1990 - Volume #14, Issue #3, Page #26[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
No Power Needed for Disk Ditcher
Klingler has used the ditcher on his own farm since 1985 and recently started manufacturing units for sale. "You can travel as fast as your tractor can pull it. We often go as fast as 12 mph. It'll work at speeds down to 5 mph."
The 3-pt. mounted ditcher is fitted with 21 1/2-in. discs mounted on 1 by 8-in. frame. The 3-pt. frame is made out of 2 by 2-in. tubing.
The ditcher works best in tilled fields, where it'll dig a ditch 2 to 3 in. deeper than the soil is tilled. With the addition of weights, Klingler says it'll also do a good job on no-till or minimum-till ground. It throws soil evenly to both sides.
Sells for $695.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Paul Klingler, Passport Equipment Co., Rt. 2, Box 60, Noble, Ill. 62868 (ph 618 752-7231-or 723-2557).
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