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New Member in Indiana

Postby grasser » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:34 am

Hi guys!
Bought a '47 cub recently and am having a blast with it and found this great forum. Seems like a lot of good folks who really care.
Just a bit about me:
I'm 33 with a good wife, 4 kids (3 boys and a girl) ages 5-11.
We've got a small farm of 35 acres with 4-H animals and a big garden.
I'm just across the road from my uncle's farm that I grew up working on.
I've got a set of the front mounted cultivators for my cub, and am looking into building a small (maybe 5x9') hay wagon for the kids to haul brush etc with.

Looking forward to getting some good advice and meeting some nice folks here.

My wife keeps a blog about our family going here:

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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Barnyard » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:45 am

Welcome to the forum. You'll find all the info you need for a Cub right here. You have a great lookin' family and the boys sure looked like they enjoyed playing with that tree. I see you are about 3 1/2 hour from me. Mark June 1 and 2 on your calendar and plan to attend the Barnyard Bash. You will meet many of the forum members as well as learn a lot about Cubs.
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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Bill Hudson » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:01 am


Welcome to the forum. Yes, it does look like the boys really were having fun with the tree. And a personal zip line no less!!!

Come on over to Barnyard's in June, bring the family and you will have a great time.

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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby ricky racer » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:48 am

Welcome aboard Justin! Great looking family. I get down to the King auction at the fair grounds down there once in a while. Great to have you on board! :big afro:
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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby RaymondDurban » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:31 am

Welcome to the Forum!! Make yourself at home!
Great blog and a fine family you have!

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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby John(videodoc) » Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:12 pm

Welcome aboard. You are about 4 hours from me. With Docfest rapidly approaching in April, you may want to consider it. Get to a cubfest near you soon, bring the family, as they are a family event.

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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:06 am

Justin, Welcome to the forum. Great looking family you have there. Hope to meet you at one of the cub fests soon.
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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Larry G » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:43 am

Welcome to a great site. Plenty of good Cubfests within easy driving distance. I've always had a good time at all of them.

Welcome again.


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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby sdurnal » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:37 pm

Welcome...(from another Hoosier) Glad to have you!

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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Rudi » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:52 pm

G'day and congrats :applause: on acquiring your 1st new to you Cub :!: :D There is a lot of resoruces and information available to our members, suggest you follow the links below ... There is an Owner's Manual for your 47 as well and is a good place to start.

Image to :big smile: Forum Family. And you have come to the right place for all things Cub related. If you click on the Site Rules, Regulations, & Important Information, it will point you to :arrow: the Welcome Wagon wherein you will find links to many useful sites and topics. One of which is the Cub Manual Server. Enjoy!.
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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Steve Butram » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:00 am

Welcome fellow Hoosier plan on joining us at the Central Indiana Cub Fest the 21st -22nd of September near Tipton. Steve
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Re: New Member in Indiana

Postby Stanton » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:53 am

Welcome home, Justin. You fit in here like hand-in-glove!!

Also, thanks for linking your wife's blog on your family; helps us to get you know ya'll that much quicker. Man! Bee-keeping, raising chickens and kids and canning food! Your family and mine have a lot in common!!

Welcome again, brother.
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