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Time's a wastin'

Postby funeralweb » Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:27 pm

My '55 Cub has been in my family since 1974-75. We used it for pasture mowing but it mostly sat uncovered in a pole barn in Indiana. I recently took possession of it after the death of my dad (8 years ago) and mother's recent relocation off the homeplace. One of my favorite photos of my dad is of him tooling around on her shortly before his death from cancer. He would have blown off in a light wind but he was happy as could be to be up and going behind the wheel. I have her running and let her out to exercise often. She leaks oil around the pan gasket but doesn't smoke and purrs like a kitten. Second gear knocks like a little man with a hammer and the mower belts are wearing but all I can think about is how complete she is and how much better she'll be after the mechanicals are gone through and she gets a shiny red paint bath. I recently taught my kids how to operate her so the third generation of family ownership will be involved as well.
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Postby David C » Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:36 pm

Sounds great to hear a family tradition carring on!

Where in Indiana are you at?

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Postby Mac from NS » Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:40 pm

funeralweb welcome to the forum.
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Postby Bigdog » Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:52 pm

Welcome aboard funeralweb! I will say that yours is a most unusual handle. :)
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Postby johnbron » Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:26 pm

I seen the title to this post _[Time's a wastin]_ by a feller named Funeralweb and it kinda put a little scare in me. :lol: So I thought I would check it out to see if it was an Ad for bidness. :twisted:

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Postby Rudi » Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:21 pm

Bigdog wrote:Welcome aboard funeralweb! I will say that yours is a most unusual handle. :)


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I was gonna mention that in the welcome wagon... but.. I deferred to better judgement.. I really didn't wanna know.. :!: :roll: :shock: :!:
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Postby funeralweb » Thu Oct 19, 2006 5:51 am

Where in Indiana are you at?

I recently moved to back to my boyhood area of Fountain City in Wayne County to purchase the funeral home where everything started for me. I lived in Madison for 15 years, where I founded Morgan-Webster-Nay FH in 1996. I passed through Marysville often taking the scenic route to Charlestown.
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Postby 'Country' Elliott » Wed Nov 15, 2006 6:44 am

Hey "Funeralweb"...WELCOME & CUBGRATULATIONS on getting your Dad's Cub :!: :wink: I worked in a funeral home in Fairfield, Iowa (while I was still in college). The Raymond family owned it and they were GREAT PEOPLE to work for. I still have a little trouble with strawberry milk shakes after seeing the bottles of Royal Bond :shock: ...but that's about it :!: :wink:
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Postby sviennadan » Wed Nov 15, 2006 4:29 pm

Welcome funeralweb! :D :D If'n you haven't already, you will find this forum the GREATEST PLACE ON THE WEB!!!! And that ain't just because of the content, the people are the best you will ever have the pleasure of meeting! Again Welcome!!!
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Postby John(videodoc) » Thu Nov 16, 2006 3:55 pm

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Postby Kit Sumner » Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:59 pm

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