1990 - Volume #14, Issue #1, Page #10[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Packing crate garden tractor cab
"I covered the tube frame with 1/8-in. thick Plexiglasss, using metal screws and large washers to attach the plexiglass directly to the frame. I made holes in the plexiglass with a special drill bit that doesn't crack it like ordinary bits. The plexiglass is fastened directly to the frame. The roof of the cab is a sheet of plywood.
"A hinging bracket at the rear of the cab is bolted to the tractor through holes drilled in the rear of the fenders. I fasten down the bracket, tip the cab up into position, and bolt on a brace that fastens to the tractor by the battery box. Three bolts hold the cabin place. I'm 75 years old and I have no trouble putting icon or taking it off.
"The cab works great for blowing snow. It's not heated."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Louis Kadlec, Box 7, Pisek, N.Dak. 58273 (ph 701284-6244).
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