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Christams parades getting close

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:30 pm

The first night time are Christmas parade is 11 days away, and surprisingly I am almost ready. Only thing left to do is to make a cover to keep rain off the generator just in case. The polar bear is an inflatable and shivers from the cold. To haul the cub I let the bear deflate, and lift the trees out of the bases, and put all of them into the back of the truck. A couple of neighbor kids plan to ride the trailer.
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby Bill Hudson » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:20 pm

Looks good, John. Enjoy the parade.
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby danovercash » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:37 pm

China Grove-Landis, NC had it's annual parade last Tuesday. Only saw one tractor, and it was the wrong color! Kannapolis, NC parade in early December.
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby Scrivet » Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:09 am

Looks good. What would really impress me though is to have the bear drive the cub and you ride on the trailer. :lol:

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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby cub47 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:17 am

very nice John, have fun! 8)

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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:12 am

Scrivet wrote:Looks good. What would really impress me though is to have the bear drive the cub and you ride on the trailer. :lol:
The bear does have a zipper to allow access to the blower, etc. if you are volunteering.
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby Dusti Snider » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:46 pm

Our parade in Princeton is Monday night, I'll be gettin' the M out Sunday afternoon and gettin' her ready. It just gets a wreath with battery operated lights hanging on the grille. Parades in Bluefield, West Virginia and Bluefield, Virginia next two Saturdays...
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby gpcub » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:13 pm

Looks Good !!

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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby Super A » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:13 pm

Here's a little video that one of our IH Collectors Club members made on his wife's Cub LoBoy at the Raleigh, NC Christmas Parade last Saturday. Ch. 37 has participated in it the last several years. It's the biggest Christmas Parade on the east coast between Atlanta & D.C.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tm5Ff-7 ... s60UozU2-g

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Re: Christmas parades getting close

Postby Rudi » Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:52 am

Ours is tonight. Some years we have tractors and some we don't. Sure would be nice to put Ellie in but that is a 20km ride just to get to the starting line and then it is a 2 hour stint from there on in. Sure would be hard on the rear rubber, but tons of fun :D
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby Dusti Snider » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:07 am

Al,

I had hoped to work it out to come down for the parade last weekend but I just couldn't make it happen. Someday I hope I can make a Chapter Christmas parade and a Spring Plow Day...
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Re: Christams parades getting close

Postby Super A » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:02 pm

Dusti Snider wrote:Al,

I had hoped to work it out to come down for the parade last weekend but I just couldn't make it happen. Someday I hope I can make a Chapter Christmas parade and a Spring Plow Day...



I did the Raleigh parade several years ago. Lots of fun, I never thought I would be driving a tractor down Hillsborough Street in Raleigh...

Don't feel bad, I have never gotten to a spring plowday either.

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