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This is going to be hard to beat.

Postby Eugene » Wed Sep 08, 2004 12:18 am

I purchased a Cub from a welder about 6 weeks ago. Would you believe the right side rear axle bearing cap consists of a tin can brazed to a steel "O" ring. :idea: Works fine - but why go to the effort. I think I am going to leave it on the tractor. Not many people have anything that unique.

And no I didn't pay a lot for the tractor.
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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Sep 08, 2004 7:46 am

It's definitely unique. they didin't make a cap for the right side. It has the lugs for the planter drive and was left open. I've thought of making something for mine, but never have.
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Postby artc » Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:13 am

the top mount of my Woods 7500 backhoe was open to dirt getting to the shaft. Dad took a tuna fish can, soldered ears on it, and made a cover. Even painted it New Holland blue (he has a lifelong phobia about painting)
when i got my first cub, i went looking for the cover for right side, believing it was missing. someone patiently explained it to me :) the kid from the suburbs hadn't never seen a planter in operation. :oops:
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Postby Bill V in Md » Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:27 am

Eugene,

It won't beat yours, but mine had a tin can bolted to the top of the rear tranny for storing miscellaneous nuts and bolts. Not original, but I kinda like it........Bill V.
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