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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby Stanton » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:39 am

Mike in Louisiana wrote:Sounds like you need a good flashlight and go treasure hunting.


:Dito: Who knows what else is waiting to be discovered... :lol:
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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby Rudi » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:34 am

Ken:

Nice find. You need to give Dad the flashlight. :idea: With his seeker skills - and you digging, who knows what is in that old barn. You may be very surprised. Either way, nice box - nothing a little TLC won't cure. Did you find the front and the top? Keep looking if not. The light looks in good shape. Should be easily restorable.
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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby PVF1799 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:17 pm

Hi Rudi, the bottom and top rusted away years ago according to Dad. The front may still be in the barn. I am pleased to report he found the swivel drawbar to today, I've not seen that since the early 1970's. It's been a good week.

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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby Rudi » Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:47 pm

Thankfully I think Norm Quay makes the replacement fronts and tops ... good place to get em. They will be just like originals from all accounts. Glad you found the drawbar :D
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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby bob in CT » Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:28 am

I lost a Cub horn assembly in that barn. Let me know if he finds it! :lol:

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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:10 am

bob in CT wrote:I lost a Cub horn assembly in that barn. Let me know if he finds it! :lol:


Bob, my wife and me, had a good belly laugh about your post this morning. Given that our barn has been there for about 180 years - who knows what we'll find the deeper we get. The nice thing is - we've always owned this farm since 1799, so it's all our family heritage stuff.

Thanks for the laugh.... :D :D
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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby Jim Becker » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:56 am

There has to be a pony in there somewhere.

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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby Dale Finch » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:02 pm

Time to rent a metal detector!!! :{_}: Who knows what you may find...!

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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby bob in CT » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:34 pm

Dale Finch wrote:Time to rent a metal detector!!! :{_}: Who knows what you may find...!

My horn!

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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby Dale Finch » Wed May 01, 2013 2:46 pm

Hey! A new Cubfest activity...scavenger hunts! Just think about what the Hog Waller could produce!!!! We'd have to extend it to a week-long fest!! :lol:

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Re: Original Rear Light Found

Postby pickerandsinger » Wed May 01, 2013 5:25 pm

:bellylaugh:
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Steering Wheel Repair

Postby PVF1799 » Sun May 26, 2013 9:13 pm

Pretty happy with the way this came out. I followed the instructions from the forum that uses the JB Weld.

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Lesson Learned!

Postby PVF1799 » Sun May 26, 2013 9:20 pm

In our rush to disassemble - I did not loosen the left-hand final drive crown nut, before the final drive was removed from the tractor. Here's a couple pictures of doing it the hard way. I kept it from turning by putting a crowbar in the lug studs and letting it push against the press.

Even at that I still had a GREAT DEAL of FUN - Hope keeps raining - Just kidding......

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Re: Steering Wheel Repair

Postby randallc » Mon May 27, 2013 5:21 am

That looks great. Good job.
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Re: Steering Wheel Repair

Postby Rudi » Mon May 27, 2013 8:31 am

Nice Job Ken :D
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