorry I got people's hopes up so high!
Now, that said, I know of one GE E-15, (2) E-12's, and E-10 (s?) used and
rough condition. I WILL NOT post the numbers of the people selling these
units until I personally talk to them and find out if 1.) they are truly
and 2.) how much they are asking. That will take me weeks. I will post
when I AM SURE! People with these things seem to collect equipment as
well, so there are two mowers, blades, a snow-blower, sickle mower, rear
and other goodies as well. One is part of an estate, so it may wait on
For most people, you are better off looking locally. I picked up my first
for $100, and I know of one person given one just to haul it away. They
are not that hard to fix up, unless the old batteries have split and
away the box. Just look at the sheet metal low at the frame. The
is the E-20; the controls are much more complicated.
lelie ford com
Darryl McMahon 48 Tarquin Crescent
Nepean, ON, Canada K2H 8J8
It's your planet. If you Voice: (613)828-0805
won't look after it, who will? Fax: (613)828-3199