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Tractors Owned: 1957 Cub Low Boy w/ Danco c3 (Cubby)
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C-22 Sickle Bar Mower
IH C2 and C3 mower
Universal tool attachment with disc hillers..Rear cultivators (various tips)
Henderson Loader
York Rake for Cub home made
Single bottom Plow for Cub F194
Gravely 5660 12 hp/ w snoblower.rototiller,bush hog
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby pickerandsinger » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:39 am

My 89 Corvette needs painting....Definitely IH Red would work...I can be there in 3/4 hours...LOL...Dave
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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:19 am

The Dash was blasted, brazed, blasted again and the pits were filled with Fuzion body filler.
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1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:23 am

Small Detail - Original Oil Pressure Gauge - Was working when I took it off so wanted to reuse it.

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1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:38 am

Update on front axle extensions:

One side pulled right out - found out on closer inspection that it had been greased at some point. I don't ever recall it being out of the tractor. The other side needed lots of Kroil and heat. Then I used an ironwood block and hand sledge to remove it. Got the inner wheel bearing off easily with the HF bearing splitter. Welded the pivot shaft. She'll be painted Red this weekend after the primer cures for 48 hours. I only need to purchase one bearing, the felt and the seal.

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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:01 am

Side Panel Restoration Progress

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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 1:20 pm

Rear Rims are Ready to Go.

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Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby charlespretzer » Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:06 pm

Looking good. What kind of paint are you using?
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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:23 pm

Thanks for the accolades. I'm using Case IH Iron Guard 2150.
Ken
Pleasant View Farm - Est. 1799
My Restoration Project - FCUB '48 - Rex

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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:28 pm

Front Wheel Weights are now ready for installation. These spent a fair bit of time in the blasting cabinet. Now that I have a bigger E-Tank - they will go in there first - then into the cabinet.

Ken

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1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby PVF1799 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:38 pm

Been a busy Saturday in the shop. Posted a few pix, that might confirm I belong in the nut house for the detail I'm going through on this project. When I say I'm painting every part now you'll now what I mean. Yup - know I am nuts.....known that for a long time :lol:

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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Re: Hubs Painted - Platform Filled and Primed

Postby PVF1799 » Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:01 am

Got a bit more work done on Rex '48 on Sunday.

Front End Wheel Hubs:
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Platform
I took a bit of care filling the deck under the battery box and part way forward on the platform. First time using Aluminized Body Filler. I took care to not go too far forward where it's likely to wear differently that bare metal. I'm gonna have that spiffy IH Floor mat from TSC anyhow :D
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Tractors Owned: 1957 Cub Low Boy w/ Danco c3 (Cubby)
1953 Cub w/ sprayer and 54A blade (Chompers)
1954 Cub w/fast hitch (Ira)
1948 Cub ( Papa Paul)
Mutt mix Cub (BattleAxe)
1950 Farmall Cub (basket case demo)
1950 Ferguson TO20 w/ loader (John Henry)
1951 Ferguson TEA 20 (parts)( Uncle Rusty)
F/H Disc Harrow for cub L-38
C-22 Sickle Bar Mower
IH C2 and C3 mower
Universal tool attachment with disc hillers..Rear cultivators (various tips)
Henderson Loader
York Rake for Cub home made
Single bottom Plow for Cub F194
Gravely 5660 12 hp/ w snoblower.rototiller,bush hog
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Our Project Cub Serial # 21005

Postby pickerandsinger » Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:54 am

Looks good Kenbrandt......
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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

Axle Pivot Bushings - What's Left of Them

Postby PVF1799 » Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:27 pm

I got these bushings out by cutting them with hack saw - then using a small chisel to get them loose. It was a slow tedious process. Let me know if I missed an opportunity to do it easier.

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This is both of them sitting on the tool box.
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby Boss Hog » Mon Aug 12, 2013 6:20 pm

Saws all and cut them on 2 sides
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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Altamont, NY

New Starter Tag

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:27 am

Everyday is like Christmas here in Rex '48 shop. Today this arrived. Great company, sent it saying "send payment when you receive it". He advised that the serial 3 and model number come from books he has from that period. Sent 3 rivet along with it. $24 w/shipping.

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