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Old 01-08-2016, 11:20 PM
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interesting points that may have been missed.

1. one decal says 9 horsepower.

2. written note that cub was to be removed from the name.

3. one sketch shows a radiator.
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Old 01-10-2016, 01:14 PM
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Way cool!
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My Grandpa's Cart
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Old 01-11-2016, 04:30 AM
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Glad you all like these. I was pretty sure you would 😄.
108 upgraded to 12hp
127 with all the trimmings
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Blade, blower, decks
Tons of left over parts
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Thanks for sharing garnold! Fascinating the time and number of employees that it took to create the equipment that we use and collect...and the rationale behind their decisions, such as cost, ease of production, esthetics, etc.

Now if someone could unearth the same types of documents leading to the creation of the 82 series...
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Thanks for sharing! That was really interesting!
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Obviously you do not have a copy of Oscar Will's 50 Years of Cub Cadet. Most if not all of these photos are in that book along w/a whole bunch of history.
Would make a great Christmas gift!!
I have got to get another copy as mine is about to fall apart!
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