odd tractor

All non-Cub/Cadet/IH/Farmall/Case tractor and machinery discussions.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.
User avatar
Clint Carter
5+ Years
5+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 505
Joined: Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:46 pm
Zip Code: 27265
Tractors Owned: Ford 2000
78 Cub Fast Hitch Red
78 Cub Red
76 Cub Red
75 Cub (Not Long Stripe) Yellow
70 Cub Yellow Fast Hitch
53 Cub 151 Disk Plow
69 Cub
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: NC

odd tractor

Postby Clint Carter » Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:38 pm

Came across this tractor today and have never seen one like this. Can anyone tell me what it is and what you think it is worth in your eyes? It runs and has new rear tires but no brakes at all.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
Have A Nice Day!

User avatar
Bigdog
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 24066
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Zip Code: 43113
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Circleville

Re: odd tractor

Postby Bigdog » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:35 am

Possibly a Gibson with a hood from something else stuck on it?
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

Image

http://www.cubtug.com

Bob McCarty
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 7591
Joined: Tue May 25, 2004 8:02 pm
Zip Code: 80501
Tractors Owned: Cubs, MH Pony, Shaw, Allis G, 1934 Silver King, JD LA and LI, Gibson D, David Bradley Tri-Trac
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: CO, Longmont

Re: odd tractor

Postby Bob McCarty » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:46 am

If it is a Gibson as BD suggested, the rear finals should have Gibson Longmont,CO Seattle, WA cast in them in raised letters.

Bob
"We don't need to think more,
we need to think differently."
-Albert Einstein

Eugene
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 15053
Joined: Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:52 pm
Zip Code: 65051
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Mo. Linn

Re: odd tractor

Postby Eugene » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:55 am

Looks similiar to a Gibson model D pictured in "Standard Catalog of Farm Tractors". If it is a Gibson model D it originally had a Wisconsin model AEH engine.

Also check the rear tire size, they probably fit a Cub rim.
I have an excuse. CRS.

User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 21532
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:09 pm
Zip Code: 63664
Tractors Owned: 47, 48, 49 cub plus Wagner loader & other attachments. 41 Farmall H.
Location: Mo, Potosi

Re: odd tractor

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:20 am

I agree with the others, much of it looks like a Gibson with some additions.
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

User avatar
Clint Carter
5+ Years
5+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 505
Joined: Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:46 pm
Zip Code: 27265
Tractors Owned: Ford 2000
78 Cub Fast Hitch Red
78 Cub Red
76 Cub Red
75 Cub (Not Long Stripe) Yellow
70 Cub Yellow Fast Hitch
53 Cub 151 Disk Plow
69 Cub
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: NC

Re: odd tractor

Postby Clint Carter » Tue Apr 26, 2011 11:18 am

It dose had Gibson on the rear finals, i think on just one, is it worth anything?
Have A Nice Day!

Eugene
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 15053
Joined: Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:52 pm
Zip Code: 65051
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Mo. Linn

Re: odd tractor

Postby Eugene » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:43 pm

Need Some Help wrote:It does have Gibson on the rear finals, i think on just one, is it worth anything?

Eugene wrote:Check the rear tire size, they probably fit a Cub rim.
What's it worth? I do not have a clue. If it's like most of my working antique tractors, I have more money in them then I could sell them for.

If the tires and rims fit a Cub and in good shape, they are probably worth more than the entire machine.

What is the current owner asking for the machine? And are there any attachments?
I have an excuse. CRS.

Eugene
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 15053
Joined: Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:52 pm
Zip Code: 65051
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Mo. Linn

Re: odd tractor

Postby Eugene » Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:35 pm

Web search for Gibson model D and find quite a number of hits. Following site has a price for one in like new condition.

http://www.hemmings.com/hmn/stories/200 ... ure26.html

e-bay: http://cgi.ebay.com/1948-Gibson-Model-D ... 3220473558
I have an excuse. CRS.

Landreo
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 956
Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2004 7:10 am
Zip Code: 29130
Tractors Owned: fcub
1 cyl fcub
154
Earthmaster
JD 40MT
JD 420 crawler-loader
D-2 Cat dozer
AC Model C
Cub Cadets
Red-E
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: SC, Ridgeway

Re: odd tractor

Postby Landreo » Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:23 pm

Are you buying or selling?

User avatar
Clint Carter
5+ Years
5+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 505
Joined: Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:46 pm
Zip Code: 27265
Tractors Owned: Ford 2000
78 Cub Fast Hitch Red
78 Cub Red
76 Cub Red
75 Cub (Not Long Stripe) Yellow
70 Cub Yellow Fast Hitch
53 Cub 151 Disk Plow
69 Cub
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: NC

Re: odd tractor

Postby Clint Carter » Tue Apr 26, 2011 11:13 pm

I am looking to buy it, but hav not got a price on it yet and yes it dose have a set of cult. and a homemade plow
Have A Nice Day!

User avatar
Bigdog
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 24066
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Zip Code: 43113
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Circleville

Re: odd tractor

Postby Bigdog » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:01 am

As a rule Gibson's are collectable and if in reasonable (restorable) condition would have a good value. The fiberglas hood indicates that some serious field modifications may have been done but hopefully nothing that can't be undone. If the original engine is there (and it appears to be) you would have a good candidate there.
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

Image

http://www.cubtug.com

User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 21532
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:09 pm
Zip Code: 63664
Tractors Owned: 47, 48, 49 cub plus Wagner loader & other attachments. 41 Farmall H.
Location: Mo, Potosi

Re: odd tractor

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:35 am

Gibson plows were pretty crude and looked homemade, so the plow could be factory.
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!


Return to “Other Tractors and Machinery”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Larry G and 0 guests