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Looking to buy a cub

Postby ABM » Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:03 pm

Saw that you guys seem to know your stuff

I own 8 acres of nearly level land and thought a cub would be a great idea to keep it up.

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Postby Barnyard » Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:11 pm

It would be an excellent idea. Where are you located? There are many cubs out there for sale. May be one near you.
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Postby Trent M » Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:14 pm

ABM- 8 acres sounds like a great place for a Cub. I would do a little research on the site do dermine what kind of Cub (standard or Lo Boy) and implements you would like. Then check the For Sale/Wanted ads for something close to you that you want!! You won't regret it.

You are right ... these guys know their stuff and can help with any questions you might have. Welcome and good luck with the hunt!! :D
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Postby TexCub » Sat Sep 08, 2007 5:25 pm

Yep, a Cub is the perfect tractor for the job and everyone on the forum will be able to help you keep it running in top shape. And you're likely to meet some great people in the process. Welcome to the forum!!!


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Re: Looking to buy a cub

Postby Rudi » Sat Sep 08, 2007 6:03 pm

Brock:

First, Image to the greatest forum on the internet, and to the Cub Family. You will find that all the folks on this forum are kind, helpful and just full of Cub info and knowledge. They also happen to be the finest folks I have ever met :!: :D

ABM wrote:Saw that you guys seem to know your stuff

I own 8 acres of nearly level land and thought a cub would be a great idea to keep it up.

Brook


A Cub would be an excellent idea to keep up your property.. you can do all kinds of stuff with a Cub... Mow, plow snow, grade and level driveways, landscaping, hauling firewood, hayrides and of course normal stuff like planting, cultivating a garden.. Enjoy the fun of looking for your first Cub :!: Betcha can't stop at one though :!: :wink: :lol: :lol:

The Welcome Wagon is a bit overwhelming, but it has been designed to actually be copied to a Word Processor such as Microsoft Word (which preserves the active links), and saved to your desktop for easy reference at a later date or when you have a bit more time to read all the information contained in the links below. Please do so, enjoy and I hope this will be a useful aid in learning more about your New Cub Tractor :!: :D

Filling out your Image Profile is a real help. It just needs to be - City, County, State, a lot less than what is available in your local phone book. Knowing where you are will help in members offering to come help, when you are looking for parts - the area that would be useful to you etc., Also our CubFests, Mini-Fests or a simple KaffeeKlatsch/get together over coffee and a doughnut etc., to help each other benefits. Just a thought :!:

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I would suggest that you read this thread: New Members and Visitors, Please READ Prior to Posting. There are many great links to informative pages such as the ATIS FAQ's 1 and ATIS FAQ's 2, The Best of H.L. Chauvin who has written very interesting articles on troubleshooting common problems with your Cub. One of the other projects we have been working on and it will be a continuing effort is the How To Work on Your Cub - Maintenance Tips and Techniques. This the the place to go to get all the quick links to some very good articles written by many members of the forum on solving some of the problems we encounter as we repair, maintain and up-grade our Cubs. Keep looking for this to grow.


Also, you might want to visit the Cub Manual Server as there is tons of info on servicing, maintaining and re-building your Cub. In addition to this basic information, there are also a number of other useful tools available on the server. There is the Specialty Services page which has contact info for neat stuff like getting your seats recovered, buying quality Decals, Serial Number tags and a host of other neat items. Also there are the Parts Pages - both Used Parts Suppliers and New Parts Suppliers pages with links to quality dealers. I am always looking for YOUR favourite dealers for New and Used Parts to include here. These pages are intended to complement our Official FarmallCub.com Website Sponsors:I would also recommend that you visit Binder Books and purchase the three most important manuals you can own for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding your Cub. These are the Owner's Manual, the GSS-1411 Service Manual and the TC-37F Parts Manual. Although they are available on the Cub Manual Server, it is better if you also have your own paper copy. Binder Books is the only Authorized IH Publication Reprint House and they have the best quality manuals available. Most other's are not of the same quality. Just a personal thought here, the I&T Shop Manuals, although helpful in some areas, really are not sufficient for the job. If you wish though, they are good additional reference works.

IF you really want to get the skinny on all things Cub, might I suggest you get a copy of Ken Updike's Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet's :?: . While you are at it Original Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet is Ken's latest addition to the series. Along with Guy Fay's Letter Series Originality Guide, these are three must have's in anyone's collection.

In addition to the above information, don't forget to check out the various articles that are available to help with your Repair, Restore, Rebuild or just your Maintenance Projects. There are a number of sub pages such as Electrolysis or Rust Zapper's, Maintenance Tips, Jigs and Techniques, Implement and Part Sketches and of course the Paint, Decals & Other Finish Questions which has the Paint Chart and the Paint Committee Decisions links.

Oh, and while the program still lasts.. you might want to check the Announcement: Navistar Free Gas Cap Offer - On-Line Form thread at the top of the Cub Forum and send away for the new style safety cap before that program runs out as well.

I truly hope that you enjoy your Cub and that you will be a frequent contributor to the forum. Again, Image to the Cub FamilyImage :D
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Postby GILLES » Sat Sep 08, 2007 7:48 pm

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Postby Ron Luebke » Sat Sep 08, 2007 9:55 pm

welcome :!: 1 is great 2 is better. :D
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Postby JimT » Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:58 pm

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Postby rggiuliani » Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:54 pm

Welcome from Nort East WI :D
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Postby deputy jailer » Thu Sep 13, 2007 10:22 pm

Welcome :big afro:
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Postby Pete1941 » Fri Sep 14, 2007 5:38 am

Ditto what all the others have said :!: . Pete
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