Looking for a vintage lawn tractor.

smokinj Posted By smokinj, Jun 6, 2013 at 8:58 PM

  1. smokinj

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    Any you guys in this video?


     
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  2. Ashful

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    Some of the guys in that video are regulars over at the onlycubcadets forum. I wasn't there!
     
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    That's a cool way to knock out a 60 acre field. GTG Anyone? ;)
     
  4. lukem

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    60 acres I'm rolling one of these:
     

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    Yea I will never have to worry about one of those....I use to run a 4 bottom plow with a Super M back in the day....lol
     
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    I got to run one earlier this spring. You can turn some dirt in a hurry with that thing.
     
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    Biggest I have been on is a 4240. Growing up we had a super M that was a great tractor.
     
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    This was an 8235R. Fun to drive, but need to have serious work to do for the11 gallons/hour and $700 fill-ups.
     
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    Spent a fair amount of time on a 4440 and 4450 MFWD (4x4) (both similar to that 4240, and neither one of them had "stock" fuel settings, ;lol) as a kid. 5 bottom or later we switched to a 3 bottom over/under setup. Could haul a** with that setup!
     
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    I bet that is an awesome set up. The super me was wto after warm up low 3rd gear.
     
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    Ran a MD with an International 82 pull-type combine too. Rare setup here in the 21st century! Man you needed gorilla arms to drive that one (wide-front) but I still loved the start-on gas, run on diesel motor it had. Fill it up in the AM, it would run 6 hours to lunchtime, come in, fill it again, 2 qts of 15W40, and we were off till sunset. Memories. ;lol
     
  12. smokinj

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    I have detail a 9500 combine took 2 days with an air compressor and one day with a power washer, and 3 hours to detail the windows. It was a very long 3 days. :eek:
     
  13. MasterMech

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    Beats the 3 minutes you spend trying to put the fire out! ;)
     
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  14. lukem

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    If you ever do that again, start with the leaf blower to get the big stuff out of the way. Much better than the air compressor.
     
  15. smokinj

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    Its so pack in there you need that 135 psi coming out out a needle kind of force. The farmer I done it for has a special set of long, longer and very long air blow kit. Longest was in the 4 foot range. This was after 3200 acres in Hamilton county one of the largest crop per acre in Indiana. (I will not be doing another) :eek:
     
  16. Dairyman

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    Looks expensive! !!!

    Gotta wonder if it was overcast or is that just soot hanging in the air? ;lol
     
  18. Ashful

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    Time is money!

    Dunno if it looks expensive, but it sure sounds expensive! Holy turbo!
     
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    A lot like a Saturday night tractor pull! But can you imagine how rough that field is when they're done, lukem's R had better have an active seat.
     
  20. lukem

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    Indeed, but still not enough turbo judging by how much they are over-fueling.
     
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  21. Ashful

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    Just saw this pic come up in my background screens, from when I first brought that Cub home. Figured J would get a kick out of it. I pulled those concrete wheel weights and replaced with iron the following week.

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    Maybe the Deere hats have something to do with why that Cub was always giving me little things to fix.
     
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    That needs to be frame up and put in the shop.........
     
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    Tractors can make for some great memories eh?
     
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    I don't believe there has ever been a little one born that didn't want to "sit on tractor".;)
     
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  25. smokinj

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    Very nice More wall hangers!.....Just need a little splash of yellow and white.
     

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