put my cub to work for the first time

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.

put my cub to work for the first time

Postby ad356 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:48 am

had some bad mud holes in my driveway, what better a tool for the job then the cub. mudholes begone well at least until the rain screws it up again. when a nice little tractor, these little machines can push, i was pushing around dirt no issues. this machine is going to work great with snow; snow isnt nearly as heavy.
ad356
Cub Star!
Cub Star!
 
Posts: 203
Joined: Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:14 pm
Zip Code: 14113

Re: put my cub to work for the first time

Postby bythepond88 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:05 pm

ad356 wrote:snow isnt nearly as heavy


Maybe not on a per volume basis, but with snow, you're not just pushing at a little ways to level out the surface. 8 inches of wet snow on a 250 foot driveway sometimes gives me trouble.
Michael Cummings
Eddie - a 1959 International Lo-Boy named after my father in law, who who bought her new.
bythepond88
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 1239
Joined: Sun Apr 30, 2006 2:54 pm
Location: IL, Wadsworth
Zip Code: 60083
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: put my cub to work for the first time

Postby Rudi » Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:14 pm

Not sure where you are from, guess I gotta look up the zip ... but up here, snow is plenty heavy especially when you are pushing it up hill. However, you are discovering what many of us already know (based on experience) that a Cub is more than a simple little tractor. When used properly and within it's operating envelope, the Cub is one of the most versatile small (less than 20 hp) tractors out there period.


My Ellie-Mae with the Splitter and the Front Blade


Rejean Levesque's SnowBlower Cub

Image
Rick Prentice's Back Hoe Cub

Image
Rick Prentice's Hydraulic Powered Snow Blade

Many of us have taken this idea and adapted it to our own blades - Ellie's included which you can see in the first video.

Image
Dirt Devil's ARPS tracks on Bert

There are a host of other uses that our Cubs have been adapted to. Imagination and safety are the only limiting factors.
Confusion breeds Discussion which breeds Knowledge which breeds Confidence which breeds Friendship

User avatar
Rudi
Team Cub
Team Cub
 
Posts: 28471
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:37 pm
Location: NB Dieppe, Canada
Zip Code: E1A7J3
eBay ID: ve9rhs
Skype Name: R.H. "Rudi" Saueracker, SSM
Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub "Granny"
1948 Cub "Ellie-Mae"
1951 Cub "Jethro"
Dad's Putt-Putt
IH 129 CC
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y
Twitter ID: Rudi Saueracker, SSM


Return to Farmall Cub

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bill Hudson, Cecil, ericofmaine, pnoack, raystractors, Scrivet and 8 guests