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#1 Case-Closed OFFLINE  

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Posted April 19, 2014 - 09:56 PM

I got myself some seriously bad news last week when my doctor told me I was suffering from a disease called TAS. Never heard of it myself until now but I understand it can easily drain your bank account if you don't get a handle on it when it's in the early stages. Unfortunately I have an advanced case of this hideous disease and my days are numbered if I don't make serious changes starting yesterday.

I was out in the garage tonite when my doctor who is also my neighbor stopped by to see what I was up to and dropped the big bomb on me. Simply put I am suffering from Tractor Acquisition Syndrome and when Doc saw the Case 220 with mower and blower I scrounged for $250.00 today he suggested therapy as soon as possible or at least before I run out of money or space to store the darn things.

 

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Edited by Case-Closed, April 20, 2014 - 01:35 PM.

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Posted April 19, 2014 - 11:22 PM

I too have TAS. I am in the early stages, between denial and bargaining. Just one more...............imagesCAAWQE4Q.jpg


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Posted April 20, 2014 - 12:38 AM

Must be similar to yellow fever. I came down with it in early 2010, and it has progressively gotten worst.

It never has leveled off, the only time it seems like it's going into remission is between the hours of 1:00 am and 5:00 am, like when I'm sleeping. It is a costly disease, I knew a guy who lost his wife to it awhile back.

No hope, just have to live with it.

Good luck :beerchug:


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Posted April 20, 2014 - 04:51 AM

Don't worry, there are several treatment options. The one that worked best for me is the 529 Fund Re-Allocation Plan. Painful, but effective.
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Posted April 20, 2014 - 06:08 AM

Don't worry, there are several treatment options. The one that worked best for me is the 529 Fund Re-Allocation Plan. Painful, but effective.


I've found the 925 plan to work better for me, but it's not always very lucrative.
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Posted April 20, 2014 - 06:25 AM

you'll know its incurable when you sell a tractor just so you have money to buy another.


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Posted April 20, 2014 - 07:37 AM

Being a member of a good support group will be very helpful  :big_hug:


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Posted April 20, 2014 - 08:03 AM

you'll know its incurable when you sell a tractor just so you have money to buy another.

 

I don't know about that.  If you're still capable of selling a tractor, your TAS isn't in the advanced stages yet.

 

Now selling your first born or a kidney for tractor money......


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Posted April 20, 2014 - 09:06 PM

I must be in later stages.  I was at the farm friday and just to see how bad it was I started counting and at the moment the disease is 20 farm tractors and 22 garden tractors.  I have been thinking of selling my MF12H to help fund my quickly stalling out Case DC project in memory of my son but just can't pull the trigger till I exhaust every other resource to help pay for it. 


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