1990 - Volume #14, Issue #2, Page #08[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Slow Down Drive Wheel For Sweep Augers
"It's 5 in. in dia. and 4 1/2 in. long and can be adapted to fit any existing sweep auger. It was a challenge to design because it consists of 4 sprockets and two pieces of double chain. It's a compact, self-contained unit," says Day, who notes that the wheel walks the auger slowly around the bin rather than spinning in its tracks which kicks up dust and wears out the wheel.
"I have one in a 90-ft. bin on a 45-ft., 7-in. dia. auger sweep auger. It works great," says Day, who's begun selling the wheel assembly for $88. Fits any sweep auger.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Max Day, Day's Welding & Repair, 315 W. 6th., Washington, Kan. 66968 (ph 913 325-3268).
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