Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

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Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

Postby Cecil » Sun Jan 15, 2012 2:28 pm

Name? Bll Corbett
Age? 53

State/Province of residence? Crawfordville,Fl 15 min from Wakulla Springs and 40 min to the Gulf of Mexico

Marital Status? Married once and Divorced once
-- How many years (if married)?
-- Wife's name (if married)?
Children?
-- Boys/Girls? 1/
-- Ages? 32
Grand Children?
-- Boys/Girls? 1/
-- Ages? 8
Great Grand Children?
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?

Do you have any pets? We have a Jack Russell Terrier. Mister Utley, that is our joy. We also have the deer and wild turkeys


Line of work? Mobile Auto/truck Tech, Will work on most anything that moves. I specialize in analyzing automotive/Light truck Computer Control systems, Electrical and fuel Injection problems.

Retired or working? Working,Self employed

Degree's/Licenses/Certificates? F.A.A Powerplant/ Misc Automotive/

TRACTOR RELATED QUESTIONS
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Tractors and models owned? 1973 MF 165, 1963 MF 205 FEL, 1949 and 51 Cubs, 1944 BF Avery future project

-- Any other type of farm equipment? 6'Disc, 4'Disc,5'Grader,Dirt scoop, Pasture Dream Seeder, Spreader, Old Cole cultivator and planters, Old set of MF planters, Old Covington Bush Hog. Post hole auger. All three point. 144 Cultivator and C2 mower for Cubs
-- Combines?
-- Trailers? 20' Goose neck cattle , 24' Goose neck steel flatbed and several reg hitch
-- Hay balers?
-- etc...

Are your tractors used for show or working? Working!

How much Land do you work (Acres)? Our family has 360; that works Me! The property is in the Endangered Sandhills of North fla graced with creeks ,sinkholes, swamp and some old pasture land, as we used to run about 200 head of Cattle in the 80's.

What was your first tractor experience (does not have to be a Farmall or Cub)? Driving my Dad's 8n on the farm

What is your Cub's primary work? One for mowing and the other for cultivating

What is the favorite Cub of all which you have owned and why? I like them both the 49 is cleaner, but the 51 was easier to get running and has been good to us.

What first sparked your interest in owning a Cub? Actually it was when I saw one for the first time up close that was for sale down the road. I did not get that one,but I did find and join this forum to learn more and that did it,I knew I had to find one

What task/use of your Cub provides the most enjoyable seat time? Most anything that fits their purpose

Favorite thing you like about Cub's and Cadets? Size, Nostalgia and simplicity

Describe your most satisfying or frustrating experience working on your own or someone else's Cub? Firing up my first Cub,the 51, after about an hour of prep and hearing a Cub run for the first time. Yes the first time. I never had heard one run until that point.

Do you host or participate in CubFests, Cubarama, Mini-CubFests? How so? No not yet, but I do plan on it


OTHER ENJOYABLE ACTIVITIES
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What other hobbies do you enjoy? Gardening,Working the property, Metal fab, Bonsai and trying to play the Guitar
Do you hunt or fish? Not much any more

-- What is your favorite game? English Darts on a real board.

What is your favorite Sport? Football

-- Do you have a favorite Sports team? FSU Seminoles of course.

Favorite Book? The Pearl; John Steinbeck

Favorite Movie?

Favorite Actor/Actress? Gary Cooper

Magazine(s) you subscribe to? USA Acres

Favorite outdoor activity? Camping and Nature

Do you maintain a garden?

-- How large? About 2 acres and approx 2500 sq/ft of Hoop house
-- What vegetables to you grow? Bell peppers, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Mustard, Turnips and Peas for the most part so far

Do you maintain a personal orchard? Not yet,but in planning stage

-- Type of fruit grown? Will be Japanese(Fuyu) Persimmons and possibly Pomegranetes

What is your favorite Quote or saying? If you do anything, do it right the first time.

Do you have any immediate goals in your life? Just Living, Learning and Loving

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Re: Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

Postby Barnyard » Sun Jan 15, 2012 2:31 pm

Nice Bio, thanks for sharing.
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Re: Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

Postby Bill Hudson » Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:49 pm

Bill,

Thanks for sharing.

Bill
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Re: Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

Postby sdurnal » Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:08 pm

Thanks for sharing, Bill. Good to know you.
Regards,
Stan

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Re: Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:51 pm

Thanks for sharing. Ed
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Re: Spotlight on Bill (ctdnwakulla) Corbett

Postby Rudi » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:17 pm

Bill:

Interesting bio.. thanks :D
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