Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

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Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

Postby Cecil » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:34 pm

PERSONAL INFORMATION
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Name? Ron Smith (aka “BIGHOSS”)
Age?74
State/Province of residence? TN
Marital Status?
-- How many years (if married)? 52
-- Wife's name (if married)? Billie
Children?
-- Boys/Girls? One girl, Leigh Ann
-- Ages? 51
Grand Children? None
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?
Great Grand Children? None
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?
Do you have any pets?
-- Names, breeds, etc. Small elderly dog
Line of work? Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer
Retired or working? Retired
Degree's/Licenses/Certificates? Degree

TRACTOR RELATED QUESTIONS
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Tractors and models owned? Farmall Cub 1947, Ford 3000
-- Any other type of farm equipment? 6’ rotary cutter, 8’ cultipacker, 8’ wheel disk, boom sprayer, New Holland mower
-- Combines?
-- Trailers? Horse trailer, gooseneck flat trailer, BP flat trailer
-- Hay balers?
-- etc...
Are your tractors used for show or working? Both
How much Land do you work (Acres)? 11
What was your first tractor experience (does not have to be a Farmall or Cub)? WC Allis
What is your Cub's primary work? Playing with C-22 mower
What is the favorite Cub of all which you have owned and why? This one “Uncle Bob”
What first sparked your interest in owning a Cub? It belonged to my dad.
What task/use of your Cub provides the most enjoyable seat time? Road time
Favorite thing you like about Cub's and Cadets? Easy to work on and meeting other Cub owners
Describe your most satisfying or frustrating experience working on your own or someone else's Cub? Helped a friend get a demo running that had not run in over 20 years
Do you host or participate in CubFests, Cubarama, Mini-CubFests? How so? Been to Texas Tumble, DSCF, Barnyard Bash, Cub Tug and Mid-TN cubfests

OTHER ENJOYABLE ACTIVITIES
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What other hobbies do you enjoy? I ride TN Walking Horses
Do you hunt or fish? No
-- What is your favorite game?
What is your favorite Sport?
-- Do you have a favorite Sports team?
Favorite Book? John Grisham
Favorite Movie?
Favorite Actor/Actress?
Magazine(s) you subscribe to? Western Horseman and American Cowboy
Favorite outdoor activity? Trail Riding
Do you maintain a garden? No
-- How large?
-- What vegetables to you grow?
Do you maintain a personal orchard? No
-- Type of fruit grown?
What is your favorite Quote or saying?
Do you have any immediate goals in your life? Keep on being active both in church work and personal life.

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Re: Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

Postby Bill Hudson » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:40 pm

Ron,

Thanks for the bio. Good to get to know you better.

Bill
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Re: Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

Postby tmays » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:59 pm

Thanks for sharing BigHoss. I like them TN Walkers myself!
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Re: Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

Postby Rudi » Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:53 pm

Ron:

Thanks for sharing. Hope to meet you at a CubFest at some point :)
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Re: Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

Postby Buzzard Wing » Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:31 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Spotlight on Ron (“BIGHOSS”) Smith

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:38 pm

Thanks for sharing. Ed
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