Keep it simple... keep it going... and keep it!
  Home> Simplicity> New in 1972> Features


Search for Manuals
at Simplicity's Technical Publications Site

Enter the MFR Number:

Shirts, hats, mugs & more in the

You can make a contribution to support Simple trACtors online, safely and securely, using our PayPal account.


Hydrostatic Drive gives you single lever control

Allows you to change travel speed and direction quickly while attachments continue to run at the speed ideal for the job. Gives you a full range of ground speeds in forward or reverse without clutching.  Unique oil cooler maintains safe operating temperature.

New 4-speed Shuttling Drive
for shiftless reversing

Provides 4 speed ranges in forward and reverse. Instant, shiftless reversing in any range. Touch-O-Matic clutch can be feathered to slow tractor without shifting. Pull shuttle lever toward reverse to slow or stop tractor . . . all the way back to reverse tractor.

3-speed Gear Drive gives you full engine capacity

Three speeds forward and one in reverse. Rugged all gear transmission effectively utilizes full engine horsepower for high traction loads. Touch-O-Matic clutching gives you foot controlled inching. Ideal for close-in mowing . . . around trees and shrubs.

Start Your Simplicity Like You Start Your Car  

A simple turn of the key gets you going the fast and easy way, even in sub-zero weather. Electric start is teamed with a powerful, high-capacity 12-volt battery and a fully regulated generator. It's standard equipment on the 15 hp and 10 hp Simplicity tractors.

Easy Access Means Easy Maintenance

Flip-up bucket seats and hoods put everything in easy reach for routine checks and servicing. Oil fill and drain pipes are readily accessible. Spring and wear-plate combination in differential automatically adjust for limited slip action. Automatic reset circuit breaker eliminates fuses.

Every Simplicity Is Designed For
Your Comfort . . . Your Safety

Padded, contoured seats adjust to operator size. Muffler positioned up front.  . . cooling fan directs heat away from driver. Belts, drives, all moving parts are covered. Easy-to-reach controls are marked to tell you how to use them. Mower height adjusts with a twist of the wrist.

Patented Mower Mounting Gives
Your Lawn a Smooth Even Cut 

Our mower attaches to the tractor front axle, The tractor front wheels automatically tilt the mower to match the terrain. A free-float pivot and short mower wheel base follow rolling contours. Wide rollers support the rear of the mower, and average out lawn irregularities.

Change Attachments In Seconds
Without Tools

All Simplicity attachments hook up with a simple pin and spring clip. You spend your time on the tractor working on the lawn. Not on the lawn working on the tractor. Power take-off points feed engine power directly to efficient rotary attachments in 3 locations -- front, center or rear.

Attachments Keep Your Simplicity Working All Year Around

Snow throwers, blades, carts, vacuum collectors, revitalizers . . . and a dozen more. Simplicity makes the attachments you need. They are designed to give you the best possible performance from your machine . . . all year long, year after year. Shown on 8 hp. model.

[Source:  Simplicity brochure, 15hp and 10hp tractors, Form 11-007, hand-dated 7/24/72, courtesy of Wally Koerbel]




NOTE: This site is designed to be viewed in at least 1024 x 768 resolution in Internet Explorer v6 or later, Mozilla Firefox v4 or later, and Google Chrome.  It may not display correctly in other resolutions or on other devices.  Links on this site are monetized.  We assume NO liability or responsibility for the accuracy of ANY data on this site.    
1998 - 2011 by Simple trACtors LLC, North Brookfield, MA. All rights reserved.


Please support our sponsors  . . . 
and help keep this site free for your use.