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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:18 pm

Most of you have known me for quite a while, but I thought I would put this for the benefit of the newbies. According to the kids, I am a geezer, since I was born in 1948. I was raised on a farm in the Mo. hills, and drove Farmall H tractors from the time I was able to slide off the seat and hit the brakes, till I left the farm when i got married. Thanks to the work and generosity of some of the members of this forum, Dad's H that he bought used in 1947 has returned to me, in beautiful condition.

I bought my first cub a little over 20 years ago when I needed something sturdier than a riding lawnmower for the ground where I lived. I still own it, plus a second one with several implements. I still live in the Mo. hills, on a small piece of ground that came off our family farm. I am no longer able to work for a living, or to do more than minor maintenance on my tractors, but I really enjoy this forum and the cub get togethers, as well as about any antique tractor gathering. I am a prime example of the saying, "If you can't do it, talk about it."

To read how I came by my name, go to
http://www.farmallcub.com/story07.htm
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Postby grumpy » Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:13 pm

Does that mean all of us born in 48 are geezers. :shock: I've certianly been called worse. :lol: Grump
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Postby FCUBMAN » Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:32 pm

Ooooohhh - then I'm a geezer, too....
It gets rubbed in when I talk to youngsters who have never even heard of the Beatles :shock: :(
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Postby muleboss » Wed Feb 14, 2007 5:47 pm

O man , That makes me a geezer too!!!!!!!

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Postby beaconlight » Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:05 pm

Far as I concerned you 1948 babies aren't even dry behind the ears yet much less geezers. That is reserved for us 1932 babies.
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Postby Ron Luebke » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:11 am

and talk about it you do john :wink: thanks for your insite and tractor wisdom.
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Postby Jeff Silvey » Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:55 am

Yes John we can tell you have been around for awhile from the post numbers. :lol: They always said that the old geezers are older than dirt. :lol: :wink: We all will be there some day.
Be Safe. Hope to meet you some day.
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Postby TractorChick » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:25 pm

geez john.. don't ya think we all know you by now... i mean, you're always here... lol
just joking with ya
just want to say, that it's been a complete pleasure knowing you
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Postby trac48 » Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:24 pm

John, (This is not a dear John letter) :D

But John has always helped everybody without counting.It is easy for us to forget the fact that he is an old Geezzer :P We still appreciate that you are who you are. :{_}: Please don't change. :wink:

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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:45 pm

Thank you everyone for your kind comments, even you Chick. :lol: gilles, it isn't that I don't count, it's jsut that my memory is too bad for me to keep track of anything.
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Postby Virginia Mike » Fri Feb 16, 2007 6:49 am

1948 was a good year to be born. I will not enter geezerdom until I am driving through Florida with my left turn signal on...or through a DMV.
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'48 model too!

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Postby Rick Prentice » Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:06 am

Wow, I didn't think anything could be as old as my snow plow Cub :shock: :D

It's been my pleasure to know you John. When it comes to Cubs, you haven't been setting at your desk making paper airplanes :D , you've been studying and have all the correct answers.

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