Scythe Handles?

Farming and rural life discussion forum. Cooking, hunting, gardening, fishing, critters, etc.

Moderator: Team Cub

Scythe Handles?

Postby Brandon Webb » Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:48 pm

This weekend I was at our local farm sale and let me just say there was nothing there for a Cub, let alone a Farmall So I was under the junk tents looking at tools and saw a pile of old scythe's. I bought 4 for $20 which I thought was a pretty good deal, didn't need them but thought It'd be something to tinker on. 1 is real usable the others the handles wood which plays an important role in tightening them is stripped out. I was wondering if anyone knew where you could buy new Snath's as I've learned they're called. My online searches found everything from $89 and up. Just a tad pricey for playing.
User avatar
Brandon Webb
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 2163
Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:32 pm
Location: London, Kentucky
Zip Code: 40741
Tractors Owned: 1947 Farmall Cub #1024
1957 Farmall Cub High Crop
1975 International Cub
1977 International Cub
1978 International Cub

Re: Scythe Handles?

Postby OliverFarmall » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:56 am

There is a company I get a catalogue from out in Ohio called Lehman's• Ph: 888-438-5346

also Sythe Supply up in Maine 207-853-4750 (I've never ordered from them just got a small catalogue)
22 sickle bar mower x2
23A tandem disc harrow
144 cultivator (#53 & #97 spring tooth)
154 leveling and grader blade
189 moldboard plow 2-way
193 moldboard plow x2
252 cultivator

spring tooth harrows
David Bradley planter (modded for Cub)
User avatar
Cub Star!!
Cub Star!!
Posts: 466
Joined: Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:53 pm
Location: PA, Birchardville (Susquehanna County)
Zip Code: 18801
eBay ID: ranger_jer
Tractors Owned: Oliver 70 x3
Oliver 77 "Beulah"
Oliver 88
Farmall Cub "Allie"
IH Cub "Yellow Dobbin"
Cub Cadet 100 "Rhonda"
Magnatrac 2016
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Scythe Handles?

Postby Eugene » Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:13 am

Cumberland General Store (the one in Georga). You can frequently find their catalog on the news stands in grocery stores (at least in this area). They have an on line catalog - but it wouldn't load up last night.
I have an excuse. CRS.
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
Posts: 12621
Joined: Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:52 pm
Location: Mo. Linn
Zip Code: 65051
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Scythe Handles?

Postby Mr E » Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:24 am

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein

Roy Edenfield
Deep South CubFest
February 13 & 14, 2015
User avatar
Mr E
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 5398
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:48 am
Location: FL, Sneads
Zip Code: 32460
eBay ID: noles1432460
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Scythe Handles?

Postby hope farmer » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:22 pm

Why just "play"? Using a scythe is a great work out, doesn't create noise pollution, doesn't burn hydrocarbons, you don't have to pay to go to the gym. Using one correctly takes a lot of practice, can be rewarding when done correctly. OK, "rewarding" might be an exaggeration.
So many tractors, so little time.
hope farmer
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 36
Joined: Wed Sep 29, 2004 7:36 pm
Location: West Virginia

Re: Scythe Handles?

Postby Gary Dotson » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:47 am

Check out Lehman's for sure! They are located in Kidron, OH. The surrounding area is heavily populated with Amish folks and Lehman's caters heavily to their needs. It's an amazing store that covers a full city block. They carry old school stuff you can't believe. They have a web site, just Google Lehman's.
Gary Dotson
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
Posts: 2560
Joined: Thu Aug 03, 2006 6:20 am
Location: OH West Mansfield
Zip Code: 43358
Tractors Owned: 48 Cub Diesel (Cubota)
53 Cockshutt 20 restored (Shooter)
52 Cockshutt 20 unrestored
47 Leader "B" (Herckie)
49 Leader "D" (Princess)
49 Leader "D" very rough
48 Leader "D" unrestored
Kubota B6200E
Kubota B6200HST
Kubota B8200HST-D
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Return to Farm Life and Better Half Forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests