I bought my bolens 1600h off craigslist and it looked worst then it was. when i went to check it out the guy told me it had been sitting awail since he got his bushhog gear box fixed and said the tank needs to be drained cause it had old gas in it .he also went on to say it was never covered and needs the outer two pullys replaced but it runs. so he put a shoot of gas down the carb and jumped it off his truck and it fired right up.so when i got it to my shop i drained the tank and carb put fresh gas in it put a good battery in it and it runs like a champ. so i will replace the pullys and find a electric clutch and it will be fine. it will be taking the place of my snapper lt 16.