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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Buzzard Wing » Sun May 15, 2011 9:34 am

I think Super A would would make that Super A a proud machine! Possibly you could talk Boss into an 'easy payment' plan :D
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Super A » Sun May 15, 2011 9:46 am

Buzzard Wing wrote:I think Super A would would make that Super A a proud machine! Possibly you could talk Boss into an 'easy payment' plan :D


Some of you know how bad I hate to raise hogs....well I might be willing to shop hogs for Boss for a year! ;) Have grinder mixer, will travel....
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Harold R » Sun May 15, 2011 10:02 am

That's a great score boss! Lots of trailer. 8)

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby mikethefixitman1 » Sun May 15, 2011 8:10 pm

Looks like a fairly good haul there BOSS. Trailer looks heavy. IF thats a homemade trailer out of Trailer house axles,Id be ware. THOSE were a one use axle its very had to find tires and wheels if ya ever need em . THE biggest problem is finding wheel bearings,they are non existant. I passed on a really nice trailer because of that.GOOD LUCK to ya.
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Super A » Sun May 15, 2011 8:44 pm

mikethefixitman1 wrote:Looks like a fairly good haul there BOSS. Trailer looks heavy. IF thats a homemade trailer out of Trailer house axles,Id be ware. THOSE were a one use axle its very had to find tires and wheels if ya ever need em . THE biggest problem is finding wheel bearings,they are non existant. I passed on a really nice trailer because of that.GOOD LUCK to ya.
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We have quite a few trailers running around here with moble home axles--or pieces thereof. I wouldn't be crazy about running them on long, long trips but if you don't overload them they'll do ok. Never had any trouble finding bearings, though grease seals were sometimes a bit of an issue but I have been known to just throw them away and keep the bearings greased good. You can buy a "lowboy" tire that fits the mobile home rim, they are heavy duty tires and last a long time, looks like Boss's trailer has them. We have had the best luck running tubes in them--seems like if they get the least bit slack, they'll jump off the rim!

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Boss Hog » Sun May 15, 2011 9:17 pm

mikethefixitman1 wrote:Looks like a fairly good haul there BOSS. Trailer looks heavy. IF thats a homemade trailer out of Trailer house axles,Id be ware. THOSE were a one use axle its very had to find tires and wheels if ya ever need em . THE biggest problem is finding wheel bearings,they are non existant. I passed on a really nice trailer because of that.GOOD LUCK to ya.
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They have standard bearings in them , and it has the good high dollar tires on it. The tires on the house trailer axles are the through away ones. They reuse the axles now. But bearings may be hard to get in Ohio :lol: :D

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Olred » Sun May 15, 2011 9:28 pm

thats a nice trailer and tractor, im jealous of the demo super A are you going to keep the tractor? i was at AG supply in petersburg the other week and they have the lowboy tires mounted on rims for sale for about $96 a pop. i was tempted to get some for my trailer but i ran out of cash
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Boss Hog » Sun May 15, 2011 9:36 pm

Olred wrote:thats a nice trailer and tractor, im jealous of the demo super A are you going to keep the tractor? i was at AG supply in petersburg the other week and they have the lowboy tires mounted on rims for sale for about $96 a pop. i was tempted to get some for my trailer but i ran out of cash



bought it to sell :wink:
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Olred » Sun May 15, 2011 9:37 pm

Boss Hog wrote:
Olred wrote:thats a nice trailer and tractor, im jealous of the demo super A are you going to keep the tractor? i was at AG supply in petersburg the other week and they have the lowboy tires mounted on rims for sale for about $96 a pop. i was tempted to get some for my trailer but i ran out of cash



bought it to sell :wink:


man i need to get a new job so i can afford such fine peaces of junk, i mean history :D
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Buzzard Wing » Sun May 15, 2011 10:15 pm

Boss makes it look easy, it ain't.... and it's a lot of work too.
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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Former Member » Sun May 15, 2011 10:21 pm

That it is larry, but being in the right place at the right time helps a whole lot.

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Super A » Mon May 16, 2011 5:03 am

Dale Shaw wrote:That it is larry, but being in the right place at the right time helps a whole lot.

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I have always been taught that the to finding deals at auctions is going to a lot of them. Somebody like me, that goes to maybe 1-2 sales a year doesn't have near the odds!

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby AL Farmall Boy » Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:44 pm

You have to be in the area of the auctions too! Here in Alabama, I haven't even heard of anyone having ANY kind of farm equipment sale "regularly" around here. Every once in a while (maybe twice a year), you might run across an estate absolute auction that has some Farmall stuff in it. I just wish I knew of some good sales around here cause we just love goin to em. Even if we don't bring nothin back (but its bound to happen).

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Super A » Sun Jun 05, 2011 9:19 am

Seems like the auctions were thin around this way this winter/spring too. Usually there aren't any farm auctions once spring comes, then they crank back up in the winter.

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Re: New to me cub hauler

Postby Buzzard Wing » Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:05 pm

There are no 'regular' auctions near me, but the ones worth driving to are pretty giant. When they have 3 auctioneers going at once, all day, that's an auction! Seems like Cubs and Cub implements are always a premium, but others, especially the big tractors can be a deal. Like the lottery, you can't win if you don't play the game...... to stand around in a cold rain all day is the ticket. Coming home empty isn't always a bad thing, can be better than paying too much.

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