The lore of the Cornbinder

Letter from Robert Lawson

Machinery – February 2005 – Colorado Central Magazine


As an owner of several “Cornbinders” over the years I wanted to comment on your brief write-up of the new Navistar 7300 CXT (December 2004). This vehicle is indeed very big and will no doubt end up being driven by a few athletes and affluent types — strictly as a status symbol. There is a real market for this type of vehicle, for example, those with large fifth-wheel campers and business owners requiring a vehicle with more capability than a 1 ton truck. Ford, GMC, Freightliner (and maybe others) are also offering trucks in roughly this size.

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