Princess '55 Lawn Mower to Farm Tractor

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Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1942 Farmall M #55654
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Princess '55 Lawn Mower to Farm Tractor

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:12 pm

Got a chance today to get the Ag tires and rims off of Rex '48 onto Princess '55. The turf tires w/chains have been on her since we obtained this tractor ~10 years ago. She now looks like a working farm tractor. Wheel weights are off of Rex '48 as he's getting new ones. You'll note in the one the photos - she has a newly painted rim - while repair a flat I took the opportunity to sand blast, prime and paint. Imagine how sweet Rex '48 will look.

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Off the farm to my home shop driveway.
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Conversion Completed - Ready for the 2 Mile Drive Back to the Farm
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Headless Bolt Created to use Planter Attachment with fast hitch installed.
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Dad '94 sits on Princess '55 - Fully Ready to Cultivate and Side-Dress the Corn
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Pleasant View Farm - Est. 1799
My Restoration Project - FCUB '48 - Rex

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Re: Princess '55 Lawn Mower to Farm Tractor

Postby Donegal Cub » Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:32 am

You are so blessed that your dad is hale & hearty and still able to enjoy working with the cubs. I am following all your posts with great admiration re the restoration cub. Great stuff :{_}:
Donegal Cub. :D

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Re: Princess '55 Lawn Mower to Farm Tractor

Postby Dale Finch » Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:29 am

Don't know which looks better...that '55 (my favorite year) or that handsome gentleman sitting on it!!! :D

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Re: Princess '55 Lawn Mower to Farm Tractor

Postby HART » Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:15 pm

Finally I see a CUB that looks exactly like mine, grill and all. But always thought mine was a '52 and serial # in the 12000's. If PRINCESS '55 has that grill could mine be a '55 ? And actually think the '52's were really in the 14000's ? Well, now you all know what a few of you thought about some of my posts ..." this guy knows nothing about TRACTORS" !

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