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Old 01-21-2015, 08:07 AM
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A buddy that I chat with online sometimes brought this unit to my attention. I'll include the link, but download and scab in the pictures so you folks can see it after the ad is gone. Pic size is unfortunate.

According to my pal, the seller claims it's a "1950's Yardman 6002". I don't doubt my friend, but I doubt the seller. Neat old piece, though. Check it out:
http://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/mcy/4856646954.html
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:46 AM
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the first go kart ever made was build in 1956 ...
The "yardman 6002" according to google is a push mower

But...

the 1959 Yardman Yard-Ster 6010-0

looks pretty much identical:
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Some manuals for download:
http://www.hammerwall.com/searching/?q=Yard-Ster&sa=Search
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Great find, Alex!!!
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i found one of thoughs online in better shape for 50 i didnt know it was made by a company it looked like it was sent through the chop shop.It has a 3 hp briggs
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Looks like solid rubber tires. Bet that's comfy...
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Looks like solid rubber tires. Bet that's comfy...

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