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Hello, my name is Mikie. Im from Ohio. I just bought my first farmall cub yesterday. It belonged to a friend of mine and he intended to restore it for years but after he lost his son in a tragic car accident he lost his ambition to restore it. He knew that I was in love with the tractor and that it would rest better in my garage than it did in the high weeds beside his garage, and he knew that I would give it the care and attention that it deserves. I believe it's a 1948. It came with a plow and a blade. I'm not sure if the blade mounts under the belly or in front. But anyhow, it isn't running yet but the engine is free. I plan on completely tearing it apart and putting it back together in better than new condition! I know it's going to be a lot of work but hopefully I will have you all here to help me when I get in over my head!
There is a wealth of knowledge here and also some of the finest people you will ever meet. Enjoy the Cub, but know that they can be addictive. I would suggest attending a Cub Fest if possible they are filled with fine folks who know what they are talking about when it comes to the Cub.
I started out with nothing and now I only have half of that left !
Welcome to the Cub Forum.
...what Berlin said. In fact, August 9th & 10th in your backyard is CubTug and CubFest Reunion
G'day to you and congrats on acquiring your 1st new to you Cub and one that you have known and loved for a while. From you post it is clear that your friends Cub is in good hands and will receive the TLC it deserves.
Suggest you read these - Cub Owner's Manuals, I don't have a '48 Manual on the server but the '47 or '49 will do. Cub-193 Moldboard Plow 11-20-49 and the Cub Grader Blade Manuals.
There are lots of resources available to our members so suggest you take a little time and follow the links below:
Welcome to the forum Mikie!
Aim Low, Acheive Your Goals.
Mikie, you are about 3 1/2 hours from the Barnyard Bash CubFest near Cincinnati May 31 & June 1. You might want to reserve a motel room and spend the weekend with us. It's a great way to meet many of the forum members and learn a ton about Cubs. If you plan to tear down your Cub, this is a great place to learn a lot of the ins and outs of doing so.
There is more info about the Bash at http://www.barnyardbash.com.
Here is a link about some of this years projects viewtopic.php?f=8&t=78290
And here are some pix of an earlier Bash to give you an idea what goes on. http://photos.cubfest.com/thumbnails.php?album=1102
I would like to go to a cub fest but unfortunately the date is to far away for me to make plans. I work on pipelines and I'm usually working 12 hours a day 7 days a week through the summer months. But my dad is my boss so maybe if I sweet talk him a little bit he could give me the weekend off!!!
Welcome to the forum Mikie. All your questions can be answered.
1975 cub (LouAnn) serial # 245946, 1941 John Deere Model H
Good judgment comes from experience,
and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers
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