Not a good day plowing snow.

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

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
TractorChick
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 456
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:35 am
Zip Code: 63023
Skype Name: The Chick
Tractors Owned: 2006 exmark zeroturn
1949 farmall cub
1948 farmall C
1963 Tilly Tiller
1951 Farmall Super A "lil' devil"
1945 farmall a "Apple"
1955 farmall cub
Location: Dittmer, Missouri

Postby TractorChick » Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:34 am

OUCH!!!!
Good job john!!
Silly Boys, Trucks are for girls.... :)
1998 chevy Z71 truck
1984 SS Elcamino

User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
Posts: 21529
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

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:43 pm

and now they are calling for up to 9 inches of snow tomorrow. Looks like I may have to put the blades and chains on the cub I haven't torn up yet. :lol:
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

Mark In Richmond
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 588
Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:06 pm
Zip Code: 23069
Location: Central Virginia

Torque Tube

Postby Mark In Richmond » Tue Mar 04, 2008 12:15 am

I have a torque tube heading up to barnyard that he bought from me. I don't know what his plans are for it but you might want to get with him. It's in good shape.

User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
Posts: 21529
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

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:04 am

Thnnkas Mark, but it looks like i have one lined out.
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

User avatar
Rudi
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
Posts: 28707
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:37 pm
Zip Code: E1A7J3
eBay ID: ve9rhs
Skype Name: R.H. "Rudi" Saueracker, SSM
Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub "Granny"
1948 Cub "Ellie-Mae"
1968 Cub Lo-Boy
Dad's Putt-Putt
IH 129 CC
McCormick 100 Manure Spreader
McCormick 100-H Manure Spreader
Post Hole Digger
M-H #1 Potato Digger
Circle of Safety: Y
Twitter ID: Rudi Saueracker, SSM
Location: NB Dieppe, Canada

Postby Rudi » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:46 am

John:

Ouch.. that must a been at least a heart stopper for a sec. Glad the only damage was to the torque tube, that can be replaced. You cannot my friend. Happy you were not hurt.

Enjoy the Cubfest time replacing the tube, just take it easy. Pain Killers do help a lot.. :!: :lol: but don't fix it all. The older we get the more we appreciate their benefits... :oops: :wink: :!:
Confusion breeds Discussion which breeds Knowledge which breeds Confidence which breeds Friendship


User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
Posts: 21529
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

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Mar 04, 2008 1:46 pm

Just came in for lunch, the blade and chains are off the broken tractor, and the flail mower brackets are off Missy, and the plow about half mounted, but I needed to take a break. Yesterday and last night we got about an inch or so of sleet and freezing rain, and if not for that I wouldn't have bothered with the chains. This morning about 7:30 it started snowing. It has been snowing and blowing ever since, and we now we have about 5 or 6 inches here, with official reports in town (about 4 miles away of 7), and 35 miles west of us, reporting 10 1/2inches on the ground. Right now it is snowing so hard that visibility is about 100 yards. Time to hit the recliner till the Percoset takes effect, and then finish up. Probably won't plow till in the morning. Next question is do I want to bother changing the carousel over, or just bundle up good.
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

User avatar
Hengy
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 7147
Joined: Sat Feb 18, 2006 8:12 pm
Zip Code: 15101
eBay ID: lacrosseorgans
Skype Name: Mike.Hengelsberg
Tractors Owned: 1949 Cub "Merlin"
1955 Cub "Lewis"
Cub Trailer
A-60 Blade
Cub-22 Mower
193 Plow
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: PA, Allison Park (Am Hengelsberg)

Postby Hengy » Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:19 pm

Now, John, when you go plow... remember where that rock was and be careful... you don't want to have TWO busted torque tubes now....

Good luck, and hopefully the Percocet (sp?) kicks in soon!

Mike in La Crosse, WI
Mike (Happy as a Lark in Allison Park, PA)
Image Image

Check out my Restoration Thread (1955 Cub, Lewis)

User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
Posts: 21529
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

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:09 pm

Got everything changed over to the other cub (I hate switching tire chains), and decided to make a run to check chains, etc. The ground was warm enough the ice had turned loose, and the 8 inches of snow was wet and heavy, but rolling pretty good. I went back and got my coveralls, and started blading, 2 hours and a mile and a 1/4 of gravel road later, I was done with gravel showing in a lot of places. :tractor: Unfortunately I will not be doing much for the next few days. Yup, over did it.
If you are not part of the solution,
you are part of the problem!!!

PAUL K. in N.H.
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 694
Joined: Tue Feb 04, 2003 6:17 am
Location: NH, Ossipee

Postby PAUL K. in N.H. » Wed Mar 05, 2008 1:44 pm

John, You did Great, Take a brake and rest up a bit now.

Paul K. in N.H.

User avatar
Tim Martin
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 921
Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:36 pm
Zip Code: 20637
eBay ID: cub_parts_pro
Tractors Owned: 1948 Farmall Cub, 1951 Farmall Cub, 1957 Copar Panzer T102, 1957 IH Lo-Boy, 2008 Kubota 2320
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Grosstown, Maryland

Postby Tim Martin » Wed Mar 05, 2008 1:47 pm

John, I have some old catcher's chest protectors and cup that you can wear when you plow snow! :lol:

User avatar
Brandon Webb
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 2209
Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Zip Code: 40741
Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub #1024
1950 Non-Electric Cub "Plain Jane"
1957 Farmall Cub High Crop
1975 International Cub

Cub 174 Planter with Row Markers
No. 27 Corn and Pea Attachment
Location: London, Kentucky

Postby Brandon Webb » Wed Mar 05, 2008 3:37 pm

Good thing about it, you can't give away a torque tube, guess your in luck there. :lol:

DaveB
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 248
Joined: Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:27 pm
Zip Code: 01516
Location: Douglas, Mass

Postby DaveB » Wed Mar 05, 2008 7:04 pm

Glad to here you are OK. Maybe when you are done with the torque tube you should look into installing an air bag. :D :D :lol: Dave B.

John in Ct
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 73
Joined: Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:43 pm

Postby John in Ct » Thu Mar 06, 2008 6:56 pm

I feel bad for you. I had the same thing happen while plowing my friends driveway with my 4x4. I wasn't going fast but from going foward to total stop is something you remember. Had the glove box open and stuff come out from under the seat. Only good thing was I found stuff that had been missing and stuff I didn't know I had :P .

User avatar
Buzzard Wing
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
Posts: 10455
Joined: Mon Aug 09, 2004 10:14 pm
Zip Code: 02840
Location: RI, Newport

Postby Buzzard Wing » Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:25 pm

The older I get, the more I appreciate why my friend advised me never to buy a truck that had plowed.... it is surely hard on things.

It hurt me just to look that that broken mount. Sudden stops are no good.

Larry
1971 Cub (Rufus) 1950 Cub (Cathy) 1965 Lo Boy Fast Hitch (Nameless III) 1970 Cub 1000 Loader & Fast Hitch (Lee)

nwhitman
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 66
Joined: Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:54 am
Zip Code: 01267
Tractors Owned: '56 Cub w/fast hitch, '65 Cub,
C3 mower, Cub 54 blade, Cub Wagon
'52 Ford 8N w/brush hog
Caledonia Yawl
Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Re: Not a good day plowing snow.

Postby nwhitman » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:18 am

I wonder if the cast parts are more vulnerable in the cold weather?

Nick


Return to “Farmall Cub”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: clm2112, Cubfriend and 3 guests