FARMALL CUB TOYS.......A new line in the works.....

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FARMALL CUB TOYS.......A new line in the works.....

Postby Bermuda Ken » Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:45 am

I was given the OK to post this here......SPEC CAST has announced plans to build a large range of FARMALL CUB and INTERNATIONAL CUB Lo-Boy tractor replicas in 1/16 scale. These die cast units will have detailed chassis and engine, steerable front axle and include a CUB implement.

The list includes all of the chassis/grille variations and many CUB implements/attachments. The implement/attachment list includes:
mounted planter, cultivator, fast hitch plow and disc harrow, center mounted disc plow and model 1000 1-arm loader.

A white demonstrator CUB is planned to be made also.

Photos will be posted when they become availible. The first model in the series (48-54 FARMALL CUB w/ wire mesh grille & mounted planter w/ fertilizer tank) should be availible in October 2008.
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Postby Bob McCarty » Sat Feb 02, 2008 11:59 am

That's great news. Can't wait to see the first one.

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Postby Rudi » Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:26 pm

Ken:

I will be waiting so I can be one of the first to claim my new 1/16th Cub... just put me down now for one ok??? :big smile:
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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:48 pm

Sounds great Ken, thanks, but I want one with the rear mount disk plow. :lol:
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Postby Ron Luebke » Sat Feb 02, 2008 1:09 pm

i can have one those white tractors after all :wink:
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Postby deputy jailer » Sat Feb 02, 2008 2:09 pm

Rudi wrote:Ken:

I will be waiting so I can be one of the first to claim my new 1/16th Cub... just put me down now for one ok??? :big smile:


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I would love to have one :D :D

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Postby 48 BARNEY CUB » Sat Feb 02, 2008 2:22 pm

:applause: THAT SOUNDS GREAT CAN'T WEIGHT TO SEE THEM
WONDER HOW SOON THEY WILL BE OUT?

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Postby KETCHAM » Sat Feb 02, 2008 2:50 pm

WOW!!!More money to spend!!!October I ought to have a job by then!!Kevin ps thanks for passing the news along Ken!!!! :D :D
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Postby (CUB HUT) » Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:18 pm

Ken ---Great to know about the upcoming additions, :?: :?: do you have access to the Christmas Ornaments for this year --last year was the CUB --and was told this year is the model A :?:
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Postby Steve Butram » Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:30 pm

I think I know who supplied the implements for that project.
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Farmall Cub Toys.....a new line in the works

Postby Butch Zell » Sat Feb 02, 2008 4:00 pm

Hey can I get "DIBBS" on #501???????

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Postby Cub-Bud » Sat Feb 02, 2008 4:38 pm

Ken, I'll be wanting a few of those when they are ready; keep us posted :!:

I, too, want a couple of those 2007 ornaments..still got 'em :?:
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Postby John68 » Sat Feb 02, 2008 4:53 pm

Nice!

I still want my precision Ertl Farmall Cub, but I'll take a spec-cast anyday!

I cast all the rock guards for my sickle bar, did them in pewter, now I am cutting out the sickle knives, and casting the inner shoe. I'll finally have a tractor that deserves to wear the mower when it is done!

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Postby Buzzard Wing » Sun Feb 03, 2008 10:34 am

Sweet!

Any idea of the prices?
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Postby John68 » Sun Feb 03, 2008 3:36 pm

If SpecCast's John Deere LA with sickle bar mower is any indication of what they will do with the cub, then I am excited. The price is about $42 for the John Deere LA.

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Look at the attention to detail with the steering column, how it is closer to scale than Ertl. The wheels are closer to scale and more detail. IT is a far superior model. Ertl built their's based on a toy that would be played with. This is not built for play, but more for big kids like us. 8)


So Far, they have done a plain John Deere LA, an LA with a one row corn planter, and an LA with a sickle bar mower. All of them are reasonably priced for the quality you get.

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