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Postby govmule84 » Tue May 04, 2021 9:56 pm


I creeped your forum for quite a long time. I needed wanted a small tractor. A buddy of mine is into Deere L and LAs, and he recommended one to me. I thought those might be a touch larger than what I need.

So I bought a '50 Cub very recently. It's pretty nice. It's an older resto. It needs some attention, which I'll give it. I'm a younger guy I think than most in this game, at 36. New to Cubs, but not new to old stuff that runs. I have lots and lots of old toys, most of which have come to me in not-so-great condition and were made correct again.

I live in Eastern PA in the Lehigh Valley. I plan to use my Cub for plowing the drive, hauling firewood in my little wagon, and moving the log splitter and trailers around from time to time.

The tractor I got is a local machine, and I am the third owner. It's a pretty good looking thing, and it seems to run well, but it has some deferred maintenance items that I would like to get shipshape. I have an owner's manual and a parts manual... I will download and print a service manual posthaste. I want to follow the "just got a Cub checklist" along with the manual, and then I guess I'll start using it.

Here's a picture of it. Thanks for having me (in advance) and if anyone wants to come by and drink my beer and tell me stories, get in touch.


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Re: Rookie

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Wed May 05, 2021 9:31 am

Welcome to the forum. Nice looking, I am sure you will find all the info you need on this site.
1975 cub (LouAnn) serial # 245946, 1941 John Deere Model H

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Re: Rookie

Postby Bob McCarty » Wed May 05, 2021 9:45 am

Welcome to the Forum. You've got a nice looking Cub. Let us know if we can be of any help.
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we need to think differently."
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Re: Rookie

Postby Don McCombs » Wed May 05, 2021 10:52 am

Welcome. Keep the first weekend in October open for Cubfest Northeast in Oxford, NY. Less than 3 hours North of you. You’ll get to meet many members of this forum, get help with your Cub projects and enjoy good food.
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