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New member from Pennsylvania

Postby snoman7c » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:30 pm

Hello , to "The Big Red Nation" if you please. I own a 1951 Farmall Cub with a belly mower and a home made snow plow. I just got a very nice, like new Leveling and Grader blade for it. Its works a whole lot better than the plow that I had on it before. Had the hydraulics rebuilt in 2004 and a total motor rebuild in 2007. I am intrigued by the "power angle" setup that I have seen on this site! Since I am sneaking up on old age and have 2 replacement knees, I want this setup on my Cub! If anyone out there can explain how to "plug" into the tractors hydraulic system, it will GREATLY be appreciated. I like the idea of the 2 inch cylinders . I am assuming that I must have a 2 way control to operate it? And is 8 inches of stroke enough to turn the blade adequately? Thank you............. :help:

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby tst » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:54 pm

Welcome to the forum, if you do a search with in the site there have been a few plows modified to be power angle to look at
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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby Bob McCarty » Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:21 pm

Welcome to the Forum. Here's a link to a couple of designs that were done a few years ago. There have been more since, but these may get you started. There are several Forum members that are very knowledgeable about hydraulics, so ask questions as they arise.
viewtopic.php?f=60&t=57962

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby snoman7c » Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:26 pm

Thanks guys for the links. I will check them out. I can see that there is a wealth of information here, sorry I didn't stumble upon it years ago.

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby dgrapes59 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:11 pm

Welcome to the forum!

Best of luck with your blade,
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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby twotone » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:59 pm

Welcome to the forum from a fellow Pennsylvanian.
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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby Dale Finch » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:12 pm

February would be a good time to take a break from Old Man Winter...come on down to DSCF in Sneads, FL, and meet some fellow Cub fanatics!! WELCOME!

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby Bill Hudson » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:17 pm

snoman7c wrote:... sorry I didn't stumble upon it years ago.


Welcome to the forum. Easy to make up for lost time, jump right in. As Dale suggested, try out the DSCF. Check it out here http://www.dscubfest.com/

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby snoman7c » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:05 pm

Florida Does sound great, BUT right now I am looking forward to pushing some snow with my new plow! We usually get hammered here in Western Pa! So far, it has just been cold, very cold.

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby Hengy » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:23 pm

Welcome to the forum from just up the road in the northern suburbs of Pitrsburgh! Keep on posting! I'm hoping to try to host a get together sometime in 2014 for folks to get together and talk about, work on and work with their cubs!

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby grumpy » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:02 pm

Welcome to the forum. Send ricky racer a private message about the power angle. He did an amazing job on his. We'll have to get together this spring. Grump
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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby mikeintn » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:29 pm

Welcome to the best Cub forum.
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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby bythepond88 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:51 pm

Welcome to the forum. That's a fine looking Cub!
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Re: New member from Pennsylvania

Postby twotone » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:32 pm

That is a fine looking Cub. It looks like you're having fun!
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