1993 - Volume #17, Issue #1, Page #03[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Plastic Rust Shields For Combine Elevators
Acids dripping onto the top side of the lower end of the elevator housing eventually eat a hole in the metal. Easton's Rust Shield is made out of tough polyethylene plastic that's unaffected by grain acids. It simply fits into place with a wing nut and a plastic tie strap. Once installed, it has a lower lip that drains acids off to the side of the machine. Sells for $18 plus shipping.
"Once we got into it we found that Deere 6620, 7720 and 8820 combines also need a Rust Shield to protect the elevators so we developed a smaller shield that mounts directly under the grain tank auger," says Easton. The smaller shield sells for $6.50 plus shipping.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Easton Products, Inc., Rt. 3, Box 172, Blooming Prairie, Minn. 55917 (ph 800448-4571 or 507 583-6610).
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