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Safety is an important and often overlooked topic. Make safety a part of your everyday life and let others know how much you care by making their lives safer too. Let the next generation of tractor enthusiasts benefit from your experience, and maybe save a life or appendages.
Mike, glad you're mostly fine. Take care of yourself.
From the looks of the pics, the hill didn't look all that steep. Man, things just happen so easy.
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein
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February 13 & 14, 2015
Maybe it's time to go through this "but how's the bike" process since the busted up bones of the operator are known and beyond our control, other than to offer sympathy?
1. It looks like the steering post, as expected, is bent... More down than sideways.
2. Of course, the steering wheel.
3. Fortunately, Tuffy wasn't wearing the original 11 bar grille.
4. We already know how good you are at fitting grilles.
5. The hood looks like the loose dirt was a good thing.
6. How are the hood supports, hood mounting brackets, radiator tank, air cleaner, and instrument panel?
7. How much did the battery fly around since it appears to not be anchored? Was any acid spilled?
8. Maybe should be #1, it's great to have friends who will/can rush in in time of need.
9. I feel silly commenting about your sig file.
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. Ambrose Bierce
Sorry to hear about this. Get well soon.
"Never forget where it is you come from, or you may find yourself someplace you don't want to be"
Mike , sorry to hear about the accident , glad you are gonna be alright afterwhile . take it easy for a while buddy . sincerely brian kovacevic
1955 intrnational lo-boy w/ fasthitch, 1960 farmall cub w/fathitch .fasthitch moleboard ,disk,carryall rotovator,54a blade,I.H. 1ooo loader , Syms all wheather cab. PROUD MEMBER OF THE 500 CLUB LO-BOY THAT IS . 1972 154 lo boy
I'm glad to hear it was not worse than it could have been. Things happen in a moment that you don't expect, even when you are trying to be careful. Hope you feel better soon.
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Glad God was watching over you. Wishing you have a speedy recovery. Take care.
High atop Hummingbird Hill
In the Missouri Ozarks
Hope you get well soon. It looks like your cub will be waiting for ya. It may be a little awkward to steer for a while.
If you can't find it, don't lose it.
Mikey Mikey Mikey That ain't no way to treat #35 Don't ya know you uns is supposed to keep the shinny Red Side up and the Round Black thingys on the ground
I ain't a gonna let ya adopt no more of them thare tucky orphans till ya promise me you uns ain't a gonna do that no more
Seriousy Mike i am relieved to hear that you will be ok cub parts i got Mikey parts i may have a lttle problem aquiring
Your friend way over here in tucky.
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Best wishes for a speedy recovery - neighbor tipped his regular cub several times mowing roadsides. It can happen and too quick to react!
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God looks out for those of us who don't know how to look out for ourselves!
Mike, glad you were no worse hurt than you were. Take care and please make a speedy recovery.
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to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the
government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." Patrick Henry
Sorry about the accident, really tough break. You will be in my prayers. Lord willing, a speedy and uncomplicated recovery.
Everyone be safe out there this weekend.
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Mike, I agree with Dave, your cub is a twin to mine and yes that hill isn't what I'd consider a hill, certinly not what I had considered to tackle in my back yard before posting on it and then reconsidering. I could have very easily done the same thing you did and wouldn't consider this accident as something that could have been easily forseen.
Very sobering for sure.
Bad things happen to good people too often and I'm very sorry this came your way. Will be praying for you.
The damage to the cub doesn't look too bad and when you're ready fixing it could be considered good therapy.
Quote by Gary Pickeral I like
"If it can cast a shadow, it can be restored"
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