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Rear View Tractor Mirror
Paul Sletten, Beresford, S. Dak., cut crop losses and made it easier for younger, less experienced workers to cultivate by adding a side-mount truck mirror to each side of his tractor frame. He says the slotted holes in the tractor frame allow the mirror to be tilted to see what is happening under and right behind the tractor. Besides his rear-mounted cultivator, Sletten says the idea should work great on other precision field equipment, such as sugar beet cutaways, and notes that inexpensive truck mirrors are readily available at most auto salvage yards.

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1981 - Volume #5, Issue #6