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"Roof Ranger Mower" - Parts?


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Old 07-21-2006, 01:57:25 PM
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Default "Roof Ranger Mower" - Parts?

I am looking for parts for an older mower.

It is a "Roof Ranger Self Propelled Mower"

This is 2 wheeled, large wheels like a bicycle tires, walk behind mower

It was manufactured by Roof Manufacturing out of Pontiac IL in the 70s.

Does anyone on the list by chance have parts for this mower or know anyone who does ?

Or does anyone have a scrap mower they would sell me a part off of ?

Thanks In Advance
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Old 07-23-2006, 11:39:59 PM
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Still looking for parts.

Has anyone even SEEN a "Roof Ranger" walk behind mower ?


Can you suggest any other boards I should check ?


Any suggestions appreciatted !!!!!!!!!!!!!!111
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Old 07-24-2006, 08:56:24 AM
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Roof mowers were sold in Eastern North Carolina and were distrubed by Smith Hardware Co in Goldsboro NC. But they are out of business now. If I find a parts source I wil contact you. Merton
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Old 07-24-2006, 12:15:31 PM
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Default Re: "Roof Ranger Mower" - Parts ?

Heard of them, of course I have, I own one.
Roof also made a commercial mower that looked like a Jeep CJ.

What part are you looking for?
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Default Re: "Roof Ranger Mower" - Parts ?

Big Al,

I have a Roof Ranger mower which I will never part with. I wish Roof was still in business.
Spare parts and service for Roof mowers can be obtained from:

Midwest Manufacturing, Inc.
509 West First Street
P.O. Box 485
Gibson City, IL 60936
Tel: 217-784-5161
Attention: John Carlock - Extension 226

Bob Guba
rfguba@yahoo.com
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Default Re: "Roof Ranger Mower" - Parts ?

Big Al
Are you still looking for parts or would you be interested in a complete mower?
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I have several for parts and 3 that are running and operational. What do you need?
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Casket maker - 64. First of this is my first time on this or any forum so please excuse my inexperience. I'm in the process of purchasing a Roof mower with a broken shaft. Was hoping you have one or knows how or where to get one and other maintainance parts. I was told by owner it's a VP75 model.
Saw your post from 6/30/2016. Hope you can help me. I really love this brush cutter.
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Still looking for roof mower model VP75, Mainly shaft, belts, blades, pulleys and bearings. New or used.Just good useable condition.
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Default Re: "Roof Ranger Mower" - Parts?

Just a thought, Belts, blades, beatings, and likely even pulleys are mostly generic items that can be resourced from most well equipped farm supply stores or hardware stores that have parts for lawn and garden supplies. As for a shaft, that can be made up by most any competent machine shop.
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Saw one at the swap meet at Brooks Oregon Steam Show , looked to be in nice shape, don't know what it sold for , or if it even sold
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I am restoriong one right nopw for a friend almost done.I found another in Wisconsin for sale and one in southern Illinois the one I am doing now has the optional blade clutch I made new clutch discs for it I plan on getting the one from southern Illinois the one in Wisconsin maybe will have extra parts then if you are still looking I am a retired millwright and restore weird stuff.i restored a bachtold last month for my friend knocks weeds down great but this roof is way better built I know another guy that used one to cut down xmas trees on a tree farm definitely a superior machine you can email me at .classic55redo@gmail.com
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