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Newbie from MO

Postby Brutalfly » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:10 pm

I am a newbie to the owning a tractor and a newbie at trying to fix things that are wrong with engines etc but with what we want to do (pumpkin patch the size of a basketball court, a descent size vegetable garden) I thought a Farmall Cub could be a descent tractor to start with.

I like to be out doors and my kids love tractors and we want to be more self efficient when it comes to gardening and other things on our property.

This place seems like it could be a wealth of knowledge so I had to join!

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Re: Newbie from MO

Postby Bezirk » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:39 pm

Welcome a Cub is a good choice for what you want to do, this is a great site ,folks here know these tractors inside and out. Enjoy !

I started out with nothing and now I only have half of that left !

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Re: Newbie from MO

Postby twotone » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:38 pm

Welcome to the forum. I didn't know the first thing about my first Cub. Thanks to the good folks here, I know my way around a Cub fairly good. I still ask questions, and get the right answer every time.
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Re: Newbie from MO

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:21 pm

Welcome to this great forum. All the info you need is here. Check out the manuals, howto, and search among others just look around.
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Re: Newbie from MO

Postby Stanton » Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:46 pm

Welcome, neighbor. Your zip puts you between Chapel Hill and Bates City (about 5 miles from me). Always nice to see another Missouri boy join the ranks. :D

Be sure to check out the Manuals section (both PDFs and Rudi's Manual Server). Also take a look at the Cubfest schedule for 2014 and make plans to attend at least one: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=81945

Let us know your questions and we'll help out the best we can.
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Re: Newbie from MO

Postby dgrapes59 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:46 pm

Welcome to the Forum!!

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