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Hi from Ohio

Postby Redclip » Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:49 am

I've been using the great information here for a while now, and decided it was time to join up and maybe make some contributions.
Got my 76 cub from my father-in-law, who bought it new in 1977. He used it to plow a small garden and push snow in the winter. Eventually, health problems led to the Cub being parked for about ten years, when I bought it from him.

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Its now used for mowing and snow plowing. I have the original receipt for it, as well as a quote from another IH dealer. The other dealer quoted a price (this is in 1977) of $4416.00 for a Cub with fast-hitch factory installed. He bought it from another dealer for $3300.00, and got a fast-hitch for $378.00. Other prices on the sales slip: wheel weights $113, International #1200 trailer $339, 54A blade $295, blade extension $19, and chains $120.
Another bit of paper I have is the green factory test tag, which has the date ( of manufacture, I assume), leaks, high idle, and low idle.

Looking forward to the Cub Tug
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Redclip » Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:50 am

Here's a pic-

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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby dgrapes59 » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:08 pm

Welcome to the forum!

Congrats on obtaining the family Cub, it looks like a nice one. Also a nice choice in accessories, hope you were able to get those as well.

See ya at the Tug!
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Rudi » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:21 pm

G'day to you and congrats :applause: on becoming the 2nd keeper of that Cub. I see you have been playing in the sandbox so you found the picture posting help :D

Here are some more really useful links ..

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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Barnyard » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:40 pm

Welcome to the forum. Looks like you got a nice Cub. You will definitely enjoy the Tug. See you there.
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Redclip » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:23 pm

Thanks guys. The picture posting help was intended for PC's, so I had to improvise and figure out the procedure for a Mac. I'm a lot more comfortable with Cub era technology.
Barnyard, thanks for the photo tips!
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Redclip » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:07 pm

Rudi, would you be interested in the sales receipt and the quote for the Sticker Shock page?
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Smokeycub » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:24 am

Hello and welcome. Nice looking machine. Looks like we're practically neighbors. Enjoy the site, as I'm sure you know it's a great place to find about anything you need to know about your Cub.
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Stanton » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:52 am

Very nice longstripe! Glad to hear you had an interest in keeping your FIY's Cub in the family. Sentimental value is priceless.

Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Hi from Ohio

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:13 pm

Welcome to the forum.
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