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Postby SundaySailor » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:29 am

http://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/grd/3388164871.html

Yes, I know it's a Craig's list ad, but take a close look folks.

There's something on this tractor we seldom see anymore. Hope you enjoy the sight. Not sure they're original or not, as I don't recall seeing many of them myself.
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Re: It's pretty

Postby cub47 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:50 am

Are they two-piece though?

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Re: It's pretty

Postby SundaySailor » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:52 am

cubguy47 wrote:Are they two-piece though?


That, I don't know. I just spotted the ad this morning. Even with my bad eyes, I can't seem to find any lines in them to indicate split weights.
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Re: It's pretty

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:10 am

Do not look like IH weights to me. Appear to be smooth one piece weights. Maybe custom made?
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Re: It's pretty

Postby Jim Becker » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:13 am

I don't see a split. However, I do see slots where the bolts are. The real thing has holes with recesses for square bolt heads. I also note the size of the center holes. Looks like you have to pull the hubs to remove/install. I imagine they came off of some garden tractor.

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Re: It's pretty

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:15 am

from Craig's list photo
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Re: It's pretty

Postby SundaySailor » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:22 am

Jim Becker wrote:I don't see a split. However, I do see slots where the bolts are. The real thing has holes with recesses for square bolt heads. I also note the size of the center holes. Looks like you have to pull the hubs to remove/install. I imagine they came off of some garden tractor.



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Come to think of it, seems like I've seen some Simplicity/Allis Chalmers garden tractor weights on epay for sale that looked just like you're describing. Like these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Simplicity-Allis-Chalmers-Wheel-Weights-25-each-will-fit-others-/321017805798?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4abe26fbe6
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Re: It's pretty

Postby Former Member » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:19 am

They could be 45# W&N Fresno front weights. I will do a search later for the pictures. That is how they mounted, just not sure of the slots or if they had holes.

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Re: It's pretty

Postby Anonymous_h » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:07 pm

They look like they might be 15" high crop rims to me.

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Re: It's pretty

Postby Paul Wells » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:25 pm

The area code in the ph number is wrong, It should be 336
He has a full set of cultavators that go with the cub also. Said his dad owned it about 10 yrs before him and he has owned it almost 10 yrs now. Didn't know what the front weights originaly came off.


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