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Postby DanR » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:10 am

Two more days and the M and SM arrive at their new home. I don't know why I'm excited about two old tractors that don't even run.
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Re: Home

Postby Mr E » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:35 am

DanR wrote:Two more days and the M and SM arrive at their new home. I don't know why I'm excited about two old tractors that don't even run.


I do. They are old tractors!!
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Postby Winfield Dave » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:47 am

It's an addiction...repeat after me: "Hi, my name is _____, and I'm a Cubaholic". :{_}:
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Re: Home

Postby Denny Clayton » Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:09 am

Mr E wrote:
DanR wrote:Two more days and the M and SM arrive at their new home. I don't know why I'm excited about two old tractors that don't even run.


I do. They are old tractors!!

Trust me, Roy doesn't get excited over old tractors the least little bit. :roll: :wink:

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Postby Mr E » Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:47 am

:wave: :big smile:
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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:19 am

I don't understand it either, I am not a bit excited over you getting 2 more tractors. :D jealous maybe, but not excited. :lol:
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Postby grumpy » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:17 am

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:I don't understand it either, I am not a bit excited over you getting 2 more tractors. :D jealous maybe, but not excited. :lol:


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Re: Home

Postby DanR » Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:56 am

As expected I am in very hot water for buying the M's. To make matters worse I got a phone call yesterday. About 3 years ago I found a Cub in the garage of an abandon farm. The County Clerk got me the owners name and address. Two letters and several phone messages later no response. It seems that the old gentleman is 90 and has dementia. His daughter is getting his affairs in order and ask if I still wanted the tractors. She did not know anything about tractors and ask if we could get together. I remember that the Cub had been parked in the garage, tires low but not flat, oil and antifreeze, and a 22 mower. I could not get to the serial number but it did have a small mesh grill. My question is can water get above 212 degrees?
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Re: Home

Postby Barnyard » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:03 am

DanR wrote:My question is can water get above 212 degrees?

Yes it can get above 212 degrees. That is the just the temperature where it begins to boil.
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Postby Bigdog » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:05 am

Dan - unfortunately, water can get above 212 degrees. But wives' boiling points can vary somewhat. You know you have to go make a deal on the cub so just get it over with! It will only hurt for a while! :D :D :D
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Re: Home

Postby dgrapes59 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:40 am

Dan,

If your already in HOT WATER, your body should be adjusting and your ability to withstand more heat is much better. Might be best to react before things cool down..... Jump all over it! :mrgreen:

(hey, your on a Cub Forum, did you really expect anyone to talk you out of it :D )

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Re: Home

Postby Bezirk » Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:02 am

Hello Dan:
My theory is to give them something small (like buying more tractors ) to get steamed about and that keep their attention away from more important issues, which none come to mind now. ***** Disclaimer :please note I flunked out of Psycholgy ! I am however a self certified "jail house lawyer"
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