1996 - Volume #20, Issue #2, Page #25[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Mud Scrapers For Deere MaxEmerge Drive Wheels
"Mud that builds up on planter drive gauge wheels can throw off the accuracy of seed population rates," says Steve Lofquist. "With only about 1/2 in. of mud on the wheel you can be planting about 9% fewer seeds per acre without knowing it. The more mud that builds up on the wheel, the worse the problem gets."
The scraper mounts on a steel bracket that bolts to the drive wheel assembly on each side of the wheel. The blade is replaceable and can be moved forward to compensate for wear by loosening the position of two bolts. Fits Deere 7000, 7100, 7200, and 7300 planters.
Sells for $50.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Lofquist Welding, Inc., 206 Ontario St., Elwood, Neb. 68937 (ph 308 785-2755).
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