Bad Accident

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Mr E » Fri May 09, 2008 2:32 pm

Mike, glad you're mostly fine. Take care of yourself.

From the looks of the pics, the hill didn't look all that steep. Man, things just happen so easy.


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Re: Bad Accident

Postby paw's49 » Fri May 09, 2008 2:39 pm

Mike, that picture is almost way too scarey to look at. Glad it wasn't any worse.

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby George Willer » Fri May 09, 2008 2:59 pm

Maybe it's time to go through this "but how's the bike" process since the busted up bones of the operator are known and beyond our control, other than to offer sympathy?

1. It looks like the steering post, as expected, is bent... More down than sideways.

2. Of course, the steering wheel.

3. Fortunately, Tuffy wasn't wearing the original 11 bar grille.

4. We already know how good you are at fitting grilles.

5. The hood looks like the loose dirt was a good thing.

6. How are the hood supports, hood mounting brackets, radiator tank, air cleaner, and instrument panel?

7. How much did the battery fly around since it appears to not be anchored? Was any acid spilled?

8. Maybe should be #1, it's great to have friends who will/can rush in in time of need.

9. I feel silly commenting about your sig file. :cry:
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Cub-Bud » Fri May 09, 2008 4:28 pm

Mike,

Sorry to hear about this. Get well soon.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby brian kov » Fri May 09, 2008 4:34 pm

Mike , sorry to hear about the accident , glad you are gonna be alright afterwhile . take it easy for a while buddy . sincerely brian kovacevic
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby cityofc » Fri May 09, 2008 4:41 pm

Mike,
I'm glad to hear it was not worse than it could have been. Things happen in a moment that you don't expect, even when you are trying to be careful. Hope you feel better soon.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Mag Man » Fri May 09, 2008 5:17 pm

BEST OF LUCK ON A SPEEDI RECOVERY!!!
I think about that kind of stuff alot but I live and farm hills here.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby PAUL K. in N.H. » Fri May 09, 2008 7:15 pm

Mike, I hope you get well very soon !!

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby VinceD » Fri May 09, 2008 7:56 pm

Glad God was watching over you. Wishing you have a speedy recovery. :) Take care.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby JimT » Fri May 09, 2008 8:28 pm

Hi Mike,

Hope you get well soon. It looks like your cub will be waiting for ya. It may be a little awkward to steer for a while.

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Ralph » Fri May 09, 2008 8:48 pm

Mikey Mikey Mikey That ain't no way to treat #35 Don't ya know you uns is supposed to keep the shinny Red Side up and the Round Black thingys on the ground :roll:

I ain't a gonna let ya adopt no more of them thare tucky orphans till ya promise me you uns ain't a gonna do that no more :wink:

Seriousy Mike i am relieved to hear that you will be ok cub parts i got Mikey parts i may have a lttle problem aquiring :big what:

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Dusty B » Fri May 09, 2008 9:20 pm

Best wishes for a speedy recovery - neighbor tipped his regular cub several times mowing roadsides. It can happen and too quick to react!
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Fri May 09, 2008 9:22 pm

Mike, glad you were no worse hurt than you were. Take care and please make a speedy recovery.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby RaymondDurban » Fri May 09, 2008 9:27 pm

Sorry about the accident, really tough break. You will be in my prayers. Lord willing, a speedy and uncomplicated recovery.
Everyone be safe out there this weekend.

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Lt.Mike » Fri May 09, 2008 10:46 pm

CTdave wrote:Wow Mike, I'm glad your alive! It's unfortunate that things like this happen but when they do, they remind all of us how complacent we ALL become while running our machines. Your misfortune sure gave me a wake up call! It doesn't even look like a steep grade.

Mike, I agree with Dave, your cub is a twin to mine and yes that hill isn't what I'd consider a hill, certinly not what I had considered to tackle in my back yard before posting on it and then reconsidering. I could have very easily done the same thing you did and wouldn't consider this accident as something that could have been easily forseen.
Very sobering for sure.
Bad things happen to good people too often and I'm very sorry this came your way. Will be praying for you.
The damage to the cub doesn't look too bad and when you're ready fixing it could be considered good therapy.
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