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Chain Sickle Mower
We had more than 600 inquiries from FARM SHOW's report on on our new chain sickle," says Minnesota farmer Willard Pearson, of Dawson. "We'd like to work out a licensing agreement with an interested manufacturer."
Operating much like a chain saw, the sickle chain uses conventional sickle sections placed side by side in a continuous chain. A hydraulic orbital motor allows the operator to vary chain speed. It can be run clockwise or counter clockwise. All sections wear evenly.
Pearson, who has installed a working prototype on a 7 ft. hay mower, says the invention will adapt to fit combines, swathers and mower-conditioners of all sizes even flex heads.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Willard Pearson, Rt. 1, Box 98, Dawson, Mn. 56232 (ph 612 769-4515).

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1992 - Volume #16, Issue #1