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Your Favorite Cub

Postby Paul Wells » Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:52 pm

I am sure this has been discussed before. Do you have a favorite cub? Tell us about it.
Mine is my 56 with fast hitch. It is in original condition other than tires as far as I know.
It was my first farmall cub and is a great little tractor.

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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby RaymondDurban » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:09 am

I'm partial to all of them! :D

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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby WaMoo » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:01 am

I "only" own one, so it would have to be my favorite! It has saved me a TON of work I previously had to do by hand!
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Thackery » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:43 am

My favorite is my 53, which always runs good while plowing dirt and pushing snow.
However I think the loader LoBoy gets the most work done, could be a favorite but the square nose is not appealing.
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Hengy » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:46 am

Merlin, my 1949 cub is by far my favorite. He is the one who brought me closer to all of the folks on this forum whom I would have never met otherwise.
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby pickerandsinger » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:28 am

I would have to say my 57 lo-boy...Its a working tractor and has been modified to fit my needs somewhat...It has done a lot of work around my "spread" and is great fun to operate....And I also agree with Hengy...Although I haven't met person to person with the guys here on the forum ( I hope to rectify that in the future) they have been a great help to me and I surely appreciate it...This is a great forum, no snide remarks, nobody looking down their noses at anyone, just good ol boys trying to help each other out...Can't beat it....Of course, My 53 is a great tractor also, but my wife has taken over that one...She's going to paint it this year...She's addicted also...Dave
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby johnny j » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:19 am

OLD NELLIE ANT SHE PRETTY :)
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Jack fowler » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:45 am

I like my four Cubs, but like RaymondDurban wrote "I'm partial to all of them!"
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Boss Hog » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:47 am

Well I like all my square noses but am partial to the 64 Farmall 12 Volt cub red with white hood just because they are rare. :wink:
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby hoosier » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:17 am

I love the ones that I have and covet everyone else's. Thanks for all the help in the past. I lurk a lot and couldn't get along without my cub site.

Please keep it up.

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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:25 am

My partiality varies, with the seasons. Right now, the loboy with the Wagner loader, is my favorite. I use it daily, to bring in firewood. If it snow, by loboy with the big snowplow, becomes my favorite. Come spring, the plowing cub takes over, then, the cultivating cub. On the days that the one I need, won't start, the one that runs, and takes over for the ailing one, is my favorite. Guess I have a "favorite du jour"! Ed
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Buzzard Wing » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:20 pm

When I get the 77 back on all 4, I hope it will be my favorite.... till then the one with the least labor or parts is my favorite. 1970 'Swiss Army Knife' Cub.
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Boss Hog » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:34 pm

Is that the one you are going to put the thing from Hog Waller on?
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby Milli » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:49 pm

My favorite cub is my 48,it was my grandfathers,passed one to mom then to me,I had lots of seat time growing up,cultivating,cutting hay.now it cuts grass around my house!!
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Re: Your Favorite Cub

Postby JC-Cub » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:58 pm

I like all the red round nose ones but I have never had a square nose one so I may like those as well. Boss Hog tells me I should try the long stripe ones and I will like them even better. Jim


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