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cub impliment questions

Postby michael » Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:05 pm

Did IH make a fasthitch 16 blade gain disc and middle buster? I have a '64 red cub I just restored, wasnt the 64 the first year of the square grill and the last year of the "farmall" version? What is the story of the red and white cub?
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Re: cub impliment questions

Postby Super A » Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:25 am

Yep and yep. They made several models of fast hitch disks, I don't know that the cub could handle a tandem though. I don't know all the model numbers, but I have a #120 I use with my Super A. It was made in the 60s. They made it in several sizes, my dad got a 20 blade version with his new 424 in 1967.

I want an IH fast hitch middle buster. I think I know where one is at, still used every year to dig sweet taters in the garden.

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Re: cub impliment questions

Postby AL Farmall Boy » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:55 pm

I've seen alot of middlebusters for the fast hitch, but they all seemed to be an aftermarket one. I have seen ONE middlebuster that "appeared" to be an original IH. Not sure if they offered one, but this one looked original with red paint and was a solid 1 peice design! The only one I've seen, and of course it was when we agreed to help a guy by hauling the Farmall 140 he had bought (that we missed out on because the owner lost our number). It was a nice looking unit.
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Re: cub impliment questions

Postby Super A » Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:14 pm

AL Farmall Boy wrote:I've seen alot of middlebusters for the fast hitch, but they all seemed to be an aftermarket one. I have seen ONE middlebuster that "appeared" to be an original IH. Not sure if they offered one, but this one looked original with red paint and was a solid 1 peice design! The only one I've seen, and of course it was when we agreed to help a guy by hauling the Farmall 140 he had bought (that we missed out on because the owner lost our number). It was a nice looking unit.

The IH one had a lever to shift the buster bottom over, like the one for a standard Super A drawbar.

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Re: cub impliment questions

Postby Bob McCarty » Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:47 pm

Here's one owned by Brian Pierce from TM's gallery:
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Re: cub impliment questions

Postby Scrivet » Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:40 pm

If it has a lever to shift it SIDE to SIDE then is it still a MIDDLEBUSTER? :? :D :lol:
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Re: cub impliment questions

Postby Super A » Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:02 am

Bob McCarty wrote:Here's one owned by Brian Pierce from TM's gallery:
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I sure would like to have one. I have a nice middle buster for a Super A with standard drawbar, but I'd like to be able to dig taters with Old Ugly if I need to....

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