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Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Cecil » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:29 pm

Name? Bob Perry
Age? 59
State/Province of residence? Massachusetts
Marital Status? Divorced
-- How many years (if married)? 25 M 7 D
-- Wife's name (if married)?
Children?
-- Boys/Girls? 4 sons: Jim, Andy, Tom, Kevin
-- Ages? 31, 29, 26, 21
Grand Children? 1 and another will be coming in a few months
-- Boys/Girls? Boy, Ethan
-- Ages? 9 months
Great Grand Children? No
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?
Do you have any pets? Yes
-- Names, breeds, etc. 3 goats: Hillary, Chelsea, and Buck-a-roo, also 4 barn-cats
Line of work? I work in Boston as a Critical Care Paramedic Supervisor
Retired or working? I'll never retire, unless they physically remove me, I really like my job.
Degree's/Licenses/Certificates? B.S. in Agriculture, Nationally Registered Paramedic , Critical Care

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Tractors and models owned? 4 Cubs, a Cub Cadet with snowblower and rototiller, 2 Farmall H’s, a GMC Doodlebug, a Ford Doodlebug, a Kubota,

-- Any other type of farm equipment? A bunch of tillage stuff, a snowblower for a Cub with its own 16 hp engine. An old manure spreader, also a ’78 Ford F-250 flatbed and a ’45 Chevy 1-ton flatbed
-- Combines? no combines
-- Trailers? A couple flatbeds and a dump trailer
-- Hay balers? Not any more
-- etc...
Are your tractors used for show or working? Working only
How much Land do you work (Acres)? just 1 now, I used to farm hundreds of acres
What was your first tractor experience (does not have to be a Farmall or Cub)? I remember driving the Farmall H, standing up, when I was way too small to reach pedals from the seat
What is your Cub's primary work? Tillage, mowing grass, plowing snow, snow-blowing, hay rides
What is the favorite Cub of all which you have owned and why? I like them all equally
What first sparked your interest in owning a Cub? My son bought one and I became interested.
What task/use of your Cub provides the most enjoyable seat time? Snow-plowing for sure.
Favorite thing you like about Cub's and Cadets? Parts are readily available, and other owners always willing to give advice or help
Describe your most satisfying or frustrating experience working on your own or someone else's Cub? Last year we bought a Cub (cheap) that had sat outside, not run in over 15 years. Tried to start it, no go. Switched the ignition wires for a 180 degree change, started instantly, ran like new.

Do you host or participate in CubFests, Cubarama, Mini-CubFests? How so? We are fortunate to have several forum members close by. Occasional Mini-Fests locally, and I’ve travelled by ground and air to some big ones as far away as the DSCF in Florida and the Barnyard Bash in Ohio.

OTHER ENJOYABLE ACTIVITIES
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What other hobbies do you enjoy? I paint old-looking worn-out wooden signs, and some other artsy creations, a lot of home improvement stuff, dabble in computer photo editing, wood-working, and welding projects.
Do you hunt or fish? I can fish, but seldom do, (I'd feel sorry for the fish), and I’d certainly never shoot anything
-- What is your favorite game?
What is your favorite Sport? Not interested in any sports, but I do check the scores on the internet, because:
-- Do you have a favorite Sports team? Any team that beats the Red Sox or Patriots
Favorite Book? I’m not a reader of books except for textbooks and technical manuals.
Favorite Movie? I have seen exactly 2 movies in over 20 years, including theatre and TV movies
Favorite Actor/Actress? If I was a movie watcher, it might be Clint Eastwood, but I've never sat and watched any of his movies
Magazine(s) you subscribe to? Farm Show, Red Power, Country Folks
Favorite outdoor activity? I enjoy working outside, especially when it’s cold
Do you maintain a garden? yes
-- How large? About ½ acre
-- What vegetables to you grow? All of the above
Do you maintain a personal orchard? nope
-- Type of fruit grown?
What is your favorite Quote or saying? The hardest steel went through the hottest fire.

Do you have any immediate goals in your life? To see all my kids (and grand-kids) continue to do well; and to lose weight and wear 34” jeans again

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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Boss Hog » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:55 pm

Thanks for sharing Bob, I also think you are the head cook and bottle washer when it comes to computer pics, you are A # 1 in my book
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby tmays » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:57 pm

Thanks for sharing Bob! Good to know you a little better
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Bill Hudson » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:45 pm

Bob,

Excellent bio. Thanks.

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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Rudi » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:49 pm

Bob:

Interesting bio, got a chuckle or two. I like your goals :lol:
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Tezell » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:34 am

Thanks for sharing Bob, enjoyed reading your bio. I also agree with what Boss Hog said.
"I ain't believing this!"

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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby sdurnal » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:13 am

Thanks for the bio, Bob! Glad to know you a little better..

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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:08 pm

Guess I knew most of that. You're ok, for a pia. Ed (Oh, NO! what artwork will this cause?)
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Bob Perry » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:47 pm

ScottyD'sdad wrote:Guess I knew most of that. You're ok, for a pia. Ed (Oh, NO! what artwork will this cause?)


What's a pia? :? :? :?

Oh is that a "pain in ___ ? :?: :?: :?:

Or is the P for my ancestry which is just to the east of Spain and very prominent around our area ? :{_}: :{_}: :{_}:
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:11 pm

Could be for your ancestry, you danged East of Spain! Ed
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Bob Perry » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:37 pm

I think I meant WEST of Spain.

:lost: So what's the "i" and "a" ?
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby Buzzard Wing » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:16 pm

Hey, I know somebody named Bob Perry... he was the go-to guy when I was about to give up on the flail mower and the weeds over my head! Thankfully I didn't need rescue after all, but he was ready to help!
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby CapeCodCubs » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:29 pm

ScottyD'sdad wrote:Guess I knew most of that. You're ok, for a pia. Ed (Oh, NO! what artwork will this cause?)


Me,too and Ed you're worried about Bob's artwork...I'm worried about the voodoo doll you have of me. :evil:
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Re: Spotlight on Bob Perry

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:00 pm

Chris, I just got the doll out, so, grab a handfull of pain pills! Ed
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