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Hello From Connecticut

Postby CTBob » Tue Dec 19, 2006 5:46 pm

Hello Folks I'm Bob from Western Connecticut, I am a Life long Cub owner, I have three at the moment, most in a verying state of dispair. I am working on my 55 Low Boy at this time. I have alot attachments and rare parts if any one is looking. My Tractors were all working farm tractors up till this spring. Well just thought I say Hello and Merry Christmas to All.

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Postby Bigdog » Tue Dec 19, 2006 5:48 pm

Welcome Bob!
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Postby Rudi » Tue Dec 19, 2006 5:54 pm

CTBob:

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

Image Merry Christmas and Image on finding us... :!: :lol: Hmmm.. 3 Cubs huh.. lookie that.. first post and he already is a member of the Multiple Cub Club :D 8) verrry 8) :D

Bob, much of what is below you are probably already aware of, but here are the on-line resources that you may find useful.

I shall look forward to reading your posts, as I am sure there will be much you can share with us...

Again, Welcome :!:
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.

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 is 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.

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
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Postby Don McCombs » Tue Dec 19, 2006 6:31 pm

Welcome to the Forum, Bob. :D
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Postby cowboy » Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:28 am

:D Hi Bob :!:

Welcome to the cub form :P

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Postby Mac from NS » Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:18 pm

Hi Bob: welcome aboard
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Postby Ron Luebke » Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:41 am

whats up Bob :!: :?: welcome :D
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Postby beaconlight » Fri Dec 22, 2006 2:33 pm

Nice to have you aboard Bob.

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Postby 'Country' Elliott » Mon Dec 25, 2006 12:54 pm

Hey Bob...WELCOME & CUBGRATULATIONS :!: :wink: We need more of you NUTMEG STATE guys around here so YOU HELP SPREAD THE WORD NOW...YA HEAR! :wink:
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Postby CTBob » Mon Dec 25, 2006 8:18 pm

Thanks Guys now I have to work harder to get these poor babies up and running, so that I will be ready when the snow starts. They have been so negeclted. The 55 Low boy, I have never seen run, It came too me as a Basket Case,but she's pretty much back together :shock: . I still haven't any spark to the plugs, and after reading all the posts about no spark and they Helped. I'm no Mechicanic, :roll: so I've got one coming this week to give me a hand. Please Everyone Cross Our Fingers I Want to see this Baby Run so Bad!!!!! :D
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