2003 - Volume #27, Issue #1, Page #25[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
"Bucket Barn" For Skid Steers
To solve the problem, the Prince Edward Island farmer designed what he calls a "bucket barn" to get buckets up off the ground while also taking up less space. It's made from 2 by 4's and plywood and measures 7 1/2 ft. wide, 3 ft. deep, and 8 ft. high. There are four compartments. From top to bottom he keeps his pallet fork, dirt bucket, scraper blade, and manure bucket. Each attachment lays on a pair of 2 by 6's laid lengthwise.
The structure is anchored to the ground by a pair of wooden posts on back and there's a plywood roof on top.
"It's really handy and also saves time. I can unhook one bucket and immediately hook onto another one and take off," says Gabriel.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Gabriel Verleun, Upper Montague, RR 3, P.E.I., Canada C0A 1R0 (ph 902 838-4658).
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