2007 - Volume #31, Issue #6, Page #34[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Scale Kit Lets You Weigh Grain On-The-Go
"Our scales allow the producer to quickly obtain field yield totals or check strip yields," says Dean Toews of Triple Star Mfg. Ltd. "They're also helpful for maximizing truck loads or calibrating combine yield monitors. Farmers like having inventory totals for marketing and crop insurance reasons, too."
Kit consists of three load cells, a gauge, mounting hardware, and cables. The compact 640 model gauge provides basic readouts and field totals and has hookups for a memory card or printer. It has a 3-year warranty.
The system is typically accurate to 0.5 percent, and will fit any model of grain cart, according to Toews.
The kit is priced at $3,495 (Can.) plus S&H and will weigh up to 1,000 bu. For larger grain carts, the company can supply custom kits.
"We also carry a full line of scales for livestock, axle, platform and seed tender situations. We sell weigh bars that can go under anything people want to weigh," says Toews.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Triple Star Mfg. Ltd. Agricultural Scales, Dean Toews, P. O. Box 149, MacGregor, Manitoba, Canada R0H 0R0 (ph 204 685-2045 or cell ph 204 871-1175; firstname.lastname@example.org; www .triplestarmfg.com).
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