Anybody who has been out on a tractor removing snow during a blizzard or when the wind is blowing wishes they had a cab on their tractor. Not even one of those fancy manufacturer cabs either—just anything! Cabs are great in the summer, but for frequent winter operators, it becomes more of a safety feature and in some climates, a necessity.
Factory cabs are great, and manufacturers keeps stepping up their game when it comes to the features and comfort level of cabs found on compact tractors. But if your budget is tight, an aftermarket option is a good route to go. If your budget is REALLY tight and you want to put a cab together on your own, you might want to check out what some of our members have come up with. Granted, not all of these cabs are low budget, but they are all home-made, which we think is pretty great. Hopefully this will provide some inspiration for your next project.
Better Than OEM?
If you did a double-take on this one, you’re not alone. Member Pat C in Canada created this OEM-look can for his Kubota Garden Tractor and even added a decal. Wouldn’t know this one is OEM even if you saw it built… which you can see here.