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sachavaca
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new here and a short introduction

Postby sachavaca » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:04 pm

I live in washington, have a few small tractors listed in my profile. I like any color as long as its small. just purchased a standard cub lowboy 1965 with a fast hitch that uses a c2 rear mower and a rear grading blade. I was thinking might have paid to much but after learning more I think 500 was ok. It has a tranny howl and skips gears under load so working on removing tranny to have a look. The danco mower has bent slip tube on pto shaft and that will be next project.
looking forward to learning from all the members, see you soon.

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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby Barnyard » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:10 pm

Welcome to the forum! Any Loboy that runs, even without a mower, fast hitch or blade, is well worth $500.00.
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sachavaca
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Joined: Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:09 pm
Zip Code: 98095
Tractors Owned: 2 economy tractors
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1 mightyman walk behind
1 home built backhoe
1 1965 cub lowboy

Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby sachavaca » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:21 pm

thats what I am learning, heck its just a lot of fun bringing life back into something that got kicked to the side

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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby RaymondDurban » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:44 pm

Welcome aboard! Sounds like you got a deal!

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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby Bob McCarty » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:00 pm

Welome to the Forum. Have fun with your new project.

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sachavaca
Posts: 40
Joined: Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:09 pm
Zip Code: 98095
Tractors Owned: 2 economy tractors
1 windolph crawler
1 mightyman walk behind
1 home built backhoe
1 1965 cub lowboy

Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby sachavaca » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:12 am

I sure will ne happy when I can mow grass with it. Did not run when I found it, gave it a little prime and it sputtered so I baught it. gave it a tune up, put the kohler float valve in when cleaning carb , adjust the valves now it starts right up and purrs

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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby randallc » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:23 am

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like a great bargain and you're off on a good start. Home built backhoe huh. Interesting.
Oh, we love to see pictures if you get a chance to load some up.
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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby outdoors4evr » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:33 am

Welcome :big afro:
Might want to take a look at the transmission shift forks and the shifter regarding the slipping out of gear. There are some good How To's on this topic.
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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:48 am

Welcome to the forum.
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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby sachavaca » Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:48 am

I will get some pics up soon. I did not explain well about skipping gears, does not pop out of gear it skips gear tooth but remains in gear, take the load off tractor and regains movement. I read that it could be final drive on tranny but I'm not familiar with cub arangement. I would like to stop that howl too if possible.

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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby Eugene » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:54 pm

sachavaca wrote:I did not explain well about skipping gears, does not pop out of gear it skips gear tooth but remains in gear, take the load off tractor and regains movement.
Welcome.

Post the problem on the standard Cub forum.
I have an excuse. CRS.

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Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby Rudi » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:44 pm

G'day to you and congrats :applause: on acquiring that 65 lo boy :{_}: And you think you paid too much for it? I wish I could find a few Cubs at that price cause all of em would be in my pole barn yard :!: For a Cub not running, you bought it for the right price .. so good on you :)

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sachavaca
Posts: 40
Joined: Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:09 pm
Zip Code: 98095
Tractors Owned: 2 economy tractors
1 windolph crawler
1 mightyman walk behind
1 home built backhoe
1 1965 cub lowboy

Re: new here and a short introduction

Postby sachavaca » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:42 pm

I just was not sure how much I would need to invest to get it to operational standards. If you compair a cub to new lawn tractors the cub wins hands down. I got those bolts loose and am checking all bolts before disassembly. easier to clean up when tractor can be moved. I found the manuals and still learning this site.
Thank You all


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