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#1 backwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted July 24, 2012 - 09:40 PM

so a friend of mine has been wanting another garden tractor. so today i showed him a 129 that i found on craigslist. he called the guy up and offered him 2 guns, next thing i know were on a road trip to go pick it up. i think the plow is for a narrow frame cub not sure(pics would help to figure out what plow he has). it just needs to be painted and it should be as good as new.
whats the difference in a narrow frame cub and a wide frame? pics would be greatly appreicated

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Posted July 24, 2012 - 10:50 PM

I was wondering what guns your friend traded for the cub. Seems to be an interesting prospect.

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 07:04 AM

Congrats to your friend! Sounds like a nice project in the making.

Looking forward to the pictures. Is your friend a member here yet?

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 09:51 AM

Congrats to your friend! Sounds like a nice project in the making.

Looking forward to the pictures. Is your friend a member here yet?


:ditto: Make sure he signs up!

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 10:09 AM

he trade a 16ga and a .22 mag and a batt operated sawzall for it. hoping to get pics of it next to my 126 soon. and ill try to get him to sign up he dosent have a computer so he would be on when hes at my house

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 10:33 AM

whats the difference in a narrow frame cub and a wide frame?

The wide frames are to accommodate the larger engines. Not sure how much wider, don't have a narrow frame tractor.

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 01:28 PM

The wide frames are to accommodate the larger engines. Not sure how much wider, don't have a narrow frame tractor.


Do the wide frames have rubber mounts on the engine? I could be thinking of something different.

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 05:51 PM

Nope. They just made room for the 12-16 HP blocks.

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 05:52 PM

The later wide frames came with the rubber engine mounts. That would be the 1000 series such as the 1450's. The 129 did not have rubber mounts but is still considered a wide frame as far as I can remember. Nice tractor and can be updated to hydraulic lift if you have a larger tractor for a donor.

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Posted July 25, 2012 - 06:05 PM

Nope. They just made room for the 12-16 HP blocks.


My 124 (narrow frame) has a 12hp in it?

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Posted July 26, 2012 - 09:24 AM

Ryan im thinking they made the blocks bigger cause my 126 has a 12hp kohler as well

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Posted July 30, 2012 - 09:45 AM

this pic was taken yesterday after he repainted it at my house as my 126 is in the back ground
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Posted July 30, 2012 - 12:16 PM

Nice looking tractor!




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