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Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby CSA_CUB » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:43 pm

I've been reading the posts off and on for some time. I've looked and looked for just the right Cub for over a year now and have finally brought home me a 1954 Cub. She can complete with Cultivators, Plow, Disc and Fast Hitch. It's got a few bugs I need to address before gardening season begins, but i know I can do it with all of y'alls help. I'll post photos later when I figure that out. :thanx:

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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Dale Finch » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:21 pm

Congratulations on your new-to-you cub!! And welcome to the forum. Lots of info here and you should be able to get answers to most questions from all the guys that just LOVE to help out! Check out the links above for manuals, How To's, etc. And you should consider attending the Deep South CubFest (DSCF) in a couple weeks in Sneads, Florida! A bunch of fun, good folks, and projects to learn from and help out with. :D

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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Bob McCarty » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:32 pm

Welcome to the Forum

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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby randallc » Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:20 am

Hey, welcome to the forum from Arkansas. Sounds like you are set to add some fun to all that work. Enjoy.
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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Rick Spivey » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:32 am

Welcome to you from a fellow Carolinian. Looks like you are near Conway, my farm is in Cades (between Lake City and Kingstree).Let me know if I can help out in some way.
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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Denny Clayton » Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:58 am

Welcome to the forum. You have the perfect Cub outfit for gardening. Fast Hitch based tillage equipment.
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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:44 am

Welcome to the forum. Try to make It to the Deep South cub fest you will have a great time
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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Cecil » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:29 am

I'll be in Conway for 2 weeks right after DSCF.

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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Dale Finch » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:16 pm

Hey, grab Cecil while he's in the area! :{_}: He is one of the forum's Carburetor rebuilders!! If your carb needs "help", it would be cheaper while he's there than shipping it...if he is willing, of course!!

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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Stanton » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:11 pm

Welcome to the Cub forum!! Post some pictures of your newly acquired Cub. We'd like to see it.
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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Cecil » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:27 am

I'm always willing. The question is am I able.

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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:15 am

For an old coot, Cecil, you still have some "able" in you! :lol: :lol:
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Cole Duplex Planter
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Conway, SC

Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby CSA_CUB » Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:34 pm

Thanks for all for all of the replies! Looking forward to meeting all of my fellow Carolinians. Which I could make down to Fl for the cub event but to close to plane and take off from work.
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Tractors Owned: 1954 Farmall Cub
194 Farmall Plow
1984 JD 320 Garden Tractor
1952 BF Avery/MM model V
C-16 Middle Buster
C-22 Sickle Mower
172 Planter w/ Duplex Hopper
Cole Duplex Planter
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Conway, SC

Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby CSA_CUB » Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:55 pm

Here are the Photos I promised 2 weeks ago. This what it looks like once I got it home. By the way it was 11 degrees the Saturday we left to get it.
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The disc on the rear of the Tractor.
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The 194 Plow that came with it.
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and all of the cultivator stuff
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It was so cold it would not move! The clutch was out of adjustment got that done and was able to load it on the trailer. Wish I taken a photo of that. I was just to blame cold. I wanted it load and home.
I got it home put fluid in the touch control unit and it went to work, a little shaky but works. It will need rebuilding since it leaks the fluid out around the control valve.

Found out the real clutch problem as a Grade 2 bolt was used to bolt together the throw out bearing fork with a hole drilled through it and the bolt with a nail in it to keep it from backing off. It had stretched and the throw out bearing was coming out of the pivot holes making the pedal jump and the need to adjust it extremely to get the clutch to work. I put a Grade 5 UNF with lock nut in its place and now it works great! :{_}:

Next are the brakes. The left very hard to press and no stopping. The right one goes all the way down and no stopping.
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Re: Hello Y'all from frozen South Carolina!

Postby Dale Finch » Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:50 pm

If you could play hookie, you could have a lot of that fixed at DSCF!!!! :big smile:


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