hello from VA.

Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:33 pm

Newbie to this forum, though I've probably met several of you through ATIS and YTMAG over the years. My main background has been the letter series and early number series tractors, but have a few cubs now and have enjoyed reading over here as well. Figured it was time to sign up as I have the 1st cub torn down now and asking questions is better than pulling out the little hair I have left :wink: :?

Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:42 pm

To the forum Stan!
This is definitely the place to get all the Cub help you need.

Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:54 pm

Good to see you here Stan!

Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:17 pm

:Dito: To what those guys said!! Welcome Stan. These guys sure know their Cubs and will be able to help with pretty much whatever you come across.

Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:32 am

Hello Stan and welcome to the Forum, glad to have you :!: , Pete

Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:58 am

Welcome Stan you are at the best form on the web. Everyone is great to help with any problem you might have. Also you want find any smut here which is wonderful. :) :)

Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:06 am

From one ATIS member to another, welcome aboard Stan. This is one of the few places where you will find as great a people as on ATIS.

Re: hello from VA.

Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:23 am


First, Image to the greatest forum on the internet, and to the Cub Family. You will find that all the folks on this forum are kind, helpful and just full of Cub info and knowledge. They also happen to be the finest folks I have ever met :!: :D

Stan_VA wrote:Newbie to this forum, though I've probably met several of you through ATIS and YTMAG over the years. My main background has been the letter series and early number series tractors, but have a few cubs now and have enjoyed reading over here as well. Figured it was time to sign up as I have the 1st cub torn down now and asking questions is better than pulling out the little hair I have left :wink: :?

Well much of the information has grown from the early days of the server links being on ATIS and YTMag, but it is still all for the very same price - NADA :!: :lol: Glad you finally migrated over to a Cub or two. Hope you enjoy our forum and our family as well. Glad to have you around :!: See it is already happening.. you are already a member of the Multiple Cub Club :big smile:

The Welcome Wagon is a relatively brief introduction to the information that is currently available on Cub tractors, and answers many of the common questions new members ask right of the bat. Although it is a bit overwhelming :shock: , it has been designed to actually be copied to a Word Processor such as Microsoft Word (which preserves the active links), and saved to your desktop for easy reference at a later date or when you have a bit more time to read all the information contained in the links below. Please do so, enjoy and I hope this will be a useful aid in learning more about your New Cub Tractor :!: :D

Filling out your Image Profile is a real help. It just needs to be - State,City, County, a lot less than what is available in your local phone book. Knowing where you are will help in members offering to come help, when you are looking for parts - the area that would be useful to you etc., Also our CubFests, Mini-Fests or a simple KaffeeKlatsch/get together over coffee and a doughnut etc., to help each other benefits. Just a thought :!:

Ok, so here is the spiel Image:

I would suggest that you read this thread: New Members and Visitors, Please READ Prior to Posting. There are many great links to informative pages such as the ATIS FAQ's 1 and ATIS FAQ's 2, The Best of H.L. Chauvin who has written very interesting articles on troubleshooting common problems with your Cub. One of the other projects we have been working on and it will be a continuing effort is the The Cub Book of Knowledge. This the the place to go to get all the quick links to some very good articles written by many members of the forum on solving some of the problems we encounter as we repair, maintain and up-grade our Cubs. Keep looking for this to grow.

Also, you might want to visit the Cub Manual Server as there is tons of info on servicing, maintaining and re-building your Cub. In addition to this basic information, there are also a number of other useful tools available on the server. There is the Specialty Services page which has contact info for neat stuff like getting your seats recovered, buying quality Decals, Serial Number tags and a host of other neat items. Also there are the Parts Pages - both Used Parts Suppliers and New Parts Suppliers pages with links to quality dealers. I am always looking for YOUR favourite dealers for New and Used Parts to include here. These pages are intended to complement our Official FarmallCub.com Website Sponsors:I would also recommend that you visit Binder Books and purchase the three most important manuals you can own for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding your Cub. These are the Owner's Manual, the GSS-1411 Service Manual and the TC-37F Parts Manual. Although they are available on the Cub Manual Server, it is better if you also have your own paper copy. Binder Books is the only Authorized IH Publication Reprint House and they have the best quality manuals available. Most other's are not of the same quality. Just a personal thought here, the I&T Shop Manuals, although helpful in some areas, really are not sufficient for the job. If you wish though, they are good additional reference works.

IF you really want to get the skinny on all things Cub, might I suggest you get a copy of Ken Updike's Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet's :?: . While you are at it Original Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet is Ken's latest addition to the series. Along with Guy Fay's Letter Series Originality Guide, these are three must have's in anyone's collection.

In addition to the above information, don't forget to check out the various articles that are available to help with your Repair, Restore, Rebuild or just your Maintenance Projects. There are a number of sub pages such as Electrolysis or Rust Zapper's, Maintenance Tips, Jigs and Techniques, Implement and Part Sketches and of course the Paint, Decals & Other Finish Questions which has the Paint Chart and the Paint Committee Decisions links.

Oh, and while the program still lasts.. you might want to check the Announcement: Navistar Free Gas Cap Offer - On-Line Form thread at the top of the Cub Forum and send away for the new style safety cap before that program runs out as well. The program has been extended and no new definite end-date has been announced at this point. It is an extension only and may end rather quickly depending on available stocks. Please do take advantage of this offer and get the new safety caps :idea: :!:

I truly hope that you enjoy your Cub and that you will be a frequent contributor to the forum. Again, Image to the Cub FamilyImage :D

Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:37 am

Thanks for the welcome guys, I've been lurking long enough to appreciate what and who is on this site :!:

Jim, I did notice and very much appreciate the lack of smut as well as the general good nature of most of the posts here.

John, it's pushing my memory a little but I do remember a thread years ago regarding your handle "*.?-!.* Cub Owner". Sorry don't remember the details of it: poss explaining the meaning, or correcting someone on the order of the characters, maybe talking about hats printed up with it :?: Great to recognize some old ATIS names though.

Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:11 pm

Stan, Welcome from an old ATIS member. Here's a picture taken in 2004 at the 10th ATIS get-together at Portland, IN. These are the original 4... Spencer Yost, me, Brice Adams, and Steve Sewell. I guess we go back a ways. :shock:


I'm glad you climbed aboard!

Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:01 pm

Welcome aboard Stan.

Always glad to see new people enjoying the sport of cubbing.

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