Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Chemical Totes Make Great Cabs
Mike Heron has found a great use for discarded chemical totes, repurposing them as cabs. His first tote-cab was made for a garden tractor and covered with plywood. Since then, he has used the plastic interiors to make cabs for several quads and a compact tractor.
Heated Box Keeps Batteries Fresh
LeRoy Momper, Fredonia, Wis., has made several of his heated battery boxes for friends who like not having to worry about storing tool batteries in their unheated shops.
“I used to keep all my cordless tool batteries in the house during winter to keep them from fr...[more]
Nifty Way To Till Garden Rows
“This photo shows how I till my garden when the plants are still small,” says Norman Sleting, Rapid City, Mich.
He mounted a 2-in. receiver hitch on the front of his ATV and mounted a hitch tube on his York rake so the rake would be mounted facing forward in front of th...[more]
Custom Cart Leads To New Business
Isaac Voeller’s creative mind and custom handiwork have produced nearly 20 “made-it-myself” projects in the past 7 years, and his latest idea may soon grow into a money-making business.
Jamie Voeller says his son enjoys tinkering with and tun...[more]
Tire Keeps Snow Blade From Digging In
After years of digging up gravel with his snow blade that later had to be cleaned up in the spring, Joseph Edes, La Veta, Colo., hit on an idea that lifts the blade just enough to keep it out of the rocks.
“I slid an old tire onto the end of my rear snow blade. Ke...[more]
New & Improved Recoil Post Driver
Driving T-posts is a lot easier with the Hammer Head, a spring recoil post driver from Shep’s Mfg. Jack Sheperson made his first recoil driver in the late 1990’s (Vol. 26, No. 4). He says the new driver is much improved and, unlike his first model, he has applied for a patent to keep it Amer...[more]