2018 - Volume #42, Issue #4, Page #37[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Cautionary Story Using Older Tractors With Leaf-Spring SeatsThis is a cautionary story for your readers who still like to use older tractors with leaf-spring seats. An older farmer in our area liked mowing around his farm with an old Deere tractor with a spring seat that hung over the back of the tractor. He was pulling a bushhog mower when the seat spring broke, dropping him into the path of the mower and killing him. It took his family a few hours to realize he was missing and, needless to say, it was a very grim sight for the medical rescue team. Please be careful on your “old iron” and inspect all components regularly. (Ray Henderson, Newport, N.J.)
Click here to download page story appeared in.
Click here to read entire issue
To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here to register with your account number.