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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby Pabst » Thu Aug 04, 2016 2:40 pm

Congrats, Rudi! Very Well deserved! :D

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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby Bigdog » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:17 pm

It was my pleasure to be able to participate in a small way in the presentation of the award to Rudi. Wouldn't have missed it for anything. Congrats Rudi!
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tons' of cultivating and planting stuff
C-16 Cub Middlebuster
A33 Cub bean harvested
NOS Planet Jr. planter
172 planter, large combo hopper, 101A fertilzer hopper
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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby CapeCodCubs » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:48 pm

Rudi is kind of like one of the "founding fathers" here. His Manual Server might be one of the biggest contributions to this site. It has been invaluable to thousands of people and so have his comments on posts. I am glad I got to meet him at one of Cecil's CubFests. Thank you Rudi, you da man!!

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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby birddog » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:09 pm

I double what everyone else has said! Thanks Rudi.
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1989 Kubota L2050
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Location: FL, Homosassa

Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby RonT » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:52 pm

Rudi - :worthy: Congratulations on this well-deserved honor. You are the veritable fountain of knowledge for all things Cub. My hat is off to you.

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dgrapes59
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Several '61 CC Originals, CC Narrow Frames- 70 & 100's, 71, Couple 102's & 122's, 72, 124, 73, various CC options & implements #1 & 2 Trailers, 1963 Springfield, JD 770
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Location: OH, Trenton

Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby dgrapes59 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:21 pm

Congratulations Rudi, thanks for all you have done over the years!
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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby ericofmaine » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:50 am

Yes, congrats Rudi! I also want to thank you for your manual server and some of your how to's. Priceless!

Eric
1948 F Cub purchased new by my great Grandfather, then passed to my dad, my grandfather, and now to me.
Sickle bar mower that nearly took my toe off as a kid.
Plow that is complete overkill for the garden but I use it anyways!

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1974 Cub S/N 244814
w/59 Woods Mower

Ford 3000 Gas S/N C375091 w/Bushhog QT2345 Loader & 6' Squealer Bushhog

and a Palomino Mare named GIGI
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Location: TN, Lebanon

Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby BIGHOSS » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:56 am

My friend Rudi, add my congrats to winning your award. Well deserved!

To our younger forum members, Rudi and other original members have set a very high example and standard of service. They always give expert advice for us, in a non-condescending manner. I never once felt that my stupid question was taken by him as a "stupid" question. His responses were always delivered in a kindly manner.

Rudi, thanks again for you service and congrats.
Ron
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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby CharlieK » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:19 pm

you truly deserve the award Rudi---and you have been extremely helpful to me for the last 10 or 12 yrs--- :tractor:
get er done; life is good

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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby EZ » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:37 am

Congratulations Rudi!
I have always considered you as one of the the Big Three.
George Willer, Bigdog, and yourself.
This board has grown and thrived. I visit at least once a week nowadays looking for interesting posts and photos.
I joined the board away back in '03 as a newbie to the world of the Farmall Cub, and after many conversations and mentoring on the board I had the pleasure of meeting you and your family in '04 at your home. Never forgot that day.
Your efforts in contribution are very deserving. A real honour from your peers.
Cheers!
Just Do It !

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land plow
harrows
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variety of cultivators
Wagner WM-1 bucket loader
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Location: Berkshire hills in western MA

Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby DickB » Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:22 am

-.-. --- -. --. .-. .- - ... (Congrats) to you Rudi. Like others have said, you've been a fine friend, remote yet near at hand thanks to the forum.

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"Ugly" 75 Cub
76 Cub Val
Mr. Kirkland" 77 Red Cub
77 Cub "Russell
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John Deere 2003 - 5320
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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby Tezell » Sun Aug 07, 2016 3:23 pm

Congratulations Rudi...well deserved!!
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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby Lurker Carl » Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:06 am

Congratulations!
"Chance favors the prepared mind."
- Louis Pasteur

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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby shyntempt » Sun Aug 14, 2016 11:47 am

Congratulations Rudi! Well deserved! Thanks for your help, not only from this site but in person!

Jerry :{_}:

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1950 Farmall Cub (basket case demo)
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IH C2 and C3 mower
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Re: 2015 Willer Award Winner

Postby pickerandsinger » Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:26 pm

Congrats Rudi……Well deserved…Dave :hattip:
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