Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 3: The Value of Cab Comfort

Photo Courtesy of RoGator's RG700 Image Gallery

Photo Courtesy of RoGator’s RG700 Image Gallery

The evolution of farm machinery has occurred incredibly fast, with the first engine-powered tractors showing up in the mid 1800s. Driven by steam engines, these tractors were loud and, compared to today’s standards, far from comfortable. In the late 19th century, the first gasoline-powered tractor was built, no doubt impressing the farming community.

Today, machinery manufacturers increasingly offer creature comfort for operators. Besides sheltering operators in a cab, machines may tote air conditioning, heated seats, coolers, bluetooth features, auto steer and adjustable lumbar support. And, these features are becoming increasingly important to operators who spend long hours in the driver’s seat.

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In episode 3 of the Kickin’ Tires podcast, co-hosts Shaun Haney and Jim Hale talk about the importance of cab comfort, the evolution of machinery, the greatest comfort features and, of course, Blake Shelton.

 

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