round and round

Anything that might not belong on the other message boards!

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
1. Keep it clean.
2. Keep the discussion civil.
3. Name calling is not allowed.

Politics and religion are two topics that tend to degenerate into a violation of one of the three simple rules above.

The mods and the site admin reserve the right to "lock" or "delete" any discussion that in our opinion, is "heading in the wrong direction."

MOST of all, be respectful of your fellow Cubber's opinions. Don't expect to change someones belief system from a simple forum on the internet.

round and round

Postby DanR » Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:14 am

This is from the Fed-Ex site. 3/10 Arrived 12:59 AM Grove City OH
3/10 Departed 3:59 AM Grove City OH
3/11 Arrived 7:55 PM Fed-Ex location Grove City OH
Maybe next week. (Me)
47 Cub (Glenda)
52 Super A
62 Cub (Genie)
43 H
42 M
In all things know which way the wind is blowing.
DanR
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 1631
Joined: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:28 am
Location: Tennessee East
Zip Code: 37743
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: round and round

Postby Bigdog » Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:58 am

Dan - I share your frustration. Grove City (a suburb of Columbus) is about 30 miles from me. I have tracked packages to their facility only to watch them get shipped to Cincinnati. Then back to the Columbus post office before coming to our local post office adding 2 days to the delivery time. There are times I would gladly drive the 30 miles to pick up an item at the facility to save the 2 days of waiting.
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

http://www.cubtug.com
User avatar
Bigdog
Team Cub
Team Cub
 
Posts: 23814
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Location: OH, Stoutsville
Zip Code: 43154
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: round and round

Postby Former Member » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:24 am

Here there is no good "shipping center" for Fed-x or the big brown truck. So I ship exclusively through USPS.

Many rural locations, Fed-x will just put the package in the mail as it is cheaper than driving their truck around out in the country.

On a side note, My dog Punkin, "Hates" the big brown truck and it's driver for some reason. I gave him permission to just throw my stuff into the yard if I am not there to get her in the house. It's kinda funny, cause that is the only vehicle she act's that way to.
Attachments
1331508595440.jpg
1331508595440.jpg (18.7 KiB) Viewed 159 times
1331508620699.jpg
1331508620699.jpg (19.73 KiB) Viewed 159 times
Last edited by Former Member on Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Former Member
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 6416
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:56 pm
Zip Code: 00000
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: round and round

Postby Steve H » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:50 pm

Dale Shaw wrote:Here there is no good "shipping center" for Fed-x or the big brown truck. So I ship exclusively through USPS.

Many rural locations, Fed-x will just put the package in the mail as it is cheaper than driving their truck around out in the country.

On a side note, My dog Punkin, "Hates" the big brown truck and it's driver for some reason. I gave him permission to just throw my stuff into the yard if I am not there to get her in the house. It's kinda funny, cause that is the only vehicle she act's that way to.


Funny you say that about your dog. "Strange" trucks pull into the farm all the time buying hay or a calf or a steer and the dog is wagging his tale. UPS guy has to shut his door and honk the horn when he pulls up because dog won't let him out. :lol: Must be summin about the brown.
I'M HAVIN A BLAST!!!!
Steve H
Cub Star
Cub Star
 
Posts: 138
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:35 pm
Location: Oh
Zip Code: 45371
eBay ID: 937Plumb3360
Tractors Owned: Ford 2n
Ford Jubilee
Case 685
JD 4020
JD x300(mower)
53 F-Cub (dads)
72 Cub(dads)
48 Farmall H

Re: round and round

Postby beaconlight » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:53 pm

My Black Lab Tequela barks and jumps so fierce she scares the pants off of every one who comes to the door. I open the door and she starts to lick their hand or now with the warmer weather their leg. Scares the pants off of them. Paper girl says i can't believe the change from closed door to open door.
Bill

"Life's tough.It's even tougher if you're stupid."
- John Wayne

" We hang petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
- Aesop
User avatar
beaconlight
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
 
Posts: 7698
Joined: Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:31 pm
Location: NY Staten Island & Franklin
Zip Code: 10314

Re: round and round

Postby DanR » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:44 am

Yippee! The package is finally on it's way after a much needed rest in Ohio. Expected delivery Thursday. Funny that I get Fed-Ex ground from Calif. in three days but from Ohio it's seven. Is it the weather?
47 Cub (Glenda)
52 Super A
62 Cub (Genie)
43 H
42 M
In all things know which way the wind is blowing.
DanR
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 1631
Joined: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:28 am
Location: Tennessee East
Zip Code: 37743
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: round and round

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:36 am

I think that like a lot of big companies they get a glitch in their systems and until they get enough complaints for someone with the authority to fix it to investigate it just goes on and on. Post office used to have a problem that a letter coming here from NE Mis. took 1 to 2 weeks. FedEx used to have a problem that packages traveling between here and Kansas City on the opposite side of the state were frequently either delayed, or lost. Both problems appear to have been fixed,but I assume that is all computer routing, and until there is a reason for someone who cares to look into it, it stays the same.
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government
to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the
government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." Patrick Henry
User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
 
Posts: 19105
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:09 pm
Location: Mo, Potosi
Zip Code: 63664
Tractors Owned: 47, 48, 49 cub plus Wagner loader & other attachments. 41 Farmall H.

Re: round and round

Postby Ken (48 Cub) » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:41 am

Too bad you guys don't have a major UPS hub in your cities like Louisville :) 2nd day air will get there/here overnight in most cases. But now that I think about it......we had to loose the IH plant site for airport expansion :(
Ken, Annie the '48 Cub & 1282 Cub Cadet.

I think we gotter if'n she don't kick, Andy Griffith.
User avatar
Ken (48 Cub)
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 630
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 11:10 am
Location: KY, Louisville
Zip Code: 40216
Tractors Owned: 1948 FCub
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: round and round

Postby John(videodoc) » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:10 am

i shipped a package from paris on friday to texas. via USPS. Some of the contents from within the box arrived at my place on monday. Now tell me how that happened.
User avatar
John(videodoc)
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 6433
Joined: Mon Jul 25, 2005 10:16 pm
Location: IL, Paris just off of Interstate 70
Zip Code: 61944
Tractors Owned: -
55 F-Cub - snow plow and chains
4 Demonstrators Restored.
"Bette" - 22 mower
"Roxie" - 144 Complete Cults'
"Louise"(Done) IH 1000 One arm Loader
"Sandy"(Done) 193 Plow

1950 Demo "Billie" -(Woods 59")
Corn Stalk Cutter
23a Disc
Mid Mount Grader Blade
&
2005 Mahindra w/FEL
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: round and round

Postby Bill » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:51 pm

I ordered some parts on monday afternoon, arrived this morning. Less than 24 hours. I do not know where they were shipped from, but the phone order was taken in Nova Scotia. Delivered by FED EX.
Bill
Cub Star
Cub Star
 
Posts: 165
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 8:28 pm
Location: FREMONT OHIO
Zip Code: 43420

Re: round and round

Postby DanR » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:16 pm

Well, it seems the Fed-Ex driver missed the exit ramp from I-75 to I81. The package went to Atlanta Ga. Fed-Ex handed it off to good 'ol USPS. It's at the Greeneville PO now. Our ever reliable R/R lady will deliver it tomorrow. Hope the driver didn't get in trouble.
47 Cub (Glenda)
52 Super A
62 Cub (Genie)
43 H
42 M
In all things know which way the wind is blowing.
DanR
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 1631
Joined: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:28 am
Location: Tennessee East
Zip Code: 37743
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y


Return to Off Topic

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest