Atco Lawn Tractors where ideal for cutting rough areas of longer grass such as orchards and paddocks as well as large domestic lawns. A 1980-85 Atco Motor Mowers first started making and in 1980, these were not made in the but were made in the by another company with Atco's designs then imported to the U. Roller chain is also widely available from engineering and transmission stockists. Allett commenced manufacturing the previous range of Atco mowers with Allett branding instead of Atco, and with new model names. The key-start engine was fitted as standard.
It closed and moved to in , where it reopened as Atco Ltd. Here we have a selection of throttle and clutch levers for the older type cylinder mowers. Steel front and Heavy steel rear roller for the stripes. The Recommended Retail Price of the machine just before it was discontinued in 2011 was over £2000, making it the most expensive mower in the Atco range. This meant that the non-collecting models could be hitched to a towed sweeper to collect grass cuttings, leaves and other debris.
Early models of the Royale featured a —built horizontal shaft engine with recoil start. Selling Your Mower We can advertise mowers to collectors in our quarterly Grassbox newsletter. It's only a 98cc engine, but it's got plenty of power. The unique 'V' channelling in the deck ensures that grass cut by one blade is not thrown in the path of the other blade. A key-start engine was fitted.
Indeed, they make short work of all those jobs which take the fun out of gardening. Grass was ejected not from the side, as was common with other tractors, but from the rear. Since the introduction in 1986, the stylish range of Atco Lawn Tractors set the new standards of performance, reliability, comfort and ease of handling for ride on mowers. Allett commenced manufacturing the range of Atco mowers with Allett branding instead of Atco, and with new model names. Polished beechwood front rollers allowed mowing up to the lawn edge and could be replaced quickly with sidewheels for cutting long or wet grass. Joblot Atco Suffolk Qualcast Webb Control Levers.
The Atco trailer was robustly constructed from galvanised steel; the paint is powder-coated then baked on for long term durability. Spare Parts Spares for engines, clutch cables and fuel systems may be available. Early models of the Royale featured a Tecumseh—built horizontal shaft engine with recoil start. Polished beechwood front rollers which allow mowing right up to the lawn edge and which can be replaced quickly with sidewheels for cutting long or wet grass. Generic Components Items such as bearings and roller chain were often sourced from third party manufacturers and can often be replaced with a modern equivalent. Products 1980-1992 All the below products from 1980—1992 are now obsolete, parts are also obsolete for these products.
Joblot Vintage Atco Suffolk Punch Qualcast Bosch Mower Parts B4 Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Spares for Atco lawn mowers can be difficult to obtain, although the following notes may be useful: Mower Specific Components Parts specific to the mower, such as frames and handles, are no longer available and the only option is to use a second machine as a donor. With a lawnmower from The Old Lawnmower Company you are getting a thoroughly overhauled and guaranteed machine. Carburettors A number of specialist companies can help with spares for carburettors and auction sites such as eBay regularly have items for sale. Royale - Heavy Duty Petrol Cylinder Mower 1964-2011 Top of Atco's cylinder mower range, the Royale was designed for large areas of fine lawn. The collector unit could be quickly fitted and removed without the need for tools. Later Villiers carburettor spares can often be obtained from engine specialists.
The Old Lawnmower Company supplies all machinery fully overhauled and operating correctly with a First Season's Use Warranty terms apply. Atco was founded by Charles H Pugh in 1921. Atco In 1921 the first 900 petrol-powered Atco lawnmowers rolled off the production line at the Atco mowers factory in Birmingham and were delivered, believe it or not, by a man on a motorcycle with a specially developed side-car for transportation of these heavy machines. The engine had to be removed and with some very careful soldering, a spark was obtained. The Atco motor mower was an immediate success. This reduced the work-load on the blades and their leading to a longer life.
Two notable features are sturdy front axles which stand up to the roughest treatment and wide pneumatic tyres to give all round stability without damaging the lawn surface. The machine has sat in a shed for around 10 years since it last ran, I was hoping that a simple points clean and gap check would get it going, alas it was not to be! It closed and moved to in , where it reopened as Atco Ltd. Use the links below to contact specialists in The Old Lawnmower Club who may be able to help with a query about an Atco mower. This means that the non-collecting models can be hitched to a towed sweeper to collect grass cuttings, leaves and other debris. Prices were cut and a range of sizes was available, making the Standard the first truly mass-produced motor mower. The Recommended Retail Price of the machine just before it was discontinued in 2011 was over £2000, making it by far the most expensive mower in the Atco range. Classic Cylinder Lawnmowers Rebuilt and Guaranteed Mowers for Sale The following is a selection of the vintage horticultural and garden machinery currently for sale - stock is constantly changing, especially in the Spring and Summer, so please enquire if you have specific requirements.
Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Things have moved on a little since then for Atco mowers, but one thing remains the same — the quality of the Atco mowers and products is as good as it ever was, and even though they expanded into different areas of the garden machinery market, it is their cylinder mowers that they are best know for. As well as a comb for raising flattened grass, the Imperial had a scraper which prevented the buildup of grass on the steel front roller. Very early Senspray and Atco carburettors from the 1920s can be found but prices are rising. Information can be submitted for inclusion by. Within five years, annual production had accelerated to tens of thousands. Grass is ejected not from the side as with many other tractors but from he rear.
Atco also made a trailer to fit all models, with a 10 cubic foot hopper which tipped for emptying. Rotary Atco in more recent years have been producing more Rotary mowers powered by both the original petrol engine and the lighter weight electric mowers in their range. Engine Components Spares for Villiers engines back to the 1920s are widely available from a number of specialist stockists as well as online sites such as eBay. They sold a range of lawn mowers including lawn and garden tractors. It is unlikely that other spares especially for the mower chassis or body will be readily available.