1992 - Volume #16, Issue #1, Page #05[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Side steer tractorHere's the first "side steer" tractor we've ever seen. Alberta farmer Larry Empey, of Swalwell, mounteda second steering wheel on the side of the cab and mounted the seat so it swivels toward either steering wheel, allowing Empey to do fieldwork with his Massey 1800 4-WD without ever looking back over his shoulder. With the exception of a throttle pedal, there are gextra controls for the second steering wheel. Whenever Empey wants to use the tractor's original brakes, clutch or hydraulic controls, he simply swivels the seat toward the forward steering wheel.
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