Spotlight on Steve Henderson

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Spotlight on Steve Henderson

Postby Cecil » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:17 pm

Name? Steve Henderson
Age? 67State/Province of residence? Indiana
Marital Status? Married
-- How many years (if married)? 38
-- Wife's name (if married)? Sue
Children? Yes
-- Boys/Girls? 1 boy, 2 girls
-- Ages? All Grown Up Now
Grand Children? Yes
-- Boys/Girls? 2 boys, 3 girls
-- Ages? 14, 12, 12, 10, 10
Great Grand Children? Not Yet
-- Boys/Girls? NA
-- Ages? NA
Do you have any pets? Yes—mostly rescues
-- Names, breeds, etc. Charley— Springer Spaniel; Sadie—Golden Retriever; Three Cats: Gilbert, Sophie, Lucy
Line of work? Marine Business, Waterfront Equipment Dealer
Retired or working? Retired, 2006
Degree's/Licenses/Certificates? BA, Hanover College; MA, Ball State

Tractors and models owned? 5 Cubs, Farmall C, Farmall 300, 8 Cub Cadets (1650, 169, 149, 127, 70, 2 Originals, Spirit of 76), 1 Power King
-- Any other type of farm equipment? Plows, disk harrows, cultivators
-- Combines? no
-- Trailers? 16’ car trailer
-- Hay balers? no
-- etc... 5500W generator for the ’48 Cub—for emergency power in outages

Are your tractors used for show or working? Both—but none are really show quality.
How much Land do you work (Acres)? We own 1 acre and 16 tractors. Makes no sense, does it?
What was your first tractor experience (does not have to be a Farmall or Cub)? Dad owned the IH dealership in Wabash, IN. I started driving a Cub at age 5.
What is your Cub's primary work? Gardening, occasional mowing
What is the favorite Cub of all which you have owned and why? I like ‘em all.
What first sparked your interest in owning a Cub? Nostalgia related to Dad’s IH dealership
What task/use of your Cub provides the most enjoyable seat time? Plowing and Disking
Favorite thing you like about Cub's and Cadets? IH built, made in USA, and I grew up with them.
Describe your most satisfying or frustrating experience working on your own or someone else's Cub? When I bought the first one, the ’48, it had been repainted but the paint was put on too dry. I buffed it out and it looked pretty good. Bought decals, and…voila!

Do you host or participate in CubFests, Cubarama, Mini-CubFests? How so? I don’t host, but do participate in Cub-Arama, Docfest, Central Indiana Cubfest, Barnyard Bash, and Bigdog’s Cub Tug.

What other hobbies do you enjoy? Antique cars and trucks
Do you hunt or fish? Fish rarely, and then only if pressured.
-- What is your favorite game?
What is your favorite Sport? Football
-- Do you have a favorite Sports team? Indy Colts
Favorite Book? Too many to list
Favorite Movie?
Favorite Actor/Actress?
Magazine(s) you subscribe to? Hemmings Motor News, Red Power, Harvester Highlights, Antique Power, Packard Cormorant, Collectible Automobile
Favorite outdoor activity? Boating

Do you maintain a garden? yes
-- How large? 30’ X 60’
-- What vegetables to you grow? Sweet corn, beans, peas, potatoes, sweet potatoes, squash
Do you maintain a personal orchard? no
-- Type of fruit grown? NA
What is your favorite Quote or saying? “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”—Edmund Burke
Do you have any immediate goals in your life? To help return the United States to its Constitutional base and then to enjoy retirement.

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Re: Spotlight on Steve Henderson

Postby John(videodoc) » Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:04 pm

Thanks for sharing Steve. GO Bronco's

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Re: Spotlight on Steve Henderson

Postby dennisbushnell » Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:02 pm

Steve I finally got around to putting that forty eight together runs nice. been delivering oil to wabash but misplaced your phone # Dennis Bushnell
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Re: Spotlight on Steve Henderson

Postby Barnyard » Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:11 pm

Holy Cow, How did I miss this Bio. Thanks for the info Steve. Nice job!
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