Honda F190

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rickman

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Honda F190
« on: August 01, 2009, 10:48 »
This is near to me, anyone got any opinions or useful info before I bid on it?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=290334404414
Andy

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Bigbadfrankie

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2009, 16:12 »
Big machine and old. I have the F80 which is older again and impoosable to get parts for. The rotavator will come off and can be replaced with a plough and such like. Very useful machine. Mine weighs 660lbs to give an idea of the size. The wheel widths can be varied between  460mm to 700mm .

Good luck you will be pleased with it
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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2009, 22:38 »
Did you get it ??

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2009, 18:46 »
No, I talked myself out of it, then spent all evening kicking myself as the Monrotiller started playing up. It only made 200 which I thought was a good price and it was literally just along the road. Oh well, on the upside, today I found a really usefull chap called Paul at Meetens the small engine people who had on the shelf all the bits to replace everything except the body of the old Villiers carb on the Monrotiller. It cost me 20 quid - result, it ran quite nicely too until I ran out of juice.
Field test on the new plot tomorrow.

PS watching another one, an ISEKI on e-bay now.
Update - no I'm not, it finished 2 days ago and I missed it, doh.
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Bigbadfrankie

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2009, 18:42 »
oh heck

dont know anything about Isekies
they look like the Honda range. In the book (70 years of gaden machinery) they listed and look the part. loads of gears :)

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2009, 18:37 »
Spotted another Honda (F400) close to home, Monrotiller field test succesful for an hour only, then could not restart due to flooding. Carb pulled down again last night float height etc checked, try again after dinner.... >:(

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2009, 19:54 »
i have a f400  its a great machine

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2009, 22:21 »
Now watching 2 F400's, saw a chap with one on the plot near mine and I must say I was quite impressed, it may be time to move on..... :unsure:

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2009, 22:43 »
Monrotiller gets a stay of execution, a broken spring on the exhaust valve was the issue, a quick ferret through my spares pile (knckered engine) and wallop, off it went, two hours later - half a plot dug over. I do like the "bigfoot" F400 on e-bay though..... ::)

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2009, 19:35 »
Get the F400 ultra modern (1970's) :) ::)

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2009, 19:53 »
sorry folks but i got the honda f 720 its about 3 years old now bought it new but cost arm and two legs tha why i have a job to walk on one arm  ??? :nowink:

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2009, 20:01 »
What tools do you have with F720. I have never seen one in action have you any video.

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2009, 08:40 »
Get the F400 ultra modern (1970's) :) ::)


40 year old technology over 55 yrear old technology although there are probably more old Honda's around than Monrotillers,  mmmmm... :unsure:

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2009, 18:12 »
i have the back rotovator normaly they are sold with blades like merry tiller with blades on main drive but i got the back box better for my back . i also have a plough . for it and a trailor but i dont have a vidio sorry. it look similar to the 190 pics on honda site

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Re: Honda F190
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2009, 21:05 »
I have a F610 which is very similar to your 720 but older



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