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New Member Central, IL

Postby DD92cubs » Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:30 pm

New guy to the forum, I have only been here for a few days and have gained a wealth of knowledge on these cubs from everyone posting on here and I appreciate everyone sharing their $0.02 to help others out. I recently bought my first cub this spring for $275 not running or driving and partially sunk into the ground. It is a 49 with a rebuilt C-3 belly mower and a recently overhauled engine. It was parked for 6 years in a pasture after being retired from regular farm use before I purchased it. I rebuilt the carb and fixed some wiring with the help of some of the diagrams supplied on the forum and it started on the first attempt. As of now i have a little work to do to it before it can be put to work and eventually some new paint and shoes. Look forward to learning some more about these and eventually helping others out myself.

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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby Bob McCarty » Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:34 pm

Welcome to the Forum. You'll find a lot of friendly and knowledgeable Cub lovers here. If you need any help or have any questions, feel free to ask.

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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby Jason (IL) » Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:41 pm

Welcome to the best site on the web. I see your just over the hill from me here in Gibson City. I have several cubs and rebuilding one at this time. Let me if I can be of any help.


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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby Tezell » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:23 am

Welcome to the forum.
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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby Larry G » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:43 pm

Welcome! There will be a CubFest coming up the third weekend in September in Tipton, IN. Feel free to join us for a good "Cub" time.


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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby Rudi » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:31 pm

G'day and congrats :applause: on acquiring your very first new to you Cub :!: And for the grand total of $275.00, I would say you got one of the best deals in a long time especially if it is running now.

Image to :big smile: Forum Family. And you have come to the right place for all things Cub related. If you click on the Site Rules, Regulations, & Important Information, it will point you to :arrow: the Welcome Wagon wherein you will find links to many useful sites and topics. One of which is the Cub Manual Server. Enjoy!.

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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby John(videodoc) » Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:10 am

Welcome aboard, be sure to check my signature line for DOCFEST in the spring.

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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby richardbosart » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:35 am

Hey welcome to the club. I only joined last month and also got a lot of good information from the posts (including how to free a stuck clutch plate) for restoring my Dad's old 1946 Farmall A. I got it running and the clutch free after it was sitting up for 12 years. Looking forward to mowing my 2 acres next month here in Texas.

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Re: New Member Central, IL

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:31 am

Welcome to the forum.
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