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Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:34 pm

Have a repair, rebuild, or tuneup you need to complete on your Cub or Cub Loboy tractor? Need help installing or setting up an implement? Just want to talk Cubs?

I am putting together a little cub workshop and gathering to be held on September 8, 2012 at my farm and shop in Staunton, IL (40 minutes north of St. Louis, MO----right off of Interstate 55)

Bring your tractor and items on over and I'm sure there will be enough fellow cub enthusiasts willing to lend a hand. I have numerous used parts in my shop and also have an inventory of tune-up components, gaskets, bearings, etc., should someone have any specific needs. My machine shop is fully equipped and has ample room for several tractors. There is plowable ground available for demonstrations also.

Date: September 8, 2012

Time: 8:00 a.m. until ??

Location:

Questions?: Call or private message me from this forum
Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Restrooms on site.

No need to RSVP. This will be an informal gathering, relax, and have some fun!

My website:
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:43 pm

It is close enough for me to make a day trip, so I plan to come if I can.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:05 pm

Sounds good John, hope you can make it.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby John(videodoc) » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:03 am

i'm going to try. #4 is giving me fits.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:59 am

Hope you can make it as well John.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby redfin » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:39 pm

Good to see you doing this Brian , wish I could make it . :D
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:40 pm

Here are some detailed directions to get folks to my shop next weekend. I will also have signs along this route once you get off of I-55 to get you going in the right direction.

Please call me at 618-670-5427 if you have any additional questions.

The shop address is:


Take Interstate 55 until you come to Exit #44 (about 40 minutes from downtown STL). Take Exit #44. Turn west on Route 138, and turn left on the first road you come to (you will see a "White City" town sign), this is Main St. Go through 1 stop sign, and the next intersection you will come to will be Fourth St., turn right here. Set your trip odometer and stay on this road for almost exactly 2 miles, you will go around several curves and up and down hills and over a bridge. At the 2 mile point you will see a black top driveway on your right, it is at the bottom of a small hill. Turn right here, as you go up the driveway you will see a lake and 3 large pole buildings off to your left, you won't be able to miss all of the cub tractors sitting out.

Looking forward to seeing everyone, thanks.

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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby RaymondDurban » Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:02 pm

Think you might have room for one more? I don't have anything to work on, but can lend a hand with others stuff.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:09 pm

RaymondDurban wrote:Think you might have room for one more? I don't have anything to work on, but can lend a hand with others stuff.


Definitely Raymond, you and anyone else are always welcome. We should have plenty of cub projects to work on. Hope to see you Sat.!

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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:35 pm

The weather forecast is looking good, a high of 71 and no rain, should be a great day to work on some cubs!
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby John(videodoc) » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:25 pm

looks like i got hydraulic issues and carb issues on #4. and PTO issues on #6. So plenty to do. Just hoping i can get #4 on the trailer.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:08 pm

John, I would pull #4 up on your trailer with #6, then you can have them both loaded. If you have an implement on #4 and the hydraulics are not working, release the mounting point at the hydraulic arm and use a ratchet strap around the tractor chassis to elevate the implement off of the ground, just long enough to clear the ground and ease the loading process.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby John(videodoc) » Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:08 pm

Both tractors all loaded up.
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby RaymondDurban » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:57 pm

Had a great time today! It was great to meet the new folks to put faces with names! Thanks for having me up Brian, I'll try to make it back soon!

Here is one pic of John giving us an education with his space age aquipment!!
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Re: Southern IL cub workshop - 9/8/12

Postby cub47 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:25 pm

RaymondDurban wrote:Had a great time today! It was great to meet the new folks to put faces with names! Thanks for having me up Brian, I'll try to make it back soon!

Here is one pic of John giving us an education with his space age aquipment!!


Ignition scope and NASA satellite locator all in one! 8) Seriously though John, thank you for bringing your tools along and giving us a quick tutorial on the use of them.

Very nice meeting you Raymond and Ron. Glad John and Doc could make it as well.

Hope everyone had a good time, will try for another get together next year.
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