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cub plow....worth ?

Postby captjsjr » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:48 pm

can anyone give me an idea what a complete, operational snow plow for the cub might be worth ? tight rust ,all there, they are asking $300. thanks........John
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Boss Hog » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:51 pm

A pic would help , I would not pay that much but it does not snow much here
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Don McCombs » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:52 pm

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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Kirk-NJ » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:36 am

If it's any help I had a loboy snowplow listed for $250 and no takers. If not local shipping would kill the deal unless you could cub express it.

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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby pickerandsinger » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:39 am

I read it as you are thinking about buying it, as you said, "they"....Seems a bit high, but then I paid 175 for one that may not be complete...Worth its weight in Snow Flakes... :lol:
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Rudi » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:35 pm

John:
captjsjr wrote:can anyone give me an idea what a complete, operational snow plow for the cub might be worth ?


There's a loaded question :lol:

A new NOS complete late Cub-54A .. David correct me if I am wrong -- over $500.00US. Complete in good shape - probably $350.00. Complete - refurbished with a real nice good paint job - probably $400.00 to $450.00.

Cub-54 -- not so much .. probably around $250.00 TO $300.00 for complete and in top shape. Anything less - from $100.00 to $200.00.

McCormick Deering Blade -- really not so much unless someone is looking for those parts specifically. Probably $100.00 to $200.00 max.

There is a whole range of prices .. remember prices are based on:

  1. Location
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  3. Availability
  4. Desirability
  5. Price you are willing to pay
  6. Price a buyer is willing to accept

captjsjr wrote:tight rust ,all there, they are asking $300.


That may be on the high side for one that is rusted tight even if complete. I would offer them $200.00 as a start and go from there. A dip in the electrolysis tank will take care of the rust and it being frozen tight.
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby bob in CT » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:59 pm

Rudi, "tight rust" is a term for surface rust that is pretty clean, not loose, flaking or spalling.
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Posco » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:12 pm

I was using mine to grade my gravel drive and the stress must have broken a brittle seal. My steering gear housing is leaking gear oil. Or maybe that's why I found it empty when I bought it. More work.
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby captjsjr » Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:39 pm

thanks every one for you input , i ended up getting the plow for $200.00 and he asked me to take 2 spring tine and 1 peg harrow for free because his wife was worried the kids would get hurt playing near them. all 3 of the implement were complete enough that i can fabricate the deteriorated parts. thanks again .......John
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Connecticut Calvin » Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:45 pm

I just picked up a lo-boy front plow/grader with complete hardware in 100% structural shape but in poor cosmetic condition for $300 here in Connectciut. It's for my 1954 Cub Betty. It's all mounted, wire-brush cleaned, sanded and the first application of Majic Farmall (IH Red) paint was put on this morning. So far the paint is drying smooth and is very hard. I shook the :censored: out of the can to make sure all of the solution components were properly mixed, otherwise it wouldn't dry (my opinion of why so many people have a hard time with it). Anywho - a final thought - the $300 included full chains for the rear tires. If you ask me I got myself a deal. :{_}:
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Boss Hog » Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:54 pm

Calvin, If you are happy with it you got a great deal. Often folks ask about prices on stuff , A good price is what you are willing to pay and the seller is willing to take. Simple as that.
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby captjsjr » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:13 pm

Boss, i took into consideration everything that everyone had to say,and then the final decision came down to the point you just made. then after two hours with my son turning a wrench and wire brushing i was sure i made the right decisionn
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Re: cub plow....worth ?

Postby Rudi » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:20 pm

John, Calvin:

Looks like you both made good decisions and got what you wanted. That is the main thing. Congrats :applause: to you both :D :!:
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