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Postby Harold R » Sun Oct 17, 2004 6:52 pm

By the way, there was a lo-boy on a flat-bed trailer next to the farmallcub.com shed, all by its self. Who's was it? Had potential.
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Postby Jim Becker » Sun Oct 17, 2004 7:11 pm

Cub-Bud wrote:So the question I guess is there a concrete serial number range to verify how many circle cubs were made :?:


According to Guy Fay's Letter Series book, the change to eliminate the Circle Cub decal was July 28, 1947. Don't have any information on how long to took for that change to actually make it to the production floor. July '47 serial numbers were 1981-3080.
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Postby Donny M » Sun Oct 17, 2004 8:54 pm

I was passing through Earle, AR on Saturday and spied a Cub. Of course I stopped to talk to the owner and ask him why Bigdog hadn't been there yet. Anyway, it was a 47 Cub s/n 35XX (can't remember last two). Not a circle Cub. All looked to be original and in very good shape. I really liked the grille :!: :!: 8)
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Postby Jim Becker » Sun Oct 17, 2004 9:26 pm

Donny M wrote:I was passing through Earle, AR

Anyway, it was a 47 Cub s/n 35XX (can't remember last two). Not a circle Cub.


I didn't think anyone passed through Earle, AR. Maybe a tower nearby?

August '47 numbers were 3081 - 4820. Looks like it didn't take too long to get the decals changed in production.
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Postby Donny M » Sun Oct 17, 2004 9:59 pm

Jim Becker wrote:
I didn't think anyone passed through Earle, AR. Maybe a tower nearby?


Nope, Short cut from I-20 to I-55 north. Tower was in Ft. Wayne, IN.

Left Thursday about 9am returned Sat about 8pm. 2,003 miles driving for 5 hours work.
Better than flying these days :!: Sorry HR 8)
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Postby Harold R » Mon Oct 18, 2004 12:40 am

Left Thursday about 9am returned Sat about 8pm. 2,003 miles driving for 5 hours work.
Better than flying these days Sorry HR


It's all good. Besides, last time I checked, our Oakwood to Ft. Wayne flights ran really full. You would had to have an advanced purchase ticket.
Thank goodness your services aren't needed in Hawaii. Tough drive, I hear. :lol: :lol: 8)
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Postby Donny M » Mon Oct 18, 2004 9:22 am

HR wrote:
Thank goodness your services aren't needed in Hawaii. Tough drive, I hear.


I do work in Hawaii form time to time. I can't wait until they finish the bridge :!: It shouldn't take much longer with all that Interstate Highway money they get :wink: 8)
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Postby Harold R » Mon Oct 18, 2004 9:39 am

I can't wait until they finish the bridge


They're having trouble staffing the toll booths. :lol: 8)
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Postby beaconlight » Mon Oct 18, 2004 11:04 am

You guys are a tear. Keep it up. The imagination it takes is great.
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