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#1 KennyP ONLINE  

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Posted September 03, 2013 - 05:07 AM

I picked this up Saturday from jpcubs. It was needing a little TLC, but otherwise in very good condition.

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So yesterday, I went to work on it. First off, the 3-pt hitch needed attention. Where the upper link attached, it was all wrong. The PO (not jpcubs) had just bolted it where the sleeve hitch attached. With no support to the rear, it bent the main frame. A little help with the blue flame wrench and it was back where it belonged. I added a support to the rear and it seems to work just fine.
I also added some pieces to spread the width to 42" to match the FF track better. Here's the finished product:
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Posted September 03, 2013 - 05:31 AM

Looks good Kenny. Have you tried it out yet. That ype of implement is useful on gravel driveways sometimes to loosen up the top layer before you grade it. 


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 05:33 AM

Kenny ,it doesn't look like it was used much does it ?  Nice piece to have :thumbs:


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 05:41 AM

Looks good Kenny. Have you tried it out yet. That ype of implement is useful on gravel driveways sometimes to loosen up the top layer before you grade it. 

Brian, that is the main reason I got it. But, it does pretty good in hard packed dirt too.

 

Kenny ,it doesn't look like it was used much does it ?  Nice piece to have :thumbs:

I would say it was nearly new.



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Posted September 03, 2013 - 07:16 AM

Glad you got that all straightened out. That will make you a nice implement.
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Posted September 03, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Looks good. Now more pics of the Malibu


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 12:55 PM

I picked one up just like that at an auction about a month ago. It works pretty good as well.  But someone adapted that 3 point draw bar on yours. Originally like mine it's a sleeve hitch. And I wouldn't recommend using it on a gravel driveway, it was only designed for dirt work.


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 03:23 PM

Looks good. Now more pics of the Malibu

:ditto: is it a malibu or elcamino ?? nice job on the cultivator :rocker2:


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 06:03 PM

:ditto: is it a malibu or elcamino ?? nice job on the cultivator :rocker2:

'81 Malibu Wagon! Balanced 350" bored .030!


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 07:32 PM

Looks good Kenny, how well does it work?


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 07:46 PM

must be several models of the vator, I have one and it don't look like yours. But then again mine is a sleeve hitch model.


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 08:36 PM

Good job Kenny, it looks great behind the FF.  You sure got all the bugs out of it.  I'll bet it will be very useful.


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 09:05 PM

Kenny, please allow me to help u out....I know that cultivator looks good behind your FF, but I am sure it would look even better behind my JD 300!


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Posted September 03, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Good work Kenny. Someone beat me to the Malibu in the background. Need to see some more pics of that!

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Posted September 04, 2013 - 04:34 AM

Looks good Kenny, how well does it work?

It'll tear up hard packed clay pretty good, so I'm sure it would work great in a garden.






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