Typical Swedish plöjare. Video via [joannecasey]
"Tractor racing" is nothing new of course, but the video above is a lot of fun, and has reminded of the typical conversations you'd have with people, revolving around the "what would you do if you won the lotto" theme. Depending on the person, my answer would be greeted with some surprise: "I'd buy a tractor" I tell them. Not just any old tractor though, a luxury tractor. A Lamborghini R8 [lamborghini-tractors.com] or similar. A big huge obnoxious monster of a tractor, but with air conditioning and a drinks holder. And it would never see a field. No, this would be my city "run-a-bout" car.
The top speed is electronically limited to 50 km/h but that's easily fixed, and if not, no matter. Get too close to the back of me and the length of flailing steel and chain that I welded onto the pto-shaft will have a word with the front of your car.
|Parked up on Patrick Street, Cork.|
Pedestrians would be no match for me either. Step out when the lights are green? Expect no mercy. Pushing your sprog out from between two cars? You, it, and the buggy will be greeted by the holocaust of a two foot wide front tire. Mashed and pulped! And then I'd go to jail.
This is why I don't do the lottery, to be honest.
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