Add to that a little rapturous applause from an overheating IT office in the Midlands, too. Well done Finnish nutter!
A plucky Finn's quest to be the first man to traverse much of the length of Finland riding a small imported Chinese mechanical digger has ended in success. Jukka 'Excavatorjack' Mutanen and his SWE17B. Credit: Sunward An inspiration to us all. To rapturous applause from crowds of fans, freelance excavator repairman and …
Once upon a time, no Finn would have contemplated such a tractor journey in anything but a Zetor (or maybe a Massey Ferguson if they were posh). Sure, the Chinese mini digger may have caterpillar tracks and a comfortable weatherproof enclosed canopy, but that's not the same thiing as feeling the icy wind blowing through your Karvalakki (fur cap). Now that would be Sisu.
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