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1957 Bolens Brochure

 

the finest of riding tractors

 

 

YOU DO EVERY JOB

faster, easier, better

 

                                

 

 

  EXCLUSIVE VERSA-MATIC DRIVE   gives you 6 froward speeds without stopping , clutching, or shifting. Engine operates at constant speed - no throtling required. You simply slide lever into any forward or the safety reverse.

 

 
 

 

  EASY TURNs WITH AUTOMOTIVE STEERING Heavy duty steering linkage, similar to your car's, makes the RIDE-a-matic handling almost like Power Steering - withstand hard use.  
EFFICIENT WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION The RIDE-a-matic's engine and the operator weights are centered over the wheels for maximum traction and pulling power. HI-LO SPEED RATIOS
Chain arid sprocket drive to rear wheels is factory set for 3 1/2 mph forward speed for heavy work. 'This can be increased to 5 1/2 mph by a simple interchange of sprockets. 
 

 
STEEL GIRDER FRAME
Rugged. U-formed steel frame - strongest of any riding garden tractor - wichstands hardest usage.

POWERFUL, RARIN-TO-GO ENGINES
Model 20 HD is powered by a Kohler 3.6 hp engine, the Model 21 HD by a Kohler 6.6 hp unit. Both engines arce powerful, dependable in all weather and built for long, troubleefree service.

POSITIVE ACTION BRAKES
Easy operating foot brake gives you fast, sure stops - locks for safe parking.


LOAD ENGINEERED WHEEL BEARINGS
Rear wheels have needle bearings to withstand the wear of side thrusts and heavy loads. 4-inch sleeve bearings in front wheels are oversized for long, dependable operation.

  INSTANT TRIGGER HITCH for rear attachment is quick and simple to operate.  Attachments can "float" or be held in line by forked stop. Positive Snap Hitch takes front attachments.   
ADJUSTABLE COMFORT SPRING SEAT
Roomy, contoured seat is spring-mounted for easy, comfortable ride. Seat adjusts for operation leg length.
COMPACT DESIGN
With a length of only (60 inches and width of 30 1/2 inches, the RIDE-a-matic is compact, easy to maneuver and convenient to store.
 

 
FULL-GALLON FUEL TANK
Customer designed tank gives you 4 hours of average operation without refilling.
FUNCTIONAL STREAMLINING
The RIDE-a-matic looks and operates like the most modern full-size tractor, yet it's scaled to grace the finest lawns and gardens.
  ATTACHMENT LIFT  raises either front or rear attachments with a single lever, locks in variable positions.

 

 

 

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