Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:27 pm
Hello, I am excited to introduce myself and join in the fun.
My husband and I live on a hobby farm in central Michigan. Today we bought a 1953 Cub. I am hoping to be able to get the tools I need to do my garden work and also some light haying jobs and hauling around our place. I have begun to live the dream that I have held for some fifty years... my own farm!
I am sure that there are plenty of mistakes to be made, but the hope is that I will learn from them. Please excuse my stupid questions, my grandparents were farmers, but my parents not. So I am starting from the beginning. I do have some experience with gardening and some livestock, but using tractors and such is still very new. We started doing our own hay three years ago with our MF 165 and have done okay so far. The Cub will be my baby so I have alot to learn.
Looking forward to learning from those in the know.
Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:46 pm
Welcome to the forum, Rainelle.
Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:52 pm
Welcome Rainelle, the folks here will give you all the help you need. I think you'll find that farming with your Cub will be an enormously enjoyable time.
Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:15 pm
Welcome, you have found the best site for good advice from people who you will soon be calling your friends. I have the utmost respect for these folks. I live in The Shenandoah valley of Virginia.
Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:28 pm
Welcome, from the bottom of the mitten!!
You'll find the Cub very economic to run and repair if needed. You can get the best advice and help from the members here. How big is your farm and what kind of farming are you planning to do.
I too have a '53 and love it. If you are going to use the tractor for farming, a fast hitch sure will make changing implements quick and easy, more so that the standard hitch. Just an option if you haven't purchased implements yet.
Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:05 am
Welcome to you both.
Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:21 am
welcome from the southern Ga area
Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:18 am
Welcome Rainelle! As the guys have already told you, you will find a friendly community of cub owners here. Most are ready, willing and able to help with any prolems you have. The team of moderators of this board take pride in maintaining a family friendly atmosphere and helpful environment. If you ever have issues with the board don't hesitate to contact one of us.
Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:22 am
Welcome to the best forum on the Web. From the Panhandle of Florida.
Tue Oct 26, 2010 6:11 pm
on acquiring your very first Cub. I am sure you will fall in love with it and may not be able to resist acquiring siblings
Cubs are really useful in truck garden farms and such. The information you will need on the various implements is available on Cub Manual Server. Enjoy browsing and then of course the hunt
Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:53 pm
Welcome from the bump in mid illinois.
I got friends up in Bay City i go and see every other year.
Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:46 am
Welcome! Best of luck on the new venture, should be exciting. Enjoy it!
Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:38 am
Welcome from Louisiana.
I am sure you will find this forum a great place to gain knowledge about the cub.
Thu Oct 28, 2010 12:41 pm
This forum makes a big country seem like a small neighborhood. Welcome from down by Cape Cod!
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