Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

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Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby Cecil » Tue Dec 29, 2009 5:36 am

Name? Kelly Tackett (Buster 38)
Age? 39
State/Province of residence? NC
Marital Status? Married
-- How many years (if married)? 9
-- Wife's name (if married)? Kristi
Children? 3
-- Boys/Girls? Girls
-- Ages? 12,6,4
Grand Children? Not for a long time I hope
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?
Great Grand Children?
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?
Do you have any pets? 2 dogs 1 cat
-- Names, breeds, etc.
Line of work? Quality Control Supervisor Hanson Aggregates (I oversee the laboratory testing of crushed stone at our NC quarries)
Retired or working? Working

Tractors and models owned? 51 cub, 51 8n ford, 53 JD 40s, 02 Kioti lb1914
-- Any other type of farm equipment?
-- Combines?
-- Trailers? 4x8, 6x16
-- Hay balers?
-- etc...
Are your tractors used for show or working? JD 40 for show, Cub is retired now also. Kioti and 8n get worked hard
How much Land do you work (Acres)? Around 20
What was your first tractor experience (does not have to be a Farmall or Cub)? Many hrs riding on a horse drawn cycle mower pulled behind a Super A.
What is your Cub's primary work? Mowing
What is the favorite Cub of all which you have owned and why?
What first sparked your interest in owning a Cub? Always wanted my own tractor
What task/use of your Cub provides the most enjoyable seat time? Mowing
Favorite thing you like about Cub's and Cadets?
Describe your most satisfying or frustrating experience working on your own or someone else's Cub? That dreaded condenser screw is the worst.
Do you host or participate in CubFests, Cubarama, Mini-CubFests? How so? Been to one cubfest so far, planning to go to more

What other hobbies do you enjoy?
Do you hunt or fish? No
-- What is your favorite game? Football
What is your favorite Sport? Nascar
-- Do you have a favorite Sports team? Duke Blue Devils
Favorite Book?
Favorite Movie? Meet the parents
Favorite Actor/Actress? Clint Eastwood
Magazine(s) you subscribe to?
Favorite outdoor activity? Seat time on tractors of course !!!
Do you maintain a garden? No
-- How large?
-- What vegetables to you grow?
Do you maintain a personal orchard?
-- Type of fruit grown?
What is your favorite Quote or saying?
Do you have any immediate goals in your life? Be the best husband and father I can be

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Re: Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby John(videodoc) » Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:42 am

Good to know you Kelley!

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Re: Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby RUSSALL » Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:32 pm

Nice to meet you Kelley. I see you are with Hanson, There is a quarry here near me in Downington PA. There is another 2 miles down Keystone RD from my dads farm in Lake Ariel PA .

1979 International Cub (Artie),193 plow,22 sickle mower,144 cultivator,54a blade,59" belly mower,wheel weights
1944 John Deere B , A-3 B-3 two way plow.....Grandpa's Deere,Still can't find his FARMALL A

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Re: Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby Trent M » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:09 pm

Thanks for sharing your info Kelley!
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Re: Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby VinceD » Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:01 pm

Thanks, Kelly, for sharing an interesting bio. :D :D

I worried when our daughter got old enough to date. I don't envy you worring about three as they get older. Still, I wouldn't trade the joys of a daughter for anything in the world. You are blessed. :D :D
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Re: Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:06 pm

Nice bio, nice assortment of "toys" Ed
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Re: Spotlight on Kelley (Buster 38) Tackett

Postby Boss Hog » Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:30 pm

Thanks Buster, that NASCAR is A# 1

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