I don't have any proof, but I wouldn't be surprised if there was a photo floating around of Thomas Edison rockin'a mullet.
Rednecks have never gotten enough credit for their inventions and contributions to the engineering world.
Their prototypes may be crude at first sight, but there's a nugget of moonshine soaked genius in there somewhere. Get ready, ya'll, the greatest examples of redneck engineering are coming at ya.
Redneck Innovation #2