Today’s edition of “Clint Does Something Stupid.”

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Don McCombs
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Re: Today’s edition of “Clint Does Something Stupid.”

Postby Don McCombs » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:17 am

Or use a straightedge on it.
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Don B.
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Re: Today’s edition of “Clint Does Something Stupid.”

Postby Don B. » Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:32 am

When I was putting my 48 together, i noticed that the steering shaft was forced to the right by the support. I put a piece of cheater pipe on it and bent it back. The previous owner may have had a day that was similar to yours.
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Re: Today’s edition of “Clint Does Something Stupid.”

Postby DickB » Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:57 am

My Cub is in the barn on gravel with a slight incline. The rear carrier is attached and a stand alone rototiller (Husqvarna) is on it for some repairs. I lift the rear carrier and thus the rototiller to make repair work easier on the back. But the Cub is in N because everything has to stay in place and I too don't trust the brake pedals to hold against anything. Two short wood 4x4 pieces, one firmly under each rear wheel, is what I use to keep the Cub in place. If I bothered to put the brakes on it would be belt-and-suspenders and that's all to the good. Should do that before hoisting that rototiller today....

The thought of the Cub rolling with no one aboard is beyond frightening.

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Re: Today’s edition of “Clint Does Something Stupid.”

Postby Jose Wales » Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:58 pm

Glad you are ok, here is a funny thing that happened a while back. My neighbor and his wife came over hot, frustrated, at the end of their wits. They had been pulling tree stumps with their old Oliver. Well I went down to their place and they had the old girl about half buried trying to pull a stump and didn't know what to do. I looked at it a minute and then had the answer. Hey Elmer, just untie the chain and back out..

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Re: Today’s edition of “Clint Does Something Stupid.”

Postby Shadow_storm56 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:52 pm

Part of owning a tractor is driving it down over a bank once or twice in a life time. In a ditch somtimes and getting it stuck in tye mud about 3000 times a year lol. I'm glad everyones ok, I hope the cubs ok too it looks like a nice one


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