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1957 Cub and Implements

Postby Steve.43 » Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:17 pm

Hey, Guys:

I finally got the Cub and implements home from Michigan that I bought on eBay last February. We couldn't get to them then because of deep snow, but got along OK this time. I spent about half of today getting it running, changing oil and filter, tightening loose things, etc. It sounds pretty good, no smoke and no expensive noises. It came with fast hitch, a breaking plow, snow/grader blade, cultivators, 4 new tires, and a McKee 2-stage snowblower. That snowblower looks way too big for a Cub. I'd say it weighs about 400-500 pounds, and I doubt that a Cub has enough HP to run it through the usual Indiana wet snow. I may try to adapt it to my Farmall 300 this fall. It looks about the right size for that.

The Cub has sat outside a fair amount and needs cosmetics, for sure. I'd post pictures, but haven't learned how yet. It's on my list of things to do this year. Just wanted to say I'm really pleased so far with my "new" Cub (No. 5 for me).

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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby John(videodoc) » Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:45 pm

Congrats Steve! Send me the pictures i can post them for you. john
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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby schmibm » Fri Apr 25, 2008 5:22 pm

Get them pics up there. I can't wait.....
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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby Steve.43 » Fri Apr 25, 2008 5:33 pm

John:

I just sent the pics.

Thanks,
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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby John(videodoc) » Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:06 pm

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There you go Steve.

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Looking good :big afro:
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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby Rmankty » Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:34 am

My Dad bought a Cub new in 1957. He bought some implements for it,including the snow blade in front. I need the bolt-the hardened steel bolt that runs though the blade lift parts and runs through the tractor housing to "tie" everything together.Without that bolt you cant raise or lower the blade. Do you have the specs on that bolt,and any links where I can get one? Thanks alot!
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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby indy61 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:47 am

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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby bythepond88 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:05 pm

Steve.43 wrote:That snowblower looks way too big for a Cub


Is the blower self-powered? If so, then power shouldn't be a problem, just whether you can go slow enough for the blower to clear itself. If it is not self-powered, then it could be a problem. IH did not make a blower available for the cultivision cub; only for the number series lo-boys.
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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby Scrivet » Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:45 pm

bythepond88 wrote:.... IH did not make a blower available for the cultivision cub; only for the number series lo-boys.

From a post a couple years ago. http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=75610
Don McCombs wrote:Actually, there was a Cub specific snowblower produced by Danco and sold by IH. It used an auxiliary motor to drive the blower.

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Re: 1957 Cub and Implements

Postby Wood » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:09 pm

I like your cub, it will clean up easy.
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