2010 - Volume #BFS, Issue #10, Page #47
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Manure Spreader Built From Garbage Truck
We spotted this garbage truck turned into a self-propelled manure spreader in Practical Farm Ideas, our "sister" publication over in Britain (www.farmideas.co.uk).
  Inventor Sean Jackman calls it the "Big Green Spreading Machine". The spreader is powered by a 225 hp diesel engine and can handle a 20-ton load.
  Jackman installed four vertical spreader beaters on back of the garbage truck. The truck's original hydraulic-operated ram pushes manure toward the back to a short chain-driven slat floor in front of the beaters. A 100 hp engine, bolted on the side of the machine, drives a hydraulic pump that operates the beaters, apron chain, and ram.
  The machine was fitted with tandem axle rear flotation wheels, which are offset to reduce soil compaction.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Sean Jackman (ph 011 44 1525 240206 or 011 44 07971 952015; mavbobcat@aol.com).

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2010 - Volume #BFS, Issue #10