Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

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Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

Postby WildFarmall » Mon Feb 28, 2022 11:09 am

Hello everyone. My cultivator setup has a lot of play in it. I bought a used set of bars and parts and what I bought may be worn as it has a lot of play in it. Is there a discussion about this problem on the forum?

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Re: Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

Postby tinnerjohn » Mon Feb 28, 2022 12:21 pm

I'm not sure how much play is "a lot" but since the moving parts are not provided with bearings or bushings I've always assumed they weren't meant to not have some slop in them. Mine seems to be OK when its in the ground.


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Re: Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

Postby SamsFarm » Mon Feb 28, 2022 3:09 pm

Some of the pivot points are split and have bolts in them that you can tighten to take up some of the slop!

Other than that...........

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Re: Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

Postby Clemsonfor » Mon Feb 28, 2022 6:26 pm

As long as their not wandering like 3-6"s around I would think it's not that big a deal. Like said take slack up where you can.

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Re: Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

Postby Slim140 » Tue Mar 01, 2022 8:01 am

You can take them apart and weld on the shafts and grind them back round(ish) and get some play out, tightening the bolts helps some like mentioned above. Be careful tightening the bolts though, bolts break or the ears they go through can break as well.
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Re: Cub cultivation setup has a lot of play in it

Postby Jim Becker » Tue Mar 01, 2022 9:04 pm

I haven't tried this, but would consider some sort of sleeve to fit over the bar.

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