2011 - Volume #35, Issue #4, Page #26[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
"Bucket Basket" Mounts On Front Or Back Of Tractor
"It provides a safe and secure work platform for doing any work that would otherwise require a ladder or lift. It takes less than 5 min. to mount with no tools," says Pulliam.
The unit consists of a square tube frame with an expanded metal floor. It measures 30 in. deep, 5 ft. wide, and 42 in. high. It comes with a door on one side and a 28-in. high safety rack on back. The operator drives forward until the bucket slides into a V-wedge at the bottom of the basket, then raises and tilts the bucket until the basket slides into place. A pair of 6,000-lb. rated ratchet straps are then wrapped around the bucket and hooked to 2 metal cups on each side of the basket.
The basket can also be 3-pt. mounted and is equipped with a tailgate that can be used as a work bench, a large rear access door, loading ramp or as an extended platform to carry large equipment.
A dual receiver hitch can be used on either the front or rear of the basket for moving or towing a trailer.
"Works great for cleaning out gutters, sawing tree limbs, and so forth. The front side of the basket is fitted with 1/2-in. steel rod tool hooks, allowing you to carry ropes, chains, pole saws, chain saws and other tools. The expanded metal floor is slip proof."
The Bucket Basket sells for a special introductory price of $1,995.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Richard Pulliam, P-3 Mfg., 4101 Woodnoll Road, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73121 (ph 405 203-3051 or 405 708-1047; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.bucketbasket.com û coming soon).
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