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I have an old weather-w series great states push mower and the rear roller assy is busted. where can i find parts for it in northern calif.? Or is the company still around?

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  • raiderricklm Feb 09, 2009

    the model #weather-w 10" tall wheels x 1-1/4"thk roller shaft assy is 18" long 5 blades 15" str across or 16" with the curve of the blades. this mower is at least 30 to 40 years old

  • JERRY ABELL
    JERRY ABELL May 11, 2010

    hello mr r. there are twenty old great states push mowers listed.could you be more specific in the model number and type of mower. MrFixIt.

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