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    Hello from upstate NY

    welcome fellow upstater....you'll find a good people and info here.....
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    We lost a long time member

    Sad news indeed....RIP fellow cubber.....
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    forty eight years....not bad

    when i opened the package....my jaw dropped....either there was big change or what i believe was the original spring wasn't....but i put the new one on and adjusted everything a set out mowin'....all good so far....thanks ccs....
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    forty eight years....not bad

    Hi Harry....i got the tractor from my mother in law years ago....they bought it new so pretty sure it's original....i also have....in the garage someplace....never installed original ih wheel weights for it....
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    forty eight years....not bad

    well....after forty eight years the mule drive extension spring on my 1973 ih cub cadet 109 finally let go.....i've got one comin' from Charlie so she'll be back soon....i decided to call the largest cub dealer locally to see if they had anything....when i gave the guy the part number he...
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    New Member from Central NY with a 1450

    good morning fellow new yorker.... this site has a bunch of great people with a wealth of knowledge about cubs cadets and you will find answers to any questions you may have.
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    blade flew off :/

    same thing happened to me two years ago....42 inch deck on my 109....i was lucky cuz the pic of the pieces in the grass is how i found everything....not staged....had a new keyway machined 180 degrees away on the spindle and so far so good....
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    Finally got to use the blade!

    here's my cheaper than dirt lift rod that i use on my 109 with the blade.....1/2 inch threaded rod with two clevis ends from mcmaster carr....works good for me
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    No Choke....

    when it's october in western new york....ya need a choke....well the clip that holds the choke cable on my 109 disappeared but when ya got ty wraps.....it's all good....redneck engineering comes thru again.....
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    Second Spindle This Year

    Ok, I must be missing something on my 42 inch that I rebuilt a couple of years ago. it's been fine until this year and I just had a second keyway failure of the season. My question is, does the key go through the washer I have marked in red? I don't remember the old washers having a notch so...
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    new guy with a 1211

    Is it the pipe thread that is stripped? If so it might be easier to just add a flange to your muffler and use the two 1/4 inch , I think, on the sides of the port. If it's the tapped holes then a helicoil will work.
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    It sux to be me....

    so when i was 75% done mowing yesterday.....my 42 inch decided she had enough.....all of a sudden the blades stopped so i looked down on the left side just in time to see the spindle drop down after i disengaged the pto. here is what she looked like in july 2015 after the refurb that i did and...
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    still kickin'.....i haven't posted in quite a while so first off....i hope everybody is healthy and doing well......second...here's my daughter doing

    i sure hope so kraig....her brother has a couple of those orange tractors so he doesn't need it.... 👍
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    still kickin'.....i haven't posted in quite a while so first off....i hope everybody is healthy and doing well......second...here's my daughter doing

    i haven't posted in quite a while so first off....i hope everybody is healthy and doing well...second...here's my daughter doing a little cleanup at her house with my '73 109 that her grandparents bought new in 1973....
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