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Jimerjam
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Bubble machine

Postby Jimerjam » Wed Aug 04, 2021 6:19 pm

so I am the owner of a 1984 farmall cub, the problem is I do not live on a farm, or anywhere near one, the most use that it gets is as a show vehicle, going on small fun excursions through my small neighborhood, it even has a small hosier tractor seat mounted on the rear hydralic lift. Now I was thinking about mounting a bubble machine, and if the easiset way to do that reqires a generator, then a boombox would be nice but not a reqirement

note that I do not know how to weld, I have an extensive toolset, and a limited budget

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Re: Bubble machine

Postby inairam » Thu Aug 05, 2021 6:39 am

I would set that up on a heavy cart/ wagon or small trailer and tow it.

I do not think you have a 1984 cub. The last year was 1979.
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Re: Bubble machine

Postby Jimerjam » Thu Aug 05, 2021 4:26 pm

sorry about that I mistyped I meant a 1948 farmall cub

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Re: Bubble machine

Postby Jimerjam » Thu Aug 05, 2021 4:44 pm

and I want to oviod a trailer if I can, I was thinking mid mounting the generator and using a belt of a simaler rig to a mid mounted mower. so I am asking is what is the chepest (small) generator that will fit this purpose

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Re: Bubble machine

Postby Clemsonfor » Thu Aug 05, 2021 4:52 pm

A Bubble Machine?? Is this going to be used for kids parties? Is there some other type machine called a bubble machine other than what I am picturing?

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Re: Bubble machine

Postby Gary Dotson » Thu Aug 05, 2021 8:13 pm

I’m sure that’s the type of bubble machine he’s referring to. I think the simplest and least expensive would be a small inverter. I’m guessing the bubble machine would require only minimal current, so an inverter could run off the tractor’s battery or you could bring along a dedicated battery, for the purpose. I’ve done it that way, years ago, when I wanted Christmas lights on my show car for the annual Santa Claus parade.

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Re: Bubble machine

Postby Pap » Thu Aug 05, 2021 9:55 pm

When I started to read what Jimer was talking about the inverter was exactly what I was thinking about. And probably the cheapest way to go.

And Welcome to the forum Jimer. I think you will find a lot of information here.

Good luck with your project.
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Re: Bubble machine

Postby outdoors4evr » Fri Aug 06, 2021 5:17 am

Let's see if we can figure this out.
Is this the type of Bubble Machine you were considering? 25watts shouldn't be difficult to make.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083LYZPPN/re ... UTF8&psc=1

If your cub has been converted to 12v, just use an inverter.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B095795TX9/re ... UTF8&psc=1

If your cub is still 6v, something like this might help convert the 6v to 12v.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B019GY2FLW/re ... E74QGV9X7S
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Re: Bubble machine

Postby Jimerjam » Fri Aug 06, 2021 11:48 am

to answer your questions, no it does not use a 12 volt system, It has an original magneto


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