Spotlight on Paul (Wellsknob) Wells

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Spotlight on Paul (Wellsknob) Wells

Postby Cecil » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:15 pm

Name? Paul Wells
Age? 65
State/Province of residence? North Carolina
Marital Status? Married
-- How many years (if married)? 46
-- Wife's name (if married)? Shirley
Children? yes
-- Boys/Girls? 4 boys 7 girls
-- Ages? 26 to 44
Grand Children? yes
-- Boys/Girls? 9 boys 8 girls
-- Ages? 1 to 19
Great Grand Children? not yet
-- Boys/Girls?
-- Ages?
Do you have any pets? yes
-- Names, breeds, etc.Mandy, Weasel, Toby, Rufus Mixed
Line of work? Building Contractor
Retired or working? retired
Degree's/Licenses/Certificates? School of hard knocks

Tractors and models owned? 6 Farmall Cubs
-- Any other type of farm equipment?
-- Combines?
-- Trailers? 1
-- Hay balers?
-- etc...
Are your tractors used for show or working? working and just collecting
How much Land do you work (Acres)? I mow about 4 acres
What was your first tractor experience (does not have to be a Farmall or Cub)? 1950 Ford 8N
What is your Cub's primary work? mowing and cultivating garden
What is the favorite Cub of all which you have owned and why? My first one a 1956 with fast hitch,plow,disk,and blade.
What first sparked your interest in owning a Cub?I traded for the 56 and really got interested in it.
What task/use of your Cub provides the most enjoyable seat time? working the garden.
Favorite thing you like about Cub's and Cadets? They are well made and fairly easy to work on and they take you back to a better time. IMO
Describe your most satisfying or frustrating experience working on your own or someone else's Cub? Rebuilding a cub engine and it runs good. My first
Do you host or participate in CubFests, Cubarama, Mini-CubFests? How so? Not yet, but I intend to

What other hobbies do you enjoy? I like collecting clocks, RR watches, Guns, cubs, and just reading about how things are made
Do you hunt or fish? sometimes
-- What is your favorite game? Just playing with the grandkids
What is your favorite Sport? Baseball, Nascar
-- Do you have a favorite Sports team? No
Favorite Book? Bible
Favorite Movie? none
Favorite Actor/Actress? none
Magazine(s) you subscribe to? none
Favorite outdoor activity? Firewood, tractor work
Do you maintain a garden? yes
-- How large?1/4 ac
-- What vegetables to you grow? Corn, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, greens, turnips
Do you maintain a personal orchard? A small one and small muscadine vineyard
-- Type of fruit grown?Apple, plum, pear, and peach
What is your favorite Quote or saying? I am sure I have one just can't think of one now. My wife would know.
Do you have any immediate goals in your life? Just to be a good Husband, Dad, Granddad, and be faithful to the Lord

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Re: Spotlight on Paul (Wellsknob) Wells

Postby Barnyard » Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:52 pm

Thanks for sharing this with us Paul. Always good to know a little about our members. It was nice talking to you the other night. Hope to meet up with you at a future CubFest.
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Re: Spotlight on Paul (Wellsknob) Wells

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:36 pm

Thanks for sharing. Ed
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Re: Spotlight on Paul (Wellsknob) Wells

Postby Rudi » Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:04 pm


Thanks for sharing. It is a wonderful glimpse into what sounds like a really awesome family :D Glad you are now part of our family :!:
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