2009 - Volume #33, Issue #1, Page #35[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Simple Attachment Stops Auger Wrapping
"Wild Buckwheat is especially a problem in flax and edible beans," he says. "If one strand of wild buckwheat starts wrapping on the auger, it never comes off by itself. But with my product, the spring-loaded teeth tear it off and the plant goes into the combine. The teeth are set as close to the auger as possible, but are not touching."
The device is mounted with bolts to Gutschmidt's Deere 9650 combine's feederhouse. This way, he can take the header on and off and not have to remove the attachment each time.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Gutschmidt Manufacturing LLC, Roger Gutschmidt, 6651 Hwy. 56, Gackle, N. Dak. 58442 (ph 701 698-2310; firstname.lastname@example.org).
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