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Weldspec
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Atco model

Good afternoon

Just saved this atco from the scrap yard . Got it home bit of a clean up and it’s a runner . Needs carb doing I think so I’m asking for info on model so I can source a workshop book . It’s a 12” cut if that’s any help . Having come across any numbers yet but will be stripping panels of the next few nights to have a look 

Regards Alistair 

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A picture might help, my

A picture might help, my crystal ball is on the fritz ;-)

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Sorry thought I had already

Sorry thought I had already done the pics . Obviously not 

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Photos of unknown atco 

Atco

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Photos of unknown atco 

Photos of unknown atco 

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@Weldspec: image upload

@Weldspec: image upload instructions here: https://www.oldlawnmowerclub.co.uk/forum/adding-images

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Hi Alistair, ty did manage to

Hi Alistair, ty did manage to upload your pics here

https://www.oldlawnmowerclub.co.uk/forum/history-and-technical/technical...

You may as well stick to one thread, I'm sure your questions will get answered even if off topic. Here are your pics anyway.

 

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Atco lightweight. 14 inch,

ID plate decodes as an Atco lightweight, 14 inch, from 1956/57

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This is the other atco I have

This is the other atco I have . This is the one I’ve saved from the scrap yard .

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Thanks for the information 

Thanks for the information 

Alistair 

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Good afternoon 

Good afternoon 

I'm searching for a grassbox and front roller assy for my atco villiers midget . It's a 14" 1956 . See pic 

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The grass box was a small

The grass box was a small steel one that hung on  the 2 stubs visible in the photo. I have several of these mowers but only ever 1 grass box so good luck with your search, The larger alloy box that hung on the front engine mounting bar  ( for want of a better description ) will fit , but probably just as rare.

 

The original front spindle had Whitworth nuts and 2 x 7 inch rollers with a brass tube pressed into them . You may be able to make ones from a 70s Atco fit . I fitted a microset one off a Suffolk Punch which is more useful if you use the mower  regularly

 

Im surprised how reliable these are after 65 years, and how well they cut