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strange blade

Postby SONNY » Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:01 pm

found this pic.of a cub on CL for sale, strange blade mountings on it. Homemade??? I wasnt interested for $2,500 but thought the blade was poorly mounted! The only thing holding you from running over the blade is that little bolt in the lift bar!!! LOL!!!

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Re: strange blade

Postby k hutchins » Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:38 pm

It's not a Cub blade that l'm familiar with, but it looks like it's mounted to the draw bar. Might be ok for light grading, but l wouldn't trust it for any heavy work. There is nothing to support the outside edges. I difinitely wouldn't use it for plowing snow.
Why is there never enough time to do the job right, but always enough time to do it over. :?:

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Re: strange blade

Postby Scrivet » Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:56 pm

I see what I take to be an angle lock pin and a handle to angle the blade with (operating rods along frame of plow). With both of the handles being UNDER the operator platform this couldn't have been designed for a Cub. Unless those two mystery holes in the Cub platform are for some type of linkage to make the adjustments.........????????

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Re: strange blade

Postby Bill Hudson » Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:42 pm

The flat stock from the rockshaft to the plow is from a Woods 42 mower. The plow is a home brewed affair.

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Re: strange blade

Postby Jim Becker » Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:56 pm

My thought is the blade came from some garden tractor (except the linkage from a Woods mower).

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Re: strange blade

Postby akguy09 » Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:41 pm

It wouldnt stop me from buying the Cub

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Re: strange blade

Postby CapeCodCubs » Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:54 pm

akguy09 wrote:It wouldnt stop me from buying the Cub

For sure!
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