replacement blade brake cable bolens 34050 petrol mower

angellonewolf

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i cant find a replacement cable for the blade brake on the web they only go back to 2003

my mower is 1995 see pics added for plate on back of mower

cheaking around they went bust in 2002 and opened up again under the name of bolens

my idea is to place a push bike brake lever adjuster top and bottem with a nut on the back to hold in place

and use a bike brake cable threaded through the bottem the the cable and looped around the top brake bar

wht do you guy think ?
 

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Yeah, Bolens/Gardenway/Troybilt went under and MTD absorbed it back then, most of all of the Bolens stuff became NLA almost immediately... But since that is just a pushmower, any shop should be able to come up with a working cable for you if they have access to the mower to make measurements.
 

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I havent been able to find anything either. Is there any numbers still visible on the old cable?
 

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Doesn't really matter...But if you have a buddy with microfiche, you could get a part number... I have sold a couple sets of microfiche for Bolens in the past, sold real well.......
 

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sorry to say the cable on there at the moment is the original cable but has been cut and joined and the sleeve is missing completely
so cant get any info off that
 

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Yeah, if someone could come up with an original Bolens part number, you may get the right part...
 

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I you worked on the engines, you would recognize that the cable is hooked to the engine brake.
 

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Take the cable to a bike repair shop and have them make you a new one.

It sucks when you break a brake cable that stops the engine.
 
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