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In-Bin Sweep Auger Breaks Down Into Sections
This new in-bin sweep auger consists of separate 2 1/2-ft. long sections with a 1 1/2-ft. long end section that all lock together, making it easy to move the auger from bin to bin and allowing you to use one sweep auger for all your bins.
  The Wheatheart "In-Bin Super Sweep's" 8-in. dia. auger sections are assembled by locking short stub shafts together. Each section rides on a small steel wheel at one end and is fitted with a backboard that scrapes the bin floor clean. The standard kit comes with 11 1/2 ft. of flighting which is enough for a 24-ft. dia. bin. By adding more sections you can make the auger fit bigger bins. An in-bin pivot assembly allows the auger to be adjusted up to 10 in. to make it fit any bin. A safety shut-off valve automatically shuts the auger off if anything gets tangled in it.
  The standard kit for a 24-ft. dia. bin sells for about $1,000.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Norwood Sales, Inc., 102 Sunflower Ave., Cooperstown, N. Dak. 58425 (ph 800 446-0316 or 701 797-3684; fax 3685).

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1999 - Volume #23, Issue #2