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Another tinkerer..

Postby sdurnal » Thu May 06, 2010 2:07 pm

Hi from central Indiana. I tinker with about anything with an engine on it, and have many success stories. I'm a former service manager/service trainer for a major farm machinery manufacturer. (still working in the field, however) Just picked up a Cub Lo-Boy from a relative, and am getting familiar with the series. I just love the older stuff. I'll have some questions soon, and would appreciate any assistance you could offer. (attachments/options, etc)
Best Regards,
Stan

P.S. I'm into Cub Cadets too.

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Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby Bob McCarty » Thu May 06, 2010 2:36 pm

Stan, Welcome to the Forum. You'll find a lot of friendly Cub lovers here. There is a wealth of information on the Forums and in the tool bar above. When you have a question, feel free to ask, you'll get good answers.

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Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby Barnyard » Thu May 06, 2010 3:41 pm

Stan, welcome to the forum. You will meet a lot of great folks with Cubs on their minds here. I'm sure you will enjoy the site.

You are about an hour and a half away from me. I am located near Harrison Ohio. In two weeks I will be hosting the Barnyard Bash. That is a Cubfest where many of the folks from this forum will be getting together for a weekend of Cub Camaraderie. The dates are May 21 and 22. Feel free to stop in and meet many new friends and learn more about your Cub, in fact, bring your Cub along. Feel free to contact me for more info if you are interested, you'll be glad you did.

For more about the Barnyard Bash go here, http://www.barnyardbash.com
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sdurnal
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680 Cadet
1964 LoBoy FH
L-54A Blade
Pennington 3 spindle deck
LF-194 plow
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: IN, Columbus

Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby sdurnal » Thu May 06, 2010 3:51 pm

Thanks for the welcome! I drive by Harrison on my way to Wright-Pat to see the grandkids. (Son in law is in the Air Force)
Lots of stuff I haven't figured out about the quick hitch, and the 3 spindle mower deck yet, but gaining ground.. Thanks in advance..
Regards,
Stan

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Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby Barnyard » Thu May 06, 2010 4:03 pm

Stan, we have about forty people planning to be here so far (that includes wives who come along). You will learn a lot from these guys, so why not plan on stopping in and get to know your Cub better. I'm willing to bet you leave here with a lot of questions answered.
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Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Thu May 06, 2010 7:49 pm

Stan,
Welcome to the forum.
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Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby dgrapes59 » Thu May 06, 2010 10:11 pm

Stan,

Welcome to the Forum!

If you can make it to The Barnyard Bash I guarantee you will have a great time!

Best of luck with your new Cub,
David

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Re: Another tinkerer..

Postby Rudi » Thu May 06, 2010 10:16 pm

Stan:

Being a tinkerer and a service fella for ag stuff, you will appreciate the value of the Owner's, Service and Parts manuals... which are on the manual server. Click the links below for a whole raft of info. Congrats on acquiring your first Cub.. I betcha it won't be the last.. :lol:

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