1999 - Volume #23, Issue #2, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Make Your Own Low-Cost Bulk Seeder Handler
"It eliminates the need to handle bags and makes it much easier to load your planter. The belt conveyor is very gentle on seed," says Lee Becker, company representative.
The 8-in. wide conveyor belt is enclosed in a 6-in. dia., 15-ft. long auger tube. There's a 4-in. dia., PVC discharge spout on top that telescopes out from 8 to 14 ft. for filling planters. The conveyer bolts to the wagon frame and is raised or lowered by a hand-cranked winch. Power is provided by tractor hydraulics or by a self-contained hydraulic pack (not supplied). A hydraulic valve mounted on top of the auger is used to operate the unit and is activated by pulling on a rope located next to the discharge spout. The auger stores alongside the wagon for transport.
Sells for $1,895 plus S&H.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Convey-All USA, Box 175, Hamilton, N. Dak. 58238 (ph 800 454-3875 or 701 454-3875; fax 3456; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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