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Gooseneck Grain Hauler
I wanted a way to move small grain from field to storage without using another tractor so I cut down a salvaged truck chassis, keeping the rear duals and springs. I used heavy-walled 2 by 6-in. steel tubing with steel plate reinforcing gussets to make a gooseneck that hooks up to a pickup. A hand-cranked jack holds the tongue up when the trailer's not in use. Lengths of 3-in. I-beam, clamped to the frame rails down each side of the truck help distribute the weight of the loaded gravity dump box. (Roger J. DeJong, Rt. 1, Box 144, Springfield, S.Dak. 57062 ph 605 369-2452)

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1993 - Volume #17, Issue #1