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So, I have had a little cab envy......for a long time. I was looking on the local CL doing my usual searches and I came across this:

It was made for a Cub Cadet 'Big Country' utility vehicle. It was at a dealer listed as brand new old stock. Basically, they didn't need it anymore as the vehicle is outdated. They listed it for $50 and so I jumped on it, no questions asked. While at the dealer, I inquired about the other canopy that the seller had told me about. It was the same model but they decided to use the top on a forklift.....So I snagged the other parts to it (uprights). I picked all four up for $60 and was on my way. I figured that having an extra set of uprights would allow me to play with the configuration for installing it on this:


It is a little wide but lengthwise fits pretty good. The width at the top, after tapering in, won't look to bad on the beast. Right now, I don't plan on enclosing it as this will at least get me out of the hot summer sun and winter rain/snow. The mounting brackets should be pretty easy to make and will be designed so the canopy can just slide on and bolt in place. Stay tuned for an update.
 

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Awesome find! I look forward to your project and per usual I am sure it will come out great.
 

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I have no doubt that it will come out top notch. Just like everything else you do.
 

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Well after a few hours this is what I have.......don't know if I'm happy with it. I may chop the cab and do vertical uprights so it isn't so wide.
 

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The length looks good. You could move the uprights in a little and leave some over hang on the roof, is that what you were thinking? What is the roof made from? You might be able to narrow it if your not happy with the width. Looks like a great starting point anyhow.
What did that come off of?
 

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I decided the width is coming in and the height is coming down. I am going to split the roof and bond it back together with something.....Any ideas? I just did not like the look of it. I have finished narrowing the back and top and it looks much better. Now on to the front.....
 

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Chopped everything down to size. Now to ad a little more support so it doesn't wobble and seal the roof and we're good to go.




 

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So I just found this thread. That is a really sweet looking tractor. I had a question though. What do you search for during the "usual" Craigslist search? Just curious how you got a cab that was made for a Cub Cadet. Great website. Keep up the good work. Thanks.

Bryan
 

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Sometimes I search farm and garden without typing anything in then I get misspelled things and random things like this cab.
 

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That looks great. I like the 2nd modification much better. You really do nice work.
 
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