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Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby Hengy » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:00 pm

Here is the lonely cub that found the City Boy...

As he was found in the for-sale ad:
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After a DOUBLE PUMP rejuvination at Cubfest in 2007: (lots and LOTS of work done at Cubfest!)
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Here he is after repainting and new decals!
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And the family gathered around the tractor in 2009 for our Family Christmas Picture!

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This tractor was truly a FORUM tractor...it is because of this forum that he is running as he is today...

Pride and joy!

Mike in La Crosse, WI
Mike (Happy as a Lark in Allison Park, PA)
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Check out my Restoration Thread (1955 Cub, Lewis)

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Re: Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby Winfield Dave » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:06 pm

Mike...Nice narrative and photo sequence...You did a great job. :D
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Re: Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby Yogie » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:05 am

Very nice Mike, The family photo is the greatest... :wink:
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Re: Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby ToddW » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:46 am

Great Christmas photo.
A select few on here do go out of their way to help new cub owners, and you are one of them Mike!

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Re: Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby Jimdawg » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:58 am

Very inspiring pictures Mike, thanks for sharing them!

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Re: Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby 56cub » Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:16 am

Great pictures. I hope that I will have my cub looking as good as yours one day.
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Re: Merlin the 1949 Farmall Cub

Postby Stanton » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:55 pm

Just awesome!!! Thanks for sharin' the transformation. You SHOULD be proud, you did a great job!!
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