Mike grew up on a dairy farm, 2 miles west of Monmouth. He them moved to OJ his junior year. Mike had farm ground with 2 old Farmall tractors, He didn’t have any money, he used two tractors and made one good one. Summer of 76 is when we first started to sell parts. 88 was when he made this his full time job. Mike said “it’s not easy work”. Mike worked his best to “keep my daughter and 2 sons in the area and in the business”.