1984 - Volume #8, Issue #3, Page #34[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
On End Stacker For Big Round Bales
The unit, which will also unload bales horizontally in a single row end to end, pulls behind your truck at road speed, or behind a tractor. It's equipped with a side arm that lowers hydraulically to pick each bale off the ground and set it onto the carrier frame. A hydraulic cylinder pushes the first two bales to the back end of the carrier. Once loaded with three bales, you drive it to headquarters and simply raise the bed to stack the bales vertically on end.
The Veri-Stak can also be used to retrieve vertically-stacked bales, or you can use a tractor loader. For outside storage, Kooima recommends adding a plastic tarp over the top bale to help reduce spoilage.
The 3-bale model sells for right at $8,600 and is available with a gooseneck or pull type hitch.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Triple "K" Industries, P.O. Box 68, Fairview, S. Dak. 57027 (ph 605 987-2888).
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