North Texas Binders (NTB) FAQ - Version 1.00
Q*) What are the goals and objectives of the NTB (North Texas Binders)
A*) We are a loosely-knit club, and goals include
- Meeting monthly to eat and visit, discuss club business and talk Binders
- Attend off-road events as a club
- Assist each other with our IH vehicles, be that knowledge transfer, or the occasional wrench turning session.
This is further defined in the official NTB club by-laws.
Q*) What do I need to do to become an NTB member?
A*) Just attend our meetings
Q*) What are the NTB club bylaws
A*) Please see the posting above this one
Q*) As a NTB club member, what are the dues?
A*) We do not currently collect any monetary dues from our members.
Q*) If you don't collect dues, how do you raise money to fund events or other items?
A*) From T-shirt sales, hat sales and donations.
Q*) How often does the club meet?
A*) Once monthly, as announced in the NTB section of Binder Planet. Meeting dates are typically targeted for the 3rd Saturday of each month, but this date may be moved due to holidays, etc. There is a new meeting notice each month which has the exact time, date and address of each meeting.
Q*) Is it OK for me to attend an NTB meeting?
A*) Yes! Visitors and new members are always welcome. We look forward to meeting you.
Q*) I just purchased a Scout or other IH vehicle, but it isn't running currently. Is it OK to attend a meeting in my other car/truck/vehicle?
A*) Absolutely! Not only are other current members in a similar situation, but many of our vehicles are set up to be "off road only" vehicles. You don't need to be in your IH vehicle to attend.
Q*) What events does NTB sponsor?
A*) we hold an annual off-road event, currently at Hidden Falls Off-road park in Marble Falls, Texas during one weekend in October. In addition, we frequently provide support for the HCB (Hill Country Binders) Binder Bash.
Additionally, there are typically a couple of unscheduled events at an off-road park in Bridgeport, Texas. Be sure to watch our section on Binder Planet for announcement of unscheduled events if you don't make it to the monthly meetings.
Also, as mentioned earlier, monthly club meetings.
And finally, occasionally, we have had wrenching sessions, when a club members needs assistance in installing a new part or possibly getting ready for an upcoming off-road event.
Q*) I want to attend the NTB Round-Up, when is it and where can I find out more about it.
A*) Our Round-up event is officially scheduled for the 3rd weekend in October of each year. Event details will be posted in the NTB section of the Binder Planet web site.
Q*) Where can I buy/sell/trade IH parts locally.
A*) aside from networking with club members, we have a "trading post" thread here for parts: